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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
For its third stop on our multi-year trip to explore the state of New Jersey through its beer and culture, Flying Fish journeys to Exit 1 for Bayshore Oyster Stout. Oysters have had a long association with stout in the United Kingdom. This tradition was gradually lost to the rise of pale ales and overharvesting of the oysters. Exit 1 celebrates this tasty combination and New Jersey’s history as one-time oyster supplier to the nation. Our version is an "export style" stout brewed with oysters. The creamy chocolate flavor harmonizes with the minerals from the oyster shells (there’s no actual "oyster" taste). An Irish ale yeast contributes a bit of fruitiness and a dry crispness. This richer, fuller stout is perfect for cold weather and to share with friends over great food. Not to mention with a few oysters on the half shell.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MullMan (1099) - New York, USA - JAN 30, 2010
I just got back from a freezing cold off-road bike ride to find that my neighbor Adam dropped off a glass of this for me. Sweet!! Blackish brown body, light brown thin creamy head. aroma of deep roasted chocolate malt, light coffee, and m&m candy. lively carbonation, flavor is a little tangy and grassy with roasted coffee and chocolate malt. some mild toffee flavor and then a mild bitter hop finish. aftertaste is warming chocolate malt. very good. Thanks Adam!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
e303 (255) - - JUN 27, 2015
Lots of roast and chocolate on the nose with an earthy note as well (probably from the oyster shells). Creamy chocolate taste with roasted malt, dark coffee, and that earthy bit again. Really good oyster stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerathon (1596) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Very well balanced stout that hits many flavor notes- roasted malts, some hop bitterness, moderate coffee and chocolate, bit of sweetness, even some dark fruits. Dark black pour with mocha colored head and lacing. Very well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5602) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured black and oily with a medium sized foamy dark brown head that lingered and left decent lacing. The aroma was bitter and toasty with strong floral hops, smoke and a touch of medicine. The flavor was bitter and toasty with notes of coffee, cocoa, vanilla, floral hops, a bit of dark fruit, but, cola and an earthy note. Nicely complex. Long finish. Moderately full bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (704) - Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Blind tasting: Black with medium brown head. Roast malt aroma. Dry with bitter cocoa feel up front. Some booze on the finish. Other flavors in the middle and finish; grassy earthy, calcium, briny. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
demannu (211) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 22, 2015
UPDATED: APR 3, 2015 Sweet and earthy. Chocolate, fruit, and distinct earthiness. Very nice. Medium body. Smooth with some lively carbonation. Very solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
samsmith33 (608) - - MAR 7, 2015
Appearance: dark black pour, off white head. Aroma: toasted barley, Taste: salt, coffee, bread. Feel: dry, astringent, a little gritty. Good beer. A Poor man’s Guinness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1274) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2015
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 .

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leafs93 (1897) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2015
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1827) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2015
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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (1139) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2015
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+ ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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