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RATINGS: 740   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A dry stout brewed with Rappahannock River oysters.

Nephilium's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nephilium (1702) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Mild roasted aroma, pours an opaque black with a light tan head. Light body, with roasted notes, and an off flavor that I assume is the oysters. The only reason this beer is in my possession is that the Flying Dog mixed pack had this in it instead of the Robust porter. Itís drinkable, but not anywhere near my liking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ehaak26 (126) - - OCT 19, 2016
Pours somewhere between dark brown and black. Lots of malt, chocolate, roast, and coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (4948) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 7, 2016
Sampled at RBSG 2016. Poured dark brown. Off-white head. Nose of roasted mates and chocolate. Medium body. Flavor is slightly briny rich malts and a dry lightly salty finish, Oyster stout for sure. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
closey22 (1686) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Black with rimmng white head; aroma is slight tangy malt; flava is mild roastiness; feels light watery with slight fizz; finishes tangy and roasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (9611) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2016
RBSG 2016 shared at the Grand Tasting after-party in the hotel lobby. Bottle. Dark brown body. Straightforward roasty profile, husky grains, lightly briny, dry finish. Solid.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
malvrich (255) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 2, 2016
12 oz. bottle 2 months out of date according to date stamp. A: Black pour with a fast falling tan sudsy head. S: Coffee and bitter chocolate smell. Faint sweetness. T: Bitter and sweet together with a hint of roast and a touch of dirt. M: Medium body with above average carbonation level. O: OK but thatís about it. Will try a couple others to compare.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (6764) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Sampled at rbsg. Very dark brown with amber. A beige head. Earthy and chocolatey. Earthy and grainy. Just a little oyster (fortunately).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaBeer1972 (1839) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 5, 2016
Bottle from Table & Vine. A jet black brew with a thick tan head. Soft velvety smooth texture. Earthy roasty flavors with subtle sweetness. Long dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JFGrind (2006) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2016
Darkest brown, medium body with licorice, roasted malts and slight medicinal aftertaste. Maybe not the best pick from the beer fridge for a hot summer night.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (9150) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Equal parts dark caramel and soy sauce with touches of smoke, burnt wood / sawdust, wet greens, peanut butter. Dusty burnt cereals and inky-chewy sugars give it an oyster sauce resemblance, but maybe Iím being led to that by the name. Itís medium bodied and rich and sticky in the finish. The oyster-mineral touches are nice, but the malt isnít sitting right for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (1192) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUN 1, 2016
355ml bottle at Beer Station, Xiamen. Pours black with a thin off white head. Aroma of chocolate and coffee, a little burnt. Dry finish,

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