Central City/Parallel 49 2014 Calendar Day #6 – Red Racer Oatmeal Stout

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Central City/Parallel 49 2014 Calendar Day #6

  • My Rating: [B-],  N/A on Ratebeer.com

Red Racer Oatmeal Stout – Central City Brewing, 4.2% ABV – 341ml., (Surrey, BC, Canada)

on the back label:

“This Smooth Irish-Style stout is deep, dark and full bodied. The use of oatmeal in the mashtun adds silkiness to the texture and body in this ale. Roasted barley, as well as pale, black, chocolate and crystal malts round off one of our  richest creations to date. Cheers!”

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  • Style: Oatmeal Stout
  • Taste: Off-dry roast coffee malt chocolate
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: sure

Visual: Pours beer bottle brown with a small head, super micro bubbly thin layered retention, barely visible micro activity near the surface.

Nose: roasted brown sugar caramel malts. (lvl-7)-pungency

Attack: crisp malts

Mid-palate: (lvl-3)-sweetness, (MAIN) bitter roast malts, coffee, dark chocolate

Finish: burnt, dry malt finish.

Summary: Easy-drinking, smooth roast, medium bodied.