Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout | Elysian Brewing Company

Dragonstooth Oatmeal StoutDragonstooth Oatmeal Stout
BA SCORE
86.3%
Liked This Beer
4.03 w/ 966 ratings
Dragonstooth Oatmeal StoutDragonstooth Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company
Washington, United States
elysianbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-20-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,108
Reviews:
356
Ratings:
966
Liked:
834
Avg:
4.03/5
pDev:
10.17%
Alströms:
3.78
 
 
Wants:
113
Gots:
182
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 966 |  Reviews: 356
Photo of Lingenbrau
4.19/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NeilSilber1
4.4/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very dark stout, a bit bitter.

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Photo of Guppy314
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a bottle, pours an opaque black with a one-finger lingering dark tan head. Rich aroma of dark roasted malt. Taste follows as very malt forward, with noticeable carbonation, a decently full mouth feel, and a hop driven tangy finish. While it's somewhat "creamy", it's carbonation and hoppy-tang make this fairly UN-oatmeal-stout-like ... but still a solidly nice stout.

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Photo of mpenske
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ninjakillzu
4.52/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Pint Defiance tulip. The body is black, with a creamy tan finger head. Aromas consist of dark chocolate and espresso. The flavors are the same. The feel is medium/high bodied with medium carbonation, smooth, and a dry finish.

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Photo of TrueOregonian
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours pitch black with an inch of head on it that goes away fairly quick.
Smells of chocolate and oats.
Taste like it smells. It goes down smooth with an after taste that is sweet chocolate that lasts a few seconds and then is gone. Doesn't stay on the lips and is one delicious stout

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Photo of CvCarlos
4.6/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JonCorbett
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dbauer
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ksimons
4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-almost black in color with a fingers worth of tan colored head that sticks to the glass and leaves a nice layer of lace around the top

S-aroma of chocolate, roasted coffee, and a bit of char

T-taste is similar to the smell with a roasted malt backbone, oatmeal, chocolate, and a bitter finish

M-medium to full body, moderate carbonation

Overall a better than expected stout but the amount of hop bitterness makes it not super drinkable

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Photo of Nunya
4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of beer-fan-1
4.59/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Outstanding! Full bodied flavor and feel. Aftertaste lingered but did not fail. Stayed strong.

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Photo of Yermomsfavorite
3.57/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vma
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cmurkar
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours pitch black with a one inch tan head. Good retention and lots of lacing. Smell is powerful dark malts with some coffee and chocolate. Taste is predominately chocolate and roasted malt with faint sweetness. Smooth mouthfeel, with moderate bitterness and a dry finish. Very reminiscent of an imperial stout. Packs quite a kick for an oatmeal stout, but blends it together well with the flavors. Very enjoyable.

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Photo of Ozzylizard
3.91/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

$ 5.09/22 oz ($ 0.231/oz) at State Line Liquors, Elkton, MD
Bottle possibly dated 11/13/15 (but overprinted so hard to tell) at 42 degrees into a hand washed and dried JK snifter, allowed to warm to 50 degrees.
Aroma weak chocolate and roasted malt, fades away by the end of the glass
Head large (4.5 cm, aggressive pour), light brown, creamy with rocks, slowly diminishing to three mm ring and partial layer
Lacing excellent – wide bands of curtains, mostly tiny to small bubbles
Body dark brown/black, opaque
Flavor – chocolate predominates initially but at the end some hoppiness comes through; no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, soft carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 3.5, Flavor 4, Palate 4.25, Overall 4

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Photo of OKCNittany
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gburns2767
4.11/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Smoky flavor. Love it.

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Photo of imfinished
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrandonR
4.66/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Immortale25
4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Dogfish traditional oversized snifter. Label says 10/9/15.

Pours a fully opaque black color with a 1/2 inch dark tan head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves small clots behind.

S- Deep dark roasted malt nose with notes of dark chocolate, some char and a bit of vanilla.

T- Great combo of bitterness coming from both the hops and roasty malt. Very vibrant and flavorful. Bitter char aftertaste is quite nice. Alcohol is well concealed.

M- Sharp from the hops while also being creamy. Medium carbonation and a full body.

O- A very enjoyable hoppy stout that packs a flavorful punch without being too hot.

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Photo of Viaduck
3.83/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pour very dark with a rich tan head that quickly dissipates. Aroma consists of chocolate, grain, citrus & alcohol. The flavor is dominated by yummy dark chocolate, not too sweet, a little salty with a slight grapefruit bitterness.
Update: tried this a 2nd time & I'm lowering my score. The flavor seems lacking, does not deliver all that is implied by the aroma. Also felt thin. Still Very good.

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Photo of akolb
4.39/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Black and foamy, just how I like it. Chocolate in the aroma, heavy roast and a bit of brightness. Bitterness and alcohol at the back of the tongue. Subdued sweetness and malt balance things out, but this is definitely a bitter beer. Their is a little hoppiness hiding in their somewhere that makes things interesting -- maybe a little lemon, odd as it sounds. Fairly smooth and creamy, but not as much as most oatmeal stout. A great beer, for those of us who like our imperial stouts roasty, chocolaty , and bitter.

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Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86.3% out of 100 with 966 ratings
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