dlovell2 (1349) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours black with a coffee colored head. Milk chocolate and smoky roasted malt aroma. Flavor is sweet caramel with coffee, chocolate, and smoky roasted malt. Dark fruitiness in middle with a light salty brininess and mineral chewiness. finishing with roasted coffee. Nice oyster stout .
Leafs93 (1945) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours deep dark black with a small tan head that quickly dissipated. Aroma is roast, espresso, dark chocolate. Taste is mild bitters with a touch of sweetness. Medium bodied, light bodied and silky smooth. Nice.
AWISLguy (1967) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Total Wine in Jensen Beach. No bottle date. Pours brownish with a bit of a tan head. Aroma has raisins and light chocolate and molasses and sweet caramel. Taste is of sweet caramel, some rum raisin, other fruits, a touch of chocolate and perhaps salty brine. Medium bodied without much alcohol presence. Finishes dark fruity sweet with caramel. Tasty, a bit heavier rum raisin than should be, but also caramelly. 13.8
John25 (1240) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Black with a soapy thin head. Aroma is cocoa, black licorice, and roasted malt. The taste is very complex - cocoa that comes in waves, a subtle dry finish from the oysters, some earthy notes, a little dark fruit, and oak wood. Very smooth full body, with average carb. I love this. A+
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skmikeg (1466) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours pitch black with a one finger khaki head with nice lacing. Aroma is of roasted malts, chocolate, bakers coco, burnt wood, and some light mineral notes. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma with both milk and dark chocolate notes, light mineral/brine notes, and roasty notes. has a medium body with a very creamy mouthfeel and a semi dry, semi bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, a tasty oyster stout that has a nice palate.
glennmastrange (2488) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - NOV 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Moderate toasted, dark chocolate and mild coffee aromas for the malt, light herbs and earth fro the hops and yeast, with soy sauce and a hint of sea shore in the background. Head small, creamy, brown with some slippery lacing and good legs and is fully diminishing. Color is very dark brown. Flavor starts lightly sweet and lightly to moderately acidic, then the long finish is lightly to moderately acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, watery with a lively carbonation, and a finish that’s a little sticky. A Foreign Stout deep and rich in aroma and bold in flavor.
bkurtz (1009) - PERU - OCT 4, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle - Pours dark brown with creamy, small, but lasting head. Toasted malts with earthy notes. Some off flavors in this one, not for me.
slowrunner77 (7854) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
"A nice rendition of an oyster stout, done export style. Fairly rich and robust with lots of dry roasted grains and some chocolate coming through. Just a hint of brine in this enjoyable brew. Really dig the style."
HonusWagner (1872) - Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Great example of the style, with a nice roasty character and a touch of briny or mineral note. I think this really captures the Export/Foreign stout style nicely, deviating from more typical stouts just slightly enough that a blind drinker could tell something was up.
Westchesterco (1538) - mclean, Virginia, USA - SEP 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Poured from a bottle shared with my ratebeer husband it is a dark brown color with no head. The aroma is like a fudge store and the taste is strong coffee flavor that changes into a coffee and black licorice aftertaste. Where are the oysters?