Oatmeal Stout | Free State Brewing Co.

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Oatmeal StoutOatmeal Stout

Brewed by:
Free State Brewing Co.
Kansas, United States

Style: English Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Silver Medal Winner 1997 World Beer Championships - Oatmeal Stouts.
Our classic dark beer. Full body and a well rounded flavor comes from a foundation of seven different grains. The oats add a special silky texture that complements the roasted malts. The rich malty flavor is spiced with plenty of Northern Brewer and Fuggles hops for balance. Enjoy this perennial Free State Favorite by itself or as a blend with one of our other beers.

42 IBU

Added by Bitterbill on 10-16-2001

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Photo of BeerWithMike
4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampling right now on 6/28/14. Bought this one while down in Kansas at the beginning of the month, just a single for $1.49. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a "Free State Beer" pilsner glass.

Pours black in color and you can't see through it. A small beige head is seen that settles down to a thin layer on top and sides. Ringed lacing is seen when sipped that slides back down the inside of the glass. The aroma is of roasted malts with a hint of molasses. The taste has lots of roasted malt flavor with some spice and coffee. A very slight bitter finish that doesn't last long. Perfect carbonation for this type of brew. Overall a very tasty stout!

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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Decanted from a 12 oz (355 ml) brown bottle into a conical pint glass; no production information.
A: Pours a clear, but very dark brown color with a one half to one inch head, decent retention and rings of lacing.
S: Aromas of coffee with sugar, dark berries (including their tartness), and maybe a little cocoa.
T: Sweet, like most oatmeal stouts. Flavor of dark roasty malts, coffee, anise, and pepper with saccharin-like sweetness. Bitterness evident relatively late and entirely consistent with this style.
M: Full bodied with ongoing effervescence. Slick with a clean finish.
O: A very respectable version of the oatmeal stout style, more impressed by the second (or third) go.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a nice session oatmeal stout. Decent chocolate, it's also smooth and creamy. A thin feel as expected for the style but with that easy drinking. It has an overall sweetness that I like too.

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Oatmeal Stout from Free State Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 257 ratings