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Thick Silky Double Chocolate Oatmeal Porter | Red Brick Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.8/5
Very Good
51 Ratings
Thick Silky Double Chocolate Oatmeal PorterThick Silky Double Chocolate Oatmeal Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Red Brick Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
atlantabrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
All you suckas gather ’round, a brand new dude is coming to town! Thick Silky is a man with a plan and a hung Fu backhand, you dig? He runs the chocolate game in this city, and when it comes to all the haters he shows no pity. With his fine, foxy ladies sitting pretty in a tricked out 73 Cadillac SeVille, he’s down with the double chocolate oatmeal scene and keeping it real. So, if you crave satisfaction, Dick Silky is the man who’s got that action!

Added by jhartley on 08-21-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
51
pDev:
8.42%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 51 |  Reviews: 11
Reviews by Mphis:
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

More User Reviews:
Photo of chinchill
3.66/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Served in a pint glass at the brewery.

Relatively lively carbonation for a porter but soft. Smooth, medium-full body.

Very dark reddish brown. Clear, with a proportionate tan head that had good retention and left patterned lacing on the glass. Quite nice looking.

Aroma: Lots of dark malt and coffee with just a hint of spicy hops and dark chocolate.

Taste follows nose, although there's just a hint of coffee in the finish. Some dark chocolate and molasses too. Mildly bitter overall.

Good flavor and aroma, easy to drink, and satisfying.

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

Photo of DFries81
4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of iheartmyTHO
3.97/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Upon my first sip, I get lots of bitter chocolate and coffee, with a slight bit of nutiness. There's a dry and bitter aftertaste too. The dryness is a bit surprising but it actually works well.

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Photo of ThickNStout
3.8/5  rDev 0%

22oz bottle from Sprayberry Bottle Shop (Marietta, GA). 7.99. Bottled 9/5/14. Served in a Red Brick snifter.

Pours chocolate brown with chestnut highlights under the light. The finger and a half cap of biege froth lingers and leaves some nice clumpy lacing.

Chocolate aplenty in the aroma with complementary rolled oats, dark malts and caramel. Considerably more chocolate becomes apparent as it warms

Classic porter flavors through and through with a focus on chocolate. Roasty malt, bittersweet bakers cocoa, creamed coffee, flaked oats, burnt sugar and a faint hint of alcohol. As in the nose, the warmer it gets the more chocolatey goodness there is.

Silky, smooth, medium light body with moderate carbonation. Chocolate fudge, coffee and an earthy bitterness in the finish.

As a stout, Thick Silky could come up short but this is a damn solid porter. Roasty and chocolatey with a smooth, light body. Good work by Red Brick.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
3.62/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.72/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber into a room temperature tulip.

A: Pours a rich, dark chocolate brown with ruby highlights. Has a thick off-white head that thins out but maintains and laces well.

S: Light notes of toast and coffee, with bolder notes of chocolate and nuttiness. A whiff of hops.

T: Coffee and chocolate with notes of toast. A little nutty caramel on the back end.

M: Decent body for a porter, also with good carbonic bite that scrubs the palate well. A little on the thin side for a "thick" porter.

O: "Thick and Silky" may be a stretch. The flavors are nice and as a porter I'm on board, but I was expecting something a little on the heavier side after reading the awesomely 70's label. Still a good beer.

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Photo of corm44
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GeorgiaBeerGuy
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Mikexw
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

Photo of KG710
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of AngusOg
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber into a shaker pint, the beer is a deep, dark, auburn-brown coloring with a low profile, filmy, light, off-white head. Aromas of milk chocolate, bitter roasted coffee, cocoa nib, and some campfire smoke. Light and extremely chocolatey nose. Flavors are bittersweet baker's chocolate forward, with a dark roasted coffee undertone, subtle char notes, earthy highlights, and a pretty solid bitterness in the tail-end. Balanced and flavorful, on a smooth, dry body. The aftertaste is more of the chocolate and bitter roasted blend, and has a dry, lingering roast finish.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chris826
3.21/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zach136
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Black with light brown around the edges. Dark creme head and nice sheets of lacing.

Aroma: Rich powdered milk chocolate. Touch of roast and oat-y grain.

Flavor: Roast and chocolate are reminiscent of bakers chocolate/cocoa.

Mouthfeel: Definitely silky, and thick for a porter.

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Photo of whitenads
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Thick Silky Double Chocolate Oatmeal Porter from Red Brick Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 51 ratings
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