Ohio City Oatmeal Stout | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Ohio City Oatmeal StoutOhio City Oatmeal Stout
BA SCORE
3.9/5
374 Ratings
Ohio City Oatmeal StoutOhio 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
Ranking:
#7,394
Reviews:
103
Ratings:
374
pDev:
8.97%
Bros Score:
4.1
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
90
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 374 |  Reviews: 103
Photo of shreha
4.3/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Got this at the Rail, with a stout-soaked burger and a Great Lakes/Rail pint glass!

Look: deep brown, small head
Smell: coffee, roasted malt
Taste: coffee, malt, hops

I like it! A smoother stout, not very bitter.

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Photo of CMT63
4.73/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of schoolboy
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is an excellent stout. It's nice to see it around town in bottles. We really need it year round.

It is very pretty in the glass. All black and lacey. The aroma is actually quite outstanding (raised my original rating). Malty brown, roasted and hopped just the right amount.

The taste is very authentic - not really American. I wish it were more American (over the top). It is, none the less, very good.

I don't know what this brew costs elsewhere, but in the brewer's home town, these things are a steal. Highly recommended as an easy drinking stout.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SailIntoTheStout
4.4/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of malfunxion
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kcc
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zp6167a
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours opaque, dark brown in color, with 1/4 inch head. Taste is oats, sugar, and slightly roasted malts. Really loving this beer. This one may be one of my favorites from a brewery I like. I would get a six of this and then some if I could find it easily. Rivals Rogue for the best domestic oatmeal stout.

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Photo of Dewsby
3.06/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mlockman
3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The flavor of this oatmeal stout, while perhaps not anything that will make you say "wow!", is 100% on-point for the style. Furthermore, the creamy mouthfeel makes this beer an easy drinker that is a nice alternative to Edmund Fitz.

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Photo of ONUMello
3.49/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass, just a bit past its best by date of 1/31/16
A: Dark brown, almost black with a one-finger head
S: Oatmeal, burnt malt, chocolate malt and cocoa
T: Generally matches the nose but quite burnt overall which isn't particularly pleasant. Adds a bit of smoke
M: Medium-bodied, bitter
O: I'll give it another try fresh/on tap but I'm not sure how that will help

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Photo of 420Dude
2.89/5  rDev -25.9%
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 rspauldi
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Harrison8
3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a rich black, with a foamy beige head. Any bubbly lacing that is kicked up on the glass after a sip disappears quickly. Biscuit and roasted malts, lactose, and a little caramel sweetness form a great aroma. A little caramel mixes in with roasted malts, and oats to form a creamy taste. Mouth feel is creamy, although somewhat thin. Overall, a good beer. It gets better and better with each sip, even though my first impression of it wasn't that great.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of PatrickCT
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prototypic
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.07/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of FBarber
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shanegatter
2.87/5  rDev -26.4%
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 DMarlinJ
3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Wajohnst
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of byronic
3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slatetank
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I tried this from the bottle with a few months of age on it, poured chilled in a stout glass.

The color is dark opaque with thick beige cap with fine bead , lace sticks in a film. The smell is very nice with slightly fruity aroma and mild caramel sweet scent with light herbal hop note and a mild roasted coffee odor. The feel is moderately bitter with dry roast texture up front and medium carbonation with light creamy body with dry finish and light char texture.

The taste is very good with creamy body light roast coffee with mild bitterness and light fruitiness with subtle caramel sweetness and light char in the malt with toasted quality and subtle mineral taste from yeast with dry finish and some caramelized sugar flavor in the back. Overall a solid stout I would drink anytime, a good American interpretation of the Oatmeal stout style

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Photo of dbattey
3.63/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ohio City Oatmeal Stout from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 374 ratings
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