Spoiled Brat
Only Child Brewing Company

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English Oatmeal Stout
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3.71 | pDev: 9.43%
Only Child Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
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Reviews by GuyFawkes:
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3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 4/13/15; drank 5/3/15 @ the Yarchives.

Black/brown appearance.

A rough pour yielded a tan head; almost no lace.

Fresh earth & bakers chocolate notes in the nose.

Medium thick mouthfeel.

Fresh earth & bakers chocolate flavors up front; faint baking soda & dry booze heat on the finish. Banana notes emerged as this warmed.

A sturdy stout with an interesting finish. I'd have another.

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Photo of brandoman63
3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bdkelly515
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. Another new twelve ounce bottle from Only Child Brewing, this one an oatmeal stout. 7.40% abv, IBU: 37, SRM: 40. Appealing bottle art.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - It pours a murky jet black with about one finger of creamy chocolate head. Minor scattered spotty lacing. Looks good for what it is, I suppose.

S - A bit of a chalky, dry aroma. Simplistic, roasty, and charred. The chocolate flaked oats are very apparent on the nose. Roasty and charred above all else.

T - The taste follows the nose: very roasty, bitter, and charred. Lots of bitter baking chocolate, with subtle notes of lactose / vanilla / cream on the end. Much dryer than I was expecting, but it grows on me the more I drink it. Seems like there was a lot of roasted barley used on this one.

M - The feel is bitter, roasty, charred, and dry. Not smooth or velvety like one would typically expect of an oatmeal stout. Medium-bodied with good carbonation. Easy-drinking stuff for the mild 7.40% abv.

Overall, a simple but nice drinking oatmeal stout from Only Child. Probably not something I would go for often, but I would recommend it to my fellow local beer enthusiasts.

Only Child Brewing Spoiled Brat -----4/5.

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Photo of bcm75
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of joshdaut
3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Spoiled Brat from Only Child Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 6 ratings