Oatmeal Stout | Chelsea Craft Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Chelsea Craft Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by TheJudge on 06-28-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by TheJudge:
Photo of TheJudge
4.47/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I tasted this beer and the first thing I said was "Yummy!"

This poured a nice black with a fluffy brown 2 finger head. The head did not hold or lace, taking away from the appearance while drinking.

The smell was Um Um good. Just what you would be looking for in an oatmeal stout. It really made you want to drink it.

And when you started, you certainly were glad you did. Strong coffee notes come through right away, and linger well. You taste this beer all the way through. It is lighter on the mouth than many stouts, and lighter than it looks and smells. The only beer I repeated today, and if I hadn't been driving, I would have had another.

One of the best oatmeal stouts I have had.

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Photo of Sammy
3.06/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-tap at Barcade. Bitter coffee, sour edge, medium mouthfeel. Chocolate and burnt coffee aroma; lace and head. Didn't quite work out for them on this one and best forgotten. I observe that this is a disapointment and overated Chelsea.Not a sweet stout, not good on the roast or coffee or chocolate or malt sides.

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Photo of PEBKAC
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to introduce the timid & thickheaded to new & different things. Such as something other then green bean casserole. That got old about twenty years back.

A fictitious review with the help of my mother. A self described, beer naysayer. I could never get her to sit down for this, so we'll just make believe. Any & all likenesses may or may not be intentional. The beer is real tough. ;)

I pour out pint number 3 & decide to have a little fun with it.

- Here, try this. It's a beer.

Is it one of those fruit beers? Oh. That looks... heavy.

- A smidgen of tan head, & not much to look at, I agree, but try harder.

Well, it smells like coffee.

- Anything else comes to mind? Like a little vanilla, or baker's chocolate maybe?

It smells like the coffee your father likes. The nut stuff. Hazelnut. Does this have coffee? I thought you didn't like coffee?

- I don't, but I'm trying. Taste the beer.

It needs sugar. Coffee needs sugar.

- It's beer.

At least it's not that bitter. Your father makes terrible coffee. Always needs a lot of sugar.

- Thanks mom. ☺

My mom is her own person, but just to add: the taste is a combination of stale burnt chocolate, coffee syrup, slight sourness, a green minty bitterness, & maybe a dash of oak. Nothing really great here. The mouthfeel is where it's at. It's lightweight & as slippery a pane of glass. It has strong but plush carbonation. It just makes drinkability a much lighter argument then it might otherwise be. :)

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Photo of jjayjaye
3.93/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured an opaque darkness with an out of control stiff two finger dark tan head that faded slowly to surface. Plenty of lacing observed.

The smell is heavily roasted malt, coffee, oatmeal and some chocolate.

The mouth feel is medium bodied, smooth yet singular. A light presence of the carbonation followed by some bitterness.

The flavor is malt without being sweet and pretty uncomplicated until the roasted coffee finish.

Quite drinkable and at 5% ABV seems like a reasonable session beer.

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Photo of jeanphony
5/5  rDev +23.8%

Oatmeal Stout from Chelsea Craft Brewing Company
4.04 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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