Coffee Oatmeal Stout | Good People Brewing Company

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430 Ratings
Coffee Oatmeal StoutCoffee Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Good People Brewing Company
Alabama, United States
goodpeoplebeer.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Big coffee flavors dominate early only to be wiped out by an enormous about of Willamette hop flavors. One of GPBC’s most requested beers. Complex and full of flavor yet amazingly sessionable. Brewed with coffee from Octane Coffee Roasters here in Birmingham, AL.

54 IBU

Added by Bonhoeffer on 10-10-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
430
Reviews:
102
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
10.81%
 
 
Wants:
119
Gots:
116
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 430 |  Reviews: 102
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I can taste the coffee I can smell the coffee in this brew I highly recommend this beer.

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5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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5/5  rDev +22.9%

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4.92/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On-tap in the brewery.

A: Looks pitch black unless parked next to an imperial (like GP's Fatso RIS). The creamy, almond-colored head stays throughout with excellent lacing.

S: The coffee blend leaps to the front here. Still plenty of cocoa to go with the coffee, as well as simple roasted malt; the balance rivals the best breakfast stouts.

T: The coffee and malt blend stays present at the front, but the beer is not overly sweet. The bitter hop sweep at the back end clears the palate and leaves you wanting more.

M: Full-bodied and rich, but nothing close to an imperial.

O: My favorite of GP's many great beers.

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4.87/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Had on tap @ J Clyde and this one is a winner.

A - Very very dark brown, just a touch under black. Poured with a nice creamed coffee head. Nice lacing down glass as consumed.

S - Very fragrant with aromas of coffee, cream, dark chocolate, and woody aroma.

T - big coffee front turning to a chocolate/dark malt middle finishing with a bittering & earthy flavoring hops finish. Complex tasting beer considering the big dominant flavors each holding their own versus the other, especially considering the relatively low ABV.

M - Nice, not overly carbonated and very smooth/creamy feel.

D - I can, and have, session this beer. Considering the complexity of this beer it's surprisingly very drinkable.

Very good beer. If given the opportunity, I would love GPBC to brew an Imperial version as a seasonal.

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4.87/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorites. Beautiful very dark brown color with a lovely fine brown head of foam that left nice rings of Belgian Lace in the glass. The nose was upfront coffee, oats, and chocolate. The tasted started with a fine mix of coffee and velvety oats/dark chocolate malt (breakfast anyone) with a nice balance of hops to malt. Not overly carbonated and very easy to drink.

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4.85/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Fantastic.

Appearance is a deep opaque dark brown. I think the coffee actually may have shifted this from black to dark brown.

Aroma is almost 100% coffee. It's a bit shocking, actually.

The first sip is like the aroma, almost 100% coffee, and intense. And you start to think this is overdone. Too intense on the coffee. They messed up the balance on this one.

But then the hops hit you. Glorious Willamette. Coffee on the front end, hops on the back end, and the dark malts lurking in between, popping out here and there. The hoppy aftertaste sucks you in, bringing you back for more and more and more. For anyone who likes coffee and hops, this is ridiculously drinkable. And you have no business ordering this if you don't like coffee. And if you're a hop head, well then all is right in the world.

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4.84/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A beer that feels every bit as good as it tastes, the GP Coffee Oatmeal Stout never fails to wow the taste buds. The coffee is prominent without being overbearing. The oatmeal lends a creamy mouthfeel to the beverage. The malt balances out with the bitterness of both the hops and coffee with no element overwhelming another. An excellent session beer, you will no doubt feel a bit perkier for having selected it.

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4.83/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer is a good stand for a coffe stout. The aroma of the coffee clears the nostrils for the next sense of the body to receive its blessings. The taste makes the pallet wake up like getting up for a nice weekend out with friends. A wonderful and crisp great taste in coffee. The nodes change as it reaches room temperature. More coffee taste with a smooth stout taste. Good choice to try if in the area on tap.

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4.82/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Such a great beer. Pours a deep black with tan head. Nose starts out with coffee, roastiness, etc. Taste is great. Deep roasty flavors, hints of coffee and semi sweet chocolate. Oatmeal lends the stout a smooth, velvety mouthfeel. Truly one of my favorite beers.

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4.82/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had this beauty on tap at The J. Clyde. I absolutely love everything about this beer! Made with Primavera coffee, there is no beer more "local" in Alabama. I cannot wait until they are capable of distributing outside of the state. This is the best stout to be found in Alabama!

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4.81/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Most definatly one of my favorite beers, smooth, flavorful, and balanced

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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Coffee Oatmeal Stout from Good People Brewing Company
4.07 out of 5 based on 430 ratings.
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