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RATINGS: 638   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A dry stout brewed with Rappahannock River oysters.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Miamibeachlira (3) - Florida, USA - APR 18, 2013
Fantastic dry finish ... Light coffee aroma and taste at the end ... Deep black color ... Light head the disappears almost immediately ... Medium carbonation, again .. The dry finish is more evident as you drink more of it ... Enjoyable and a must have with the actual oysters ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfredvik (1100) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2014
Black body with a reddish hue. The light-brown head is small but very long-lasting, and it laces the glass well. Strong, sweet and malty aroma with tons of dark caramel and chocolate. Quite dark roasted with mild coffee. Heavy roasted and strong flavour of dark caramel and chocolate, soy sauce in the finish and fruity hints. I’ve never(!) had oysters, but I assume that they are causing the notes of salty soy sauce. Quite much sweetness initially, despite the dry finish, and there is also a light bitterness. A bit watery mouthfeel, but it’s smooth and dry, so fairly pleasant. Soft carbonation. Good stuff!
[33 cl bottle, from Vinmonopolet Vika, Oslo]

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
patrick767 (3566) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 19, 2014
bottle - Pours black with a small, light tan head. The aroma is of dark roasted, coffee accented malt. The flavor is also roasty with coffee and chocolate notes. It’s medium bodied with a good, robust taste. Well done though I don’t notice the oysters adding anything.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
monkeychugg55 (856) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Dark brown pour, black in the glass with a small tan head. Pretty roasty aroma with chocolate and caramel. The flavor is pretty much the same, but with an emphasis on burnt malt.The finish is dry, and has a salty character and a weird earthy flavor I will assume is from the oysters. Not bad I guess.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4165) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2014
Rejting from memory: Bottle at Porterfestivalen 2013 AP: dark brown body, wee head F: bitter, sweet chocolate, thin body, caramel toffee

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MayumiH (79) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Oyster flavour is not that noticeable. This beer is mild in every way. Very smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8037) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle. Black with a cream foam. Aromas are coffee and blackberries with caramel. Earthy and smoky with lemon. Flavours are rich coffee with bittersweet dark chocolate and slightly tart berries. Earthy with hints of seawater. Fairly robust roast malts bitter finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lb4lb (2530) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Pours light black. Smell is roasty malt, slightly savory. Taste is roasty malt and a light tart brininess. Kind of thin body and dry. Bubbly for a stout. I only pinpoint "briny" because I know what it is. Decent. Not bad, and a bit different but not something I was overly impressed with either.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tillmac62 (181) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2014
BBD 226/14. Pours used motor oil black with a nice head. Outstanding lacing and average retention. Nice nose of chocolate, anise and roast over a slight salty sea note. Light medium bodied with a smooth texture that approaches slick. Below average carbonation with almost no effervescence on the finish. Extremely well balanced flavor profile that has some complexity, but is not as intense as Bell’s Kalamazoo or FBS. It begins with a chocolate note that flows into a slight roast bitterness. Underneath is a very subtle saltiness. The finish is smooth and the finish leaves you with a lingering chocolate bitterness and a touch of salt.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AKORN (128) - Virginia, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Sour, chocolate, charred malt, dark fruit aroma. Very dark in color with a small off white head. Charred malt bitterness, dry, semi sweet chocolate, light salty sea flavor. Good beer

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
e303 (68) - - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle to stout glass. Black pour with beige head. Aroma is total chocolate, roasted malts, faintest bit of brine/salt. Taste is chocolate, malts, bit more saltiness. Finish is decent with a slick mouth and moderate carbonation. Really like this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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