Overcast Espresso Stout | Oakshire Brewing

BA SCORE
86
very good
374 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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Overcast Espresso StoutOvercast Espresso Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oakshire Brewing
Oregon, United States
oakbrew.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-31-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
374
Reviews:
115
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
10.62%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
46
For Trade:
0
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Photo of jason_nwx
4.52/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HochFliegen
3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great beer!

Poured this into my pint glass and it had a dark black color with a thick frothy tan colored head. As soon as I open and began to pour I could smell the coffee and chocolate right away. There were also hints of vanilla and a subtle sweetness.

My first sip was dominated by a rich malty sweetness and some chocolate notes. As the taste lingered the strong coffee and burnt tones came through balanced with the hop bitterness that also come through. Great taste throughout from the initial moment it hit my lips until well after swallowing this beer.

Mouthfeel was semi-rich and creamy not as thick as I would have expected. Nonetheless it was very enjoyable.

Overall I really enjoy this beer. Much like the other Oakshire beers they have done a great job with this one as well.

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Photo of denver10
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours blackwith a bubbly mocha head. Aroma is not nearly as aggressive as I hoped. It's good, don't get me wrong, but I was hoping this would be bolder and not quite as balanced as it turns out to be. Roasted espresso, dark chocolate, and some sweetness from the sugars that come from the oats. A touch more of that espresso shows itself in the flavor, roasted barley, chocolate, and some sugars from the oats. A touch of some char flirts with things throughout, providing a kiss of some bitterness. A creamy, kinda thinner medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, a very nice beer. At $5.49 a bomber well worth my money. Something I would definitely buy again.

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Photo of tjcamm
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of LotsofLupulin
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of BierBattered
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of WhatAlesMe
4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

Photo of Liondiscs
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of Aitkend
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of mpenning13
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of huysmans
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.49/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

650 mL bottle poured a snifter.

Appearance - Black with some transparency. Khaki head. Off balanced collar and good surface wisps.

Smell - Dark roast comes on stronger than coffee. Little bit of vanilla.

Taste - Roasty malts, coffee. Some milk chocolate. Missing a bit of depth, but a decent coffee flavor either way. Roasty malt bitterness, but not a coffee bitterness.

Mouthfeel - A regular stout, so I shouldn't complain about body, but it's thin. Drinkable I guess.

Overall - Not bad. Clean beer and a nice coffee flavor, but not a lot else going on.

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Photo of elektronen
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Smurf2055
2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

Photo of Derek
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of MikeRice1969
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of constantine_272
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Great foam. Silky, sticky and very thick thick. Thin bubbles. Deep black.

S: Chocolate and coffee. Dark mahogany. Leather. A bit sweetness on the nose and a touch of alcohol.

T: Awesome. Enough bitter to even out the heavy fatty flavor. Only slightly sweet. Heavy oat. Molasses. Espresso beans come through strong.

M. Dry finish. Thick but still silky. Slight metal mineral finish.

O: Very good. I like how it is surprisingly refreshing for an oatmeal coffee stout. Finishes mostly clean.

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Photo of KStark
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Zbeetleman
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of VictoriaAnne
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of AirborneBeer
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of dmorgan310
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of woemad
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of firstlighthiker
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Overcast Espresso Stout from Oakshire Brewing
3.86 out of 5 based on 374 ratings.
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