Brown's Oatmeal Stout | Brown's Brewing Company

Brown's Oatmeal StoutBrown's Oatmeal Stout
BA SCORE
46.3%
Liked This Beer
3.61 w/ 203 ratings
Brown's Oatmeal StoutBrown's Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brown's Brewing Company
New York, United States
brownsbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by NEhophead on 05-02-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,421
Reviews:
70
Ratings:
203
Liked:
94
Avg:
3.61/5
pDev:
16.62%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
36
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 203 |  Reviews: 70
Photo of AMcT22
5/5  rDev +38.5%

My favorite Oatmeal stout. Delicious & Local!

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5/5  rDev +38.5%

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5/5  rDev +38.5%

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5/5  rDev +38.5%

Photo of dnjmed
4.8/5  rDev +33%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Great beer! What the hell, the pour looks like any other stout. Dark with a tan head, and it looks delicious.

But the smell immediately strikes you- deep vanilla flavor overwhelms the nose. Just a tasty aroma. Makes me hungy and thirsty.

The taste is fantastic. Oatmeal, coffee, sweet but strong, toffee, vanilla. Like a good cigar, with a sugary raisin aftertaste for drinkability.

This is a delicious tasty stout that is quite sessionable.

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Photo of magicderick
4.79/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my personal favorite for stouts. It consistently has a milder texture, thinner and softer mouthfeel than most stouts, almost working toward a cask ale type feel only at a cooler temperature. It could be considered "flat" but it excites my palette with texture and flavor combined.

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Photo of cbalbrecht
4.68/5  rDev +29.6%

Photo of Brad007
4.68/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a dark black color with a brown one-finger head into my glass. Nice and dark and right on cue.

Roasted coffee with a hint of cocoa and cream in the nose. Again, right on cue!

Silky, luscious mouthfeel with roasted coffee and a good dollop of cream. Think dark roasted coffee in the morning. Mmmm. It appeals to my senses.

Lingering silky mouthfeel with roasted coffee/cream in the back. Very luscious.

Out of all the beers I've had from Brown's, this one takes the cake. Well-done and highly recommended.

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Photo of kkosmoski
4.52/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Longneck poured into an American pint glass. A luscious, thick tan head sits atop the dark liquid with just a hint of ruby shining through on the edges. A nice looking stout in the glass! If smell could be described at thick, this would qualify - it just smells nourishing. Dextrins, caramel, oats, and chocolate in the nose. Flavor starts out with some heavily toasted malt, along with caramel, chocolate, some butterscotch, and a hint of a smokey finish. This stout feels medium-full in the mouth with a fluffy carbonation. Drinkability is nice, however the full flavors and semi-thickness of the body may get hard to handle after a few.

This ranks right around the top of the oatmeal stout category for me. It has the whole package - great looking in the glass, killer aroma, and full, delicious flavor. Hopefully they continue to brew and distribute lots of this!

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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of KChugsR
4.37/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

I had this beer for the first time on-tap at the brewery (Which is a great place to relax on the patio with a beer and a plate of wings). I immediately fell in love with the beer. I must have had 5 of them before I decided to switch to a lighter pale ale, but quickly switched back to the oatmeal stout after that. Needless to say, I did no end up driving myself home that night. Great beer. A store near my house sells 6-packs of it, and I am a frequent customer.

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Photo of DonWeymouth
4.33/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Smoky oatmeal flavor but still pretty great.

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Photo of bwyker
4.32/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a chalice.

A: Completely opaque with a slightly red hue at the rim of the glass. Virtually no head. Slight carbonation.

S: Mocha coffee and sweet cherries. Subtle oat aroma.

T: First rich, dark coffee and cocoa, followed by hints of sweet toffee. Minimal bitterness. Lasting coffee taste in the finish.

MF: Silky smooth, with a dry finish.

D: Light enough to enjoy on a hot day, yet full enough to notice its craftsmanship.

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Photo of musicforairports
4.3/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewpub.

Blackish, small head that leaves a lot of lacing.

Smells nutty, chocolate-y, some toffee.

Taste is smooth, creamy and flavorful. Lots of non-burnt dark malt flavors. Don't taste any alcohol, but I'd think it was higher than it was.

Mouthfeel is creamy enough without being too much. It's still watery enough to know this isn't an imperial stout or anything.

You don't generally find a 5.25 percent ABV stout with as much flavor as this.

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Photo of TheWhaleShark
4.28/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at Brown's last night. Poured a nice black, with a brown head that settled down to a nice lacing. The smell was nice and roasty, with a hint of coffee. Taste was of toasted oats up front, with a bit of typical roasted coffee in addition. Mouthfeel was surprisingly light, a little thinner than I usually like. Overall, a very good and drinkable beer.

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Photo of Whimpers
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Photo of erosier
4.23/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very nice oatmeal stout. The beer pours a really nice black color with a nice tan colored head. The smell is of a really malty aroma with hints of a nice sweet aroma. The taste is really good, very subtle and not overpowering. Hints of a subtle hops don't overpower the oatmeal and malts. The aftertaste is really clean with hints of a chocoalte taste. The carbonation is perfect and this is a very drinkable beer, If you are in the Troy, NY area, you have to try this beer. Really Really Excellent. Stouts are my favorite beers and this is definately in the top 10.

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Photo of Hollywood15
4.19/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stimack
4.15/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was pleasantly surprised to see that Brows has started bottling their beers in 12 oz. Bottles. I picked up a mix of the three that they are currently offering which is the Oatmeal Stout, Pale Ale and IPA. Bottle presentation is very classy, nice looking label. Notes on it say “Smooth, silky and rich. Brown's Oatmeal Stout was declared the worlds finest example of th style by the Brewers Association – taking home a Gold Medal at the World Beer Cup in 2004. We handcraft every batch using two-row pale, black caramel and chocolate malts. Willamette hops and a heapin' helping of flaked rolled oats.” I have had thee before on tap while visiting the brewery but had only reviewed the Oat before. The oat from the bottle poured to a pitch black color with a think two finger medium colored head that has very good retention and has left chunks of lacing down the side of the glass. The aromas are rich with roasted malts that also give off tastes of chocolate and caramel. The flavor has a little odd tail end to it but not in a bad way, very enjoyable, The feel is very smooth and creamy. For a local brew, this is very good, will be a staple during the winter months.

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Beer rating: 46.3% out of 100 with 203 ratings
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