Keep It Crunchy
Brewery Ommegang

Keep It CrunchyKeep It Crunchy
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From:
Brewery Ommegang
 
New York, United States
Style:
American Stout
Ranked #240
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
86
Ranked #18,065
Avg:
3.84 | pDev: 8.07%
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
54
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 24, 2023
Added:
Jan 22, 2022
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  7
This hardy granola stout is all the sustenance you will need on your next outdoor adventure. Complex and flavorful, it overflows with pecan aromas and vanilla undertones. Bestowing a subtle sweetness that pairs beautifully with the silky texture derived from flaked oats and dried cranberries. #KEEPITCRUNCHY

Malt: Midnight wheat, flaked oats and blonde roast oat malt
Hops: Magnum and Fuggles
Adjuncts: Oats, Dried Cranberries, Cocoa Nibs, Honey, Pecan, Vanilla
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Rated: 4.02 by jcoleMA66 from Massachusetts

Dec 24, 2023
 
Rated: 4.02 by saymike32 from New Jersey

Aug 19, 2023
 
Rated: 4 by freewill35 from Indiana

Jul 15, 2023
 
Rated: 3.29 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

May 21, 2023
 
Rated: 3.93 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Mar 22, 2023
 
Rated: 4.31 by beerrat from Virginia

Mar 10, 2023
 
Rated: 3.77 by hockeypuck from Maine

Mar 04, 2023
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Reviewed by SpaceCamp from Virginia

3.56/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a dark cola-colored brown that forms a half-inch khaki head that is slow to dissipate, leaving behind solid lacing and superior retention. The aromas are dominated by oats, roasted malts, nuts, hints of vanilla and cacao. Taste is roasted malt, pecans, cacao nibs, vanilla, hints of honey and brown sugar. The can claims cranberries but I could not detect any fruit flavors. Medium body. A fine oatmeal stout, but it lacks some of the boldness that separates the great stouts. Still, a fine treat at good cost.
Feb 20, 2023
 
Rated: 3.93 by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

Feb 20, 2023
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Reviewed by JayQue from Virginia

3.71/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
An OK brew, but I usually expect to get blown away by Ommegang beers!!!! Poured from a 16 oz can into a pint glass, this beer was looking good!! A dense black color with some reddish highlights coming through. The head was big, frothy and khaki colored with good retention and broken bands of foamy lacing on the glass. Taste and aroma were pretty average: some bready malt, a little vanilla and a grainy "breakfast cereal" like aspect. On the whole, rather undistinguished!!! Mouthfeel was rich enough for the style, a little alcohol warming (but no "burn" or harshness) and otherwise smooth. I just didn't think there was enough here, especially from Ommegang!!!
Feb 04, 2023
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Reviewed by BigIronH from Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
This version is 9%. Pours an inky black with a finger of brown head. Reduces to a thin ring and a decent cap. Nose is cola, baked bread, and honey granola. Taste follows suit with a coffee bitterness finish. Feel is medium thick with a good carb bite making it nearly effervescent. Overall, a good experience if only slightly above average.
Jan 22, 2023
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Reviewed by markfill from Tennessee

2.37/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2
What the heck happened to Ommegang?I never had a bad beer from them until last year.However,had their Three Philosophers last year,which I buy every year,but I wasn't impressed for some reason.Now,my wife has their Keep It Crunchy Stout....its ok,but not anywhere near what I would expect from this brewery.And,it has caramel color added(right on the can).If I had seen that,I wouldn't have allowed it to be bought.
Looks good,dark and brown.Smell,inoffensive,sweet,no complexity at all.Taste is inoffensive,vanilla forward,no complexity as it moves down the tongue.Lots of oats?, feels thin to me.Overall,inoffensive,nothing bad,but a mediocre beer at a premium pricepoint.
Nov 05, 2022
 
Rated: 3.69 by SViterileroux74 from Texas

Oct 30, 2022
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Reviewed by Whyteboar from Michigan

3.92/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Not sure if I should tell everyone what I tasted here as I drank it past the BB date, so I will just state that this should be consumed fresh, not cellared.
Wasn’t bad at all, just no flavors listed still remain, save the vanilla which was actually bitter.
Drink fresh!
Oct 21, 2022
 
Rated: 3.93 by WynnO from Florida

Oct 08, 2022
 
Rated: 4.17 by nodnaut

Aug 20, 2022
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Rated by TheBigBoy from Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
It is what it says it is, just not what I am looking for in a beer.
Aug 07, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by newcastlemike from Connecticut

Aug 06, 2022
 
Rated: 4.31 by Mallow14

Jul 30, 2022
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Reviewed by Franziskaner from Missouri

3.86/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Black in color with minimal light penetration. There’s a quarter inch of creamy brown on top. Moderate, soapy lacing is present. The aroma is of caramel, toffee, cranberries, pecan, cocoa, and dark malt. I’m tasting caramel, toffee, pecans, and cranberries. The mouth is smooth and dry.
Jul 09, 2022
Keep It Crunchy from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 54 ratings