Saturday, April 21, 2012

Trader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal Stout

Another beer I received in a beer trade with the Beer Club 4 Men was Trader Joe’s Stockyard Oatmeal Stout. The beer pours a black color with a frothy tan colored head that leaves a bit of a lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of chocolate, cardboard, warehouse (weird), and toasted malts. The taste has dark chocolate and is a little bitter with toasted malts. There is a bit of a cardboard flavor before a coffee accents comes out on the tongue. The alcohol content is 5.2% ABV. I can’t say I was a huge fan of this beer. I was surprised that it smelled like the warehouse that it came from, and had hints of cardboard.

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