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Rosie Parks Oyster Stout - Fordham Brewing Company

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34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fordham Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
English Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jmdrpi on 11-18-2012)
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.8/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

cjbeckman, Jan 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

BillRoth, Dec 15, 2013
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3.69/5  rDev +8.5%

Dasmall2011, Oct 07, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +7.1%

batt6343, Oct 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

KeyWestGator, Oct 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed this bottle out of a standard pint glass.

A: Pours a dark black hue with a very thin brown ½-finger head that quickly dissipates and leaves no lace or trail.

S: Not a huge nose here – toasted malts and chocolate aroma.

T: Smooth mild roasted malts and background tastes of coffee, caramel, and chocolate.

M: Very smooth, medium body and minimal carbonation.

O: Decent stout. No one flavor or aroma stands out and takes control of this brew.

ckollias, Dec 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

bigred89, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

OriolesFan1008, Nov 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Mneme1984, Sep 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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Liverocks, Jun 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

garuda, Nov 06, 2013
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3.49/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep brown with a faint ring of head around the edge - surprised how little there is here. Pretty unassuming.

Malty, roasty, with just a hint of salty brine.

Like you'd expect from a relatively stout, but with the added interest of the oysters - they add a salty brininess that can likely only come from an oyster stout. It's a unique addition, one that might be better suited when paired with a bowl of oyster stew than a cold November night.

Very little carbonation jumped out at me early on - just enough to spark the tongue and leave it to soak in the saltiness.

Take it or leave it. Having never had an oyster stout in the past, I can't tell whether I just don't like the style or this particular beer. Either way, I can do better.

mdcrouser, Nov 27, 2013
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KBlodorn, Oct 05, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a solid looking black color with a decent looking brown head on top. The head is foamy looking with a decent retention and lacing. The smell of the beer is earthy and lightly roasted. The taste of the beer is earthy, roasted and has a subtle tanginess to it. The mouthfeel of the beer pretty smooth, the carbonation is minimal but still strong enough to keep the beer interesting. It's not overly thick or heavy, it's actually quite drinkable. Overall this beer is good. Worth checking out in my opinion.

Knapp85, Dec 16, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

blbarnett3, Mar 16, 2014
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Rosie Parks Oyster Stout from Fordham Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.