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RATINGS: 645   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dry stout brewed with Rappahannock River oysters.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle@Home. Chocolate aroma. Black, light brown head, good lace. Light sweet, chocolate, hint of coffee, light bitter. Medium body, clean, easy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (2250) - New York, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Draught. Dark pour foamy white head. Coffee aromatics bitters and roasted malts. Good

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Temptation (224) - - NOV 21, 2012
Coffee and yeast. Good mouthfeel, with a nice balance of hops and roasted malts. However, the development is a little bit short and flat, but is nice beer anyway.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
greenclansman (797) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - NOV 20, 2012

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (1791) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Pours black...brown head.. Coffe aroma..taste is chocolate, some coffe backbone, but super smooth going down, absolutely love it...

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bwa5879 (655) - Portage, Michigan, USA - NOV 19, 2012
12oz bottle from Kalamazoo megabev. Pitch Black pour with a few inches of offwhite head that settled to be fairly dense. Smells a lot like root beer - vanilla and a bit of licorice, sweet aquatic scents are evident but just slightly. Lots of carbonation. Sweet and savory Carmel taste, toasty and good. Finish is a bit salty and predominantly dry. This is a good savory solid stout with not too heavy of a body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1141) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2012
355 mL bottle into a long glass at the York Tap. Black with plentiful light brown foamy head. Chocolate roast, dry, bitter, plenty of body and strangely refreshing. Has some candy sugar to it as well. Sweet aroma with some roast to it. Fair, as the novelty wears off after a few sips.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2158) - New York, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Stagshead tasting. Pours dark brown with very thin dissipating head. Nose of cocoa and the sea. Tastes of chocolate, coffee, oyster brine, vanilla, earth, and toast. Easy drinking and creamy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (2911) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle from Post Office Vaults; Pours dark black, roast malt aroma with some smokiness, taste of dired fruit, malts and a hint of expresso. Really liked this will have again.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerFlavoredBeer (254) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Dry coffee aroma on the pour as the finger or so of foam drains down. Some toasted wheat bread in the nose as well. It hints at chocolate but doesn’t really follow through as much as I was hoping. The relatively thin body drinks easily. Nice carbonation. Sweet. Nice backbone of dark malts that skirts the typical acrid notes rather well. The smoke comes through nicely and is well-rounded by the lactic sweetness and the muted coffee and dark chocolate. In the aftertaste, some weak and entirely unoffensive iodine-like notes that remind me of raw PEI oysters. Not bad, overall.


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