Highland Oatmeal Porter | Highland Brewing

BA SCORE
87
very good
1,355 Ratings
Highland Oatmeal PorterHighland Oatmeal Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Highland Brewing
North Carolina, United States
highlandbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stirgy on 09-17-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,355
Reviews:
563
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
11.66%
 
 
Wants:
44
Gots:
227
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of ckollias
4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a pint glass.

A: Pours a dark black hue, with a 2-finger, tan head that slowly dissipates down the side of the glass leaving a great trail.

S: Good malt, chocolate, and coffee aromas.

T: Sweet flavor with a generous roasted malt base with hints of chocolate and coffee.

M: Medium body and carbonation

O: Excellent oatmeal porter – nicely blended give great flavors and aromas.

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Photo of Acforster2
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of 6demonbag
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of EdelweissDad
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of tewaris
3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark brown, medium head, medium retention. Some lacing. Charred and acidic aroma with elements of dark fruit, mostly prunes. Tart and dark with some roast toward the end and a generally clean finish. Medium body, high carbonation. Drinkable and certainly not a bad beer. However, it will have a hard time standing out.

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Photo of JAHMUR
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of CarolinaKev
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Soomars
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of skrblr
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of crownrl28
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of MCDub
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of mcmeekin91
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of jmdrpi
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of TheDinger
3.3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass. A nice deep brown, nearly black pour with a generous 2 finger tan head. Smell was very coffee up front with a bit of chocolate and wood quality. Taste was where this was a bit disappointing. Comes off very strong coffee and a bit metalic. Almost no oatmeal quality IMO. More like a stout than porter. Taste is somwhat distracting with some burnt wood notes. Feel is a bit dry and stout like with some cream at the end. Overall- It's an okay/average beer. The taste was the biggest letdown. Too metalic and woody. Heavy coffee like a stout. Worth a try, but I won't be back-

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Photo of kneeland
3.39/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not much of an oatmeal thing going on here. I got more of an IPA taste. That was drinking out of the bottle. Then when I tried it in a pint glass, it got better. Hints of chocolate, pretty stouty, very rustic with malt.

The appearance is really nice. Really dark, but it isn't too heavy. And the head is a pleasant surprise. Tan, foamy, it sticks around a while and keeps thing afloat.

Overall I'm not in love with it, but I don't really have anything negative to say about it either.

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Photo of t0rin0
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of Blumstein
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Sabrewolff
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of GrantBrennan
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of jeanphony
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Partridge
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of MisterE
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of Stef422
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of mttdls
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Highland Oatmeal Porter from Highland Brewing
3.86 out of 5 based on 1,355 ratings.
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