The addition of oatmeal adds a smooth, rich body to the oatmeal stout. This beer style is dark brown to black in color. Roasted malt character is caramel-like and chocolate-like, and should be smooth and not bitter. Coffee-like roasted barley and malt aromas are prominent. This low- to medium-alcohol style is packed with darker malt flavors and a rich and oily body from oatmeal.
English-Style Oatmeal Stout
- Chicken in Mole Sauce
- Aged Cheddar
- Sweet Potato Cheesecake
- Stagecoach Stout, Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
- Back Road Stout, Millstream Brewing Co.
- Velvet Merlin, Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Dark Brown to Black
Slow to Medium Rising Bubbles
Hop aroma and flavor are optional, but should not overpower the overall balance if present. Hop bitterness is medium
Coffee-like roasted barley and roasted malt aromas are prominent. Caramel-like and chocolate-like roasted malt aroma should be evident
Fruity ester flavors are very low
Not common to style
Diacetyl should be absent or at extremely low levels
Low to Medium
Pale, Flaked Oats, Chocolate, Victory, Crystal, Black Roasted Barley