Midnight Oil | Beer'd Brewing Co.

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3.92 w/ 48 Ratings

Brewed by:
Beer'd Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by RblWthACoz on 10-19-2013

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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by Roguer:
Photo of Roguer
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Good looking dark brown stout verging on black. Strong head retention.

Nice roasty aroma, with no hint of sourness. No significant cocoa notes; a touch of burnt coffee, but no char or ash. Toffee and caramel. A really clean oatmeal stout.

Creamy and smooth mouthfeel. Super easy to drink.

Devoid of any real flaws, the only complaint a beer drinker could make us that it's a pretty plain stout. That said, it's a nearly perfect stout, too.

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Photo of bubtheowl
4.2/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of JoshJayne
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of grahuba
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tukiluka
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billybrew21
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fitzy84
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at Seymour in Greenfield. The beer had a dark, black appearance with a thick, light-brown color head. Aromas were subtle, but i got a sense of burnt dark chocolate with some creamy coffee. The taste to the beer was bittersweet in relation to having a dark chocolate flavor. The body of the beer was very creamy and enjoyable on a cool summer night. Overall, excellent mouthfeel and aroma dimensions.

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Photo of BColton1
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of HopsHopenstein
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of MenardMa
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Robtobfest
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap 11/8/2016 at Julian’s in Providence, RI, served in a tulip glass.

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

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

T: The taste starts out creamy with sweet flavors of coffee and chocolate that are quickly followed by a strong breadiness from a hearty roasted malt character and toasted oats. The hops presence is very mild but complementary and brings a very good balance.

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

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, decent kick, very good representation of style, this is a solid stout to drink for a long time.

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Photo of Mersh
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of PicoPapa
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

32oz growler purchased at Beer'd a few hours ago. Pours a dark brownish black color with a 1/2 inch of head. Some lacing. The aroma is sweet with vanilla and caramel. Some earth and malts. The taste is dark chocolate and vanilla with some sweet oats and caramel. Some bitter black coffee towards the end with more of the vanilla and oatmeal. Caramel finish. Creamy, velvety mouthfeel. Minimal alcohol presence. Very drinkable but hearty Oatmeal Stout. Overall, a solid beer.

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Photo of sulldaddy
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

I am sampling a 2 L growler picked up at the brewery and poured into a snifter. The beer pours a rich dark brown with some creamy tan head that foams up to a surface layer and fades quickly to a sturdy edge layer. The aroma is dry chocolate and lots of roasted malt.
No hints of booze or any real hop presence on this nose.
The first sip reveals an average body and very smooth textured beer with fine rolling carbonation.
The beer is very easy to drink and the smooth body only makes it easier to go down the hatch.
Flavor is roasted malt and dark chocolate. I also get some faint coffee bean, but no hops or booze on this beer. Very drinkable and smooth. A well made CT beer in a hearty style that I find very enjoyable this evening.

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Photo of smcolw
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Deep, dark brown color where no light shines through. Modest head which leaves some spots for lace.

Dry cocoa, unsweetened smell. Just a touch of ash.

Semi-dry with a semisweet flavor. Think coco puffs but without milk. Decent body with a below average effervescence. The aftertaste is more of the same but maybe a hint berries (still not overly sweet).

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Photo of jaxon53
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sgregory
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TomMorris
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of von_kaiser
4.17/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thick, creamy and tastes like tobacco! Jet black, light-tan head w/ 1 finger of head. On cask. Delicious!

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Photo of MNPikey
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of firedwarftj
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of psdriscoll
3.68/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of braican
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Midnight Oil from Beer'd Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 87.5% out of 100 with 48 ratings
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