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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown AleOatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale
BA SCORE
4.13/5
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406 Ratings
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown AleOatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
"O. R. C." pours brown in color with an aroma reminiscent of oatmeal raisin cookies (of course). Mild cinnamon and vanilla notes upfront in the flavor with emerging raisin notes. Lingering spices in the finish with hints of toasted bread.

25 IBU

Added by tpd975 on 10-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,072
Reviews:
154
Ratings:
406
pDev:
10.17%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
282
Gots:
26
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 406 |  Reviews: 154
Photo of CharlesK
4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FriedSlug
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Slightly see through brown beer with a tan head that fades and leaves no lacing. The aroma is oatmeal raisin cookie all day with tons of raisin, cinnamon and vanilla with a little coffee/chocolate. The taste lightly sweet with a decent amount of raisins that are accented with vanilla and cinnamon. This is a great beer.

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Photo of ArchimedesSox
4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Really dark reddish brown, very large off white head, great lacing

S: Fruity, raisin smell right off, I get a bread oatmeal smell and some spices

T: Bready, spicey oatmeal cookie goodness taste, that fruity raisin comes in next and finishes with a sweet aftertaste.

M: Medium

O: Really exceptional beer especially if served at the right temp. I had the first one from a 4 pack of cans, picked up from a recent trip to Florida, and it was way too cold. Let this one warm a little and it will be much better than ice cold.

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Photo of tazzman
4.17/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jcbroome
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cyrushire
4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HeartofMiami
3.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cuvtcuv
3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KeyWestGator
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jerid
4.42/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerMe8
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesLeung
3.53/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YalovaIA
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KVNBGRY
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mkh012
4.46/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery in Tampa.

Dark reddish brown with an inch of tan head.

The nose is cinnamon, graham cracker, and cherry, and the taste follows. This is really good stuff. Zero alcohol, light to medium sweetness, seamlessly integrated flavors. Notes of marshmallow, licorice, dark chocolate, and fig. Mouthfeel is medium. Creamy but carbonated.

Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed this. Tastes as advertised but is restrained.

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Photo of jaketaz
4.32/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OompaMentor
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Can poured into pint glass. Dark brown with thin head (can says to gently pour). Cinnamon, vanilla and malts greet nose. Medium body with nice balance; spices and raisins are on front of palate with slight bitterness on back. Enjoyable and it gets better as it warms!

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Photo of waddellc2
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kbrown
3.98/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DanGeo
3.68/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MTKATL
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.3/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattreitz49
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fthegiants
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jlang2012
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 406 ratings
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