Oil Change Oatmeal Stout | Flat Branch Pub & Brewery

BA SCORE
3.78/5
37 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flat Branch Pub & Brewery
Missouri, United States
flatbranch.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black as diesel oil, Oil Change is big in roasty chocolate flavors. A large amount of flaked oats gives this stout a velvety smoothness. Oil Change is nitrogen charged to give it a thick creamy head.

Added by maxpower on 01-12-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,803
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
37
pDev:
12.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 37 |  Reviews: 14
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4.2/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
3.56/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AndyBeerGuy
3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MisterKilderkin
4.18/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of strandm
4.22/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of kurth_92
4.4/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of McAfee85
4.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The name does not lie...definitely has the look of an oil change, black and dark with a good brown head. Classic stout smell with chocolate hint and a very slight bitterness. Goes down smooth from a stout.

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Erdinger2003
2.95/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured a permanent white 1/8th inch head that stayed in the glass to the last. Dark color is very opaque. When held up to the light there is a small amount of dark brown cloudiness. There were a lot of nucleation points around the bulge of the imperial nonic. The head followed all the waves of the beer, not very thick.

Smell is of slight burnt flavors. No other flavors apparent.

Flavor is light coffee with a slightly sweet finish.

The mouth-feel is smooth and very light. The flavor is light and doesn't stick on the tongue.

Overall it seems like a Guinness, only a little thicker with more British Ale yeast flavors. Good for its drink-ability, but not if you're looking for a beer to blow you away.

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3.49/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a 18oz pint glass.

Pours a pure black liquid with nice frothy and dense light tan head. The retention is heavy.

Aroma of roasted malts and oats. Bready and slightly burnt. There is some coca in there as well.

Flavor starts of with nice grainy oat notes. Some burnt roasted malt is present but its not too intense and is balanced out by some nice slight coca sweetness. The flavors are a bit mild but well crafted and the balance between the oats and roast with the cocoa notes make this brew quite delicious. Mouthfeel isn't thick or too heavy but has enough fullness to let all the flavors shine.

Pretty good oatmeal stout. Good malty flavors and a good slight sweetness to it as well.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.94/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at the source. Great appearance. Near black with a creamy beige head. The aroma brings subtle notes of chocolate, hints of bread. A rather weak scent. The flavor is more robust, with chocolate character emerging atop a lightly toasted malt body. Smooth and creamy feel. Quite easy to drink. A solid example of the style.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Oil Change Oatmeal Stout from Flat Branch Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 37 ratings
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