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Oatmeal Stout | Breckenridge Brewery

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Oatmeal StoutOatmeal Stout

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Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States

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

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of SuperSpy
3.18/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12oz brown bottle into a Sam Adams "upside-down bowling pin" shaped glass (what are these things called?).

The beer is incredibly dark, with a thick, chocolate milk colored head. It looks like a stout should look.

Lots of dark bread in the aroma. Dark chocolate, a hint of sweetened coffee, and dark doughy bread.

Light-Medium bodied. Not as creamy as many oatmeal stouts I've had in the past. The flavor has lots of dark roasted malt, charcoal and coffee right up front. There is a bit of astringency toward the end followed by a smoky charred flavor and a clean refreshing finish.

Not the most complex stout in the world. It has a lot of charcoal flavor and not much else. It's good, I recommend it, and I will have another. However, I would't go out of my way to find it.

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of SolipsismalCat
3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Reviewed alongside Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout.

A: Dark brown/black with two-finger, tan, creamy head that lasted a few minutes. Nice lacing.

S: Chocolate and coffee. Roasted malt. Not that strong.

T: Moderate sweetness and moderate bitterness. Roasted espresso and chocolate notes. Hint of hops too.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Smooth but not too creamy.

O: The taste and mouthfeel were a bit of a letdown, but this isn't a bad Oatmeal stout. I did like the Rogue much more.

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of njstoutguy
3.39/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer is dark like you would expect a stout to be. Roasty like hell but what surprised me is that it was somewhat very smooth. The oats apparently did it's job. So all roast and bitter in your face followed by a smoothness yet a little dry at the end.

You would expect a good head on this because of the oatmeal and rightfully so. Maintained head all the way to the last drop.

Aromas include roasted coffee and bitter chocolate. Overall enjoyable because it's beer and would be happy to order it on tap if I saw it somewhere but there are a lot of oatmeal stouts out there. While not bad it's not great, middle of the road.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Phelps
3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a shaker pint.

A thin brown that seems opaque until a hold to the light reveals maroon highlights. One inch of sticky, creamy gingerbread colored head paints the sides of the glass in thick walls.

The nose contains bitter, high-cocoa dark chocolate, some coffee, oats and burnt bread. Smooth and toasty.

The flavor isn’t nearly as good, unfortunately. Bitter chocolate crumbles and touches of oats and tanginess hit mid-palate, then smooth out to cold press coffee roastiness at the swallow. Fairly clean.

Thin, medium-light and kind of watery. Moderate prickly carbonation. No booze, clean finish.

Decent and drinkable, but not chewy enough for an oatmeal stout.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of mjw06
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a beautiful black with a two-fingered sized creamy tan head. There was an artificial sweetness smell that was kind of off-putting. Roasted oats and a little bit of sweet toffee. The taste was pleasing but it's really the feel of this beer that sets it off. Out of the bottle, it taste like a creamy draught. Kind of dry and just enough carbonation. Very on-point and true to the style of an oatmeal stout.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oatmeal Stout from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 1,566 ratings
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