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Choosy Mother Peanut Butter Oatmeal Porter | Isley Brewing Company

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4.17/5
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72 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Isley Brewing Company
Virginia, United States
isleybrewingcompany.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Jason on 01-22-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,477
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
72
pDev:
11.27%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 72 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of avalon07
4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L: Poured from a 32 oz. growler to a pint glass. Had a dark brown / black color and a thick consistency. There was a small amount of creamy, tan-colored head that quickly dissipated. Average lacing.

S: A very enticing aroma of peanut butter, chocolate, roasted malt, and an oaty quality.

T: Tasted of a small amount of chocolate, a bit of roasted malt (mostly in the finish), a ton of peanut butter, the aforementioned oaty quality, and light hops. An extremely focused flavor that delivers on its promises. The peanut butter isn't overstated, so it works well with the other ingredients. Quite tasty.

F: A decent amount of carbonation with a smooth, clean finish. Medium-bodied.

O: An exceptionally enjoyable, well made stout. Some beers advertising a peanut butter flavor don't deliver, but this one does.

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Photo of JeffKowalek
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Scott_McCool
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of McBraniel
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of J-Rice
4.62/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.69/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boone757
3.98/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Britewood
4.71/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Smooth and tasty..

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Photo of qcbrewer
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MaddDogg84
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stolenface1
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IrishColonial
3.57/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JMUbrewz
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerfiend1
4.26/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

So the first time I had this the brewery was in it's infancy and I wasn't the biggest fan. It reminded me too much of other peanut butter beers which I wasn't a fan of. Think sweet baby Jesus. It's ok, you just feel full after having 1 glass and don't want anymore.

They've obviously been fine tuning their recipe because these new batches have been delicious. Look is a typical porter black. Head is small, and falls quickly to a white ring. Smell is... peanut butter. Like someone just pulled a fresh batch of peanut butter cookies out of the oven type peanut butter. Taste is along those same lines, taking a bite of a peanut butter cup. It's sweet, rich, and velvety, but it's balanced by the thin mouthfeel. I didn't want it to be thick like a stout. Peanut butter taste doesn't stick around for long, but you keep smelling it for a few minutes after each sip. Incredibly drinkable, and you can keep going after having a glass. Well done.

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Photo of Nolynylon
4.39/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lillitnn92
4.09/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of One100grand
4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JWing
4.37/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PGVG
2.81/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of barden12
4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.89/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the growler, it pours very dark into the glass with a small head, Roasted peanuts in the nose, along with some oat. Porter taste, along with some peanut butter. Intriguing beer.

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Photo of Cobratrooper
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigbutter
3.53/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.17/5  rDev -24%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Wow - what a disappointment relative to ratings. Thin, little head, appropriately dark. Smell is flat, a bit roasty, some chemical peanut butter artificiality. Taste goes hard into the fake flavor zone. If you dig thin artificial tasting stouts, this is for you. Not horrid, just artificial.

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Choosy Mother Peanut Butter Oatmeal Porter from Isley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 72 ratings
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