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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Ratings: 374 |  Reviews: 115
Photo of VictorsValiant
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bluecrow
3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of gshak
4.22/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 Oz can with no canned on date.
Very pleasant drinking beer with an excellent balance of coffee and chocolate flavors and an excellent mouth feel given its abv. Clearly an aged can, but without a date, it's hard to tell how long it's been on the shelf. Worth a repeat purchase for sure.

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

Photo of dt_gbpackersfan
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PeterD10
3.7/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.91/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Donkster46
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pianoguy
4.02/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22oz bottle. no bottling info

Pours a solid black body with a light khaki head. Fair retention, Lots of thin lacing

Very prominent scent ! Coffee jumps out first. A little cocoa follows

Taste follows, coffee with cocoa creates a bitter toffee taste.

Feel was really dependent on the temperature. Slightly watery feel at the pour. But as it neared room temperature it became a lot more silky. I went back and forth between giving it a 3.75 or 4.

Overall; The smell really knocked me out ! With no bottling info I don't know if I just got lucky with a fresh one, but the scents were very prominent. My only knock... wish the ABV was higher.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.4/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Solid black and brown pour, darker than most espresso stouts. Head over an inch. Old stale coffee flavor, like its been on the pot all night and the next day.

Comes out better coffee wise on the palate. Not a substantial amount of coffee or chocolate malt. This is a mild impact imperial stout. Price was decent for a bomber, but still, not going to be a repeat purchase.

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Photo of ghostxyz3
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Croft
4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.97/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JMBSH
3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DamienI
3.62/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.14/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Seemed appropriate because of the rainy weather. Served in Thulsa Doom.

Appearance : Chocolate brown to black body, with an angry reddish head 2 fingers tall. As it recedes to a ring it leaves sparse lacing on the chalice.

Smell : Mmm. Freshly brewed coffee. A little milk chocolate as well. Some roast malts in the distance.

Taste : A nice chocolatey flavor with tons of robust coffee. Dark espresso bean. A slight grassiness with some grain as well. As it warms a few degrees it begins to taste like a chewed up espresso bean.

Feel : Well carbonated, medium bodied, light creaminess.

Overall : A pretty decent stout, not groundbreaking. I like the abundance of coffee and the blanket of chocolate underneath. I do not like the chewed up espresso bean at the end. For that reason I had to dock it a little.

Refresh of Overall impressions : Drinking from a coffee mug this morning. The quintessential coffee morning beer!

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Photo of Fillllll
4.12/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yummy

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Photo of Teamster
4.22/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass.

Look: Pours dark dark brown with a thick, hearty tan head with sticky lacing. Completely opaque; head settles into a centimeter-thick tan layer.

Smell: Clear coffee in the nose, followed by toasted malt and oak. Chocolate wafts off the glass from a yard off.

Taste: Dry, dark chocolate, a short espresso stout, rounded out by toasted malt undertones. Aftertaste of sweeter chocolate and slightly stale coffee.

Feel: Characteristic oatmeal stout thick mouthfeel. Sits heavy on the palate, and ends with a soft fade, rather than a bang.

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Photo of lucky_rodent
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fly4awhiteguy
3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of travolta
3.26/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Domvan
3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JamLand
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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