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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
When life gives you oysters, be sure to brew some killer oyster stout. Thats exactly what Nico Freccia and Shaun OSullivan, co-founders of 21st Amendment Brewery did. In a food+beer collaboration with Hog Island Oyster Company co-founders, John Finger and Terry Sawyer, the 21st Amendment Brewery team has created Marooned on Hog Island, the latest beer in their Insurrection Series, a limited edition, once-in-awhile four-pack release of a very special beer that rises up in revolt against common notions of what canned beer can be. Marooned on Hog Island has an ABV of 7.9% and was brewed using Magnum and Willamette hops with an ale yeast, a variety of malts including Pale, Crystal, Chocolate and Carafa, Rolled Oats, White Wheat and the kicker: 450 pounds of Hog Island Sweetwater oyster shells.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigguns22 (797) - Maryland, USA - MAR 21, 2013
This is a very unquie Stout cant say I have ever had one like it. Pour in dark brown in color with a great tan head that is full of very tiny tight bubble head that almost looks like milk shake. Aroma is malty,sweet and has alcohol notes that are like sherry. Full body and bitter but a little to much alcohol on the finsh.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kayres (843) - , Georgia, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Blackish pour with a tan head. Fruity plum flavor medium bodied. Medium hoppy citrus in the middle and finishes dry ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marheb (5277) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Le nez est rti, torrfi et lgrement fm, une touche de lait de coco se fait sentir aussi. En bouche cest riche avec un bon ct salin, dlicieux.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Darwenus (980) - Virginia, USA - MAR 19, 2013
The body is almost flat, with little head, but very dark brown with rust highlights. The aroma is salt, chocolate and coffee. Those flavors dominate the flavor, too, and its just damn good. There is hardly any presence of hops, just a lot of salt, chocolate and coffee. I love this and I hope I can find it again.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricyclist (1125) - Florida, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Not a bad oyster stout. Nose is sharp and mostly roasted malt with notes of almost sea water. Taste is plenty of roast and some sharp malts. Smooth and drinkable, especially since this isnt really my style.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (3255) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 16, 2013
12oz can. Pours pitch-black in color, with a moderate head of tan foam. Aroma is subtle coffee and chocolate notes. Taste is roasty, chocolatey, with a subtle brininess. Very tasty and well balanced. No evidence of oysters at all!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (7288) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Can from a quad purchased at Aficionados. Dark brown in color with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roast and saltwater. Malty and chocolatey flavor with some coffee character and salt before a roasty finish.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Smells of rich chocolate mousse or pot de creme with a hint of booze that opens up into a raisiny port-like impression as it warms. The flavor doesnt veer far from the aroma as it begins with the same rich chocolatey quality. It starts sweet, but the mid-palate is smooth and creamy with a drying and very slightly roasted finish. Delicious and dangerously drinkable for its weighty 7.9% ABV. Might be my favorite oyster stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (6012) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Location: 12 oz can from jcos, 3/15/13

Aroma: The nose is a pretty nice mix of the roasted malts and the brine/salt water
Appearance: It pours a dark brown color with a small head that leaves some spotty lace
Flavor: The flavor has lots of roasted malts, a light-mid sweetness, mild bitterness, and a salty finish
Palate: It is medium bodied, feels smooth and a touch ashy, soft carbonation, and a dry, briny finish
Overall Impression: I just noticed as Im rating this that I have moved into the Top 300 raters on the site. Anyway, thanks Kramer! This is some really good stuff. I thought it was pretty easy to drink and I really enjoyed how the oyster shells worked in the one. Theres just the right amount of brine to add depth to a roasted malt fronted beer. Nicely done!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrBunn (2764) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Can. This beer has a deep brown body (kinda syrupy looking on the pour) and a thin tan head. Aromas are a kind of syrupy mix (sensing a theme theme yet?) of wood, chocolate and prunes. The dark fruit has me a little concerned before I take the first sip because it seems a little over the top. First sip confirms it... This is a very syrupy and fruity stout. Its ok, but not my cup of stout. Mouthfeel is thick and syrupy as well. I see what they were trying for, but I just dont really like a beer that is so syrupy. Then again, I dont like cough syrup either.


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