Oatmeal Stout | Sly Fox Brewing Company

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Sly Fox Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerBeing on 05-13-2006

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Ratings: 41 |  Reviews: 22
Photo of jmdrpi
4.02/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on draft at the brewpub

black in color, opaque, off-white head. nice aroma - chocolate, some coffee. taste is well balanced, nice flavor. medium bodied.

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Photo of PorterThwarter
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Braddeforest
3.38/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ptat
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hockeyfighter19
3.32/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of Klew256
4.48/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of curlybird
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of salthemonster
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of ROGUE16
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of jjd315
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of wattoclone
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of jrfehon33
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of brez8791
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of Bluerabbitbell
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of drtth
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes taken a few months ago.

The beer dark brown beer is served with about 1/4" of foam that left a bit of lacing.

The aromas include a bit of coffee and roasted malt.

The flavors include the coffee and lightly roasted malt with a nice dry moderate bitterness.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied and fairly smooth but with a bit of light prickly carbonation.

Definitely a drinkable oatmeal stout that I'd be happy to have again.

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Photo of rfgetz
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of srw
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of tobelerone
4.35/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On cask at Pinocchio's.

A deep and very dark brown color with minimal head or lace. Appetizing aroma of chocolate and roasted grain. Sweet, creamy chocolate malt and chocolate milk, moderate roastiness, light coffee note. Hop presence is minimal. Overall, delicious.

Soft mouthfeel with low carbonation. Not entirely still, however. Medium bodied but with a light feel. Dry finish. So drinkable and smooth, this one is a real winner for me.

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Photo of Darkmagus82
2.88/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served on tap in a 10 oz chalice glass

Appearance – Served a deep brown color with a light off white head. The head faded to give a light amount of lacing.
Smell- The smell was on the lighter side with notes of roasted coffee and a ever so light amount of cocoa.

Taste – Bitter tastes of coffee and roasted malt meet the tongue initially. There is some bitter chocolate that works its way in more toward the middle. Overall this is quite a bitter stout.

Mouthfeel – The brew has a moderate to slightly above moderate body with a lower level of carbonation. A good fit for the bitter taste and the style of the beer.

Overall – It was a alright stout. Not the biggest flavor profile and the bitterness of it actually made it a little hard for me to drink; it definitely slowed me down. If lyou ooking for a dry bitter stout this is it; but not really for me.

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Photo of Bdel34
4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of weaselchew
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had this on Nitro at "The Library" south side.

A - A very impressive pour which always leads to a pillow like effect of fallen snow and a full inch of mocha colored head. Beer is an impressive solid black.

S - Not really much to the nose, maybe some chocolate and coffee. I couldn't even detect the hops.

T - What a sneaky bit of hops! The flavors are a soft chocolate and a mild coffee with some bitter pine hops in the finish. In a way it's exactly like "Guinness Extra Stout" same ABV too.

M - Medium and creamy. Hops were not overbearing.

Overall this is one of the very few hoppy English stouts I had and it left a good impression. Great beer overall.

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Photo of deapokid
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Sammy
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On cask at Mr. Goodbar's part of the 2010 cask fetival. Pours an opaque brown with no head, and gives off a chocolate aroma. The taste is initially hoppy, and then the malt kicks in. Some roast, and it has an above average mouthfeel. Good drinkability.Leaves good lacing.

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Oatmeal Stout from Sly Fox Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 41 ratings