Snowmageddon | Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
60.3%
Liked This Beer
3.71 w/ 151 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
Texas, United States
rahrbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Sweasty on 02-14-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,159
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
151
Liked:
91
Avg:
3.71/5
pDev:
15.36%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
39
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 151 |  Reviews: 49
Photo of ilikebeer03
3.43/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vfgccp
3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of russpowell
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours an effervescent scarlet-hued mahogany with 2 fingers of fluffy caramel colored head. Slightly above average lacing & head retention

S: Faint smokeyness, fainter coffee

T: Dryness, herbal & woody bitterness, a touch of charred grain , along with smokeyness up front , faint boozey notes as well. Charred grain, a little smokeyness, some dark chocolate sneaks through as it warms, more woody & herbal notes. finishes dry, smokey with herbal hop bitterness, a touch of mintyness sneaks in, weird... Faint traces of Rauschbier in this

MF: Fairly chewy, slight carbonation, that grows smoother as it warms

As much a smoked Imp Stout as an Oatmeal, but a decent, not good brew any way you slice it. Not one I would buy again. 9.0% ABV asserts its self

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Photo of OKbrew89
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Patrickt22
4.12/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BryantForestry
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fabiand
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gagnonsux
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Matt141
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cody4prez
2.91/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lanciloti
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.06/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber into an oversized tulip.

This is a solid brew. Roasty malt flavor and oatmeal with a strong dark fruit flavor on the finish. Light chocolate and vanilla kind of gives it the faintest of chocolate chip cookie vibes. Imagine some raisins added to that cookie.

Gotta give it up for the feel here, it's roasty and bitter, but full and masks any sign of booze. Pretty damn smooth.

Well done brew out of the Dallas area. I'd love to see more goods from these guys.

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Photo of archero
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.99/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Domvan
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ranger7
4.21/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L: Black. Small tan head with good lacing. Good carbonation.
S: Dark, malty, boozy, oats.
T: Somewhat nutty, slightly roasted oats. Hides the high booze.
F: Smooth. Medium, slick.
O: Nice. Good. I love the smoothness. A boozy oatmeal stout.

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Photo of goochpunch
2.58/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

2014 bottling. Pours very dark brown, almost black with a thin tan head. Booze aroma, toasted malt, lightly roasty. Not a whole lot going on. Flavor is big brown ale up front with chocolate malts. Aftertaste of coffee and booze. Mouthfeel is somewhat flat and very sticky. Not good.

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Photo of Premo88
3.99/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 oz. bomber poured into nonic
(2015 printed on label)

L: black/black-brown liquid pushes up a FANTASTIC high-gravity head of tan foam that looks like coffee ice cream it's so thick ... super sticky, the foam is coated on the inside of the glass ... what a pour! so much percolating. lacing is good, too, and the tan collar and light skin is beautiful. no question a 5.

S: big bourbon, vanilla, soft oak ... this isn't barrel-aged? the dark malt here is massive, really pouring on the bourbon note with some darker fruits (raisins, dates) in there; as it warms, the toasted/burnt wood hits; yep, as we go, the bourbon notes are gone and the standard darker American porter/stout burnt notes take over ... still plenty of good malt sweetness, though

T: holy crap ... it's coffee-vanilla ice cream with a roasted oak character, so sweet and good, and a bitter bite runs throughout to dance with the sweetness -- bitterness might be from hops (earthy?) and could be burnt malt ... as we go, a milder flavor settles in, almost Scotch ale/old ale like with a hint of peat, bourbon/vanilla falls off considerably and raisins and huge chunk of bitterness takes over; the alcohol warmth is there, but the taste of alcohol is mostly hidden

F: relatively light and not slick ... looks thick but it's not a full heavyweight, maybe midweight with solid carbonation

O: it's no average oatmeal stout, that's for sure, playing with Russian imperial and American imperial notes as much as some good British ale notes ... it's a perfect sipping beer without being overly slick and heavy, and while it doesn't maintain its fantastic start of bourbon flavors, it's foundation of charred/burnt oak and raisin/raisin bread darkness include just enough sweetness to make it quite tasty

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Photo of clearwall
1.46/5  rDev -60.6%
look: 1 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

This was the worst beer I've had in quite some time. Have you ever seen a chocolate coke? The pour looked almost exactly like that but more watered down. The smell was extremely bitter and overly sweet at the same time. The taste was the worst part. It was like the hops spoiled in the fermentation and they were awful. mouth feel was the thinnest beer I think ive ever tasted, almost like drinking water. Bad bad bad. Avoid this one

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Photo of jborgschulte
4.36/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ruzzal
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ajdemma
3.29/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jasoncpace
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of erushing
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Techichi
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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Snowmageddon from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
Beer rating: 60.3% out of 100 with 151 ratings
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