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Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout - Flying Dog Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

885 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 885
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 17
Gots: 60 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
English Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WMEugene on 11-16-2011)
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BBP

Ontario (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a bit clear compared to the average stout, but it is a bit darker. The drink maintains a consistent head and brings up some nice lacing.

The aroma is very smooth. There's definite roasted and dark malt here and there is a bit of smokiness that the oysters may have contributed to. The downside with the aroma is merely a lack of presence.

The taste is very smooth as well. You can sort of distinguish the oyster, but it's very mild, and only pops up in the aftertaste. I think a bit more salt and smokiness come through, which blends seamlessly with the other flavors. The finish is great with a bit of roastiness.

The body is thick and heavy if you consider the ABV. The finish is moderately dry and slightly sticky. Carbonation is kept quite under control.

This beer was definitely interesting. I'd consider buying it again. For a stout it's priced nicely and it offers a pretty good kick for the low ABV.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2012 01:14:55 | More by BBP
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First beer I bought in Maryland from my relocation from Oregon. Was interested in trying something new the the "Oyster" aspect triggered my interest. I brought it home and when I pored it it was had a nice off white head. Smelled like a typical stout, but had a light roasted malt smell that I am used to. The oysters are pretty noticeable and the beer had a slimy finish... I was pretty dissatisfied in the overall quality of the beer... with the sliminess and the lack of a backbone, I would not buy it again.

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Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 885 ratings.