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Summit Oatmeal Stout | Summit Brewing Company

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414 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
summitbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Fall

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Added by truthbrew on 05-23-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,323
Reviews:
101
Ratings:
414
pDev:
11.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
60
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 414 |  Reviews: 101
Photo of wattoclone
3.7/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On nitro draft at Capone's in Norristown, PA. Extremely smooth as expected for a nitro oatmeal stout. The flavor was mild on the palate, with notes of chocolate and roasted malt. Not a rich flavored beer but smooth and enjoyable.

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Photo of EdgarGerik
4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hegg4345
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.81/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpuetz
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ffshore545
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hjmayniac
4.45/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A great breakfast beer

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Photo of jakemn91
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TEdubbaD
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stillyman11
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of andrew8626
3.65/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Norvelljeff
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
3.92/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I didn't have a chance to take extensive notes when I had it. It had the expected dark appearance, certainly a heavy dark kilned barley and some caramel notes. It has some woody and earthy note. It was pleasing and clean to drink, but the beer seemed a bit thin and didn't have the presence of other oatmeal stouts.

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Photo of Taybeh
3.93/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

have had this numerous times around town, and sometimes I've been very underwhelmed...it has seemed fairly thin, a decent melding of barley, carmel, and coffee, but only decent. Other times, this has seemed like a real revelation, being super creamy and rich, with a substantial body, full flavors of roasted barley, a little faint smoke, a little dark bitter chocolate, and a little hoppy bitterness at the end. I'm not sure if it is me, the bar/restaurant, or the beer that varies.... I'm averaging here. Definitely worth a shot.

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Photo of MNAle
4.49/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Deep black color, opaque in the relatively dim lighting of the restaurant. Light carbonation. 3/4 inch off-white to tan creamy thick head. Attractive lacing clings as you drink The verbal description does not do it justice... this is a gorgeous looking beer. Malty sweet aroma with hints of roastiness. Moderately thick mouth feel, very smooth and creamy. A bit of carbonation apparent to the tongue. Matly, smokey, hints of cocoa flavor. Slight bittering in the middle. Clean, crisp, slightly bitter finish. Absolutely wonderful.

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Photo of JimmyByrne09
5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite beer of all time, the Oatmeal Stout is about as good as it gets for me, amazing taste and texture.

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Photo of Josholson666
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Slatetank
3.89/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I tried this on tap yesterday served on Nitro pour in a pint.

the color is dark-black opaque with thick pale beige hea with whipped looking head and lace clings in rings. The smell is semi-sweet with a light coffee-like roast in the nose. The feel is creamy and smooth as a nitro stout with roasted texture and dry in the finish.

The taste is very good the oatmeal adds a light sweet edge along with nice roasted malt character but not quite burnt or bitter with a smoothness of nitro adding a creamy quality. The flavor is gentle nothing is out of place -traditional and tasty. Overall I would recommend this to fans of dry stouts or other nitrogen dispensed stouts in general it is easy to enjoy with low abv for nice session style stout.

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Photo of DaneBramage
3.44/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On tap at my local pub. Bartender had quite the time, pouring a 3/4 glass of head before done, which might explain why I'm not crazy about this stout. Maybe I'm spoiled from some of the better imperial stouts out there, because the Summit Oatmeal just doesn't quite measure up. Very smooth and drinkable, just nothing special in the taste department.

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Photo of Angerhaus
4.32/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had this on nitro and was really impressed with the creamy smooth texture.

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Photo of adamranders
3.69/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kevinlater
3.96/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

draft sample at ike's in the minneapolis-st. paul airport, oct 14 2015

a: pitch black with light brown head

s: lightly roasty nose with mild coffee and cocoa

t: more roast in the flavour, pretty rich stuff. sweet roasted malt, slightly bitter cocoa, black coffee, toasted nuts, and a hint of ash

m: medium-minus creamy mouthfeel with mild carbonation

o: good stuff!

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Photo of Fargrow
4.34/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of powdersoldier
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Summit Oatmeal Stout from Summit Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 414 ratings
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