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Overcast Espresso Stout | Oakshire Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.85/5
Very Good
382 Ratings
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:
Overcast skies inspired a dark and smooth oatmeal stout blended with cold brewed coffee, offering a full palate of roasted malts, chocolate and espresso.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-31-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,095
Reviews:
119
Ratings:
382
pDev:
10.39%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
46
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 382 |  Reviews: 119
Photo of djrn2
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of takusan1000
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark midnight with khaki lacing that fades gradually. Smells of all dark roasts with coffee. Yep, certainly a coffee smell there, and that pervades the taste, too. Put an ice cube in it and you can convince me that it is ice coffee. Dangerous!

Taste of coffee is complimented by some hints of dark chocolate, a creaminess that comes from the oats, dark malts that aren't too assertive--not burnt like some other stouts can be. Bitterness fades to an astringent ding that lasts just a second and is the only big ding on the experience. Mouthfeel is light for a stout, but overall a refreshing moderate body.

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Photo of will4738
4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of VashonGuy
3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LeeMoore
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Im always surprised at how amazing this beer is when oakshires other beers are just okay. Get it on nitox

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Photo of Jho3325
3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Keene
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lovely85
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nickfl
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Mack
3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dpool
4.45/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Trentt2
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Smell is the highlight with overwhelming coffee aroma. Really thin for a stout. Overall...not bad. Not great

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Photo of 77apm
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Moose90
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz can, no discernible date, poured into 20oz glass

A – Pours a dark ruby hued brown. Head looks almost like a cappuccino, light and fluffy and creamy with a coffee color. Lacing left behind is consistent and clingy, very nice.

S – Initially muted, but notes of coffee, bitter espresso, and dark unsweetened chocolate notes are present as well, not sweet.

T – Quite bitter, wonderful notes of fresh and strong espresso, light notes of bitter dark chocolate and cacao as well.

M – Astringent and dry, not a sweet stout, finish is crisp and clean, great notes of beautifully roasted coffee and chocolate.

O – Fantastic coffee beer. I only drink my coffee dark roasted and black, this hits all the right notes, no sweetness, just great notes of bitter coffee and chocolates, just great. Though I can see how some might be put off if they are expecting something sweeter.

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Photo of Zorro
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black colored beer with a small brown colored head.

Smells strongly of coffee and chocolate. Slight sour berry scent. Smoky and strong coffee with the wine scent you get from lighter roasted Latin American coffees.

Starts out complex, coffee, chocolate and molasses. Mildly sweet with a strong coffee flavor. Smokey after taste.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a very good coffee beer.

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Photo of Lianne_Weaver
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Neil_Pfeifer
3.07/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of benzalman
3.53/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of N1Nkasi
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bcuz7
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chossboss
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WDJersey
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of napdynmite
4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Lighter and less boozy than most coffee stouts but that's not always a bad thing. Plenty of flavor here.

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Photo of Harvest06
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of arini10
4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Overcast Espresso Stout from Oakshire Brewing
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 382 ratings
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