RateBeer
overall
84
79
style
Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Stout
Dublin, Ireland

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Share this beer with friends!
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


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Davhgbrew (945) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 4, 2002
Chocolate/coffee aromas. I actually think I tasted oysters! The most drinkable of the porterhouse sampler.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivo (2610) - GERMANY - OCT 22, 2004
Unusual style not suited for vegetarians. Iíve only had the DFH to compare this too and this one wasnít as good. Dark black and a creamy nitro-tap head. I wanted this to be opaque but some light was able to shine through. Salty tastes in the middle, then a perfumy finish. Thinish base. I appreciate the eccentricity of this, but Iím not convince the brewer has total control here.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (13225) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 29, 2006
Draught@brew pub, Dublin. Almost opaque dark ruby color, firm tan head. Aromatic lemony nose, not strong. Cold coffee roasted, herbal taste. Toasted aftertaste. This is brewed with fresh oysters but they are not found here.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IrishEoin (19) - IRELAND - FEB 21, 2007
Not bad, I felt a little queasy after a few pints of it though. Nice for the occasional sup.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (3737) - Xalapa, MEXICO - OCT 24, 2007
NICe stout finally, it was good bubbly foam and a little watery but nice. IT was a shame tey didnít have samples.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11310) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2010
@Tampa Wkly Gathering @Datz Thanks Blazer06-12oz bottle-pours an off white ring for a head and copper color. Aroma is medium/dark malt-molasses/peat/roasty. Taste is medium/dark malt-molasses/peat/roasty, some mineral.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2445) - Crestview, Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2011
Black. Off-white head. Sticks around. Leaves the typical amount of lacing for a real stout. The head was still forming for minutes after the glass was dropped off at our table. Roasty aroma. Taste is similar except that there is a huge spiciness reminiscent of heather. Strange. Not bad, but I would pass next time.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ExpendableHero (770) - Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2011
Definitely interesting. Dark brown, almost black, beer with a decent, brown head. Aromas of mild chocolate/coffee and something odd. Tastes of smoked notes, bittersweet chocolate, dark coffee, some herbal hops, a bit of salt, and something odd. Sweet aftertaste, oily mouth feel. A bit watery too. Iím going to go ahead and say that the "something odd" flavors are the oysters used in the brewing process. Iím a pretty smart guy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowe1983 (1367) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - APR 7, 2012
Pours a dark brown color with a tan head. Aroma is of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, and a hint of the oysters. Interesting flavor. The oysters are present up front but finishes with the roasted malts, coffee, and chocolate. Not sure if I could drink much of this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (7227) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 6, 2012
On tap @ Radio Maria. Deep mahogany with a thin beige head. Light roast aroma and flavour, subtle sweetness. Nothing briny or brothy, and a tad thin. It was fine, just a bit simple.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 42 43 44  45  46 47 48 » 56


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50