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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Stout
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RATINGS: 618   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


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BelgCeltNorw (3) - - JUL 8, 2012
On draught: fresh, creamy, smooth, coffee, a lot of taste and after taste, not very strong in alcohol.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mateuszk (2005) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown in colour, brown head. Aroma of chocolate, sweet with touch of coffee and fruits. In taste lightly sweet, with chocolate and roasted coffee, slightly sour from roasted malts. Light bodied, bit watery, maybe lightly salty in finish. Nice, drinkable stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (2236) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 21, 2016
Rating #2187 - 2015.11.18 - Bottle @7Degrees Beer School. Dark, dark brownish copper poor with a weak tan foam that bubbles away super quickly. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, and caramel. Taste is roast malts, with a hint of caramel sweetness. Overloaded with toasted malt and bitterness, well balanced oyster cloister.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2645) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Vanilla and wood notes in the aroma. Roasted malt flavor with some off apple peel notes. Notes: St Patrick’s Day visit ’10

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cenzura (554) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 20, 2016
Aroma: chocolate, coffee with milk, roasted malts and some sweet notes. Taste: roasted malts, coffee, chocolate and light sourness. Nice head, good lacing and medium carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aragh (226) - POLAND - JUN 1, 2016
Piana gęsta, wysoka, utrzymująca się, zdobi szkło. Kolor brunatny. Zapach słodki, czekoladowy, jednka w smaku trochę bardziej wytrawne niż słodkie. Przede wszystkim jest znaczna kawowa kwaśność, trochę kawowej goryczy i tylko nikła nuta czekolady. Jak na styl dość wysoko nasycone. Trochę wodniste z lekkim posmakiem umami, zapewne od ostryg.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (5684) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Draft at Porterhouse, Covent Gardens. Dark brown with a thick, tan head. Lace coats the glass. Bitter coffee and malt. A bit of a smoked sea salt type of note comes through as well. Fairly thick and creamy, nice overall mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDIPSO (5597) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Dark brown color with a tall airy light tan head. Briny roasted malt aromas. Somehow I feel I am smelling a light stout while sitting dockside. Quite light in feel. Light roasted malt, molasses, and mild smoked salty meat. Easy to drink, yet fairly complex. A light nearly quenching type stout. 3/10

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cokolwiek11 (367) - POLAND - APR 13, 2016
Blackish beer with ruby relfexes, big tanned head. Aroma: Some chocolate, hint of coffe, at the beginning, minimal fruity esters> taste: Hint of sweet, some light sour, balanced bitter. Very well balanced beer. Hint of cocoa, and something... different. I quess thats from the oysters. Like salty. Palate: light to medium body as well as saturation, smooth, dry. Overall: nice drinkability, but average stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
impuritylaw (62) - Freibierg, GERMANY - APR 7, 2016
Malty, roasty, slightly smokey aroma and something like sweetish baker’s yeast that could be the oysters. Same special component in taste again, with roasty, malty, bitter notes. Long bitter finish. Interesting aroma and taste at a quite low abv.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
efeesse (419) - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 1, 2016
Dark beer, medium body, medium bitter, soft carbonized, some foam in the top, (drunk a pint in Porterhouse Temple Bar).


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