Portsmouth Oatmeal Stout | Portsmouth Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
portsmouthbrewery.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The addition of flaked oats add a “smooth” texture to this big black ale. Lots of chocolate roasty flavors tightened up by an abundance of Pacific Northwest hops.

Added by Bierman9 on 03-15-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
163
Reviews:
91
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
13.65%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
10
For Trade:
1
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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.01/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.54/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the pub. On nitro tap, to be more precise, which was a bit of a bummer because we couldn't get a growler of it.

Pours deep, dark ruby, nearly opaque with a chocolate-brown head.

Smells quite smooth, and surprisingly sweet and lactic for the style. Vey nice and rounded.

Tastes thick. It feels thick, too, but mostly it tastes thick. Bereft of the pleasant roughness I usually expect in an oatmeal stout, the result is a wonderful balance of bitter barley and rich milk chocolate. The balance is exquisite.

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3.41/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -31.8%

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3.79/5  rDev -6%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22oz, Best before Feb 2014
Portsmouth pint glass

A: Pours a dark brown. No real head. Thin layer of light tan head. Some sticky lacing.

S: Light roast. Some cocoa. Milk chocolate. Some lactose-like creaminess.

T: Little bitterness on the tip of the tongue. Earthy hops. Nice chocolate bitterness. Light roast. Dry finish.

M: Medium bodied.

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Portsmouth Oatmeal Stout from Portsmouth Brewery
4.03 out of 5 based on 163 ratings.
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