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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Three Floyds / Half Acre Collaboration Oyster Stout

This roasty stout made with oyster sauce and shells is the latest collaboration with our friends at Half Acre Beer Company. So raise anchor and set your sails for flavor island. 38 IBU 5.6% ABV

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (14532) - San Leandro, California, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Pours almost black in color with a finger of tan head. Smells rather salty. Nice roasted malt, a hint of chocolate, and dark fruit. The flavor has just a hint of bitterness. There’s really nice roastiness, good chocolate notes, light saltiness, and a hint of graham cracker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12736) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2012
Bottle. Poured black color with an average brown frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted dark chocolate malt aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy dark chocloate bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Very good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12405) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2012
(22oz bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of molasses, honey, macadamia nuts, chocolate, brine, and roasted malt. Flavor of chocolate, brine, roasted malt, nuts, salt, and coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (12142) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, roastiness, coffee and saltiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roatiness, coffee, bitter chocolate, saltiness and light vanilla with a smooth lingering roasty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (12133) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Bottle at Paul’s tasting. Pours black with light brown head. Nose/taste of dry cocoa, roast chocolate malt, dry roasted coffee, brine and some minerals. Finishes dry and roasty. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10738) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 22, 2012
Dark brown pour, tan head. Roasty and toast aroma, some light smoke, very light coffee. Flavor is roasty with a bit of smoke, no real note of the brine/oysters that Ive had in past oyster stouts. Still a very quaffable brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10426) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle… Pours black with a small, creamy, khaki head. Decent retention. The aroma is an elegant blend of confectionery and tree nuts - fudge, chocolate dipped almonds, cashews and pistachios. Full-bodied with lively carbonation. The flavor is chocolaty, nutty and moderately sweet. Finishes minerally, roasty and mildly bitter. Bottle generously shared by landhoney!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (10409) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Sample at the Central OH BA Tasting at From The Vine on 06/02/2012: Brownish-black pour with a medium light tan head that recedes slowly. Partial rings of lacing. The aroma consists of earthy malt, molasses and chocolate. Light to medium body with a roasty character and flavors of malt, salted nuts and mild hops. The finish is semi-sweet with a chocolate malt aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10312) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle @ home, thanks to readbaron for sending this! Pours a black appearance with a dark brown head. The oyster presence is definitely noticeable in the nose with salty / earthy / mussel notes. There’s also a fair amount of anise, light spice, and some roast. Flavor is a bit twangy, almost tart-like flavor. A bunch of black licorice in the mouth along with roast. Body is a bit thin. Finishes with earth, chocolate, and a bit of coffee. Pretty solid but I’m really not a huge fan of Oyster Stouts to be honest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (9625) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Tap at DLD12. Coffee, chocolate, and light seaweed/ocean aroma. Black color with minimal head. Sweet chocolate malt flavor with a light herbal hops finish. Smooth as silk.

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