SG111 (2034) - New York, USA - NOV 8, 2017 elgiacomo (747) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - JAN 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz canned November 19, 2012. Served at around 50F.
Pours black with a two finger light brown/beige head that recedes to a wispy cap but leaves nice sheets of lacing behind.
Aroma is roasted malts, strong black coffee, nice briny mineral-type notes, earthy, some chocolate. Very good strength.
Flavor is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, quite a bit of the oyster’s briny/mineral influence in the flavor. Really nice base stout. Moderate sweetness, mild bitterness, mild to moderate alcohol.
Mouthfeel is medium-plus bodied, creamy, smooth, moderate to good carbonation.
Realllly nice oyster stout. Perfectly balanced. Excellent base beer, oysters don’t overpower nor are they too mild. Really good.
Canned. Pours deep black, with a pretty tan/beige head. Aroma is sweet chocolate, briney, roasted malt. Nice. Flavor is sweet chocolate, a bit thin, and kinda effervescent but it has that briney "oyster" taste, roasted malt, decent little bit of coffee presence. Quite thin for an almost 8% stout. But I'm a fan of this one. Very pleasant. Worth drinking. geolgau (468) - Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA - AUG 30, 2017
Sweet and chocolate-y. Silky roastiness, sweet cocoa, filter coffee, dark malts, alcohol spiciness and a bit of molasses. Slightly bitter and a bit of sea salt in there. PugUglyBrewer (792) - - AUG 8, 2017
A opaque black color with a short-lived head of light tan foam. The aroma is weakly comprised of chocolate malt. The flavor is a silky but dry roast coffee and cocoa. The oyster shell is more of a gimmick than a contributor to the style. elihapa (1554) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - JUL 18, 2017
can, $2.99. Pours medium brown, off white head shows good retention. Smoky, pencil lead, medium dark chocolate and hazelnut on nose. Mouthfeel is creamy and smooth. Flavor lands softly, threading toasted brown malt notes with something darker and more earth driven. Perhaps the salt in the oysters brings richness, though I didn’t detect any distinctive flavor notes. I don’t know if this is worth seeking out for that reason, but the brew remains very satisfying overall Voodoo (702) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2017
pours a near black with a creamy tan head which dissipated quickly......aroma of chocolate, mineral, slight coffee ground......taste is very smooth with a full mouthfeel, mild bitterness, appearance of booze, sweet bread, hint of mineral. Quite nice.
Torrefacto (1764) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 17, 2017
Toffee, chocolate, galleta, ligero ahumado. En boca el final es de amargor quemado equilibrado. ffaoe (921) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2017
strong chocolate aroma with hints of coffee. black in color with nice light brown head. taste is richly of chocolate, roasted barley, and lightly of coffee. finished smooth, and clean, good mouthfeel. andrepintado (3668) - Porto, PORTUGAL - MAR 25, 2017
Can. Dark brown black color. Thin beige head. Taste is light to medium sweet, medium bitter. Light salty. Aroma and flavour is chocolate, coffee, salt, liquorice, cacao, alcohol. BlazerT (1253) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - MAR 9, 2017
Nice, pitch black, roasted and toasted. Smokey, peppery and chocolate aroma. Light to moderate fudge and hazelnut flavors. Taste is semi-sweet with moderate bitterness in the end. Light roastiness, light coffee. In overall good brew. jcnielsen (3416) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 20, 2017
Can. Pours a black color with beige head. Roasty, cocoa, slight brine, malty aromas. Roasty, slight brine, chocolate syrup, malty, slight vanilla flavors. Enjoyable stout.