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Oesterstout - Scheldebrouwerij

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60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 11.76%
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:
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(Beer added by: paterlodie on 07-27-2005)
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5/5  rDev +33.7%

RichH55, Nov 27, 2012
Photo of bierinjisp
4.58/5  rDev +22.5%

Normally i do not like stouts, they are in most cases to dark / burned for my taste. but this stout i really like. the taste is smooth and colour and foam are just right.

I have ordered my oesterstout from tap. it is difficult to pour a good glas because of the inconsistancy of how the beer comes from the tap. never the less it is a beatifull beer with a creamy foam that i enjoy each thime i have drinked it.

I think the Schelde Brouwerij makes very nice easy to drink beers. Also try the Zeezuiper.

bierinjisp, Aug 12, 2010
Photo of bonbini26
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

bonbini26, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of schaffer9252
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

schaffer9252, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of johnnybravo
4.43/5  rDev +18.4%

This actually has become my home beer. One of a few I always make sure to have in my cellar. The others are for example Girardin Unfiltered, Rochefort 10 and Karmeliet. So you can imagine this must have the same quality and it does. Appearance and aroma are as to be expected. Notes of chocolate in the aroma, good looking. But the flavor is wonderful. Not exceptional, just wonderful. Chocolate, coffee, light roasted, sweet and a bit salty. A beer I can drink all evening.

johnnybravo, Feb 11, 2008
Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.28/5  rDev +14.4%

A: Pours motor-oil black with an enormous brown whipped-cream-like head. Dissipation is slow and leaves behind, decent lacings.

S: Notes of sherry up front. Strong black coffee, roasted dark malts. Dry and tart at the same time. Faint cigarette-ashes, but in a nice way (?!?!).

T: Tart, sherry, vanilla and strong black coffee makes this dry beer very complex. Sourness from cherries and then there's pepper (white). Again the cigarette-ashes, still nice.

M: Short aftertaste, kind of sour and dry. Body is full while carbonation is low.

O: Pretty nice! Complex!

Evil_Pidde, Nov 26, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

vollie, Dec 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Jspriest, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of lastauss
4.08/5  rDev +9.1%

Described by the brewery as filtered through oyster-shells, which is a little weird (I always appreciate weird). I was mildly surprised to see a stout on draft in the Netherlands, but the bar came highly recommended. It would have been a perfect experience WITH oysters, though there were none on the menu. Nonetheless, a very tasty stout, with nice dry tones and not much residual sugar.

lastauss, Mar 25, 2008
Photo of Anze
4/5  rDev +7%

Anze, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of astrickland
4/5  rDev +7%

astrickland, Apr 30, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
4/5  rDev +7%

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.

LiquidAmber, Oct 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7%

rumorsofsurf, Apr 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7%

DrBier, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

spacemanvt, Dec 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

Saind, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Brabander
4/5  rDev +7%

We had this beer at the supertasting at Mar02x place in Vlissingen, Holland.

This a beer from a rather new brewer who has his brewery at the Dutch/Belgium border.

Nice darkbrown fluid with one finger head. This is one easy drinkable beer! There is absolutely no bitterness in this beer. Mouthfeel is good.

Brabander, Sep 04, 2011
Photo of Ed37
4/5  rDev +7%

Ed37, Feb 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

TheBadger0289, May 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7%

GRUUMSH, Feb 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

rekel, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of czfreeman
3.9/5  rDev +4.3%

It is pretty interesting to see a beachfront Belgian brewery doing a traditional English style, but the style itself is very interesting, and quite perfect for a coastal brewery I think. I don't have experience with this style, so looking foward to it.
Pours a thick, burgondy-red black tone. MOre mahagony actually when held into the light. Creamy toffee head.
Aromatically-toffee, malt,caramel, cocoa, light smokiness, but also a light salty briny note, akin to the sea air. Didn't expect the oyster to contribute much, but they do play a distinct role. Light metallic notes on the finish.
Flavor, in contrast to other review I saw, is a step up in intensity.
Light saltiness is appreciated, cocoa, malt, cherry, smoke, herbal tingling, raisin, dried fruits, a bit of musty oakiness. The "shellfish" flavor is incorporated, but well hidden. I dont actually know how much I would enjoy it if it was very dominant.
Medium bodied, leaves the palate tingling as it is more porter-weight than a stout in my opinion.
Overall balanced and complex, but nothing too-out-of the ordinary. Maybe a "oyster" stout in a small serving would be really interesting in a food pairing, but this was good enough for the bottle.

czfreeman, Jun 05, 2011
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3.88/5  rDev +3.7%

AdamNowek, Aug 19, 2014
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3.83/5  rDev +2.4%

At a beer tasting on the 26th of Augustus at my place this was the 19th beer we tried, with thanks to the ‘Peer’. Tonight I am tasting this beer again and I am still as positive as on the 26th.

A –Deep, very deep ruby red, almost black. I can’t see if there is any carbonation. Thin head.

S –Faint smell of chocolate and wood, roasted malts.

T – The taste is complex. Dark chocolate , light creamy and somewhat sweet, not thick, somewhat spicy bitterness in the end. The alcohol warms your throat nicely.

M – Nice carbonation in your mouth, not sticky, warming.

O – A good beer, very tasty. Worth buying again, as I already did.

Mar02x, Sep 03, 2011
Photo of DARIVA
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%

A: Very dark beer with an beautifull head.

S: No dominant scents, some scents of caramel, nougat, raisins and chocolate.

T: Slightly bitter finish with the taste of airy brittle chocolate.

M: Nice mouthfeel, good carbonation and light foam feel.

O: Good drinking beer with a nice bitter aftertaste.

DARIVA, Apr 05, 2012
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Oesterstout from Scheldebrouwerij
84 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.