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Shanghai Oatmeal Stout | Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant

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3.65/5
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21 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant
California, United States
auburnalehouse.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by mentor on 12-12-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,782
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
21
pDev:
13.97%
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Ratings: 21 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by Fatehunter:
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3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a growler from the alehouse and drank it the same day.
A nice finger of tan head on a black body. Looks good.
The aroma is coffee, chocolate and cream. Quite nice.
The taste has a solid bitterness throughout. There's a coffee and cream flavor too.
Smooth texture with low carbonation and a heavier body.
A solid stout and sessionable at 4.8%

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More User Reviews:
Photo of arrowh
4.34/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had a pint on tap at the brewpub. Foam tasted of intense semi-sweet dark chocolate. Very good body, excellent stout character. Well-balanced tastes of chocolate, malt, some hops--a fine oatmeal stout. Bubbles a little coarse for nitro, but a very minor drawback.

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Photo of largadeer
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of BabaBeer
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jakecattleco
3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nitro daught at City Tavern in a shaker pint. Nothing overwhelming, but nothing terrible. Middle of the road oatmeal stout. Probably won't get again, but it's a decent beer.

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Photo of GClarkage
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Photo of MtOrion
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Newbiebeer
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of dwtyler
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of mmilyko
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of ngeunit1
4.05/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark black with a big thick covering of creamy brownish head. The head hangs around for quite a while leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of deep roasted chocolate malts and a bit of sweetness and oats mixed in as well.

T - Starts off with some light roasted chocolate malt and a bit of sweetness and oat flavor. Through the middle a bit more sweet milk and oats come through. The finish is a mix of roasted and sweet chocolates that linger.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. The beer feels smooth and very creamy. The beer has an very nice texture from the oats and nitro serving.

D - Very drinkable and smooth and creamy. Nice roasted flavors and sort of light but not empty at all.

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Photo of Spreetaper
3.45/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnF51
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of mentor
2.67/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a four finger light brown head over a pitch liquid with clear brown edginings. Smells roast, dry earthy hops, and some cream.

Tastes potent roast, to the point of being ashy and somewhat sour. With a flavor this intense, I would expect it to be ery dry, but it's actually got a supporting sweet. Not enough depth of other character to carry the intensity through. Iron ans cherry-like sourness. Mouthfeel is md light with some oat character. My teeth are almost sticky as if from all the tiny roast suspended particles.

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Photo of ibrubeer
3.42/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Draft @ SMF, Ten-22. Dark black color with off white head, very creamy (nitro tapped). Nice roasty aroma. A little too bitter for an oatmeal stout. Good creamy mouthfeel. Overall, kind of out off balance. Maybe too much going on?

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Photo of cmgage
2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.83/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Deep roasted brown in color. Smell is roasty coffee and hints of malt. Taste is more of the same with a nice creaminess. Overall a very good creamy stout at 4.8%.

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Photo of Chrisdslap
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Photo of SDRedDevil
3.89/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Shanghai Oatmeal Stout from Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 21 ratings
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