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Bulls Bay Oyster Stout - COAST Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

57 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 7.55%
Wants: 15
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
COAST Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with local oysters from Jeff Spahr at localoysters.com! Smooth and Roasty, briny (minerally and salty!??) that can only be attributed to the oysters.

(Beer added by: mikesgroove on 01-19-2011)
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Daktah

Illinois

4.29/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Got a bottle of this without knowing at first what "BB" stood for - thought it was bourbon barrel when I opened it and then was confused by the lack of bourbon smell. Looked it up to learn it's "Bulls Bay".

Pours nearly black with a substantial dark tan head. Smell is roasted malt, coffee, a little chocolate - very solid without any one element overpowering. Taste is similar with a little of the oyster brininess coming through. As the beer warmed it got a little saltier and a little drier, which was a cool twist. I think this is the third oyster stout I've had and I really like the concept and effect.

I'd put this beer just over "medium" in terms of body - a very good structure for all the flavors going on here. Almost no trace of alcohol but tons of flavor, which is always a great combination. Overall a great beer that I will seek out when I return to Charleston.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 15:52:42 | More by Daktah
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

03-31-2013 21:43:38 | More by mikeincharleston
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fehrminator

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.7%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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zac16125

South Carolina

3.84/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

COAST Bullls Bay Oyster Stout
growler into a british pint glass

A: Pours an opaque black with a sliver of mocha colored head, which dissipates down quickly to only an outer ring. Leaves only the faintest hints of spotty lacing.

S: Roasted malt, bakers chocolate, creamed coffee, a subtle briny/salty aroma. Nice, but nothing outstanding.

T: Follows the nose. Heavier roasted flavors. Fairly big dark chocolate notes. There is definitely a distinct briny/saltiness on the finish, along with some bitterness. Graham cracker. Some sweetness comes out as it warms to balance out the saltiness, but at times the salitness is dominating and detracts from the other flavors.

M/D: Full bodied, not too thin- which is nice, appropriate carbonation. Drinkability is somewhat limited by the saltiness.

O: Overall, not my favorite offering from COAST. Interesting though, and worth a try. I remember liking it a lot more the last time I had it (last year, poured on tap and paired with food). Id drink this again, but its not something I will run out and by another growler of.

Serving type: growler

03-02-2013 23:33:54 | More by zac16125
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JISurfer

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-02-2013 03:19:31 | More by JISurfer
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Bulls Bay Oyster Stout from COAST Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.