Oatmeal Stout | Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery

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3.76/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
Tennessee, United States
blackstonebrewery.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Winter

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#24,833
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
61
pDev:
10.9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 61 |  Reviews: 13
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Photo of WoodBrew
3.72/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of richj1970
3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12 oz bottle into snifter.

A: Pours dark black with one finger mocha head that leaves some nice lacing.

S: Roasted malts and coffee mixed with light chocolate and vanilla.

T: Again, roasted malts, lactose, chocolate.

M: Full bodied and a bit chewy. Almost like a bowl of oatmeal. Finish is a little sweet and slightly bitter.

O: Nice basic oatmeal stout. Not crazy outstanding, but I could make this a regular buy.

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Photo of GRG1313
3.2/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Americanzero
4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a growler to a pint glass.

Pours almost black, very appealing to the eye. Head poured to about 1 finger of a nice, dark khaki. Rapidly dissipates to a thin coating. Lacing is very fine, and notches as you drink.

Smell is a gentle roasted coffee with a hint of sharp hops.

As for taste, it is not as strong as I expected. It is a very well balanced flavor, starting with a nice sweet malt, a neutral middle, and a finish of vanilla and a hint of bitter hops.

The brew flows well over the tongue, very creamy and light. It lingers for a few moments and quietly fades out. Not drying in the least.

Overall, I was quite pleased with this local brew. It has definitely earned a spot as my session stout. An easy drinking stout with good, even taste that was quite good to drink. I am quite excited to pair it with some different food to see how it melds.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of brunsojw
3.49/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is one of my favorite styles, but I think the version that I brew is better than this.

Just a little too bitter, almost tart really. I wish it were a bit smoother.

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3.81/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigBry
3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this one on tap at the Beer Sellar, after being offered a sample. Good looking beer, black in color with a thick, brown head. Good stability and thinck lacing. Smell had some roasted malt and a bit of chocolate. Very malty sweet taste, but I found myself wanting more flavor. Also found it a bit thin, not a full body like I was expecting. A good oatmeal stout, but I think I have had better. Still gets good marks, but I will always score a small local brewery a bit higher (just my opinion).

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Photo of beerphilosopher
3.45/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had this one on tap at Blackstone ... presented as a semi-opaque black color with a thick, persistent head and good lacing. Nose is of roasted malt grains and a touch of cocoa. Predominantly sweet. As expected, very malty in tatse with some residual hoppiness making this one rather dry in it's finish. Lingering nutty character. A little thinner than I would have liked, but a good meduim-body none the less. Just a bit thin overall. A decent oatmeal stout to be sure. Not the best and not the worst ... not the best beer on tap at the Blackstone either, but worth a pint for sure.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.51/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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5/5  rDev +33%

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Oatmeal Stout from Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 61 ratings