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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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A very black, very strong stout brewed with 20lbs of escargot shells in the hopback. Brewed in collaboration with Andy from Teresaís Next Door and Brian from Stillwater Artisanal.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
dpjuart (1049) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle courtesy SantosLHalper. Pours black with brown, rimming fizzy head. Tobacco and figs, chocolate covered raisins and cherry. Tobacco and chocolate, gamey venison, cherry, dry roast. Mldly astringent.


4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (3648) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 11, 2013
samplat at the HF bottle share, thanks for whoever brought it!! This is a great oyster stout, i like the idea, these guys have a unique subtle brewing style that works very well with many different styles.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1842) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle shared from Bruce. Aroma of salty mineral, chocolate, roasted coffee, and slight vanilla. Pours black but thin looking with a humungous head. Took a while for the head to go down. Taste was nice with a salty chocolate covered pretzel taste. Slight brine notes and good coffee roast. Mouthfeel was a little thin but still roasty. Easily the best escargo stout Iíve ever tasted.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcartamdg (1919) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Pours jet black with a big brown head. Aroma of Saison yeast, roast and chocolate. Taste is slightly tart and peppery, mineral notes with some roast. Slightly thin with a lot of carbonation. Very interesting beer. I donít think Iíve had anything like it.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Godofthecellar (667) - NYC, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2013
The nose is so nice but cant describe it. Nice carbonation. Taste of chocolate, brine and coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8173) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 18, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2013 Bottle shared by Joel. Pours black with tan head. Nose is brine, cocoa, steamed chocolate and steamed mussels. Taste is similar, less mussels. Very delicate on the palate. Slightly Lighter than Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2522) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - APR 30, 2013
Thanks Jean! Glad I get to try this one. Enjoyed at Cellar Temp in a stemmed wine glass

A - Murky, almost black appearance. Impossible to see through but some light brown / amber edges. 4 finger head on a slow pour..looks like this one is bottle conditioned.

S - Big roasted barley character, a slight bit of chocolate and an even slighter level of smokiness. Has a slight brett nose which wasnít expected but always nice.

T - Start is a roasted malts and slight cookie dough taste. Hint of cherries and coffee at the center. Finish is a smoky bitterness with burnt oak

M - Very soft up front but has a chalky finish. Nice overall level of carbonation.

O - Quite possibly the closest beer Iíve ever had to Everett with only one downside and thatís the smokiness at the finish sticks around for a very long time. Without that, it would be a great porter but I wouldnít call this one a stout.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2013
Thanks, Moll. Served side by side in Tired Hands and Stillwater wine glasses. The latter finally in my possession courtesy of drabmuh. Thanks, Matt!! Slight mineral character with roast and mild chocolate. Mineral fairly heavy in flavor with a bit of earth. Very mild leather.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (10035) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 13, 2013
Bottle. Very dark brown color, brown head, solid lacing. Aroma of subtle cocoa. Taste is earthy cocoa.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3166) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Bottle. Split with Sean. Pours sinful black, with massive and beautiful tiny bubble coffee colored head. Aromas and flavor of bitter dark chocolate, coffee, roasted grains, tobacco, earthy yeast, cherries and other dark fruit, light vanilla and some nice hoppy notes. Medium body.


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