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River Horse Oatmeal Milk Stout | River Horse Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
3.93/5
Very Good
486 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#6,237
Reviews:
156
Ratings:
486
pDev:
10.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
70
Gots:
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Ratings: 486 |  Reviews: 156
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3.68/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.87/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HermitDan
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.68/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KingPurple
4.52/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mkh012
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
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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4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.34/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MacMalt
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
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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3.56/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

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3.67/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.98/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

River Horse Oatmeal Milk Stout from River Horse Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 486 ratings
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