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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Ratings: 1,561 |  Reviews: 554
Photo of shigg85
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of eblue33
4.07/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Guppy314
3.61/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle, pours a very dark brown with a dense one finger dark tan head. Aroma is a pleasant burnt coffee. Upfront flavor is roasted malt made smooth by the oats; follow on flavors are of espresso, chocolate and caramel. Mouth feel is decent for a regular beer, but really disappointing for an oatmeal stout.

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Photo of moundbz
3.76/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Paoloboston
3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SMH_NWI
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crwrunner
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

There is just not a lot going on with this beer. The color is a dark brown. Poured a nice head that left a nice trace of foam on my beer through out the whole drink. I get a slight chocolate and a very little roastiness but it is all very subtle. The taste is about the same with the roastiness more prounounced in the after taste. The mouthfeel is creamy which I like. Overall nothing really stands out about this beer and is very plain.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.11/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Hmm, this is a lighter shade of black and brown than I like to see when hitting up an oatmeal stout. The head wasn't top notch either. For shame. Aroma was mild roast, nothing shocking.

Taste is better than the appearance, the mouthfeel mixed with oats gives a roasty taste and easy drinking vibe. Nothing special, but it comes together substance wise even if appearance wise it leaves a little to be desired.

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Photo of Jodio
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrutisDestructus
3.38/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lifit
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.04/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown and with a couple fingers of cream colored head that recedes quickly. Lots of coffee and roastiness on the nose. Taste is of coffee, roasted malt, char, dark chocolate and a hint of raisins. Full bodied and with flavors that linger. I quite like it.

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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 RonaldTheriot
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Breckenridge Oatmeal Stout has a thin-to-medium, beige, cola-type head of foam, a very dark-brown (essentially black) appearance, with tight bubble streams on the sides of the glass, and just a few lacing strings left behind. Aroma is of acrid, sharp malt, some raisin, and pungent note. Taste is of acrid, roasted malt, a bit of char, some sweetness, and the bitterness stems from the carbon, more so than from hops. Mouthfeel is a bit watery, and Breckenridge Oatmeal Stout finishes medium-wet and a bit dull.

RJT

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Photo of RossR
3.99/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DuaneL
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aufie
3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jeremiah87
3.57/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of Bogdawg
3.86/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akopczyk
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Branlott42
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of byronic
3.64/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OldSwampy
3.41/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The appearance might have been the highlight, though there's nothing really wrong with this stout. It just has lots of competition these days. On pouring the dark cream head stood up tall and proud and lacy remnants remained on the side of the glass even when the beer was finished. The carbonation never quit, with lots of small bubbles visible when I held the dark brown (but not muddy) liquid up to the light. The nose was straightforward, not remarkable, nothing unexpected, a bit hoppy, which was an accurate predictor of taste. The taste was likewise mild at first, with hops emerging. It was long developing, if never highly complex. The beer was a bit too cool when I first poured it, and once it warmed to the correct temperature the taste was better balanced and the mouthfeel a bit creamy with a hoppy dry finish.

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

Oatmeal Stout from Breckenridge Brewery
3.67 out of 5 based on 1,561 ratings.
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