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Oatmeal Stout | Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery

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Brewed by:
Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
Arizona, United States
fourpeaks.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
25 IBU

Added by Jason on 06-17-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,563
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
132
pDev:
10.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 132 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of Sammy
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at Scottsdale location, brewed of course at the Tempe brewpub. Dark brown with off-white head. A decent stout with an easy mouthfeel, and thickish. Roast grains' aroma. Noticeable thickness. Mollasses, chocolate malts, bit of coffee substitute. Roast aromas.

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Photo of t0rin0
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of LXIXME
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of chinchill
3.84/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On nitro-tap at the brewpub.

Pours with a huge head that quickly recedes to a proper size top coat. The color is virtually black with dark ruby highlights. The head sticks around and keeps the glass thoroughly coated until the pint is slowly drained.

Smells of roasted malts with a hint of chocolate. Mildly sweet.

Taste: Roasted malt, oatmeal and choclate flavors up front followed by darker malts and more chocolate flavor. Mildly bitter ending. A bit light flavored but otherwise very nice.

Mouthfeel: great, thanks in part to the nitro. Light and semi dry; creamy smmoth.

Overall: a very fine Oatmeal Stout with a great look and feel. Worth seeking out on nitro.tap.

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Photo of mendvicdog
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of orangesol
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of MarkyMOD
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of lupercmda
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Davepoolesque
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured ontap at the brewery.

Appears blackish with a light tan head and some lacing going on. Aroma is of roasted malt sweetness. Tastes pretty similar to a Guinness, with a little more roasted/coffee flavors. Mouthfeel is oh so smooth and thats where the oatmeal can best suit this beer. Decently drinkable and certainly worth trying out. If you're into smooth and creamy draught stouts this is for you.

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Photo of Gueuzedude
3.8/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This must be on nitrogen dispension because the creamy brown head on this beer really lingers and won't go away. The beer is a pitch black color. The aroma has notes of chocolate with a bit of butter (perhaps a hint of diacetyl). I also get notes of lightly roasted coffee, though with time the buttery diacetyl notes becomes more evident, but not so much that it becomes distracting. The taste is incredibly smooth and creamy with a solid chocolate character to it. The two characteristics are reminiscent of a chocolate malt shake. The finish has notes of chocolate malt and a bit of alcohol to it. This is not a bad beer, the diacetyl is faintly noticeable in the taste, but adds to the dimensions of this beer. This is quite quaffable, and could probably get me in trouble if I drank too many.

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Photo of wrightst
4.5/5  rDev +21%

Photo of fredmugs
3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jmdrpi
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On nitro into a shaker pint.

black opaque in color, with the thick nitro head. roasty aroma. taste is on the drier side for an oatmeal stout. typical nitro mouthfeel - soft nitro bubbles and full mouthfeel.

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Photo of JohnParadee
3.33/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of harpus
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of crobinso
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of AgentMunky
3.89/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery. From notes. Reviewed 9 January 2016.
4/4.25/3.75/4.25/3.5
Black dark. Mocha head.
Smells like chocolate and deliciously roasted malt. Some toffee.
Rich and creamy, with little other than sugars going on in the maintaste. Hint of caramelization. Milky and fun.

Notes
ABV: 4.2%
IBU: 9
SRM: 2
Malts: Two-row, Cara-pils, White Wheat
Hops: Magnum

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Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of glid02
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the brewery.

Pours a color that's one shade away from black with dark ruby highlights and a one-finger tan head. The head sticks around for quite a while before settling into a patchy layer on top and leaving decent lacing.

Smells of roasted malts with a good amount of milk chocolate. There's not a lot going on here, but so far everything's done correctly.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Roasted malt flavors up front followed by milk chocolate flavors that hit right before a mildly bitter ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It has a great thickness, but the carbonation was a bit too far over to the soft side.

Drinkability is good. I could certainly order more than one of these, though it'd be a lot easier if it wasn't 75 degrees outside.

Overall this was a very tasty Oatmeal Stout. Nothing stood out as spectacular, but nothing stood out as spectacularly bad either. Worth a shot.

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Photo of bsuedekum
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of arizcards
3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Had a pint with brunch at the FPBC Grill and Tap in north Scottsdale today for $2.00.

Pint was served with a small nitro head.

Nose was mild roasted sweet malts.

Taste followed the nose; medium roasted malts were sharp enough to grab the palate's attention with hopping adequate enough to keep the sweet malt base balanced fairly well.

Mouthfeel was light and not overly satisfying.

Overall a decent flavored beer that is worthy of a shot.

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.47/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Pours a finger and half of head on a black body.
The aroma is mild roast.
The taste is slightly sweet overall with mild roasty flavor.
The texture is smooth with low carbonation.
It's great looking and feeling with average flavor.

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Oatmeal Stout from Four Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 132 ratings
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