Overcast Espresso Stout
Oakshire Brewing

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Oakshire Brewing
Oregon, United States
Stout - Oatmeal
Ranked #165
Ranked #18,364
3.85 | pDev: 10.65%
Mar 21, 2021
May 31, 2008
Very Good
Overcast Espresso StoutOvercast Espresso Stout
Notes: Overcast skies inspired a dark and smooth oatmeal stout blended with cold brewed coffee, offering a full palate of roasted malts, chocolate and espresso.
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3.76 by CopperMtnPlowboy from Ohio on Mar 21, 2021
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3.67/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by dunkel_weizen from Oregon

On tap into a snifter. Solid opaque black color, nice creamy nitro esque head, great hard crown. Pale chocolate nose with some bark, cinnamon, and a touch of anise. The taste is thin up front, but gains traction with some bitter coffee up front, shifting into cacao and cedar, a hint of vanilla, and ending on a rich burnt malt flavor reminiscent of sweet charcoal. The body is oily and slick, moderate dry, and nicely effervescent.

Great dry stout with a nice espresso accent without being overwhelming.

Mar 07, 2021
4.26 by PilsnerInspector from Oregon on Nov 19, 2020
4.61 by Anacross from Oregon on Nov 07, 2020
4.06 by GeorgeAKeim from Oregon on Oct 03, 2020
4.18 by Can_if_you_can from Minnesota on Jul 23, 2020
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3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by beergoot from Colorado

Coal black body; thick and frothy light tan head; sticky sheets of foam cling to the glass. Excellent blend of charred and roasted grains on the nose with notes of coffee permeating it all. Mild sweet chocolate flavor; vanilla and cocoa; low-key bitterness. Heavy body; smooth and silky on the palate; gently sweet overall.

This beer delivers a rich and delicious treat to your palate. The coffee and espresso nicely balance the malt and chocolate sweetness. A mighty fine beer...

Jul 17, 2020
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3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by SushiSakeBeer from Oregon


Jul 16, 2020
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4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by mintzmeet from Washington

Bursting coffee aromas. Silky and velvety vanilla on the palate. Light tannin flavors. Not as bitter as many stouts. Creamy and rich. Nice roastiness.

Jun 03, 2020
4.02 by MobBarley from Oregon on Nov 01, 2019
3.7 by Dactrius from Wisconsin on Jun 19, 2019
3.31 by DerwinWentworth from Utah on May 17, 2019
4 by paulish from New York on May 11, 2019
1.74 by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington on May 08, 2019
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4.27/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Smakawhat from Maryland

Poured from the can into a nonic pint glass.

Frothy rich and deep forming cascading head right out of the can. Nice tan color with a large four finger controlled fist full tall head, filled with fine and small swiss cheese like bubbles. Classic very dark brown body nearly black with an excellent deep hinting red glow. Excellent looking stout.

Real nice aroma as well. Rich bursting coffee, with a ripping bean quality just ground right and fresh. Hints with a good amount of nutty quality in the mix kind of husky thick grains as well mixing with wonderful roast malt character.

Palate is a real winner. Excellent silkly and light body, with creamy textures just whipped up with a faint touch of vanilla to match. Excellent rich cookie dough flavors of dark chocolate and coffee mixed right in. Finishes with a real nice fruity bean quality and a touch of phenolic clove spice which mixes in just real nicely.

This packs an enjoyable and rich amount of flavor under 6% abv. Excellent brew.

May 07, 2019
4.2 by a_smith4254 from Oregon on Mar 11, 2019
3.96 by 22Blue from Kansas on Oct 10, 2018
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4.29/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by Bitterbill from Wyoming

207 stamped on the bottom of the can. 207th day of 2018?

A pleasing beer to pour cuz it looks so nice whilst pouring and when you finish pouring. You know what I mean.

Looks black to me, opaque, nice head of tannish foam, great lacing and head retention.

Sure can smell the espresso, smells like the finest caffeine fix I could ask for. Roasty as well...what a shock.

The taste doesn't disappoint as it follows the nose to a tee. Assuming that this was canned in early July, it has held up very well.

Mouthfeel is most suitable.

Coffee and beer really do compliment each other when done right. Like this one.

Oct 05, 2018
3.85 by PrynneCabin from Washington on Sep 28, 2018
3.5 by VaporDome from New York on Sep 01, 2018
4.02 by ghasting from Washington on Aug 28, 2018
4.06 by BirdsandHops from Oregon on Aug 18, 2018
4 by MonkeyPilates from Minnesota on Jun 14, 2018
3.83 by kylehay2004 from Illinois on May 16, 2018
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4.51/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by StoutPenguin from Oregon

Probably my favorite accessible local brew. Overcast is available about anywhere around my parts. 22 oz bottles are a routine $4. It's a great drink. Not too heavy on the body but great on the flavor. Consistent through the years. I would never turn this one down and keep it my top 5 just because I can always get it.

May 09, 2018
3.54 by LuckyJohn from Colorado on Mar 03, 2018
3.84 by DenverHopHead from Colorado on Feb 18, 2018
4 by 1971bernat from Virginia on Jan 02, 2018
3.96 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut on Dec 20, 2017
3.85 by rarigney from Washington on Nov 24, 2017
4.25 by Hopstout from Minnesota on Oct 09, 2017
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4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Lingenbrau from Oregon

Good looking oatmeal stout with plenty of coffee on the nose and in the flavor. I was a bit distracted by a mild metallic flavor, but the smooth feel and nice roundness makes this a pretty good easy drinking coffee stout. Cheers!

Sep 22, 2017
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4.29/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Harrison8 from Missouri

Pours black with just shy of two fingers of khaki foam on top. Fair head retention with no lacing. Aroma is espresso, lactose, and chocolate, with bread, and earthy malts. Flavor profile is espresso, milk, lactose, toffee, and chocolate. Nice bite of bready and earthy malts in the back. Mouth feel is smooth, and creamy, with a just a bit of fizz in it. Thickness is medium-thick. Overall, a very smooth and pleasant espresso stout, just like a well-crafted gibraltar.

Served in a 12oz snifter from a 12oz can.

Aug 11, 2017
3.87 by watchnerd from California on Jul 30, 2017
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3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
by hreb from Washington

22oz bomber served in a tall glass. Beer pours deep, dark brown, and is opaque in the glass, with a thick, foamy brownish tan head. Aroma is big and roasty, with roasted malt more forward than coffee, at least from a cold temperature. But in the flavor, the coffee comes through right away. Americano and milk stout blend together in perfect balance and are amplified by a satisfying, creamy mouthfeel, with just enough carbonation to kick through and keep it lively. Well executed & highly enjoyable.

Jul 03, 2017
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

Reviewed from notes. The appearance is a jet black body with a one and a half finger off-white/tan head with a fairly thick off-white/tan foamy lacing. The smell has some dark roasted coffee with some espresso. The taste is roasty yet also bitter coffee flavors coming through fairly strong, milk chocolate amplifying the flavor. She has a roasty coffee aftertaste and dry espresso finish. The palate is about a medium, comes across semi-sessionable, and has a carbonation which is pretty smooth yet good for the style and to me. Overall, this is a good American Stout. Good job Oakshire, I’d have this one again.

Jul 01, 2017
4.1 by Superheatnsubcool from Washington on Jun 24, 2017
3.92 by SamuelMiller from Montana on May 16, 2017
4.57 by johnlowe from Colorado on May 12, 2017
Overcast Espresso Stout from Oakshire Brewing
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