Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale
Cigar City Brewing

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown AleOatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale
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Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
English Brown Ale
Ranked #2
Ranked #6,643
4.09 | pDev: 9.78%
Oct 22, 2022
Oct 01, 2009
The genesis of the beer you're holding in your hand was pretty simple. We asked ourselves, "What if a beer tasted like an oatmeal raisin cookie?" The answer to our rhetorical question was to add raisins, lactose and cinnamon to Maduro, our English-style Brown Ale, a beer that showcases flavors of caramel, toffee and chocolate. The combination of the base beer and the additional ingredients resulted in a beer that tastes like it was baked in Grandma's oven.

25 IBU
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Rated: 4 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Oct 22, 2022
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.3/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Shared 355 ml can at Cardinal, Stavanger. Dark brown colour, beige head. Aroma and flavour of cookies (yes, really!), ginger and gingerbread, cinnamon, raisins and vanilla, fairly sweet.
Oct 06, 2022
Rated: 2.81 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Dec 13, 2021
Rated: 3.92 by BMBCLT from South Carolina

Nov 09, 2021
Rated: 5 by PaulMcartney33 from Florida

Jul 22, 2021
Rated: 3.65 by JLK7299 from North Carolina

Oct 10, 2020
Rated: 3.81 by FrancisM12 from New Jersey

Sep 11, 2020
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Reviewed by patre_tim from Thailand

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Brown with an amber tinge, topped with forur fingers of beige head. It smells like cinnamon, raisin, brown malts.

Taste follows the nose. It taste like an oatmeal raisin cookie. Cinnamon and all.

Light br with light carbonation.

I got this in Waynesville North Carolina and I’m drinking it in Redding California July 24, 2020.
Jul 24, 2020
Rated: 4.22 by Can_if_you_can from Minnesota

Jul 23, 2020
Rated: 2.75 by JLaw55 from Missouri

Jul 07, 2020
Rated: 4.31 by gooddaydiablo from Texas

Jun 22, 2020
Rated: 4.47 by Jonnybgood from Massachusetts

Jun 07, 2020
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Reviewed by just1cho from California

4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
*Poured into a Teku glass from a 12oz can*

Poured a dark coca-cola brown with a khaki colored half-finger thick head. Had very little amount of rocky bubbles on the head and had very little head retention.

This REALLY does smell like an oatmeal raisin cookie. The brown sugar aroma coupled with nutty almonds and notes of raisins really make this smell like a satisfyingly sweet oatmeal raisin cookie. Despite this, I also found that there was a large presence of cinnamon--so much in fact that I felt a more appropriate name for this would have been Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookie. I also picked up on more of its subtle aromas such as medium roast coffee, the sweetness of the malts, and a bit of milk chocolate. But these aromas were easily overwhelmed with the oatmeal raisin cookie and cinnamon that they were really faint.

The taste follows the nose, not really presenting me with a lot of surprises. There was an oatmeal raisin cookie taste upfront: brown sugar, almonds, and raisins, which developed into cinnamon and subtle milk chocolate. This then ends with a slight coffee-like earthy bitterness from the hops.

This was pretty medium bodied with a light amount of carbonation. There was no lingering aftertaste and was smooth and silky.

Really solid and drink-able overall, the tastes and aromas were definitely interesting and flavorful but they weren't as bold as I would have liked it. This is definitely a really good brown ale, and I would undoubtedly drink this again.
May 16, 2020
Rated: 3.99 by desint from Belgium

May 04, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by HopBelT from Belgium

Apr 25, 2020
Rated: 4.34 by Wizzman from Massachusetts

Apr 25, 2020
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Reviewed by Captain69 from Illinois

4.49/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Tried this beer seven months ago, when some friends brought a growler back for me, and it was a 5 over all - it was so good I kept searching it at a store found it and let my beer friends try- everyone thought it was great

Put some away for later- Covid 19 hit I brought it back out - still a good 4.5 beer - but some beers don't age good
Apr 22, 2020
Rated: 4.14 by usc_yogi

Apr 10, 2020
Rated: 4.1 by PJCarnell from Massachusetts

Apr 06, 2020
Rated: 3.67 by thedifferencemaker from Ohio

Apr 03, 2020
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
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