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Abita Select Imperial Louisiana Oyster Stout - Abita Brewing Co.

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Abita Select Imperial Louisiana Oyster StoutAbita Select Imperial Louisiana Oyster Stout

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BA SCORE
86
very good

77 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 15.89%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Our Imperial Oyster Stout is made with pale, caramel, roasted, and chocolate malts. Oats are also added to give the beer a fuller and sweeter taste. The roasted malts give the beer its dark color as well as its intense flavor and aroma. The flavors of toffee and chocolate are prevalent but not overpowering. The beer is hopped with Willamette hops. Since the beer gets so much flavor from the malts there is not a lot of hop flavor. There is just enough bitterness to compliment the sweetness of the malt. Finally, freshly shucked LA oysters were added to the boil. The salt from the oysters gives the beer a more intense aroma and mouthfeel.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 10-13-2011)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16oz pour into pint Lures

A- Nice creamy head dissipate leaving ring.

S-Aroma is slightly sweet, dark malts, chocolate, caramel, coffee, licorice.

T-Taste is slightly dry roasted, dark malts, cocoa, wood, burnt coffee and hint of salt.

M-good mouthfeel with a longlasting bitterness, nice milk chocolate finish

O-decent stout first time having one with oysters.

reebtaerG, Jan 15, 2014
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2.73/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this at a cajun restaurant last night and was disappointed in it. It was a nice stout but it lacked the complexity of an imperial stout. The roasted malt was there, and a little crystal malt, but it was lacking everything else.

If this was sold as a sweet stout, I would've believed it. An imperial stout... I don't think so.

dogglebe, Dec 25, 2013
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Abita Select Imperial Louisiana Oyster Stout from Abita Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.