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Caboose Oatmeal Stout | American Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.87/5
Very Good
113 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
American Brewing Company
Washington, United States
americanbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beertunes on 02-28-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,371
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
113
pDev:
13.44%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 113 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of jwc215
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle:

Pours black with a creamy light brown head with good retention, leaving trailing lace.

The smell is of rich chocolate, dark earthy notes, mildly roasted coffee.

The taste is of chocolate, some brown sugar and dark earthy notes/licorice. Finishes with a roasted bittersweet character.

Smooth - medium-to-full bodied.

A fairly rich, solid oatmeal stout with a smooth texture, nice chocolate character and a balanced finish.

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

Photo of nhirsch04
4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DucksFan16
3.11/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pianoguy
3.48/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle

Pours a solid black body with a tan head. Good retention and lacing

Fairly prominent smells of cocoa, chocolate and coffee .Very nice !

Started to taste like it smells... but there is a big bitterness here that overpowers the taste and lingers as an aftertaste.

Full feel

Overall; Smell is really nice and I wrestled with giving it a 4 for smell... But it seems like this brewer wanted to put a bitter spin on an oatmeal stout. I am a big fan of the bitter... but not in an oatmeal stout. I prefer a sweeter oat meal stout.... it might work for my beer drinking brothers and sisters that crave the bitter (even in an oatmeal stout)

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Photo of Figgy
3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark rich pour, with creamy head. Initially strong chicory bitterness but warms up to a very solid but not outstanding Oatmeal Stout. Like most good stouts it needs time to breathe.

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Photo of shelby415
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlueSpader
3.55/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of abeeronthebeach
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aquazr1
3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dsimenson
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Diebythehops
2.24/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured out of a bomber. First indication of a problem was the smell--nice roasted notes were infiltrated by an offputing aroma reminiscent of the draft beer at my college's bar.. whose tap lines I'm sure go months at a time without even a glance from a bottle of soap. Taste followed the nose: notes of coffee, but badly tinged by lactobacillus. Too bad, I was looking forward to this one. I suggest that the brewery look into their quality control because, glancing at the other reviews, it appears I am not the first victim of a contaminated bottle of this stout.

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Photo of vladdswrath
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours dark with a nice creamy head. Smells of chocolate and smoke, taste is good but not great, delivering pretty much everything the nose delivered. It feels nice going down and while the flavor is certainly better than average, the overall experience just isn't very exciting. I suppose if I didn't have so experience with stouts, I'd be more impressed. Close, but no cigar...There are just too many other and better efforts in this category.

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Photo of Seattle_Suds
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shigg85
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of lupercmda
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drone
2.69/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Great body and head on this one, but the taste really fails to live up.

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Photo of mtndg15
4.37/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bcsbeer
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mmink27
4.17/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattreitz49
3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Moose90
4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Caboose Oatmeal Stout from American Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 113 ratings
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