River Horse Oatmeal Milk Stout | River Horse Brewing Co.

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475 Ratings
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River Horse Oatmeal Milk StoutRiver Horse Oatmeal Milk Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co.
New Jersey, United States
riverhorse.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A velvety smooth Stout brewed with oats and milk sugar that create a creamy finish over a dark malt base.

Added by DavidSeanNJ on 11-09-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
475
Reviews:
154
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
10.66%
 
 
Wants:
71
Gots:
93
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mkh012
4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, no "bottled on" date. Served at about 50° F in a tulip. Pours jet black with 2 fingers of tan head.

The nose is very inviting. I get roasted malts, bakers chocolate, and a touch of the lactose.

This is very well-balanced and light for a stout. I get dark chocolate, a faint cherry or prune-like sweetness, some grassy hops, and a hint of vanilla. The chocolate comes through most in the finish.

The mouthfeel is medium. If this was just a little richer/fuller, it would be an A+ milk stout.

Still probably the best beer I've had from River Horse and a beer I'd return to.

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Photo of CaptDavyJones
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 50StateBeerTour
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sk8sean86
3/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lupercmda
4.06/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uzarnayme
4.34/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SammyJaxxxx
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MacMalt
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into stout glass. It pours a dark mahogany which, when held to the light, displays ruby hues. It has a creamy tan head and lacing. It smells of coffee, cocoa, oatmeal, and malt. The taste follows the nose and the flavors blend well together. It has milk stout sweetness through the mid sip and finishes with a slight dry bitterness. It is creamy and moderately carbonated but a little thin to my taste. The moderate ABV of 6.7% allows for easy drinking. I tend to like heavier Imperial Stouts but this is a well-crafted and tasty milk stout. I think I prefer it to Left Hand's better known milk stout and I would certainly drink this one again.

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Photo of kte24
3.56/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hopstafari
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RHop
2.98/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of jams1220
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anastajia
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JonnyGee
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GregA135
4.2/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer poured a beautiful dark brown color with a nice tan head. The smell of oats, chocolate, milk and coffee tingle your senses. As you sip it, you can taste the creaminess of the stout; it leaves you with a sweet chocolate coffee aftertaste.

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Photo of malprep
3.91/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of reebtaerG
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CraigMack61
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Brewsed
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbakondi
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerbierbear
3.03/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of srmikes
3.49/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Not my favorite stout. A little bitter in the beginning and too fizzy for my taste.

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Photo of MrUse
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ultimate
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

River Horse Oatmeal Milk Stout from River Horse Brewing Co.
3.94 out of 5 based on 475 ratings.
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