Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout) | Stoudts Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
89
very good
1,315 Ratings
Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout)Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
stoudtsbeer.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Gavage on 10-29-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,315
Reviews:
752
Avg:
4
pDev:
10.5%
 
 
Wants:
79
Gots:
109
For Trade:
0
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Photo of jmg480
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jclrxman
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Fettpopps
3/5  rDev -25%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.6/5  rDev -35%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of malprep
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of richkrull
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wethorseblanket
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Irishbeerdrinker
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThaneMcC
4.31/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a warm, deep reddish brown with several fb of tan head with solid lacing. Smells of roasted malts, molasses, earthy, coffee. Tastes roasted, sweet malts forward, coffee, cocoa with pleasant balance of hops at mid and mild bite at the end note. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with small effervescence and clean palate with only the smallest bitter note and pleasant astringency.
Overall, this is a solid imperial oatmeal stout – a little thinner than I expected – almost porter like, but quite pleasant. Easily one of the better examples of this genre.

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Photo of amymo2125
4.48/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mltobin
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of McBraniel
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nomad93
4.21/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of laurapompeo
3.53/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jrgriffiniii
3.26/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerInspector
3.47/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of xtonytx
3.64/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
4.58/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at "The Pub" in Gettysburg, PA. This beer is a pitch black offering with a nice tan head. The aromas is full of roasted grains and cocoa. the taste is a lot like the aroma with some cocoa, coffee and malt blended well for a flavorful event. My favorite Imperial Oatmeal Stout to date.

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Photo of Runbad
4.59/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of devilfluff
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of delta490
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very dark brown, with barely any light getting through to illuminate the true color. It has a creamy tan head that has almost no retention but still manages to leave some small lacing. The aroma is big on alcohol and dark fruit (think boozy raisins), tempered with just a little dark malt roastiness. The taste is much prominently chocolate malt and a little one dimensional. It's a nice dimension but it's lonely. The body is thinner with just a faint hint of carbonation.

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Photo of NonicPanic
5/5  rDev +25%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of papat444
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Flashback #173 - Sampled at Le Mondial a few years ago, very rich.

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Photo of BeerOps
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hmich176
3.84/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
4 out of 5 based on 1,315 ratings.
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