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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 611   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with fresh oyster. A smooth drinking aromatic stout with a discernible but unidentifiable aromatic aspect. Not suitable for vegetarians. This gently flavored stout has a roast malt character, full body and an aromatic character from the Goldings hops. Fresh oysters added during the brewing process, lend a discernible yet unidentifiable note.
2002-2009 - 4.8% abv
2010 - 5.2% abv


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomekk1978 (1242) - Z±bki, POLAND - NOV 5, 2015
Aromat: akcenty morskie, ostrygowe dość subtelne, spora słodycz, karmel, tosty, czekolada, lekka paloność, a po czasie alkohol. Niestety także nuty utlenienia.

Wygląd: barwa czarna, pod światło rubinowa, wydaje się przejrzysta. Piana beżowa, średnio i grubo pęcherzykowa, obfita, ale umiarkowanie trwała.

Smak: spora słodycz, karmelowa, landrynkowa, lekko tostowa i palona. W tle również czekolada czy kawa, ale ostrygi? Jest także kwaskowość i alkohol. Goryczka powyżej średniej, ziołowo - palona, niezbyt przyjemna i dość długa. Średnia pełnia, umiarkowane do niskiego wysycenie i wyklejające język odczucie (być może ostrygi). Końcówka kwaskowa, palona i wyraźnie alkoholowa.

Zdecydowanie nie tego się spodziewałem. Co to za stout, który, nie ma czarnej barwy, a w aromacie i smaku pojawia się karmel? Raczej mierny, zwłaszcza, ze udział ostryg także niewielki.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomekboniek (409) - Warsaw, POLAND - OCT 25, 2015
Butelka. Barwa ciemna z widocznymi refleksami pod światło. Piana lekko beżowa, pozostaje cienka warstwa do samego końca, Aromat jak i smak zdominowany przez ostrygę. Ponad to wyczuwalne smaki kawy, ciemny słodów. W smaku czuć pełnię. Wysycenie niskie. Goryczka symboliczna.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bozo_skeleton (895) - Grenoble, FRANCE - OCT 23, 2015
Ruby bien sombre, collet fin persistant très belle dentelle. Des arômes caramel très puissant. Une pointe iodé en bouche, mais tres largement surpassé par le caramel et le reglisse. Peu d’amertume mais belle longueur

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (3720) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear dark brown, blackish beer with a small off white head on top. Aroma of light roast, chocolate, slightly salty. Flavor has defintely some typical umami oyster characteristics, some sweet chocolate and not much else. Soft carbonation and short, light sweet aftertaste. Had several oyser stouts now, and none seem to impress me thusfar.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alex_leit (1592) - Minsk, BELARUS - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle 330 ml. Dlack with garnet color, good beige foam. Aroma: roasted, caramel, pleasant floral hops and prunes. Taste: sweet and spicy, with a hint of salt, caramel and burnt barley, spice reminded anise or coriander, not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Anthobeers (76) - - OCT 3, 2015
Arômes légers, apparence noir, goût, légumes cuits, sauce soya, fumée, pressure salée, palais plutôt décevant fade, globalement sympathique et surprenante

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dambor (330) - Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2015
Pours pitch black with nice head and lacing. Aroma: dark malt, coupled with salty aroma (oysters?) and a touch of licorice. Taste: dark malt, saltiness, nice mid-long palate. Maybe it is autosuggestion but the saltiness in this beer reminds me of fresh oyster taste.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TorbenJensen (1419) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2015
This Irish oyster stout is brewed with fresh oysters. I can very quickly confirm that the amount of oysters have been quite small, for it is certainly not distinctive as stout. It is like a usual Irish dry stout with creamy white persistent foam. The aroma is very sparse and the taste has little coffee notes besides a little touch of something which may well be fresh ocean. There should really use a little imagination to taste oysters in this otherwise quite tasty stout. Take it as a fun and different experience, but do not expect the big rush.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
16erBlech (375) - Burgenland, AUSTRIA - SEP 16, 2015
0,33l bottle from beerbottle.eu. Salty aftertaste (from the oysters, I guess). ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaVillum (814) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2015
330 ml, flaske, 5,2 % ABV, BB: 23/09/15, købt i Frederiks Villa i Fakse Ladeplads, 26. august 2015. Sort/brun irsk Stout med moccafarvet skumtop på 3 cm. Rolig og ufiltreret. I næsen rammer en aroma af hav og ristet malt og lette kaffenoter. En sofistikeret og noget ny og ukendt aroma, fristes jeg til at tilføje Smagen er præget af den ristede malt, men med tydelige salt- og mineralnoter af den tilsatte østersmængde. Saltsmagen ligger i den umiddelbare start, hvorefter den ristede maltdominans overtager. I sødmen fornemmes chokolade-noter. Overordnet indtryk: solid bitter, let salt og minimalt sød. Kroppen er middel fyldig og karboneret på et middel niveau eller et lille nyk herunder. Konsistensen er glat, og eftersmagen bitter samt middel lang. Øllet frembringer en følelse af rigtig Stout, og det er ingen tung øl, men det er forbavsende, hvor meget smag, de har hivet hjem med de blotte 5,2 %. Spændende bekendtskab.


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