Stir About Oatmeal Stout | Mad Fox Brewing Company

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85
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27 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mad Fox Brewing Company
Virginia, United States
madfoxbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Thorpe429 on 10-31-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
27
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
11.63%
 
 
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Ratings: 27 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of dbrauneis
3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HattedClassic
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nice dark black. Slight creamy texture. Creamy light brown head.Nice moderate roastedsmell that is mitigated by a good milky cream oat note but the roast is stronger. Light chocolate. Light coffee resembles.

Ditto but also a nice hop bitterness.

Dry finish. Light body but not very creamy like the style. Tingling carbonation.

Very good. Nice for winter afternoon.

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Photo of VABA
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sgbrown78
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Loveyourbeer
2.89/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of MyThoughtsExactly
3.61/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DavidHume
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of amstokesdb9
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of TBarJr
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of LJugel
2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

Photo of avisong
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Navalartichoke
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of drabmuh
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap the brewpub. I liked this beer but the best part was the 5% ABV, otherwise just your regular old stout, maybe a little too thin for an oatmeal stout.

Beer is black with a lazy head of tan bubbles, low carbonation, low retention, no lacing. Looks fine.

Aroma is a little roasty a little sweet. Smells fine.

Beer is medium to light in body and thins out at the end leaving a mildly bitter flavor in the mouth. I don't get much oatmeal from this in the flavor or the body but that's OK. I don't mind, this is a fine stout but I don't think I'd have it again.

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Photo of Eriktheipaman
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of 2dogbrew
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of droomyster
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours from tonight's growler a tightly black body with a tan head with decent retention and glass-clinging properties. Aromas tend toward a dark chocolate truffle with faints whiffs of day-old coffee (not a complaint) and pan-burnt brownie bits. The oatmeal comes through on the texture and (too a lesser extent) on the flavor far more than on the nose. The flavors are predominantly roasty with a lingering blast of bitter baking chocolate. The oatmeal features most prominently on the mouthfeel, where it lends a smoothness that makes the bitterness appealing to even my non-beer-drinking wife. There is a sense in which this is all well and good, but for me personally, this light body doesn't reach the gravity that befits such an austere flavor profile.

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Photo of mdfb79
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this one on tap today at the brewpub.

a - Pours a dark mahogany brown with one inch of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of coffee, roasted malts, and toasted malts.

t - Tastes of coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, and vanilla.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation.

d - A nice oatmeal stout. Would order it again.

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Photo of BZero007
4.38/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am a big oatmeal stout fan and I have had my fair share with Samuel smith being my old fab. This oatmeal stout from mad fox honestly blew my mind. The smoothness of this brew was mind blowing, combined with the 5 % this drink is amazing. Tue flavor honestly was great and plowed threw even with minimal combination. The aroma was there and faint but was great. I happily took my Masala mama growler from the town hall and had it filled with it for new years eve!

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Stir About Oatmeal Stout from Mad Fox Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 27 ratings.
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