Burnside Oatmeal Pale Ale | Burnside Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Burnside Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States
burnsidebrewco.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Brewed using copious amounts of Crystal, Galena, & Fuggle hop varietals. This is a clean dry Pale Ale with low bitterness and lots of hop flavor. We have chosen to add 75 pounds of locally rolled oats to increase body and give our Pale a sweet creamy finish"

abv: 5.6%% ibu's: 44

Added by msubulldog25 on 04-07-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
83
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
8.92%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

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3.29/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.41/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap at the brewery on 9.1.11

Appearance: Pours a hazy deep caramel with a 1 finger white crown that shows some retention and moderate lace.

Smell: Mildly fruity with a slight caramel malt note.

Taste: Same as the nose but with a mild citrus addition.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation.

Overall: Goes down ok...not offensive but nothing special.

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3.47/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: (4.0)

- Pours a nice copper clear ale with a robust beige light white head... big retention and thick head settles to yet a thin solid pillow of creamy foam and lace about the glass. Certainly pretty, and shows signs of excellent yeast activity.

Smell: (4.5)

- Wonderful fresh herbal and grassy bitter hop aromas with a balancing bready character from the oats, and a zesty hop pine essence. Balanced caramel sweetness compliments the perfect hop additions.. truly a nice smelling beer.

Taste: (3.0)

- Good enough to bottle. That is what I say anyway. The caramel and pine and bitter hop represents well, and this is truly a nice pale... though a touch robust in flavor, and it seems perhaps pulled a touch early. It does show some aceto-like traits of high esters and cider-like tartness. However, it is tasty yet, and to be had fresh as possible. Balance is king, and it's early boil bitterness is unmatched.

Mouth Feel: (3.5)

- Solid medium body and is very well carbonated, almost too much so... though it makes the beer look stellar. Bit drying from the bitter hops which is wonderful, and only a touch chewy and cloying.

Overall: (3.0)

- This beer is pretty, and is made with what seems like great ingredients. It is balanced, nicely bittered, and sits in a glass perfectly for a nice amount of time. There are some off flavors however that equate to tartness from an early pull, or ester-like aceto in the mix. If that wasn't present, this would be up there with the likes of Fort George's Sunrise.. though for me, that is a hard oatmeal pale to beat.

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3.47/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle from Roth’s Sunnyplope store in S.Salem. $4.99 Pours a slightly hazy dark golden colour with a large bubby off white head. Aroma is subdued and mostly of oats,slightly grassy hop and hay Taste not so subdued with resiny hops and smooth oat and a touch of toffee. Nice yet odd on the tongue smooth from the eats yet well carbonated at the same time! OK beer drinkable.

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3.49/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy, head dissipated quickly, not a lot of aroma, hop presence/flavor on the low-mid point for taste in an APA, more like a UK pale. Before tasting I had assumed that the oats are added to smooth out the bitterness but the oats add a slipperiness to the feel more than reduce hop bite.

Overall: seems informative about effects of oats but not something I'd seek out.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bomber poured into my large Gulden Draak tulip, Burnside's Oatmeal pale is auburn with an off-white head leaving light lace.

Smell is fairly hoppy, citrus, not pungent, but a nice sweetness. Apricot comes out as it warms.

Taste is also citrusy, fairly full hop flavor caramel, a little bubblegum, with a nice herbal hop snap and firm bitterness on the finish.

Mouthfeel is smooth and dry, some crispness, medium light bodied.

Drinkability is pretty good, nice flavor, soft, rounded mouthfeel from teh oats, but the driness counters that somewhat. Leaning a bit more in the English style, well executed, if not terribly thrilling.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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Burnside Oatmeal Pale Ale from Burnside Brewing Co.
3.81 out of 5 based on 83 ratings.
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