Road Slush Stout | New Glarus Brewing Company

Road Slush StoutRoad Slush Stout
BA SCORE
3.87/5
633 Ratings
Road Slush StoutRoad Slush Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
newglarusbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 02-10-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,644
Reviews:
249
Ratings:
633
pDev:
9.56%
Bros Score:
3.96
 
 
Wants:
104
Gots:
76
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 633 |  Reviews: 249
Photo of Tilley4
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Lordsloth for this tasty little brew...

Very dark brown pour, good head and lacing. You can actually see through this one... Strange...

Decent aroma of dark roasted malts, a bit of chocolate and cocoa, and what could pass as a slight cherry aroma...

Very tasty brew... This is definitely its strong point, its taste. Wonderfully dark and malty with a slight smokiness, a nice oatmeal-iness (?) To it, and a great aftertaste of cocoa...

Slightly creamy with decent carbonation..

I actually thought this was a pretty good oatmeal...a good effort of the style...

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Photo of bennetj17
3.72/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fairly dark black color, faint touch of foam with decent lacing. The aroma is a robust, smoked coffee flavor. The taste is dry, bitter, and toasty all the way through. Not very sweet at all, with a slight sourness in the finish, although the alcohol is not that noticible. Mouthfeel is not as thick as some oatmeal stouts, but it was foamy with good carbonation. Semi-smooth. This oatmeal stout was unlike most other version I've had. It is much less sweet, and didn't have the intense smoothness created from the oats. If you don't like a very sweet malt but just a nice dark bitter stout- you will like this...

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Photo of Zachtheporter
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Hugonaut13
4.28/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brittanylicious
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kunstman
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Photekut
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of robwestcott
3.57/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

poured cold from the bottle a deep cola to dark chocolatey brown to a 10oz surly darkness goblet with a full finger short lasting foamy tan head with a bit retention. the last ounce or so stayed put in the bottle given a healthy bit of sediment in the bottom of the bottle.

pleasant aroma of chocolate and mild espresso roast.

subtle bitter roasty espresso forward, bittersweet chocolate, oats.

a bit thin, mild bitter to semi-sweet, medium carbonation.

drinkable - sure, pretty drinkable.

not great, but not a bad beer. middle of the road.

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Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brewcrew76
3.63/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Solid black with a 2 finger brown head. Nice lacing stuck on side of glass.

S - Chocolate aroma and maybe a hint of coffee. Very subtle and subdued.

T - Oats, chocolate, roasted malt, coffee. Just like the aroma the flavors are very subtle.

M - A little too thin. Creamy.

D - This one goes down very easy. Nice flavor and aroma but would be much better if they were given a boost.

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Photo of SaxmanRick
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of ALC82
4.43/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BUNZILLA
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Localdrinklax
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Rice_Nate_25
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tourdot
3.6/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MidwestBA
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of derkfromwi
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of jmarsh123
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours black with a minimal white head leaving a wisp.

Smells of chocolate, roasted coffee and oats.

Similar flavors as the aroma. Chocolate and roasted coffee up front. There's a definite grainy characteristic throughout along with the oats and a good amount of hop bitterness. Overall very pleasant.

Medium bodied with medium-high carbonation.

Very pleasantly surprised by this one and I usually think oatmeal stouts are kind of boring, but New Glarus once again proves they can make me like something I didn't think I would.

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Photo of Rihup
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of brystmar
3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark brown pour, average head and lace. Nose holds deep, roasty malts; chocolate; good amount of yeast. Taste follows suit with a nice, full body courtesy of the oats. Hops join the party towards the end; finishes dry with lingering hop bitterness.

Another good beer from New Glarus, though it cannot compete with Breakfast Stout. :)

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Photo of beerwolf77
3.63/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into my pint glass the beer is a dark brown orange with a beige two finger head. After settling a fair amount of sticky lace is left behind.

The aroma is a mix of light chocolate, coffee and roast malt. Not as sweet as a typical oatmeal stout but pleasant. There's a hint of tartness as well.

The flavor is a fairly light. Mild roast malt with hints of coffee and chocolate. Not the most flavorful NG beer out there.

Medium to light body. A touch thin. Moderate carbonation.

Overall a decent easy drinker. I'm glad I got to try this one.

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Photo of mythaeus
4.41/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of eldoctorador
5/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Road Slush Stout from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 633 ratings
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