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RATINGS: 631   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A dry stout brewed with Rappahannock River oysters.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (8724) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle: Deep amber coloured with stable tanned foamy layer, dry toasty nose, molasses detectable; moderate dryish bitter flavour with a light acidity; dry roasty and chocolatey finish, accompanied by a malty bitterness. Good…

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brewbie (453) - New York, USA - NOV 10, 2012
12oz bottle. Well, I like oysters and I like stout, so how can this go wrong? Very dark, hint of ruby color. small tan head that dissipates to the sides. Very nice cocoa and roast aroma. Nice tasting, smooth, little bit of carbination bite. Bit of cocoa in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
erickok (3411) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - NOV 9, 2012
Dark bown body and bubbly creamy tan head. A 5.5% stout.. can’t be very rich, right? Well the aroma is rich enough with cacao, tea, seaweed, herbal candy and some roast. And the taste is actually quite rich and special. An interesting dry mouth feel, but it’s not really my kind of thing. So I was wrong in my original assumption, but still not too crazy about it. (33cl bottle from De Bierwinkel Leiden)

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fluffy (1465) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - NOV 8, 2012
i had another oyster stout years ago and loved it, which is odd since i dont like oysters, so had to try another. and with flying dog, you know you cant go wrong. this one is fantastic-rich, malty, cocoa and toffee notes, no oyster-ness that i can tell. really good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kiwianer (3317) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 8, 2012
The head is creamy and brown, the body black. It smells roasty, nuts, full bodied, maltaromatic, chocolate-coffee. The taste is full bodied, aromatic-creamy, roasty, coffee-aromatic-sweet, sweet-roasty. Very tasty, very good!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
portableparty (1909) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2012
12 oz. bottle. Pours deep brown with a soapy khaki head that dissipates to a wispy film and collar. Aroma has light chocolate malt and toasted nut and fruitiness. Taste has toasted malt and dry bakers chocolate with some nuts and fruit. Palate is medium/full with a dry coating finish. This is solid!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Bish (1124) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2012
Very normal. Am I normal? Was that Neds? I think it was. Saw them a couple of years back playing God Fodder from start to finish. Bought my mate who lives in Oz and loves them a t-shirt, it’s still sitting in my t-shirt drawer never worn. God I’m boring myself.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
walleye (1066) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Poured black with a tan head. aroma, dark chocolate, molasses, smoke, coffee, vanilla, roasted malts, caramel. flavor smoke , coffee, chocolate a touch if citrus. good drinking beer

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3824) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 5, 2012
12 ounce. Dark body in pour. Very creamy. Almost milk stout in taste. Bit of chocolate and roast. Light body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jhp40219 (296) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 3, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a snifter glass. Pours a dark black with a small light tan head that fades quickly leaving a bit of lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and roasted malts. Taste is a combination of dark and milk chocolates up front with slight smoky malt, coffee, and dark fruit in the background. There is something different in the taste that I assume is the oysters, although having never actually eaten oysters I can’t say for sure. It’s not overwhelming though. Definitely a salty aftertaste and a bit of burn going down. If the ABV wasn’t on the bottle, I would swear this had a much higher alcohol content. Not an incredibly heavy body, but still thick and definitely creamy. Great active carbonation too, but not overly active to where it stings. Great beer! I could see where this would go great with any kind of chocolate dessert.


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