Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown AleOatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown AleOatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States

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

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3.72/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

On Tap at Cigar City Tampa FL for 5$

Appearance - Hazy brown colour with a small size fizzy beige head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for only 2-3 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, raisins, caramel

Taste & Mouth - There is a below average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate/caramel, and some raisins. It ends with a raisin/malt aftertaste.

Overall - It really does smell like an oatmeal raisin cookie.. unfortunately the taste isn't great. It's more of a novelty beer and not something you'd want to drink a whole lot of. Worth trying once for sure.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.97/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Had on-tap at CCB tasting room. Poured into pint glass.

A: Pours a hazy dark brown, with a one-finger creamy white head. Minimal visible carbonation.

S: Brown roasted malts, raisins, spices. Just a little cardboard as it warms.

T: Sweet raisins, cinnamon, roasty malts. Finishes with a dark fruit sweetness and spices.

M: Lighter mouthfeel, a decent amount of carbonation sensation. Minimal alcohol presence.

O: A good and enjoyable brew, but nothing that I'd actively seek out.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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3.82/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Barcade. Been wanting this forever!

Boring looking pour: brown body, minimal head and lace. Bready aroma with some hints of oatmeal. Nothing to write home about, though.

Taste is disappointing, especially given my expectations. Cinnamon and raisins come out more as it warns; tastes more like a cookie the longer I wait. Bready but not raisin-y enough. More breadyness and raisins would elicit a higher score from this reviewer.

Good, but not worth trading for.

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 474 ratings