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Oesterstout - Scheldebrouwerij

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57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Scheldebrouwerij visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: paterlodie on 07-27-2005)
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Litrecola

Manitoba (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-14-2012 19:54:11 | More by Litrecola
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New York

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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benfons

Belgium

3.05/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

first and for all this beer is called oyster stout because the wort is poured over oyster scales
during the brewing process

A: dark brown colour, off white head

S: burnt malts, hints of sea air

T: rather sweet, , burnt malts are there, not much else

M: medium body, low on carbonation (ok for a stout)

O: not really my cup of tea, not a lot of character, a tad too sweet, but not bad

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2014 22:01:39 | More by benfons
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

09-24-2013 21:47:51 | More by ROGUE16
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Brenden

Ohio

3.55/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It's definitely back, as the bottle advertises, and it's not letting any light through. The medium brown head grows large, over two fingers off the top, but it's sparsely-bubbled and looks a little spritzy. Having grown that large, however, when it drops down it's condensed to a heavy thickness and density, sitting right around one finger tall. The lacing is downright thick and heavy as well, and clings stubbornly, leaving little of the glass uncovered as it goes.
There's an earthiness and an interesting intense minerality. I've set it aside and done some other things since pouring, and now I'm reminded that it's an oyster stout. Other than that, barley with a little sweetness to it makes the malt base. It may be a touch heavy on the oyster, the notes of which mute the other qualities found.
What I assume may be Belgian yeast makes for an unusual contrast. Malts bring just a hint of roast with a tinge of sweetness, but the heard brine and minderal aspects of the oyster seem to be a bit too much in this beer. It's not undrinkable, but i have to let it sit for more roast to come out of it. It's not bad overall.
The feel goes a little thin for a stout. It's not quite as robust as the label boasts. It's got a sizeable body for sure, but still sits in the medium range. Alcohol sneaks in somewhere and goes into a finish that draws out some powdery dryness.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 22:58:25 | More by Brenden
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New Zealand (Aotearoa)

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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Belgium

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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samEBC

Belgium

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rand

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01-21-2013 01:29:02 | More by rand
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beerhawk41

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-09-2013 03:07:43 | More by beerhawk41
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MAUEX_MFA

Alaska

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

12-29-2012 19:11:50 | More by MAUEX_MFA
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vollie

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

12-18-2012 11:24:52 | More by vollie
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RichH55

Illinois

5/5  rDev +34%

11-27-2012 15:35:01 | More by RichH55
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

My night-cap on 23rd Oct 2012 in the excellent Cafe De Grendelpoort in Valkenburg, Holland.

33cl bottle poured with its sediment into the correct brewery glass.

The beer poured almost black, very dark brown maybe (the pub is dark to start with): on top a thin tanned foam.

Mixed bag in the nose and tastes: malts first and foremost, mild liquorice front with sweeter molassses taking over, a mini hop, dry finish completes the flavours but there is a lot more going on inbetween. My bottle had a nice, but unexpected and unusual 'semi-sour' feel (for a Stout) to it throughout the tasting. I also thought the alcohol level isn't hidden to any great extent. Complexed and different with a variety of fruit notes and malty levels of roasted/toasted chocolate and coffee.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2012 10:33:42 | More by BlackHaddock
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Maudite snifter. Pours a very dark brown, appearing black in the glass. Massive light brown head with good retention and lots of pillowing lacing. Aroma of dark toasted malt, dark dried fruit; slightly vinous and sour. Flavor starts with dark toasted malt and develops a nice fruit flavor of plums and raisins, finishing slightly dry with dark fruit, light chocolate and a bright spicy flavor that may be from the oyster shells; slight hops. Medium bodied with a hint of creaminess. A very nice flavor progression and complexity. I enjoyed this quite a bit. I lean towards imperial stouts, but this was great. I will return to this stout.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2012 03:19:11 | More by LiquidAmber
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought the Bierparadijs in Meer, Belgium just next to the brewery and the border to the Netherlands on the highway from Breda to Antwerp.

Poured into an Leute Bokbier glass (oversized wine glass type).

Body is murky dark brown and a big strong medium to fine bubbled head that seems to last forever.

smell of coffee, caramel and some unidentified sourness

Taste of coffee, of course, with a first strong but later comfortable metallic aftertaste. There is liquorice and sweetness as well

quite a lot of carbonation for a stout and surprisingly coarse overall no Guinness smoothness.

I am not a big stout fan as I don't drink coffee and love my beer refreshing but this one is my favorite in this style so far.

Serving type: bottle

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Oesterstout from Scheldebrouwerij
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