Oatmeal Stout | District ChopHouse & Brewery

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85
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35 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
District ChopHouse & Brewery
District of Columbia, United States
districtchophouse.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black malt creates the intense color, while adding a touch of roasted flavor to this smooth and luscious beer. Hand milled whole oats enhance the creaminess of this Stout. This brew is served with a nitrogen blend to give a smooth finish.

Added by Todd on 01-07-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
35
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
8.95%
 
 
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Photo of JeffSK
4.22/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.28/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lucular
3.49/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atrocity
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chinchill
3.44/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewpub.
Near black body with a decent head.
Medium-full body and light soft carbonation which, with the smoothness from the oats, makes this feel like a cask ale.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WoodBrew
3.61/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MarvinSnyder
4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blameo
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TomT2
3.2/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of Sludgeman
3.2/5  rDev -15.8%

Tastes more like a dry Irish stout. Nice but not to style.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of metter98
3.82/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nitro-tap at District ChopHouse & Brewery, Washington, DC

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a finger high light beige head that has good retention properties and consistently left a short head covering the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of dry, roasted malts are present in the nose.
T: Much like the smell, the taste has flavors of roasted malts. No bitterness is perceptible, but there are enough underlying hops to mask away any sweetness from being perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little airy and smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. There are slight amounts of dryness.
O: This beer is easy to drink because it feels a little lighter in body compared to other beers in the style.

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Photo of apasternak
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Loveyourbeer
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of MattXT
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of WorldWideStout
4.09/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Dark brown body with a two finger, beige head. Good lacing.

S: Oatmeal and roast. A little less bitterness than is typical for the style.

T: I really don't get a ton of flavor at the start of the sip. Then roastiness and oatmeal creep in, and is joined by baker's chocolate at the end. The aftertaste lingers for quite awhile - coffee and bitter chocolate.

M: Full and creamy, though a little too much carbonation.

O: Big, enjoyable flavors. Not overly complex, but certainly enjoyable.

The food is great.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of mendvicdog
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of 2dogbrew
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of bckayaalp
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of t0rin0
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of smakawhat
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on tap into a shaker pint glass.

A real soupy frothy cocoa brown head on this beer, milky looking too. It sits on a simple dark walnut black/brown body. Really like that head color.

Smell is a faint on almost everything except one thing. Faint milk chocolate, no roast character, but a distinct smell of milky cream that predominates.

Taste brings a little more than the nose. Mild malt and milk choclate, some small tobacco on the finish of cigarettes mostly, but a big distinct milky taste in the palate. Very creamy in feel and in taste in the palate.

It's overall pretty good but kind of light, and a heavy emphasis on this cream texture and in taste also. I was hoping for some more flavor but otherwise it's a good solid beer and easy drinking also.

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Oatmeal Stout from District ChopHouse & Brewery
3.8 out of 5 based on 35 ratings.
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