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Old Man River Oatmeal Stout | Riverport Brewing Company

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3.8/5
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5 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Riverport Brewing Company
Washington, United States
riverportbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by RedDiamond on 04-25-2009

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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
5
pDev:
3.42%
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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by cougfan2002:
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

More User Reviews:
Photo of zestd
3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bifrost17
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of woemad
3.72/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pint consumed at the Baby Bar in Spokane for $2 (it was cheap micro night, AKA Tuesday).

Dark brown in color, with a small, sudsy looking mocha colored head that hung around tenaciously for a few minutes, then recedded to a slight skiff.

The aroma was of mildly roasty malts and baker's chocolate. No discernable hop scent, in keeping with the style.

Mildly roasty in the taste as well, with elements of coffee and chocolate in the background. Could have been a little more dominant in the flavor department but not bad.
Slight hoppy dryness at the swallow.

A little thin in the body for the style, with a mouthfeel a tad too watery. Like Red says, carbonation is not all it could be.

A decent session stout, especially for the price. Went down rather easily. I don't think I'd feel any need to seek it out again. Still, if it's on special at your local, you could do a lot worse.

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Photo of RedDiamond
3.64/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This oatmeal stout was perhaps the most enjoyable Riverport beer I drank among the five I had on my visit. It sports a glossy black body and whets the appetite with an inviting aroma of cocoa and roasted grain. The taste is of crème de mint with notes of coffee and mocha as the finish turns to spice.

As with most Riverport beers, the Old Man was undercarbonated and lacked for head and lace. But the mouthfeel was full and drinkability was worthy.

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Old Man River Oatmeal Stout from Riverport Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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