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RATINGS: 667   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A dry stout brewed with Rappahannock River oysters.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
devman171 (1052) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAR 26, 2013
UPDATED: APR 1, 2013 From a bottle aroma is slight brine and heavy roast. Taste is smooth roasted chocolate with bitter and light brine finish. Nice!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, bakers cocoa, light coffee and light earthiness with a smooth lingering roasty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (4052) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle @ midnight brewing session. Aroma is liquorice, roast, some silty/salty notes, soy. Flavour is mild bitter, mostly of roast, chocolate, liquorice and slight silt. Nice.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mokonawht (4) - - MAR 22, 2013 does not count
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyzzywyz22 (2037) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2013
Bottle, Stirchley Wines, Birmingham. Soy smoke. Poured a deep dark brown colour with a small tan head. Sweetish charred malt nose with hints of smoke and soy. Flavour was quite sweet, with further roasted malts and notes of choc and coffee. Didn’t really pick up on the oyster aspect especially. Solid, if unspectacular offering.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2148) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 17, 2013
12 oz bottle poured clear, dark mahogany in color, but looks nearly black in the glass. It has a modest size tan foam cover. The head reduces rather quickly, leaving a durable ring but little lacing. Aroma: dark roasted malts with a hint of briny oyster. Taste: Toasty, salty and smokey with just a touch of briny oyster in the surprisingly smokey finish. Sweet/bitter more-or-less in balance. Mouthfeel: medium-full body; medium carbonation; less dry than expected. Overall: A nice stout with plenty of rich, dark roasted malt flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swaroga (1481) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 17, 2013
33cl bottle. Dark brown, almost black, small brown/grey head. Nose : smoked and roasted aromas, black chocolate, cheese, oyster souse. Sip : Thick and oily. Low carbonation. Sweet , black chocolate cake like flavour . Roasted and smoky notes develop sour and bitter end. Overall the beer malt aromas are a bit too cloying for me. Not easy to drink but tasty.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Not my favorite stout representation but not a bad beer. Slightly weird sweet start with a roasted bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BRW (1146) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle. Thanks to Alvaro from petroleos blog. Pours black with beige head. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malts, with some saltiness. Same for taste, with some sweetness too. Nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HenryXXX (201) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 14, 2013
The nose is oatmeal, salty/brininess oysters and subtle fruitcake. it is really quite light on the mouth feel. The taste is fruitcake, oatmeal, and finishes with a bitterness.


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