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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 550   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - APR 9, 2010
Pours dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, smoke and light chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, light malt acidic, light chocolate and coffee. Notes of Liquorish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 8, 2010
Bottle. Pours a black body with a fluffy rocky tan head with great retention. Roast y body, hint of clam oyster shell and salt. Mmm aroma is a bit unique. Sea salt, a light clammy body with a herbal earth y hop tone, and some light caramel malts. An odd ball, but still nice, wish i was eating sushi with this!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (8993) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 2, 2010
11.2 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear very dark brown color with a voluminous brown head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of chocolate, light roastiness and a briny note. The taste is chocolate, floral and fruit hop notes, light smoke and roastiness and a mineral quality from the oysters. Medium bodied and quite smooth. Good stout.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (3512) - Georgia, USA - MAR 29, 2010
Aroma is rich and smoky with a firm undertone of molasses. It pours a dark, nearly opaque mahogany with a fairly thick, if not too persistent, beige head. Flavor is like roast coffee with a smidgen of barleywine and a touch of molasses. Texture is fizzy and lively and just a little on the thin side for a stout.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SSSteve (3831) - - MAR 26, 2010
11.2oz bottle. claims 5.2% how excited am i to try my first oyster stout?? words cannot express. the beer pours a clear deep brown under a creamy light beige head. a pleasant but mild cocoa powdery aroma. nothing suggests oyster yet. the flavor is a tad bit salty and bitter. tonic water notes. not as robust as i was expecting which is ok. light body with medium carbonation. the only oyster stout i’ve had so i don’t have anything to compare it to. it is much different than the heavy bodied, sweet, roasty stouts though. overall, it was a different take on one of my favorite styles and even though my rating is pretty average, i wouldn’t mind drinking this again. fun to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2010
Draught at the Wharf Aalborg, on St. Patricks Day. The colour appears black, but when you hold it up to the light, it is a dark/ruby red colour, with a tan head. Aroma is of roated malt, chocolate, toffee, caramel and some sweet malts. Flavour is pretty much the same as the aroma, but with notes of liquorice and some coal. It has a medium body, and has a creamy and velvety mouthfeel. Overall a good Irish stout!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaghana (4164) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - MAR 22, 2010
Draught @ Porterhouse Dublin. Nice dry stout with a nutty and chocolate aroma. A bit less heavy than a Guiness. A good beer anyway.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Muggus69 (1273) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 10, 2010
Draught, Porterhouse Dublin Picture-perfect looking nitro stout. Roasted nose; meaty, deep roast coffee, bit of smokiness. Medium body and carbonation, creamy texture that dried out quite quickly. Meaty roasted malts, bitter cocoa and espresso. Bitter finish, dry, lingering smokiness. Never reall had an "oyster" stout before, not sure if this has oysters in it or not, but very nice regardless.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10786) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2010
Draught at Charlies. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty roasted aroma. Light hoppy. Powerfull roasted and bitter flavor. Some oyster notes. Average heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
simoneopazz (148) - , ITALY - FEB 6, 2010
buonissima stout irlandese,si presenta con la sua classica schiuma marroncina compattissima. buonissimi e delicatissimi i sentori di caffé e delicatamente amara. molto persistente al palato,veramente un ottima stout facile da bere!


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