Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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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
Ratings:
392
Reviews:
151
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
10.57%
 
 
Wants:
285
Gots:
22
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mkh012
4.46/5  rDev +9.6%
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 +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OompaMentor
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
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 +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kbrown
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DanGeo
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MTKATL
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattreitz49
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Jlang2012
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mwvman
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FIN
3.69/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cyclone
4.34/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of g45215
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Snow_Bird
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours very dark with a light caramel colored head on top. Has a little sweet smell almost to the likes of a cookie. Taste is a little watered down but has a brown sugar hint. Better as it warms up.

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Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beergorrilla
3.77/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dactrius
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.41/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of greencovesteve
3/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of StevenMilligan
4.26/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sabtos
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Fairly dark for a brown, almost marble black, with a large fizzy tan head that settles to a thin ring with Richter scale lace.

Smell is cinnamon, oats, caramel, raisin and cola.

Cigar City did it again, this is oatmeal cookie, in beer form, straight up. Again, it's a little scary to ponder whether this is possible with natural ingredients, but if it is done in that respect, then more power to them. Although, as seems to be a theme when they do these novelty beers, it's a bit thin.

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Photo of brians52
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
4.07 out of 5 based on 392 ratings.
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