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Oesterstout - Scheldebrouwerij

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59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.03%
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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RichH55

Illinois

5/5  rDev +33.7%

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

Netherlands

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.

08-12-2010 08:21:16 | More by bierinjisp
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

01-13-2012 19:08:06 | More by bonbini26
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schaffer9252

New York

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

04-13-2014 13:34:21 | More by schaffer9252
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johnnybravo

Netherlands

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.

02-11-2008 08:49:24 | More by johnnybravo
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

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!

11-26-2011 18:39:54 | More by Evil_Pidde
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vollie

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

11-14-2011 17:37:24 | More by Jspriest
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lastauss

Washington

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.

03-25-2008 11:16:28 | More by lastauss
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Anze

Slovenia

4/5  rDev +7%

06-22-2014 17:20:58 | More by Anze
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astrickland


4/5  rDev +7%

04-30-2012 18:58:23 | More by astrickland
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LiquidAmber

Washington

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.

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%

04-06-2012 19:00:47 | More by rumorsofsurf
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%

08-07-2014 02:57:49 | More by DrBier
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spacemanvt

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7%

12-09-2011 20:39:16 | More by spacemanvt
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Saind

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +7%

04-27-2014 08:16:43 | More by Saind
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Brabander

Netherlands

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.

09-04-2011 08:50:41 | More by Brabander
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Ed37

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +7%

02-04-2014 11:35:01 | More by Ed37
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TheBadger0289

New Zealand (Aotearoa)

4/5  rDev +7%

05-11-2013 01:21:48 | More by TheBadger0289
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

4/5  rDev +7%

02-12-2014 09:12:45 | More by GRUUMSH
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rekel

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +7%

12-01-2011 23:12:17 | More by rekel
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czfreeman

California

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.

06-05-2011 17:45:09 | More by czfreeman
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AdamNowek

Netherlands

3.88/5  rDev +3.7%

08-19-2014 19:47:53 | More by AdamNowek
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Mar02x

Netherlands

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.

09-03-2011 19:30:16 | More by Mar02x
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DARIVA

Netherlands

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.

04-05-2012 18:20:23 | More by DARIVA
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Oesterstout from Scheldebrouwerij
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