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RATINGS: 735   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A dry stout brewed with Rappahannock River oysters.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (3660) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Pours a solid dark brown with the faintest of garnet highlights when held to light and a huge tan head that persists. The aroma is quite earthy and roasty with hints of coffee and caramel. The flavor follows the aroma. Nice roasty chocolate and coffee with a caramel and brown sugary sweetness that is cut down by an earthy almost briny flavor. Hints of dark tart fruits round out the flavor nicely. Light earthy hop bitterness linger long into the finish of every sip. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet tart and chewy mouthfeel. Not a bad stout but like other oyster stouts I’ve tried I have to ask, Why?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbfobes (2880) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Poured from 12oz bottle, pours a very dark brown almost black with a tan head, aroma has a little bit of chocolate and not a whole lot else, the flavor has some chocolate on the front end with a sweet finish of malt, really nothing stands out in this brew, not bad I suppose.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2012
Bottle from Whole Food Market, NYC 120907. Dark brown, almost black beer with a big beige head. Coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla aroma. Smiliar flavour with all nice stout tastes :-)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oRos (1516) - sacramento, California, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle shared by beerboxer. Color is black with off white head. Taste was lots of roasted malts with a decent oyster flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (8903) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle shared by beerboxer. Pours dark brown with a thin beige head and a funky treacle aroma. There is a dark molasses flavor with a lot of oyster taste. Flat and dry, but quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7868) - Georgia, USA - DEC 16, 2012
12/16/12. 12oz bottle from Beer:30. Black pour. Roasted malts hit the nose with sweet chocolate, roast, coffee, and a hint of cream and minerals. Chocolate, coffee, a touch of molasses, and more cream and minerals. A solid stout but oysters in beer is a waste of oysters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
omikr0n (856) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown to black with nice tan head. Aroma is roastiness and coffee, hint of hops and yeast. Flavor is roastiness, hops, malt, tobacco. Nice lingering bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dexcansino (575) - Andalucía, SPAIN - DEC 15, 2012
Cerveza muy negra. Con espuma cremosa y tostada. Olores afrutados, malteados y regaliz. Sabor a café, regaliz. Cuerpo medio.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (6255) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark, shiny, reflective black with a thin, light tan head. This has a thick aroma of the seaside. This is a "chewy" beer, ripe with raisin, carob and a bit of salt. Enjoyable. (#4856, 12/14/2012)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniellunsford (105) - - DEC 13, 2012
Mineral, salt, tannic notes, metallic, light bitter chocolate on the tongue. Delicious dryness without being cloying. A great sessionable stout.

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