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Iron Horse Stout | Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery

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Brewed by:
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
Illinois, United States
flossmoorstation.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-13-2002

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#34,137
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
31
pDev:
12.57%
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Photo of jeonseh
2.6/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I had this on tap at Flossmoor on 3/9/08.

A - a nice dark black with a light cherry wood hue that sits at the bottom of the glass. There was a small head that slowly fades to nothing and really thought there was no reason for there to be so little head given the low ABV.

S - light hints of roasted malt trail up into the nose and there was also a light hint of the oatmeal heartiness also but on the whole that is about it and was not too fragrant at all.

T - there is a malt roastiness that really dominates this brew; also a light hint of caramel sweetness seems to come in on the backside to offer a slight counterbalance to the roasted flavors. Also can taste a slight breadiness imparted from the oatmeal as well. However there seemed to be a slight bitter aspect that seemed out of place on the whole. The aftertaste was a light roasted, smoky taste

MF - light carbonation that goes with the bitter roasted flavors. Body seemed a bit thin to me and this was not as creamy as I thought it would be especially given the infusion of oatmeal. Seemed even a bit violent in the mouth for a stout.

D - overall a non offensive stout created by Flossmoor that seems more created to be drank as an easy going, lightly flavored beer that should be drank with food instead of a beer that should stand on its own merits. I do have to give them some props though for serving this at the right temperature as it was great to have an actual beer that for once was not ice cold.

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Photo of mdm46410
3.83/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Flossmoor Station, and served in a shaker. This stout poured a deep black color with a thick, creamy, tan head that lasted. Some excellent lace was left around the glass. The aroma consisted of roasted malts, chocolate, and a bit of coffee. The flavor was very roasty with notes of chocolate and coffee lingering at the end. The mouthfeel was medium-bodied with light carbonation. A nice stout from Flossmoor.

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Photo of GbVDave
4.1/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a pint glass at Flossmoor Station 1/27/07.

A: Pure black and opaque. Dark brown one finger head that recedes to a dark brown ring in under a minute. Sticky dark brown lace, too.

S: Aromas of roasted malt, chocolate, and oatmeal.

T: Rich flavors of roasted malt, smooth oatmeal, coffee, bitter chocolate, and a hint of green hops in the finish.

M: Thick and rich and quite creamy.

D: Excellent drinkability. This is one of my favorite locally made stouts and it's quite possible to drink this one all day long.

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Photo of DrunkMcDermott
3.95/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Brown head kicks up a few larger bubble than an average stout, and fizzes away quickly, I had no lace. It has that watery but substantial mouthfeel you usually get with a good hand-pulled English beer. Taste reveals complex coffee and cocoa notes, a subtle suggestion of whisky, and a warm oatmeal feel. It gives one that feeling only those who have become acclimated to a slightly oily stout can enjoy. It's bitter, but not hoppy-bitter. I'm left with an impish grin… or am I just puckered up?

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Photo of cretemixer
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pure black & thick. Caramel colored head. Coffee, chocolate, malts dominate the nose. The first sip doesn't disappoint, all the flavors are there. Served a liitle cold for a stout but warms up nicely. Nice creamy mouthfeel & very drinkable.

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Photo of Andy
4.2/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Surprisingly sweet upfront, unexpected but appreciated. Very thick, chewy brew. Great alcohol level creates a warming treat.

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Iron Horse Stout from Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 31 ratings
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