Oatmeal Stout | Breckenridge Brewery

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Oatmeal StoutOatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States
breckbrew.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.95%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
It's a bold, smooth-bodied concoction that oozes dark-roasted coffee aromas and flavors of espresso and semi-sweet chocolate. We round out these heady pleasures with a dose of flaked oatmeal for a creamy body and a semi-dry finish. Unforgettable.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-25-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,561
Reviews:
554
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
13.08%
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
253
For Trade:
0
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1/5  rDev -72.8%

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1/5  rDev -72.8%

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1/5  rDev -72.8%

Photo of roadrage
1/5  rDev -72.8%

Photo of Callipygea
1.22/5  rDev -66.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

This is a wonderfully opaque black beer with a dark tan head. There ends the good points. Smells of soy sauce, mushroom, green apples, sausage, and brown rice. Tastes like soy sauce, mushroom, oatmeal, sausage, and brown rice. The apple smell does not become an apple taste. Kind of thin feel, almost overwhelming bitterness and acridness.

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Photo of Ross1982
1.47/5  rDev -59.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

I bought a six pack at a liquor store bottom shelf covered in dust.
I'm wanting to believe this was highly outdated or expired (?) beer at the fault of the liquor store.

So here it goes
Appearance - very dark brown to black. No head even with vigorous pour. And no lacing.

Smell- light roasted barley, coffee, raisin.

Taste- if it had not been flat probably would've been better. Really choked this down. Roasted barley, slightly hoppy, coffee and raisin notes.

Mouthfeel- almost zero carbination but thick.

Overall- not satisfied at all, but I will try this again if I find a fresh one. Again I think this is the liquor stores negligence and not the brewery's fault.

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Photo of jsmith313
1.73/5  rDev -52.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

It's a trap!
Looked decent, smelled decent, had to drainpour

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Photo of Jemenhiser
1.75/5  rDev -52.3%

Photo of rpmetzler
1.82/5  rDev -50.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Andrea: Initial taste ok. Terrible aftertaste. A very simple stout.

Ryan: Initial taste ok. Terrible, bitter, smokey aftertaste. Chocolate flavor absent. Would not drink again.

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Photo of sinstaineddemon
1.84/5  rDev -49.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A - pours a typical stout black with a medium caramel colored head, too dark to note any carbonation

S - a rather bland aroma, a metallic chocolatiness/graininess is about the only smell i can detect, a slight hint at a hop profile

T - wow, not what i expected, the taste is kind of bland as well, no oatmeal or chocolate sweetness, only a slight coffee/hop bitterness, mostly a metallic taste

M&D - rough, hard to drink, though not a pour. i am shocked, everything i have had from Breckenridge up to this has been amazing, i need to trade for another one to make sure i didnt get a bad one. if i find that i had a bad one, i will edit this, ut for now, a surprisingly low score

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

Photo of trbergman
2.13/5  rDev -42%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

A - Aggressive pour yields a black body with one finger of sticky taupe head.

S - Low aroma despite vigorous pour. Smells of bittersweet chocolate, raisins, and a bit of alcohol.

T - Powdery cocoa and hot oatmeal. Little hint of roasted grain. Surprisingly dry, with a bit of earthy hop character and moderate bitterness. Leaves a chalky, unpleasant aftertaste.

M - Smooth, but thin.

D - All this has going for it is looks, and that's not enough to save it. This is one of the few times I won't even bother to finish the bottle. If you want good beer, look elsewhere.

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2.2/5  rDev -40.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

Photo of CharlieMopps
2.27/5  rDev -38.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A: Pours a deep black hue with absolutely no head whatsoever, zilch.

S: A roasted malt aroma that's nice, but there is an alcoholic scent in the background along with dark fruit.

T: For the most part, there's hardly anything to taste. The roasted malt flavor kicks in toward the end, and the balance is somewhat askew, which is surprising because the flavors are already low-key as it is. A washed-out finish with a weak, lingering malt aftertaste rounds out this lackluster beer.

M: Low, low, low carbonation, even for a stout. This gave the beer a mostly watery taste and feel, hardly any body for an OATMEAL STOUT.

D: Would not drink this again, as there's nothing to it. Just not really an enjoyable beer by any means, especially when in the market for something with a bold malt presence. They really missed the mark with this one.

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2.32/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

12oz bottle. Pours a dark brown black with a medium dark brown head that goes to a thin film and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is lactose and some roasted / charred (plastic) chocolate malts and a bit of grain.

The flavor is acidic roasted malts and some sweet chocolate with a bit of bitter char in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation and slightly watery.

Overall, reminded me a bit of the Crabtree version. Pretty bland with some off notes. The sweetness and char didn't mix well.

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