Oatmeal Porter
Jämtlands Bryggeri AB

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From:
Jämtlands Bryggeri AB
 
Sweden
Style:
American Porter
ABV:
4.8%
Score:
84
Avg:
3.64 | pDev: 15.11%
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
3
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 09, 2014
Added:
Nov 27, 2002
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SCORE
84
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Ratings by Gusler:
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Reviewed by Gusler from Arizona

4.2/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a very deep garnet, magnificent head, the lace in fine sheets to cover the glass, both a light tan color. Rich nose, loaded with malt, hints of smoke, a bit earthy. Front is sweet, top light, finish is beautifully hopped, the carbonation lively, the aftertaste. One very interesting beer, quite good, not overpowering, but possesses a very unique and complex flavor, a real treat
Nov 27, 2002
More User Ratings:
 
Rated: 3 by nmann08 from Virginia

Feb 09, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by the_danish_swede from Sweden

Jan 04, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by aztraz from Sweden

Apr 13, 2012
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Reviewed by Phyl21ca from Canada (QC)

2.95/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
Bottle courtesy of thewolf: Poured a light black color porter with a big light brown foamy head with good retention but no lacing. Aroma of green hops is surprising and doesn't mix that well with the roasted malt notes. Taste is a weird mix between green bitter hops with some corn malt easily noticeable and some roasted bitter malt. The mix between all those different tastes didn't really do it for me. Average body with good carbonation. Definitely not what I was expecting and not sure why this is rated so high.v
Apr 04, 2008
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Reviewed by JanM from Sweden

3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Poured in a nice dark brown colour with two fingers of thick, creamy foam. The smell was of yeast, caramel and sweetness. The taste was surprisingly bitter with some sweetness, chocolate and ashes. A dry and hoppy aftertaste. It's definately one of the best Swedish made porters but the bitterness put me off a little. I would have preferred the taste to be more rounded.
Nov 11, 2007
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Reviewed by Jredner from Florida

3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Aroma is sweet malts, slightly soured old coffee and cola notes. Body is black and holds a massive three finger thick frothy tan head. This head redfines lasting. It simply won’t budge. Fore is somewhat spritzy and cola tinged. Coffee and mild chocolate flavors follow. Finish is coffee acidic and slightly soured. Never get much in the way of roasty-porter flavors and the body is somewhat thin and still despite such a lively head.
Mar 07, 2006
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Reviewed by Sammy from Canada (ON)

4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Wonderful oatmeal porter, a very good brew. This has rekindled my desire to visit Sweden, with a stop at the brewery. Solidly black with incredible 80% of glass head even at the end of the bottle poured at angle. creamy smooth drinking, roasty aroma. coffee roast.Bit of hoppy bitterness in finish
Oct 02, 2005
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Reviewed by Rastacouere from Canada (QC)

4.2/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
Almost clear ruby brown body. Sexy thin off-white head. I love the mild oat flavor in the aroma, it’s expressed on a cacao foundation that would be flawless to me without this slight lactic profile. Subtle yeasty hints, very dessert like and original aromas: Dates squares, pie crust, graham cookies. Fruitier palate than the nose indicated, this is loaded with dates, figs, grapes character. There’s also this cereal bowl like yeastiness that adds a good kick to this already rather complex sub 5% beer. I’m just a bit annoyed by the slight acid bite in the roasty finish. Fitting body is medium in size, smooth with light-medium effervescence. 2 thumbs up Per!
Nov 21, 2004
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Reviewed by aracauna from Georgia

3.81/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Black ruby body with a good, sizable big-bubbled khaki head. Pretty beer. The roasty aroma has a bit of a bite. Something in there is making me think of vinegar, but it’s not spoiled. In fact, it has a few months until its "Bast Fore" date. In the flavor, that roasty bite is joined by a bit of raisins. Some chocolate rounds it out.
Jul 27, 2004
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Reviewed by bark from Sweden

3.21/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4
Colour is clear black with a touch of deep brown. The brownish, large, thick foam disappears rather quickly.

The sour smell got notes of yeast, smoke and pumpernickel. Overall, the smell is quite mild.

The carbon dioxide is at the same time soft and explosive, as the small bubbles is quite fast fading.

The taste is surprisingly light for being a porter, the taste is more on the sour side than the sweet as I expected from a porter. The dry (almost harsh), roasted body is filled with notes of rye crisp, meat gravy and camomile tea. The long aftertaste is somewhat dry with complex (yet coherent) development.

This beer got a clear resemblance with the other beers from Jämtlands Bryggerier (like Hell, Fallen Angel and Postiljon). I cannot really put my finger on exactly what it is, it is something slightly pleasing chemical taste. Could it maybe be a special selection of hops?
Apr 09, 2004
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Reviewed by jcalabre from California

4.12/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Originally sampled on 28 January 2003. This is a world class beer; thanks, Per. Nice coffee nose w/ a roasted taste on the palate & a slightly hoppy finish. It's a reddish/brown color w/ a slightly thin body. Very smooth. This is an elegant beer, unfortunately, it's not easy to get your hands on some.
May 30, 2003
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Reviewed by rastaman from England

4.52/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
My favourite porter to date, great deep brown to black appearance. Great roasty coffee and caramel flavours, with a long spicy, bitter finish. The thing i liked about this beer, was that it was very softly roasty/bitter/sweet, quite elegant i think. A very enjoyable brew, from a very good Swedish brewer, this is perhaps my favourite from them, extremely tasty.
Feb 15, 2003
Oatmeal Porter from Jämtlands Bryggeri AB
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 13 ratings