rxeight (1315) - Illinois, USA - MAY 30, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2012 Bottle from the brewery. Second time I tried, first was at DLD, in a plastic cup not impressed, much better out of the bottle. Pitch black with a nice tan head that quickly goes away and leaves just a tiny ring around the glass. I cant quite figure out what the aroma is, has some stout and hops smells. Also has what smells like oak aged stout qualities. Taste has chocolate and coffee and nice hops to it. A bit more hops that typical for a stout, but on par with some of the other floyds stouts/porters. Without being told I might have guessed black IPA.
railcat1 (687) - Hammond, Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I love Osyters and stouts so this was a good mix. Bomber from FFF, Brown-black,and beige head. Smooth, sweet chocolate coffee aroma. Over all this was tasty and would enjoy again.CHEERS!
jar72404 (426) - USA - MAY 25, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at brewpub. Black with thin white head. Aroma is roastiness and salt. Flavor is roast, salt, oyster, and dark chocolate.
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark brown with and espresso head. Aroma has milk chocolate, caramel and coffee. Taste is sweet malts with roasty notes. Medium bodied and oily. Dry and slightly bitter finish. Pretty good.
BigBang (299) - Indiana, USA - MAY 23, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brew pub. Pours very deep brown/black - little-to-no head but good lacing. Roasted malt is primarily the aroma. Canít say that I can really make out the oyster sauce - either I donít know the flavor that well or the roastiness overpowers the other flavors. A bit thin with the mouthfeel and doesnít really linger. Interesting but not remarkable.
mikem409 (1486) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAY 22, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle i picked up at FFF. pours black with very solid tan head. aroma of standard porter was not sure if it would smell briny. taste was lighter then i expected and lots of FFF hop it also had some salty/soy at the finish
crosamich (431) - Twin Falls, Idaho, USA - MAY 20, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This is the most "oyster-ish" oyster stout I have ever come across. The dominant and singular note of this beer. If what you are looking for then seek this out. This beer should be very polarizing, you like it or hate it. There is a spiciness here that I canít quite place...is it all oysters? Or something else?
dinkle50 (972) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark pour. Nice lacing. Beer is a bit sweet. Lots of grain and a little hay. Ok mouth. Taste is full of chocolate malt. This went really well with half a dozen oysters.
nuplastikk (4399) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 15, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
22oz bomber from FFF. Opaque brown-black, patchy beige head. Smooth, sweet chocolate coffee aroma. On the fuller side of medium bodied, quite sessionable and delicious. Almost smoky, in a chocolate covered way. Delicate cookie dough tones, subdued coffee. Excellent.
Atom (1344) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber pours dark brown/black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, sweet chocolate, and slightly nutty. Taste has a sweet and saltiness that is at first a little puckering, chocolate, salty caramel, sweet plum, and roasted malts. Yum!