Grandma Katz's Oatmeal Cookies | The Bruery

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54 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Halcyondays on 01-26-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
54
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.13
pDev:
18.21%
 
 
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3
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2.51/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A black beer with off white, tan head on it, super small ring. Aroma sucked. What the hell did they put in these cookies? Butthole and prunes? No sweetness, just ugh feels.

Didn't come off like a stout, smooth like rolled oats were used, or like cookies. Grammamama Katz is a punk. This is like getting a toothbrush for Halloween.

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2.66/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

On tap at the Bruery, 100 customers, 2-3 dudes working the bar. Long lines.

Beer is black, very thin ring of beige head around it.

If this is a cookie aroma, then these are prune flavored cookies. I did not enjoy the smell. Came in expecting some nice cookie type of smell, anything but.

Taste, thin, bad mouthfeel. Where's the smoothness of the oats? Where is anything that tastes like a stout? There's some mild bitterness to the beer, but it just seems like a mess. There's nothing to say positive about this. Its thin, it lacks good flavor, what is there is neither oatmeal nor cookie, it tastes like a real stout was blended with water and prunes. Pass.

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2.72/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This beer was on tap at the bruery
and pour a dark brown color
smell is typical of an oatmeal stout although not much too it
which the taste follow and
overall just a flat beer
it is extremely thin on the mouthfeel which is not what i look for in a oatmeal stout
this beer is sub par and below the usual beer the bruery puts out

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3.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

A: Jet black with a thick lasting light mocha colored head.

S: Not great. Smells like guinness, which in my opinion is a bad thing. A little toast and a lot of bread.

T: Better then the smell but needs work. There is some roast, little coffee, and burnt toast flavors.

M: Very smooth, as one would expect from a nitro beer. I think this beer needs yo be twice or three times as heavy to pull of the nitro. I mistake the viscosity with water.

O: Not great, I would not recommend this beer. Normally, i love everything The Bruery puts out, but not this.

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3.15/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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The Bruery
Placentia, CA

Black in body with a moderately-sized dark brown head. Some nice retention and a bit of cling to the glass, but not as much as other nitro-stouts I'm familiar with. Pretty enough, though relatively standard for a beer of thie style.

Roasted malt and a bit of coffee in the aroma. Simple and straightforward. I don't get any oatmeal or raisin cookie in the aroma. A bit disapointed.

The flavor is very roast-forward with a touch of coffee and some sweetness. Very simple. No raisin or oatmeal, as with the aroma.

Medium bodied, creamy, silky carbonation.

I think the name does this beer no justice--inappropriately named. Leads to certain expectations which simply aren't met. Regardless, this is a straightforward, tasty, very drinkable stout.

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Grandma Katz's Oatmeal Cookies from The Bruery
3.13 out of 5 based on 54 ratings.
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