Goatmeal Stout
Iron Goat Brewing Co.

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Style:
Stout - Oatmeal
Ranked #233
ABV:
5.6%
Score:
86
Ranked #22,899
Avg:
3.89 | pDev: 9.77%
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
32
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Iron Goat Brewing Co.
 
Washington, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  2
Gots
  6
SCORE
86
Very Good
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Reviews by leedorham:
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leedorham from Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at both Jones Radiator and the Tasting room at Iron Goat.

It's always poured a bit cold for my taste but once it warms up you start to get the creamy mouthfeel and roastiness that's supposed to be there in an oatmeal stout.

I do find myself craving more character overall, perhaps that's a function of the yeast they use but I don't know.

It's a good beer, man. One that I'll keep ordering.

Aug 22, 2012
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woemad from Washington

4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

32oz grunt purchased at the brewery. I’ve had it numerous times, but have never actually reviewed it. Apparently this and the Trashy Blond will be the first bottled beers from Iron Goat, available locally by the end of the month.

Poured an inky black, utterly impervious to light. There was an inch or so of mocha-colored foam. Spotty lace.

Mollasses, dark chocolate and coffee in the nose.

Bitter and sweet tasting, with the bitter, coffee flavor and roasted malt notes and roasted in the lead. There’s a little bit of pipe tobacco and some booziness in the background, although the alcohol content isn't particularly high.

Full bodied, with a velvety, coating mouthfeel.

A really great oatmeal stout, a little more bitter than others I’ve had, but it makes for a more complex beer. I’m excited this will be one of their bottled choices, and expect I will be buying it regularly.

Mar 02, 2015
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RJLarse from Washington

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

I had a Tap-A-Draft jug filled with Goatmeal Stout at the brewery. Poured in to a holiday stein.

Pours an opaque black walnut color with a creamy tan head.

Smell is a sweet cocoa and chocolate aroma.

It tastes a lot like the aroma, coffee, charcoal and dark chocolate.

Mouthfeel is full bodied, creamy and smooth with a mild bitter finish.

Overall a very good stout. Best in the area.

Dec 14, 2014
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BBThunderbolt from Kiribati

3.51/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Woemad for the box of Spotucky goodness!

Apr 22, 2015
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LXIXME from New Mexico

3.61/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Jun 27, 2016
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StJamesGate from New York

4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jet with tan; cola + char; licorice, black pretzels, prune, cookie, and light roast to end.

4 4 4.25 4 4

Big deep flavours. Punches above 5.6%. Smooth, doesn’t overdo the roast… all good.

Aug 09, 2018
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biboergosum from Canada (AB)

3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle, another cool find at the increasingly awesome local grocery stores in Ponderay, Idaho.

This beer pours a fairly solid black, with subtle basal cola edges, and two chubby fingers of puffy, broadly foamy, and mostly just bubbly tan head, which leaves some random splattered and streaky lace around the glass as it lazily bleeds away.

It smells of roasted, slightly gamey caramel malt, bittersweet cocoa powder, dark sugar, cafe-au-lait, a certain breakfast cereal graininess, faint black licorice notes, and weak earthy, leafy, and floral hops. The taste is bready, grainy caramel malt, a sort of separate toasted ash character, gritty coffee beans, understated chocolate shavings, a soft molasses-like dark sugary thing, and more plain leafy, weedy, and spicy hops.

The carbonation is quite low and unobtrusive in its genial frothiness, the body a solid middleweight, and more or less smooth, which seems kind of underwhelming, given the guest grain ingredient. It finishes trending dry, as the malt, cocoa, smoke, and other sundry players converge somehow on that line of reasoning.

Not a bad, if yet somewhat twisted attempt at gerrymandering beer styles (overt smoke in a sweet oatmeal stout, for those not paying attention) - the base oatmeal stout character as resolute as ever, while the roasted character runs a bit rampant, to no one's real benefit. As mentioned, agreeable enough overall, but eventually you're gonna step back, and wonder why you just don't go straight and true in your choice of base beer qualities.

Jul 29, 2015
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rrock44 from Washington

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

May 14, 2016
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stevoj from Idaho

3.44/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Another bottle from Jake65. Big, heady aroma, normal taste for the style. Cool name and label. Roast, chocolate, something off in the aroma. Tastes is roasty, some smoke and some coffee bitters.

Feb 14, 2016
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thebigredone from Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.8%

May 16, 2014
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NickThePyro from Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Apr 10, 2018
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trytoketchup from Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10%

Dec 07, 2013
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Kais from New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

Dec 29, 2013
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Sound_Explorer from Washington

3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oct 08, 2015
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markallmon from Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Apr 13, 2019
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Stephen_Purdue from Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%

Jun 22, 2014
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Smileitsfreetobehappy from Alaska

3.5/5  rDev -10%

Jul 29, 2014
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LouZ from Washington

3/5  rDev -22.9%

Nov 25, 2014
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LADaveBN from California

4.07/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great coffee forward oatmeal stout. Cold pressed. Nice light feel. Overall, very good.

Sep 10, 2015
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GregSemenza from Connecticut

3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oct 14, 2017
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rarigney from Washington

3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

May 05, 2018
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jms50 from Washington

4.51/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Jul 19, 2016
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Radcpa from Washington

3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice very dark appearance with tan head that disipates quickly. Mild nutty aroma. Taste is nutty with a coffee hint very smooth without any bitterness.

Oct 19, 2017
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Mikenike from Washington

4.17/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very nice Stout! and Local!

Oct 21, 2015
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jordanginsberg from Louisiana

4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jan 16, 2018
Goatmeal Stout from Iron Goat Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 32 ratings