Our Oatmeal Stout | The People's Pint

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Our Oatmeal StoutOur Oatmeal Stout

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The People's Pint
Massachusetts, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2004

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Reviews: 63 | Ratings: 85
Photo of BlindPig
2.76/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A- About a 2" thick dense tan head on a pure black body.
S- Big coffee and oatmeal aroma. Pretty basic aroma and not to complex at all. There is some burnt/roasted malts in there too.
T- Pretty weird flavor. There is the oatmeal and coffee with a medium bitterness but there is something different that comes through while your drinking it. I really can't put my finger on it since I don't think I have tried it in a beer before I just really don't like it.
M- Medium body with medium carbonation...wish it was silkier for a oatmeal stout.
D- I am not a big fan of this at all. I will be surprised if I finish the bomber of it.

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Photo of pgenius
3.39/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pitch black with a brown creamy-tan head that goes away quickly

S - Awkward smell, mostly sweet and malty

T - Sweet chocolate malt with a little oatmeal and coffee flavor

M - Refreshing, not thick at all for a stout. Goes down easy

D - Not a bad brew, I would have it again

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Photo of Franchise
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This offering from the People's Pint pours a delicious onyx black with a tan head that starts thick and frothy but dwindles down to a thin lace. The aroma is sweet, oats, caramel, chalky powdery essence, chocolate, and herbs, but hard to depict. The taste starts chocolate malt upfront, a hint of sourness is present but nothing that makes the beer off. The body is syrupy, well crafted, playful and makes me think about every sip cause there is something new each time. Overall this is a good oatmeal stout one that I will be going back to.

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Photo of msolar
4.28/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

To be honest, I’d never heard of this beer or brewer before (why I bought it). Sam Smith’s Oatmeal Stout is one of my favorite beers, and this reminded me an aweful lot of it. It was delicious. Very deep, black color with a tall smooth head. It tasted more chocolaty than I expected, but was very good. Easy carbonation and very high Drinkability. Would certainly be easy to drink a couple of these and I’ll certainly buy it again.

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Photo of kmo1030
3.91/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a nice deep dark brown with a thick tan head.
the aroma is a little on the buttery side with plenty of dark chocolate as well. there's also some coffee and sweeter milk chocolate aromas along with some rich caramel.
the taste is very similar, sweet, with a dominant dark chocolate base. there is a moderate amount of bitterness at the end. hints of smoke. basically a pretty text book example.
full bodies with smooth carbonation.
good drinkability, a pleasant drinking personable oatmeal stout.

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Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

AP: Dark Brown nearly black except for some lighter/red hues around the edges. The Head is an impressive and thick one finger deep, mocha brown color that displayed excellent retention.

Nose: A very sweet, chocolaty malted scent with oats and vanilla.

Taste: The wonderfly bold and hearty malted barley flavors include, chocolate, vanilla, oates, nuts and a slightly smoked effect. There is a very subtle herbacious and earthy hop flavor to finish.

MF: Full body, thick and heavy, just like it should be.

DA: I love these Oatmeal stouts in the winter, this is a fine example.

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Photo of BadBadger
3.95/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I found a bottle of this oatmeal stout (and a number of other fine brews) at Table & Vine in Northampton, MA. It pours a dark brown (not really black, contrary to the lable) into the glass. The head is minimal and short lasting, not much foam to play with here. The smell is malty, with chocolate undertones. The taste is a combination of chocolate and bitter coffee. The mouthfeel, while smooth, is wet and the weakest feature of this relatively enjoyable brew. A nice stout to give a go. enjoy!

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Photo of Billolick
4.08/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bomber purchased down the road from the brewery at the Wine Rack store in Greenfield, Ma. and enjoyed 2 days later. The label has an area for notches indicating the brewing date, but no notches have been created..oh well...this one pours dark dark brown, medium gray/tan head, tiny bubbles and all, leaving fine and scattered lacing, after a gentle swirl.. Chocolate/coffee nose, silky mouthfee, love oatmeal stouts for this quality, nice, flavorful stout, cocoa, chocolate, more light coffee, quite dry on the tongue late. Easy drinking, enjoyable brew, nice creation from TPP. Stout lover rejoice and go get some...

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Photo of MuddyFeet
3.63/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nitro-tap! Nitro-tap! Nitro-tap! This beer would rock on nitro-tap. Completely smooth out the feel and make it like velvet.

Pours a dark brown oil in color. Creamy head that dissolves down to a ring around the glass. Just a few strings of lace. Chocolate and toffee aromas. Some slight hints of coffee.

Flavor is just a tad sour. Needs some time to mellow out the hops a bit. Hops are vergreen and fruity. Malts come across as chocolate and under-roasted coffee beans. Mouthfeel has a full body but the texture is off a bit for the style. A decent session beer but the odd unripe flavor may turn off some drinkers.

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Photo of mountdew1
3.2/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pint glass. A very dark brown color with a dark brown head. The head didn't last very long. Aroma reminded me of sugar cookies, chocolate, and oatmeal. Taste wasn't bad. Initially was very bitter, after about 1 hour, bitterness subsided. Coated the mouth fairly evenly, however it seemed very slightly oiley. Drinkability was rated a little low as it was almost 2 hours from removal from fridge until it was completely drinkable. I can imagine this being much better on tap. Would like to try it again fresh from tap to form a better opinion.

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Photo of bjohnson
4.35/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a jet black color with a frothy and bubbly one finger caramel colored head. Big bubbly retention on the sides of the glass and a thin film on top. Caramel spider web lacing down the glass.
S: Very excellent aromas eminate from this brew. Sweet and soft oatmeal notes with hefty milk chocolate notes.
T/M: Sweet chocolate and caramel malt notes mingle nicely with roasted malt and barley undertones. A bit of smokeyness can be detected. Dry in the finish with a bitterness in the aftertaste. Milk choclate notes come back in the aftertaste. Extra creamy and smooth on the palate
D: One of the better examples of the style from New England out there this season. On tap would be a dream, glad I got the chance to try this in the bottle. Cheers to brewhiker from dragging this across the state.

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Photo of ppoitras
4.15/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle purchased at the Spirit Haus, Amherst, MA.

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed an airy 1" dark brown head over the opaque dark brown/black brew. Head lasts pretty well, with lasting lacing everywhere. Aroma is coffee and sweet malt. Taste follows along sweet yet bitter coffee upfront, with the bitter lasting after the swallow. Mouthfeel is very smooth, soft over the tongue, aking this one imminently drinkable. Very nice brew which is even better on cask.

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Photo of eph
4.28/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I've had this a few times out of the bottle but finally was able to drink it from one of the casks in Peoples Pint last night. It was served in an imperial pint glass, black, with a frothy brown 1 inch head which was retained to the bottom of the glass. It had a malty aroma with a faint hop smell, you can pick out chocolate, coffee, caramel, and alcohol. This is a full bodied beer with a dry roasted taste. There is a slight caramel sweetness that is left in your mouth after you swallow. It has a velvety carbonation due to its cask-conditioning. This beer is great for a stand alone drink but also would complement a rich chocolaty desert. Also, this beer has 7.5% ABV not 4.9% like it is listed.

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