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Brewed by Three Boys Brewery
Style: Stout
Christchurch, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Doctors once prescribed stout as a revitalising tonic, while brewers enhanced their potency with additional ingredients, like oysters, which had desirable properties of their own. The Three Boys Oyster Stout contains select malt and hops to produce a beer that is rich and complex. And, who knows, our addition of genuine Bluff oysters to this very special brew might be just what the doctor ordered.

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3.6
tdtm82 (1701) - Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2015
Bottle, Ale House, Chelmsford Deep chocolate colour. Nice lacing. Really classic English notes. I found it a bit too dry and a bit too thin. The oysters and sea water notes combined with the porter well. Good for the style.

3.9
planky84 (3263) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2015
Keg at the Hare and Billet, Blackheath. Black pour with a beige head. Raisin, coffee and chocolate aroma. Flavours of chocolate raisin and coffee leading to a sweet malt finish. Good stuff.

3.9
Desverger (11492) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2015
[email protected] and Billet, Blackheath, London - pours black with persistent beige head and lacing. Both sweet and roasted malty aroma and taste, with big chocolate, some coffee, caramel, some vanilla stokes in here as well, roasted finish. Beautiful.

3.7
Benzai (15624) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle shared by Casper @ De Bierbrigadier Eindhoven. Thanks for sharing Casper! Opaque very dark brown to black color, medium to full sized beige head that lasts for quite a while. Aroma is malts, some roast, lightly earthy, liquorice. Taste malts, dark malts, earthy, liquorice again and a slight touch of hops. Decent body, a bit fizzy carbonation.

4.2
ElDesmadre (3627) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle, kindly provided by Cantabrian. Chocolate liqueur, vanilla, pumpernikel bread and a salty note even in the aroma. Top quality dark chocolate flavour, creamy mouthfeel and a finish reminiscent of subtly bitter, light salted coffee. Absolutely delicious!

2.5
tombutlin (313) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 30, 2015
I’m really going off stout. This one tries too much and ends up like a mardi gras float at the farmer’s field day. Caramel and chocolate. Confused.

3.4
mtangel (10) - NEW ZEALAND - MAY 17, 2015
Black pour with slight head. This stout has a bitter, crisp flavor with hints of biscuit. All right, but not my go to NZ stout.

3.7
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 16, 2015
bottle poured black with a tan very frothy head that lasted throughout, the aroma was wonderfully rich coffee & malty the taste was bitter dry roasty very malty maybe oysters this grew on me all the way through would of loved another bottle

3.6
Bule (2166) - California, USA - MAR 2, 2015
500ml bottle pours a black color with a bit of head. Good hop bitterness. Roasted malt.

3.6
k0mpsa (2974) - Tuusula, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle from ballantynes, christchurch. Black color, on of the biggest brown heads ever seen. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, licorice. High co2, roasty, coffee, balanced. Nice stout, but the head is getting over the glass when poured.


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