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RATINGS: 674   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brewbie (455) - New York, USA - NOV 10, 2012
12oz bottle. Well, I like oysters and I like stout, so how can this go wrong? Very dark, hint of ruby color. small tan head that dissipates to the sides. Very nice cocoa and roast aroma. Nice tasting, smooth, little bit of carbination bite. Bit of cocoa in the finish.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (4136) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is roasted, coffee, taste is salty, coffee, creamy.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2251) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Roasty aroma. Chocolate-brown in color with an off-white colored head. Light bodied, roasty flavor. Notes: GABF ’13

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
geologyguy (818) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Smells like a stout But a little different like oatmeal? Very dark black appearance...smooth malty roasted taste off the bat...more bitter on finish...too hoppy a finish for me

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (1640) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle a black colored beer with a white head aroma roasted malts laurel spicy some fruits chocolate and hops flavor roasted malts laurel and spicy chocolate fruits citrus and a bitter hoppy aftertaste

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EcnarM (109) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Pours a deep brown with very little head. Coffee aroma with a little smoky hint. Coffee and faint salt on the flavor with the oyster/salt left behind. Not bad at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bnwokedi89 (72) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Color of this beer is so dark brown that it is black. This beer is so thick that you can not see through it. From a carbonation standpoint, this beer is lightly carbonated with limited bubbles flowing through this pour. This beer has a deep roasted smell and aroma almost similar to when you open a bag of coffee beans. The taste is slightly bitter but delicious. Overall this beer is like black silk and definitely worth the try for you fans of stouts and porters!

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilverfoX (470) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2015
Has a slightly salty earthy aroma, black body with no head, very dry earthy flavour with a mild chocolate aftertaste

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
kaoaaolco (8) - ft meade, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2015 does not count
Solid tasting stout. Not as silky smooth as some others. I did not taste the oysters, but love the idea!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beastwhite315 (14) - - DEC 23, 2014
Very smooth taste. Slight taste of the sea. Good maltiness and low hop character. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
voyageurmike (85) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Sampler from brewery. Cloudy dark brown with thin tan head and medium body. Some dark chocolate notes, but not a distinctive oyster stout flavor. Bitter finish.


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