These premier brewing oats from Briess Malting Company are the ideal oats for making that epic Oatmeal Stout. But they are not limited to Oatmeal Stouts, oats will add a silky texture to any beer you make! Experiment and leave us a review of what you used them in and how it came out. Since oats have a higher fat content you should not store therm for an extended period of time. Good rule of thumb is to use them within six months.