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Triangulation | Perrin Brewery

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3.95/5
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91 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perrin Brewery
Michigan, United States
perrinbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Oatmeal Stout. Done in collaboration with Oskar Blues & Cigar City


Added by chuckgietzen on 02-22-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,040
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
91
pDev:
7.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
15
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 91 |  Reviews: 19
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3.18/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Thanks to JHartley for this one. 12oz can poured into 12oz tulip. Poured a solid black color, as expected, with just under a half-inch of dark tan head that dissipated quickly, and left light lacing.

Light roast is the most notable aromatic aspect, and, maybe some barrel? The can doesn't mention it. The flavor profile was the same, almost a prototypical American Imperial Stout taste. Nothing really notable.

The body was much lighter than I would have preferred for the style, but at least had a semi-dry finish. Drinkability was solid, nothing wrong, and you won't have a problem finishing your pour. Overall, a solid, but typical, example of the style. Worth a shot if you see it.

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3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MacStinson
3.65/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Canned date of 02/14/17

Appearance - Pours black with cola brown edging and a tan, near finger width head. Sub-par retention results in a thin, broken layer of suds and a fair ring around the edge of the glass. No lacing outside a small handful of spots and 2-3 broken lines.

Smell - Chocolate notes playing off a slightly roasty and smokey malt backbone.

Taste - Follows the nose. Chocolate and fair roasted malt upfront. Smokiness comes through mid-taste and lingers to the end. Hints of dark fruit that continue to develop as the brew warms; black cherry. Finish lingers with a bit of chocolate, caramel, smoke and some fruitiness.

Mouthfeel - Full-bodied with low-to-moderate carbonation. Slick, slightly velvety texture with a slightly dry finish.

Overall - Decent brew. Doesn't quite hit the deeper levels of most other imperial stouts, but I didn't really expect that being it's an oatmeal stout.

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4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of at7000
4.47/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Insane beer. Try it at all costs! Words can't do it justice. Like Guinness, but five times stronger and more intense.

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4.14/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jooler
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

look is black
smell is somewhat tart cherries
taste is metallic like an oatmeal stout should be but yet has a deep rich aftertaste
overall, drinkable

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Photo of Beejay
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark black in color with a small tan head.

S: Rich caramel and chocolate with tons of brown sugar, and a hit of booze.

T: Caramel, and brown sugar with chocolate, a bit of booze in the finish. Tasty.

M: Medium thick in body with fairly high carbonation, and a creamy finish.

O: Overall pretty solid.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of righthereisay
4.53/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This was pretty damn good. One of the best new dark beers I've had in years. Hope they do it again but doubt they will considering it was on clearance at Total Wine in Jacksonville St Johns Town Center. Great feel. Nice all around.

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

Photo of TH28
3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can. 3/14/17 can date. Appearance: Deep brown, opaque, with an almost nonexistent khaki colored head. Aroma: Roast and caramel maltiness with some dark cherry fruitiness Taste: Rich maltiness upfront, with a significant caramel flavor and some molassess. Light roasted quality builds to a fairly robust perceived bitterness Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, slightly syrupy, with a very low carbonation. For a so called imperial oatmeal stout, that creamy body is nonexistent Finish: Strong roasted bitterness lasts after the swallow Overall: Really doesn’t show the body and complexity of an oatmeal stout. Low carbonation leaves an almost flat beer. Decent roast, molasses, and caramel maltiness and aroma. Light dark fruit on the nose. Comes across like a flat, lifeless robust Porter with a touch of roast.

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4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

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3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Triangulation from Perrin Brewery
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 91 ratings
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