Highland Oatmeal Porter | Highland Brewing

very good
1,355 Ratings
Highland Oatmeal PorterHighland Oatmeal Porter

Brewed by:
Highland Brewing
North Carolina, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stirgy on 09-17-2002

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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1/5  rDev -74.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.38/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pour: Dark brown like a maple syrup color with a light beige colored head
Smell: Roasted, almost burnt coffee aroma and chocolate
Taste: Roasted malt and chocolate flavors are abundant with slight bitter acidity. Balanced well with hops
A very good solid, tasty porter

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Dark translucent brown. Thin head that disappears pretty quickly.
S: Quite aromatic, with toasted grains, toffee and a bit of coffee.
T: Rich coffee, caramel, and a noticeable hops kick towards the end that I like quite a bit.
M: A bit thinner than I expected, but smooth and pleasant overall.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks Deuane!

A - Poured a deep brown body with some ruby highlights...two fingers worth of creamy, light brown head...slow retention settling to a full cap...nice lacing

S - Right off the bat I actually picked up some floral hops...chocolate is lingering...roasted malts

T - Again, the hops are very present in this one...the rolled oats make an appearance in the middle and mellow out the hops...the add a smoothness to the entire beer...there is a roast flavor that settles in...it provides some dark chocolate notes that finish the beer nicely

M - Medium bodied...creamy and smooth...hoppy start with a long roasty finish

O - I've been wanting to try this one for awhile and Deuane was able to hook me up...this was a very drinkable porter...the hops were surprisingly forward, but the oats kept everything happy

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1/5  rDev -74.1%

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3.97/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours very dark brown with just a touch of amber highlights when held to light.  A small tan head rises and falls pretty quickly, leaving behind minimal lacing on the edges of the glass. 

S: Chocolate is up front, along with some coffee, slight roast, and some hops in the background.  Really nice complexity in the aroma. 

T: Again, chocolate malt up front, with subtler oats, roast, coffee, and hops.  Starts out rather sweet with some milk chocolate and finishes somewhat bitter with the coffee, roasted barley, and hops.  

M: Lighter side of medium-bodied with a moderate level of carbonation.  Smooth and slightly creamy on the palate.  

D: Nice little porter that has a good bit of complexity and balance.  Nice transition of flavors throughout each sip.  

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3.55/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- pours a deep brown color with a finger of light tan head. Pretty pour retention.

S- aromas of malt sweetness and semi-sweet chocolate on the front end. Coffee tones and oat in the middle. Finishes with a faint balancing floral hop note.

T- bittersweet flavor. Nice balance between malt sweetness and bitter roasted malt/leafy hop. A notes of semi-sweet chocolate lingers on the palate.

MF- silky mouthfeel with a medium body and average carbonation.

D- nice drinkability.

Overall a solid offering.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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