RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1787) - Maryland, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Location/Date:Can on January 20th, 2012.

Appearance: Pours black with light white head.
Aroma: Aroma of roast, some sweetness, salt.
Taste: Similar to the nose, light roast, faint bitter, saltiness.
Palate:Light body, quick finish.

Summary: I dont know when a stout becomes an imperial stout but 7.9% is damn close. This "foreign stout" was real tasty, with a hint of salt in the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (5835) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Charred oak nose. Murky dark brown, thin tan head. Fig flavor dry, almost briney, but they may be mere suggestion. Solid, but nothing I would seek out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmonster (1000) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Can. Pours black with a medium-sized light brown head. Good retention. Aroma is rock solid. Light sweet vanilla and cocoa with a hint of oysters. Medium sweet flavor that quickly turns starboard, then shows pale malt and a light roasty bitter and dry finish. On the nose, the oysters are coming on stronger now. Outside of Hop Crisis, this is the best canned beer Ive had from 21-A.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (6872) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Can. Dark pour. Dark malt and light bitter finishing aromas. Nice stout tones, clean finish, not even bad as a tailgate brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cduncan14 (138) - Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Delicious aromas of cocoa nibs, but still very clean. Its as dark brown as it can be without being black, with a light brown head. You can get a briny taste from the oyster shells at the beginning, with a very nice, roasted-chocolatey flavor throughout. Its not over-sweet the way that many chocolate stouts can be, but it has an unquestionably cocoa flavor. The finish gives you more of that briny, saltwater flavor, but in a subtle, delicious way. This is a tremendous stout thats got a lot of fun stuff going on! Stout fans, enjoy this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7515) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Can poured into a glass which poured a black color with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, with some sweetness with coffee and chocolate. Pretty enjoyable brew here.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoshuaS (1) - Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 17, 2013 does not count
A great beer! It can in a four pack of cans. It poured with a decent head and the aroma was great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14335) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Can from Marcus. Pours black with a fizzy tan head. Aroma of smooth burnt malt. Very smooth. Med body. Flavor is smooth burnt malt with notes of treacle. Theres definitely some hop bitter. Smooth and bitter finish. Good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (809) - Burlingame, California, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Pours a solid black with a tan head and some lacing. It has a great aroma of toasted malt along with small amounts of chocolate and coffee. The flavor is toasted malt up front followed by a smoother middle, and a slightly salty finish and smooth mouthfeel. Some of the best artwork I've seen on a package too! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dbarnold (1127) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Impressive. Big thick viscous stout with a salty/briny character from the oysters. Has a lot of chocolate, roast, some anise. Sticky, with a dry finish. Very good.

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