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RATINGS: 687   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A dry stout brewed with Rappahannock River oysters.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (2416) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - OCT 11, 2012
Looks and pours nice and dark. Drinkable and in itself harmonious brew, but a somewhat lackluster stout with more mineral than salty, lighter mouthfeel than expected (roasted malt+water) than full caramel stout qualities. Are the Rappahannock River oysters used the ones that don’t taste of oyster, or did they only throw in one per batch?

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CardsFan25 (79) - - OCT 10, 2012
Good stout.Unique but good initial taste. After taste is not bad but it does have one. I would drink it again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (16652) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2012
dark black ... thin tan head .. soft dark roast ... soft toffee nose ... juicy roast ... light roast ... light salty mellow roast

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dommod2011 (704) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2012
Lively little number this. Never had oysters before. I think I expected more, was going for 3 in a row but this fell a bit short. Bit like the English seaside. Promises much but often fails to deliver. This is more Brighton than Weymouth though. I put the glass to my ear to check if I could hear the sea but I just got wet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kita (1347) - Koper, SLOVENIA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottled, 0.355l. Clear dark brown color with medium frothy brownish head and lively carbonation. Strong aroma of roasted coffee, caramel, yeast and seafood, apparently oysters. Taste starts with roasted coffee, followed by sour yeasty and mildly fruity taste. Mouthfeel is a bit salty, but no other taste of shells or other seafood. Aftertaste still roasty and quite hoppy. Full body, thick texture and lively carbonation in palate. Expected some disgusting combination, but appeared fully acceptable...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (5590) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle from bierzwerg.de. Almost black color with medium beige head. Roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, salt. Taste, roasted malt, coffee, salt, milk chocolate. Nice bitterness in long salty finish. Very tasty., nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cervewtf (52) - - OCT 6, 2012
Botella. color negro y espuma cremosa y poco persistente.Aroma roasted malt, alcohol y notas a mar. sabor cafetoso y final dulce. Cremosa y oleosa.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5397) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2012
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Bottle: The aroma consists of chocolate/cocoa, roast, vanilla, and faint coffee. It pours a dark brown with some orange transparency and a small soapy beige head. The flavor starts with moderate chocolate, caramel, and vanilla. The finish has mild roasted coffee with a hint of smoke. It’s light-medium bodied with mild carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (5188) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Bottle shared by Dogbrick at Septoberfest V: Septoberfest Rises on 9/29/12. Brown pour with a thick tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate and caramel. Malty and briny flavor with some chocolate before a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3001) - California, USA - OCT 4, 2012
4 oct 2012, bottle. Black. Nose is crushed cocoa beans. Med body and mildly fizzy. Big cocoa bean flavor. Faint tinny notes. Nice enough easy drinking stout. No oyster notes though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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