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

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Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout)Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout)
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Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout)Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout)

Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Gavage on 10-29-2004

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled on 5/16/2007 and poured into an Imperial Pint glass. I have to give this one a solid four across the board. Definitely not for the weak-hearted. Poured the darkest shade of brown, almost black, but not quite. Off-white head that dissipated quickly into a thin skim of foam; thin, consistent lacing through the tasting. Nose presented with strong aromas of molasses, malt and brown sugar. Flavor similar to the nose, as well as strong flavors of coffee and chocolate, that become more palatable through the tasting. Full mouthfeel with a milky smooth finish. Some alcohol astringency, but not at all unpleasant - also a somewhat earthy, smoky ending. Very pleasant and could become a staple.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at TJs Everyday.

A-Deep dark brown with very thin ruby highlights at the bottom of the glass.

S-Aromas of roasted coffee and cocoa powder.

T-Chocolate and roasted malt with a mild earthy hop finish. Could be a bit sweeter for the stylr.

M-Medium bodied and a bit rich, but not as silky as my favorite oatmeal stouts.

D-Very nice. This was an early craft beer fave for me; nice to revisit it a bit later.


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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap from Sunset Grill and Tap in Allston, Mass. Was presented to me in a 13oz. toulip glass. The beer was a near pitch black in color with about a half finger of dark tan creamy head. Some lacing throughout the sample, and no other outright signs of carbonation.

The aroma was of hearty roasted malt with touches of chocolate, slight grain, oat, and coffee.

The taste has a syrup like molasses consistancy with innitial flavors of black chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, black strong coffee, and alcohol. Very warming throughout the sample, and even more so as the beer warmed. A slight toffee-ish after taste and ever so slight bitter finish.

Mouthfeel was medium/heavy with a syrup-like coating of the palate. Very little carbonation.

The beer was enjoyable although hearty and filling. Perhaps better saved for after a meal, the beer could easily be a dessert in and of itself. Some very nice flavor characteristics and an all around ejoyable beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to tgeorgf for hooking this bottle up in a trade

A - Poured a black color with a brown head that leaves lacing behind

S - Is of roasted malt with coffee and chocolate scents

T - Follows the nose roasty with coffee and chocolate flavors

M - This beer has a fuller body with medium carbonation to it

O - This is a good enjoyable beer for the abv its very easy to drink its a good beer to relax with worth getting your hands on to try sometime

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a 1 finger slightly tan head. The moment I stuck my nose in the glass I thought chocolate and oatmeal. Those are the 2 prodominant flavors I pick up. Maybe a little coffee as well. Very slight hop aroma. Very smooth and velvety texture, a good mix of mouthfeel and carbonation. The roast coffee bitterness mixed with some hop presence are the notes I am getting in the flavor. Vanilla flavors too. Slightly sweet. This is a pretty good beer in my opinion. No real alcohol notes. Medium/heavy mouthfeel.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew is probably the best I've had from this brewery. This brew poured out as a really nice black color with a creamy looking brown head on top. The smell of the brew is chocolaty and roasted with some light sweetness on the nose too. The taste has a little bit of some coffee like flavors along with a sweet roasted malt character in there too. The mouthfeel is creamy, thick and dry in that order. Overall this beer is really nice. Worth a try for sure.

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Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 1,318 ratings