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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 629   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with fresh oyster. A smooth drinking aromatic stout with a discernible but unidentifiable aromatic aspect. Not suitable for vegetarians. This gently flavored stout has a roast malt character, full body and an aromatic character from the Goldings hops. Fresh oysters added during the brewing process, lend a discernible yet unidentifiable note.
2002-2009 - 4.8% abv
2010 - 5.2% abv

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jamedra (754) - Hostivice, - JUN 29, 2013
Láhev 330 ml. Aroma připomíná jemnou vanilkovou kávu s banánovými tóny. Pěna je krémová, hnědá, nízká a jemná bohužel rychle mizící. Barva samotného piva je tmavě černá téměř neprůsvitná jen lehce jsou znát odstíny tmavě rudé. Chuťově má pivo lehký kávový základ a znatelný banánový okraj, celkově je sladšího rázu ale je zároveň i silně hořké.


3
ehaak26 (553) - - AUG 7, 2017
Bottle from Beer of the Month. Aroma of roasted malt and subtle hops. Taste is sweet with some sea salt.

3.2
floydslip (406) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 30, 2017
Dark brown beer with a thin beige head. Nose of roasted coffee, cocoa, and salt, but it’s pretty faint. Flavor is fairly dry with dark roasted grain, unsweetened bitter chocolate, and something maritime finished with a medium bitterness. Pretty good.

3.6
fdomig (1025) - München, GERMANY - JUL 21, 2017
1 pint at the brewpub, Dublin. Aroma is coffee and chocolate. Appearance is just black with a fine white foam. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Dry. Great.

3.5
minutemat (5659) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2017
330ml bottle, gift from Mark. Many thanks Mark. Pours an expected deep, dark with a small tan topping. Aroma of roast, light smoke, briny oysters (which I did not expect). Taste is smooth roast, soft salty bitterness, light oysters, comes together quite well.

3.2
migwell (365) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 18, 2017
This was the St. Patrick’s Day special at the Foundry, served with two slices of Irish soda bread. The bread was delicious, but the stout was underwhelming. My first ’oyster stout’, and it was on nitro, so that helped. Not much aroma, certainly no oysters. Had that classic Guinness look to it, but it was thin and annoyingly a little bitter and a little salty. I don’t drink Guinness any more, but I prefer it to this. Thank the gods (and Sonny and Sally) for that soda bread.

3.8
fajry (2104) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 15, 2017
Výčap Tržnice Dlouhá. Tmavo jantárová až čierna farba, hustá hnedá pena. Vona sladová, pražené slady, káva, kakao. Chuť sladová, sladká, pražené slady v pozadí, káva, suché kakao, jemne ovocie. Dlhá horká dochuť. Príjemné.

3.4
Benzai (15717) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2017
Tap @ The Porterhouse, Dublin shared with Niilstrong. Brown color with a dark red glare coming through, medium sized creamy beige head that lasts for a long time and leaves fair lacing. Aroma is malts, soft roast and a little smoke in the distance. Taste malts, again light roast and a hint of smoke, a sweetish hint there as well, dark malt bitter finish. Solid.

3.4
BeerViking (4907) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2017
Bottle, pours near black with a lasting fine tan foam, choc and briny nose, dry and roasty.

3.6
Towey1989 (2920) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2017
Nitro keg at Craft Beer Rising. A deep brown colour with a creamy off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, some coffee, slight liquorice, a hint of saltiness and subtle caramel. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, some oyster, slight caramel and subtle liquorice. Light bodied but a smooth texture. A dryish, subtley salty, roasted bitterness in the finish. Been a nitro stout this looks great and is so smooth and creamy. It’s simple but adding oyster to a well put together stout really adds to this good beer.

3.5
BRW (2860) - Barcelona, SPAIN - FEB 21, 2017
Bottle. Black colour with beige head. Roasted aroma. Roasted, coffee, slightly salty taste. Medium body.


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