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Ipswich Oatmeal Stout | Ipswich Ale Brewery

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894 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ipswich Ale Brewery
Massachusetts, United States
ipswichalebrewery.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Deep, rich and malty with hints of chocolate and coffee. It's what espresso would be if it had the gumption to be beer. We use two different hop additions, specially selected crystal malts, roasted barley and oatmeal to give it a soft and silky mouth feel. Makes a great dessert or meal.

Added by UncleJimbo on 12-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,417
Reviews:
406
Ratings:
894
pDev:
9.59%
Bros Score:
4.56
 
 
Wants:
154
Gots:
106
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 894 |  Reviews: 406
Photo of jj2338
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of thatoneguymike
4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ptat
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of billab914
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nunya
4.02/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 13tido
4.11/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Fleetian
5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ManapuaMan
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with a thick, tan head. Aroma of oats, roasted malt, burnt wood, light hops, bitter chocolate, coffee and chocolate cake. This taste is right there - it's bitter from the coffee, sweet from the oats and chocolate and full of rich character from the malt. The hops add to the bitterness and keeps it firmly entrenched as a beer, not a dessert beer. The coffee also doesn't overwhelm. Mouthfeel is like hugging a velvet curtain. I know we're not here to talk about price, and price is very much dictated by location, but this bad boy was $9.99/6-pack at Wholefoods. That's including their standard markup. Unreal. What an incredible value for those lucky enough to get it. Awesome example of the style.

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Photo of AngusOg
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of REEK
4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of joekriii
4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of SweetChicken
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jcorn
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stoutmeister
4.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SteveCarrozza
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of I3eer
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Smooth_McDohl
4.32/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SPD656
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vagabond2018
4.94/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

@#$%hexcelent

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Photo of Fettpopps
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lost_sailor
4.11/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gatzby143
4.26/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of keithmurray
4.66/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance - dark brown liquid with tan head

Smell - roasted chocolate, roasted malts, oats, molasses, coffee grounds

Taste - chocolate, coffee grounds, oats, roasted malts,

Mouthfeel - Surprisingly full bodied, medium carbonation, chocolaty and roasty upfront, finish is long with flavors of chocolate, roasted malts and coffee along with a hint of ash. This beer is rich, luscious and smooth

Overall - this is an excellent beer, packed full of flavor and full bodied for the ABV - it should be considered the benchmark for the style as far as I'm concerned. Will always strive to have some of this in my fridge. highly recommended

Price Point - $8.99/6 pack 12 oz bottles

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Photo of Kinger86
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ipswich Oatmeal Stout from Ipswich Ale Brewery
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 894 ratings
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