And perhaps oatmeal stouts aren't super sexy like those aforementioned stouts, but this lesser-known style in particular should't be ignored.
Well for one, its high 4.1 average rating on Untappd should tell you something.
But for two, because oatmeal stouts take everything you love about a stout—rich, dark, chocolatey—and add an incredibly luxurious, velvety mouthfeel.
Courtesy of some magical alchemy, aka oats, oatmeal stouts capture an intriguing interplay of taste and texture in a way few other styles nail. These are often special, one-off beers that are here one day, gone the next. For example, Side Project's Derivation (Blend #10) ranks as the highest all time on Untappd's top-rated beers in the "Stout - Imperial / Double Oatmeal" category but is no longer in production.
Luckily, we rounded up the styles that are still in production and ranked the highest last year.
Untappd's 10 Highest-Rated Imperial/Double Oatmeal Stouts of 2022