Winter Oatmeal Stout | Mayflower Brewing Company

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Winter Oatmeal StoutWinter Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
mayflowerbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mduncan on 12-08-2010

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Ratings:
294
Reviews:
98
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
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Poured from a 12oz brown bottle into my standard heavy glass beer mug.

A- pours jet black with no Amber showing through, looks almost viscous though it isn't. Minimal 1/2" off-white head stays around long enough to say hello then quickly dissipates leaving no lacing to speak of.

S- malt, oats, coffee and toast. Hint of smoke in the background and a slight, vague sweetness like a rich dark bread.

T- malt and toasted oats dominate at first, giving way to bittersweet chocolate and a hint of coffee. A very nice smoky flavor shows up on the back of the swallow and lingers for a bit, almost peaty in essence and very cozy and warming. Aside from the smoke it's got the expected flavors, no huge surprises.

M- silky and smooth with low carbonation, actually a little lower than I expected for the moderate (for a stout) ABV. Overall the mouthfeel is what you would want and expect of the style, smooth and warming without feeling syrupy; a semi-dry finish leaves you wanting another sip.


O- the pour is a little lackluster in appearance, but all other aspects are there. The peaty smoke really adds another dimension to the flavor and was a nice surprise since this isn't declared to be a smoked stout. Overall another great brew from Mayflower and one that I will plan to revisit.

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A - Jet black body, off-white head fades quickly, leaves minimal lacing.
S - Malt sweetness, chocolate, roast & toast.
T - Roasted malt, coffee, slightly burnt toast. No hop presence (not that I expected any)
M - Medium/thin. Low carb. Very smooth from the oats.
O - A good stout, not sure why it is winter, other than maybe the time of the year. Certainly appropriate for that. Happy to have tried and definitely worth the price of admission, but I probably won't rush back to it.

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Winter Oatmeal Stout from Mayflower Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 294 ratings.
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