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Marstons Oyster Stout (Cask)

Brewed by Marstons (Marstons plc)
Style: Stout
Burton-on-Trent, England


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask, Occasional;
English Aroma Hops, Fuggles and Goldings are added for their fruity, floral and spicy contribution to the taste with the majority of the bitterness coming from the roasted malts. The final result is a rich, dark and exceptionally creamy smooth stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tinylightsrecs (281) - - JAN 10, 2015
Pint from Village Hotel Newcastle. Lovely dark pour and creamy head. Slightly light for a stout, very nice

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1341) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2014
On tap at the Sawn Inn Almondsbury. Deep black colour with a tan head. Aroma has toasted malts. The taste has toasted malt too but was a touch watery, and had a acrid aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10877) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2014
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Very dark brown with tan head. There is a sweet, oily character to this, some plumminess, some ageing wine like notes. The sweetness does tend to dominate somewhat, hints of dark roasted barley. It’s ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2824) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2014
Cask at the Kings Tun, pours black with a tan head, smooth and fruity at first, then richer as it loses the cellar chill. The nose has old wine, plus hints of plum and coffee. Dry, fruity and faintly plummy-tart, halfway between watery and creamy, roasted malt with a touches of ash.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (3249) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 3, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Camperdown Place, Glasgow (2014 Winter Festival) - opaque dark brown near black, good tan head, roasted malty aroma with fruity sweetness, negligible lacing, sweet, creamy, fruity, oily feel, good carbonation

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8478) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Cask, The Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, Oadby. Near black with a thin head. Aromas are nutty dark chocolate and earthy coffee with blackberries. Some underlying toffee with cheap cola and spicy notes. Flavours are sweet cola with herbal liquorice and roast malts. Leafy, peppery hops. Decent.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (2416) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
Cask at the Sir John Oldcastle JDW. Black with a red tinge, small tan head, no lacing. Body is light, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is sweet, watery, touch of chocolate (but not good chocolate - more like Hershey’s), maybe paint, no bitterness at all so it gets a little insipid. Not much to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (10647) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2014
Cask at Victoria Station Spooneria, 23/10/14. Light black with a moderate tan covering that clears to the edge. Nose is dark fruits, light roast, tobacco, toffee. Taste comprises fruit cake, salted caramels, liqourice, light spice. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, drying close. Adequate stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (15659) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 26, 2014
Cask at the standing order... Deep black... Thick tan head... Soft sweet chocolate roast malts nose... Soft chocolate roast... Dark malts... Oddly far too cold... Dark fruits roast

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (16572) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
17th October 2014
Crosse Keys Spoons. Cask. Opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is softish and semi dry. Good fine carbonation. Smooth and mild dark malts, trace of roast. Some tang and an odd dark malt sweetness. Smooth finish. Fine.

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