Dragonstooth Stout
Elysian Brewing Company

Dragonstooth StoutDragonstooth Stout
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From:
Elysian Brewing Company
 
Washington, United States
Style:
Oatmeal Stout
Ranked #77
ABV:
8.1%
Score:
90
Ranked #9,201
Avg:
4.03 | pDev: 9.93%
Reviews:
385
Ratings:
1,064
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 01, 2024
Added:
Nov 20, 2002
Wants:
  130
Gots:
  205
Rich, Complex, Full-bodied.

Style: Imperial Oatmeal Stout.
Tasting Notes: Pours a deep, midnight black with a light tan head. Smells of coffee and dark chocolate and the mouthfeel is velvety smooth with flavors of roasted malts, oatmeal and warm bread. Dragonstooth is a very drinkable stout-satisfying but not heavy.

Malts: Pale, Munich, C-77, Chocolate, Roasted Barley and Rolled Oats.
Hops: Bittered with Magnum, finished with Cascade and Centennial.
Body: Substantial.
IBU: 56
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Rated: 4.18 by jbolger from Connecticut

Jan 01, 2024
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Reviewed by atigerlife from Hawaii

3.74/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours black with a brown head that has nice lasting power.

Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruits, brown sugar

Taste is dark chocolate, cocoa, burnt brown sugar, chocolate milkshake, coffee and roasted malts

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and cleansing.

Overall, a decent brew. Worth a try.
Oct 23, 2023
 
 
Rated: 4.63 by MontanaBowens from Ohio

May 14, 2023
 
Rated: 5 by dtseeker from England

Nov 28, 2022
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Reviewed by hreb from Washington

3.52/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
22oz bottle, experience by 05Jun22. Served in a curved glass. Brown tinged edges around black with a pleasant mocha brown head. Potent aroma suggests unsweetened coffee and sour mash. Flavor doesn't convey nearly as much in the way of a roasted barley flavor, and while there is a hint of that brewed coffee flavor, the focus here is on bitterness and spicy alcohol rather than dark malts. There is a creamy mouthfeel in the finish, but it's degraded by overly fizzy carbonation. I love an imperial stout but this is not my kind.
Mar 02, 2022
 
Rated: 3.75 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 07, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by xungmound98 from New York

Jan 06, 2022
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Reviewed by BigGinge from New York

4.56/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5
Appearance: Black. Nice hockey puck of dark tan foam. Lacing all the way down.

Smell: Nothing but pure roasted malt and iron. Beautiful considering how many stouts are bombed with all sorts of flavorings today.

Taste: Coffee, iron, bread. Subtly sweet. Ashy/charcoal aftertaste reminiscent of Guinness Extra Stout.

Feel: Medium bodied. Kinda thin in my opinion. Carbonation is refreshing but not as smooth as I like. Refreshing in the most dangerous way.

Overall: Very good. True to style. Well done.
Nov 25, 2021
 
Rated: 3.87 by Calabash from Pennsylvania

Nov 22, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by NickMunford from Wyoming

Jul 17, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by billservo from Washington

Jul 16, 2021
 
Rated: 4.07 by NodakEric from Minnesota

Jul 02, 2021
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

3.87/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Look - black with a big lasting tan head and lacing
Smell - chocolate and roated malts
Taste - roasted malts with a slight chocolate and coffee oatmeal
Feel - slight creamy medium body
Overall - pretty decent
Jun 01, 2021
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Reviewed by BNSlums from Germany

3.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured out of a six-pack, Elysian is a nearby Brewer to me. I have had the pleasure of trying many of their beers. I have had Dragonstooth on tap, but never reviewed until now. It is a classic darkest black. A good and frothy tan mousse head floats atop. I could hear the carbonation on the pour. I get heavy chocolate and biscuit on the nose. A warmed chocolate croissant with dark roast coffee. There are minor hops, as malt take priority here. On the palate, the forefront is an even deeper, toastier biscuit that gives way to more chocolate. Initially there is a hop presence, but very short and weak. The oats are detectable in both flavor, and silkiness of the mouthfeel. Dragonstooth is delectably smooth not bitter whatsoever. At 8.1abv, it does not drink like an imperial, more a dry stout.
Overall, I am quite pleased with this brew. It is quaffable, yet attracts those interested in a richer and more savory experience without the heavy burden. Expect earthy, creamy, chocolate notes.
Apr 03, 2021
 
Rated: 3.92 by WAstateSEA from Washington

Mar 15, 2021
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Reviewed by backblast from Alaska

4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Tastes of dark malt and a dark chocolate finish with a mild lingering bitterness. There is some char mixed in and has a medium mouthfeel. Nice, well done oatmeal stout.
Feb 06, 2021
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Reviewed by RedBalloon from Washington

4.24/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
22oz bottle with an Enjoy By date of 4/5/21 poured into a Teku on 12/12/20.

1" light tan head. Black and opaque. Nice lacing.

Aromas of dark chocolate, coffee, and dried cherry.

Taste follows the nose, with a lingering bitterness on the finish.

Mouthfeel is smooth with a light carbonation. Medium-bodied, and not overly thick.

A very good Imperial Stout with a nice hop bitterness.
Dec 31, 2020
 
Rated: 4.78 by Anacross from Oregon

Nov 07, 2020
 
Rated: 4.02 by QuintusHorace from California

Oct 27, 2020
Dragonstooth Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 1064 ratings