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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Ratings: 1,355 |  Reviews: 563
Photo of JordanlikesAles
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jasadewi
3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

There is a large tan head on this beer, a dark blackish color that has a red tint in the light. It has a rich and full stout flavor. There are hints of oatmeal in the flavor, and light chocolate notes in the aftertaste. It smells like coffee to me. The feel is medium and average relative to other stouts. Overall, it is a good oatmeal stout from a brand that is consistently good. I would recommend to stout fans, who can get a hold of it.

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Photo of Louismmce
4.53/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bjm94
4.3/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Yancey82
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jduprey007
3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mccorak
4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeffdr123
4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not much of a head, but nice lacing. Dark brown look. Roasted malt sweetness in the nose and in the taste. Not complicated, over hoppy or too smoky. Don't get the reference to oatmeal, because it tastes like a straight forward American Porter. More interesting as it warms.

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Photo of NickyFin
3.15/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of akopczyk
4.59/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamminJay1986
2.57/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
3.72/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
4.17/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Drank the first time because it was listed on the "1001".
Drank my second time and it was better.
The aroma was subtle, but the taste and finish were long, malty and smooth.
A very nice change from the style of too much bitterness from the hops and roasted grain.
Give credit to the oatmeal.

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Photo of jimmyd8386
3.32/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerfull
3.44/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of J_Monroe
5/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Drewvel
3.22/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of juicebox
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of FrothFanatic
4.42/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Deep jet black color overwhelms the glass with a tall creamy head that dissipates leaving behind trails of creamy lacing. The smells hint of coffee, maybe a little cao cao, but no trace of oatmeal. Same with the taste, coffee cao cao but the oatmeal is very faint if not even present in this brew. Its so creamy and filling however that this could be a delightful breakfast beer. This is one of my favorite brewers and I would recommend this porter to anyone who wants to try something appetizing.

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

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rapayn01
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Despite the oatmeal in the name of the beer, this brew tasted like a fairly normal porter to me with nice roasted malt flavors. In short, a fairly normal porter.

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Photo of DrewsBrews450
4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zazzi82
3.3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

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