Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout Ale | Dark Horse Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,036 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
darkhorsebrewery.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mitchster on 08-15-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,036
Reviews:
417
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
94
For Trade:
0
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of fredmugs
4.11/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is one of the better oatmeal stouts I have ever had. The beer looked great but lacked in aroma. The taste more than made it up for it. Smoooth and if a beer can be too drinkable this would be it. I could have drank that beer all night. Recommending this to everyone and I hope I can find it in 6ers.

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Photo of Goldfishman
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of liamt07
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Bottle from Siciliano's, 12oz into a tulip.

Just about black, with a milk chocolate like brown head. Good retention and great lace. Nose has roast on the front end, with some sweeter caramel and vanilla notes in the middle. Sweeter chocolate as well. Roast oats upfront on the palate, moderate chocolate and drys/thins out on the back end, finishing with roast again. Body is thinner than I appreciate for the style, but alcohol is hidden. A nice oatmeal stout for sure.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of hopswap1
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of rheimbro
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Shnanign
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of RES
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of xdtfx
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of n2185
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of wedge
4.22/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

My bottle says "Alc. 7.0% by Vol."

Pours a deep black color crowned with a fat, cocoa head that fades to a slim ring. Thick, rich roasted malt, smooth chocolate, oats, and underlying toffee. Loads of heavy, chocolaty malt over some dark fruit, vanilla bean, and coffee. Some char and bitterness add an edge to an otherwise silky stout. Medium bodied, but pretty velvety and oily which fluffs it up a bit. Very nice! A bit over-roasted perhaps, but delicious nevertheless.

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Photo of JohnK17
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of JeffTheJuice
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of DrinkMoreBigBeers
3.67/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - pours out thick pitch black and produces a one finger dark mocha head that dies off fast. Alcohol legs and average lacing with moderate carbonation. Careful like most DH beers this has a load of yeast sediment in the bottom of the bottle.

S - The nose is nice robust, coffee, slight chocolate, and lots of oats, some smoke. The oats leave a nice soft presence and I can not detect the booze at all.

T - Real rich robust on the palate with chocolate, coffee, oats, tobacco, raisin, lingering bitterness on the tongue. No alcohol. Quit a bit of molasses as this one builds on the palate.

M - A slight creamy medium full bodied beer with carbonation that tingles the tongue. Its dryness does dry your mouth out.

O - A well crafted Oatmeal Stout that is slightly muddled and off in the finish for the style. I get the oats but its finish is not quit what I look for in a oatmeal stout. Not a bad beer at all, but one I will not be in a rush to go back and get. Still enjoyed it though, Cheers!

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 1,036 ratings.
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