Abita Select Naughty Quaker | Abita Brewing Co.

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86
very good
51 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States
abita.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is an oatmeal stout that is brewed with pale, caramel, chocolate, and roasted malts. Oats are also added to give the beer a fuller and sweeter taste. The roasted malts give the beer its dark color as well as its intense flavor and aroma. The flavors of toffee and chocolate are prevalent but not overpowering. Since the beer gets so much flavor from the malts there is not a lot of hop flavor. There is just enough hop bitterness to complement the sweetness of the malt.

Added by brewskifan55 on 10-27-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
51
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
9.72%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mcsweenb
4.42/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cramerican
3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of whitetale
4.55/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Color is opaque dark.
Aroma is of mild chocolate.
Taste is mild chocolate. Improves as it warms - as with all stouts in my opinion. There may be some coffee in there but it is very subdued. A very smooth stout.
Mouthfeel is good.
Overall, a very good oatmeal stout - smooth with a very good chocolate flavor on the end.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Pounders in Aberdeen, SD.

Appearance : minimal head, could be just the draught. Chocolate dark brown to black body, 90% opacity.

Aroma : chocolate syrup, sap, oatmeal, milk. Mild hop in the distance. Medium bouquet.

Flavor : oat and sap, cocoa powder, some milk chocolate, some nuttiness. Ends with slight coffee, charred notes, and milky flavors.

Mouthfeel : easy drinking. Creamy, medium to full bodied.

Overall : this was great. Nice roasted flavors and oatmeal character.

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Photo of BDeibs
3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pegasus
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Dark mahogany in color, opaque to light, with a large, robust tan head, and prominent, unbroken lacing.

Aroma: An abundance of dark malt greets the senses, with prominent coffee, bitter chocolate, and dark cocoa.

Taste: Opens with prominent bitter cocoa and chocolate, these carry throughout the taste. There are hints of black licorice as well, though quite subtle, as well as molasses. Late in the taste, the cold coffee dominates.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, full and rich, velvety to the palate.

Drinkability/notes: Very nice, quite authentic to the style, a fine example.

Presentation: Packaged in a sixty-four ounce brown glass Pecan Street growler, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of swierczt
4.27/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheSleepyMonkey
4.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Vanilla bean variant from cask...

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Photo of flr0605
3.86/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of buzzy
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryan91676
4.45/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamesStreet
3.36/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ChaseTheAce
3.57/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chefjohn15
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WDJersey
3.72/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap 12/20/2014 at Boundary Brewhouse in Pawtucket, RI, served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a short brown head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains coffee, oats, roasted malts, some chocolate and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with a hearty roasted malt character. Then some flavors of coffee and chocolate come in. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, decent kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

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Photo of Tuck_leepulin
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of BayouBengal1537
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Bezy901
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Yet another hit from Abita. I had a weird impulse while drinking this. As tasty as it was I couldn't wait to make a stout beef stew with it! It has a smoother taste than most of the other stouts I've had. Less coffee notes than expected but that made for a surprisingly light stout.

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Photo of agreenman19
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of JayNat
2.9/5  rDev -25.8%

Photo of CitizenGrain
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of kjkinsey
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%

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Abita Select Naughty Quaker from Abita Brewing Co.
3.91 out of 5 based on 51 ratings.
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