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Brewed by Three Boys Brewery
Style: Stout
Christchurch, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Doctors once prescribed stout as a revitalising tonic, while brewers enhanced their potency with additional ingredients, like oysters, which had desirable properties of their own. The Three Boys Oyster Stout contains select malt and hops to produce a beer that is rich and complex. And, who knows, our addition of genuine Bluff oysters to this very special brew might be just what the doctor ordered.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2008
Bottle 50cl.
Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, coffee, salt waer notes, licorice notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (130608)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a fully diminished off-white head. Mild roasted malt aroma. Flavour is mild roasted and light bitter. Ends with a smooth choocolate malt and a light bitterness coming through.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29208) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2009
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a rim of brown head. The aroma is sweet with notes of both sweet and roasted malt, while the flavor is sweet with ntoes of malt, oyster, and alcohol as well as light notes of spices. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Pours a dark brown – almost opaque – with a tint of red and a dense, light brown head. Distinct burned malt aroma with a whiff of port. Medium body with solid burned malt accents, a little vanilla and perhaps a wee saline touch. Dry malt bitter finish. Excellent. 130608

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2008
Bottle. Clear brown coloured with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel, coffee and chocolate. Roasted flavour of coffee and liquorice with notes of hops. Roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2008
Black with light brown head. Sweet aroma with notes of hard roasted malt, caramel, coffee and dark bitter chocolate. Sweet flavor with fairly hard roasted malt, coffee and dark chocolate. Ends bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (10068) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Draft at fork and Brewer. Almost black, tan head. Aroma of earthy coffee grounds. Taste is earthy cocoa and burnt espresso. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6641) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 3, 2009
Bottle. An impressive pour: oily and very dark, with a dense brown head. Incredibly roasty aroma, chocolate, beef broth, something vaguely fruity, and a hint of earthy/leafiness that was a bit hash-like. Heavy dense mouthfeel. Loads of flavour (they didn’t scrimp on the malts here!), burnt malts, figgy fruit, marmite, with a briny bitter end. Absolutely excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skortila (4463) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
On tap @ Brew Craft Beer Pub, Rotorua. New Zealand holiday 2011-12. Old notes. The aroma has roasted malts mainly, hint of fruitiness. Black coloured beer with a beige head. The taste is slightly bitter, has roasted malts, coffee, some dark fruits. Fairly clean. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3333) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 22, 2013
The head is robust, the body black. It smells a bit roasty, stony, malty. The taste is roasty, bit oyster, natural, stoney. The aftertaste is oyster, bitter, roasty. Ok but I expected more.


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