Great Lakes Ohio City Oatmeal Stout | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
88
very good
370 Ratings
Great Lakes Ohio City Oatmeal StoutGreat Lakes Ohio City Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
greatlakesbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by aaronh on 02-03-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
370
Reviews:
101
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
8.93%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
89
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 370 |  Reviews: 101
Photo of tsgooch79
2.75/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of saburky
2.76/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of brewohio1
2.77/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of shanegatter
2.87/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Decent but needs more flavor of somethings, anything

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Photo of 420Dude
2.89/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Never even thought this beer was even worth rating but I figured I'd let everyone know to not waste their money on this beer. I gave one to a friend to get a second opinion(plus I din't even want anymore after a couple and he said it tasted like they burned the ingredients.

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Photo of rhoadsrage
2.98/5  rDev -24%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

(Served in a nonic)

A- This beer has a black body that is very dense and a light creamy tan head that last for a minute never to be seen again.

S- The smell of earthy black malt is very light and only comes through after a heavy sip.

T- The big taste of coffee roasted malt flavor has a slight dark cola note to it with a clean open finish. There is a very light hint of malt bitterness that hangs on the tongue but only for a split second.

M- This beer has a light mouthfeel with a watery texture.

D- This beer is very light and soft with more black lager qualities than oatmeal stout flavors. I didn't get any slipperiness in texture or oatmeal flavor at all. Everything that the blackout stout is this one is not.

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Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of Dewsby
3.06/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of yaksurf
3.09/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattsucks
3.15/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Amish_Ambush
3.15/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Original Review: 09-24-2006

Notes: The body was thin, even for an oatmeal stout. Slight toastiness in the aroma but that was about it. Tasting notes include dark malt and just a hint of oatmeal.

Comments: This was just a mediocre offering. I love oatmeal stouts but this one did not love me back.

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Photo of JamLand
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MidwestBA
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rspauldi
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JayKay412
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerBelcher
3.26/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nice, but light. More like a Baltic Porter to me than a sweet stout. I didn't get a lot of those sweet, full milk sugar notes (maltose, lactose, etc) that I associate with this style. Way less chocolate-milk-y than I thought. However, the beer was quite roasty, light and dry. I liked it, it just wasn't what I was expecting and frankly not as advertised. Body was a red-black, head was decent, aroma was very faint, and flavor as described above.

Not bad, just not terrific. I had this on-site at GLBC in Cleveland.

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Photo of Bung
3.28/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Tap at Duckworths. Cola black pour, layer of tan with some bubbles within. Some minimal lacing.

Aroma, roast malt, milder coffee dark chocolate and milder yet anise.

Taste, definetely some oats upfront, along with a tad bit of peanut and cardboard. Nice light chocolates. Some mineral water. Very light coffee and roast in the finish.

A tad thin, a tad high carbonation, may be more a result of the establishment. Very easy drinker. Session type stout as I imagine it was intended. Not sure where the ratings anywhere near 4 could be coming from.

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Photo of jsh420
3.28/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tdmccarthy
3.28/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chasmandocharles
3.34/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jonscholles
3.38/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Uniobrew31
3.42/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.44/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of K-Dog
3.46/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Didnt expect this this to be great but thought it would have been at least decent. Very thin appearance. Smelled of slight liquorice. Taste at first was slightly mint, then just watered down nothing. I know it's basically a see soon stout at 5.6 percent but this was just not good. Oh well blackout stout will be avaiable shortly.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Great Lakes Ohio City Oatmeal Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.92 out of 5 based on 370 ratings.
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