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Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout*Packaging may vary

Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout

Oatmeal Stout /5% ABV / England, United Kingdom

Oatmeal Stout
Tasting Notes
Smooth, Creamy, Roasted, Round
Food Pairing
Dessert - Chocolate & Coffee, Cheese - Hard Aged
Suggested Glassware
Pint Glass
Suggested Serving Temperature
45-50° F

Product description

Originally a drink for lactating mothers, oatmeal stout was described as nutritional on early labels. Oats are in the same family as barley, and a small addition yields great flavor. Popular in the late 1800’s, the last oatmeal stout was brewed before the First World War until Samuel Smith reintroduced this style in 1980. Almost opaque, with an unusually silky texture and complex, medium-dry velvet palate. Bittersweet finish.

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Drizly's take

Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout stands among one of the few ales still brewed with well water and fermented in traditional stone Yorkshire squares. The combination of an organic water source and classic methodology comes together to produce a sultry brew that goes down smooth and finishes with a bittersweet aftershock. 

This vegan stout makes a delightful and thoughtful selection for entertaining friends who prefer an herbivorous option with flavor. Samuel Smith stout beer pairs well with classic European entrees. Think national favorites like bangers and mash, shepherd's pie and fish and chips. Post a review for friends online and ask them to rate their favorite stouts for you in return. 

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