Hipster Breakfast
Southern Prohibition Brewing

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From:
Southern Prohibition Brewing
 
Mississippi, United States
Style:
Stout - Oatmeal
ABV:
5.8%
Score:
89
Avg:
3.96 | pDev: 8.59%
Ratings:
67
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Dec 29, 2018
Added:
Dec 18, 2013
Wants:
  7
Gots:
  17
SCORE
89
Very Good
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Notes: None
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4.46 by jordanginsberg from Louisiana on Dec 29, 2018
 
4.08 by Hallbrauhaus from Mississippi on Jun 29, 2018
 
4.03 by Squire from Mississippi on Jun 29, 2016
 
3.68 by JoshuaWilkins-38 from Tennessee on Jun 06, 2016
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4.09/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by woodychandler from Pennsylvania

Once more, we have a CAN courtesy of my local, in-person trader, tone77, who CAN show up on my porch whenever it is CANvenient for him. He brings such great beers and is outstanding about returning the empty CANs for further transfer to Jeff Lebo. Viva The CANQuest (tm)!

From the CAN: "Cicada Series [-] Seasonal Offerings From Southern Prohibition Brewing"; "ci-ca-da Named after Mississippi's favorite invasive species, our cicada series features limited edition selections that cycle with the seasons."; "CANs: Infinitely Recyclable (tm)".

The loud Crack! revealed another brimful craft CAN and although it was a pounder/pint CAN, I decided to employ an inverted Glug. There was an initial pseudo-cascade, followed by the creation of three fingers of dense, rocky, deep-brown head with decent retention. Color was Black/Opaque (SRM = 44) with mahogany highlights only at the edges. I was a little surprised by the nose since it was as roasty as the 'Gansett Autocrat from earlier today. It turns out that Oatmeal Stouts CAN be roasty. In this case, it was coffee & dark chocolate odors that caught my attention. I will readily cop to the fact that Stouts are not my bag as a self-avowed/described hophead & I CAN always get smarter about them. Mouthfeel was creamy and smooth on the tongue, almost like a dollop. The taste had a very roasty bitterness, more toward black coffee than dark chocolate, although there was enough sweetness to put me in mind of it, also. Man, this was really rich! It was like an extremely rich brownie! I kept thinking that it needed vanilla ice cream or something to go with it. Suddenly, it hit me - they just began CANning Founders' Rübæus. I will review that next & set some of both aside for a blend. Unadulterated, the finish on this one was bittersweet, more like unsweetened, vice dark, chocolate. The coffee flavor was now undeniable, especially as it warmed slightly.

Apr 15, 2016
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4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

16 oz can. Pours near pitch black with thick tan head, fades slowly to thin layer with lots of lace. Roasty aroma. Taste is chocolate n some smokiness, mild licorice in the end. Medium soft mouthfeel. Overall solid oatmeal stout.

Dec 19, 2015
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Knobs303 from Colorado

First beer from MISS. Great Job. Very nice Oatmeal Stout.

Oct 22, 2015
 
4.03 by sdeese21 from Louisiana on Oct 01, 2015
 
3.59 by bfranks from Louisiana on Jul 26, 2015
 
4 by djgustafson from North Carolina on Jun 20, 2015
 
4.57 by EvolutionAles from England on Jun 18, 2015
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2.86/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5
by Beer-Zombie from Oregon

Again I don't know why this makes you write a review. I have no review to write. This is an optional field. Blah blah blah

May 09, 2015
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4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by BayouBengal1537 from Louisiana

16 oz. can poured into imperial pint glass. Pours a jet black, thick brown colored head. Smells of roasted malts, coffee. Taste is sweetness, dark roasted grains, coffee, bitter chocolate. Medium hop bitterness to help balance all the sweetness. This is a full bodied oatmeal stout, smooth. Overall, a very enjoyable full-bodied, roasty ale. Well done Southern Prohibition Brewing.

Apr 19, 2015
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4.7/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
by goochpunch from Texas

Pours out dark brown to black with ruby highlights and a tan head. Smells of roasted malt, toffee, and English hops. Tastes bready with roasted malts, dried fruits, herbal hops, and caramel. Mouthfeel is smooth, creamy, and full. This is an excellent oatmeal stout. Very English in character.

Apr 12, 2015
 
3.81 by Brewsed from North Carolina on Apr 12, 2015
 
3.96 by -Rick from Massachusetts on Apr 07, 2015
 
4.09 by jgpineda from New Jersey on Apr 01, 2015
 
4.21 by freundianslip from Missouri on Mar 29, 2015
 
3.5 by nathanmiller from New York on Mar 17, 2015
 
3.89 by dbuchz on Mar 17, 2015
 
4.25 by rojapa from New York on Mar 10, 2015
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3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by adapt313 from Michigan

Pours black with a thick kahki head with some staying power. Smells like dark fruit and coffee with a little bit of bitter baking chocolate. Taste is moastly the same but less fruit and more bittee chocolate. Chocolate and hops linger for a while on the finish. The feel is right where it should be for a relatively lower alcohol oatmeal stout, I always prefer them thicker but this is nice. I would have no problem drinking this beer again. Unremarkable but, for the style, very good.

Mar 06, 2015
 
4.46 by MJ64 from Mississippi on Mar 04, 2015
 
4 by jbeervt from Vermont on Mar 01, 2015
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3.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
by GregJ from Louisiana

Pours black with a finger thick brown head. Smells of roasted malt, dark chocolate, cocoa nibs and molasses. Tastes of roasted malts, creamy, a little astringent, coffee and burnt. Aftertaste of Burt malts and coffee. Medium light body and medium light carbonation.

Feb 20, 2015
 
4.38 by chris826 from Mississippi on Feb 15, 2015
 
3.88 by TheBrouMaster from Mississippi on Feb 13, 2015
 
3.79 by JohnofUpton from Massachusetts on Feb 11, 2015
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3.71/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by ilikebeer03 from Texas

A: pours black with a half finger of tan, thick head. good retention and lacing.

S: malty sweetness, dark fruits, traces of chocolate and coffee

T: roasted malts. some sweetness. bitter chocolate, a bit of coffee, slight bitterness of finish.

M: good mouth feel. I would prefer it to be a bit thicker, but that is personal preference. It is appropriate for the style.

O: good beer. would buy again.

Jan 31, 2015
 
3.85 by MarkyMOD from Colorado on Jan 23, 2015
 
4.12 by tbryan5 from Louisiana on Jan 17, 2015
 
3.67 by kylehay2004 from Illinois on Jan 16, 2015
 
3.54 by Fitze from South Carolina on Jan 12, 2015
 
3.75 by astronautjones from Michigan on Jan 12, 2015
 
3.98 by JISurfer from South Carolina on Jan 07, 2015
 
4 by Volsdawg10 from Mississippi on Jan 02, 2015
 
3.75 by corwindamber from Mississippi on Dec 28, 2014
 
3.48 by Brevbin from Louisiana on Dec 25, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by CraigTravor from California

great job!! this is a tasty beer

Dec 21, 2014
 
3.57 by Summer92 from Mississippi on Dec 20, 2014
Hipster Breakfast from Southern Prohibition Brewing
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 67 ratings