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Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout - Flying Dog Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

935 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 935
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 17
Gots: 80 | 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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JMad

Texas

4.03/5  rDev +9.2%

Pours a very dark brown with a nice and solid tan-colored head that left plenty of lacing on the way down.

The aroma is filled with chocolate and a slight roasted malt scent, sad to say I'm a little stuffed up and can't smellvery well right now. Maybe I should have waited to review a beer. Anyways..

I taste lots of roasty dark malts with a nice salty bitterness in the back of the throat.

The texture is perfect, it has a light/ medium body with some good sharp carbonation and a bit of a dry finish.

Nice stout but I wish I could taste some oyster.

09-15-2013 06:03:35 | More by JMad
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

09-15-2013 02:28:24 | More by ygtbsm94
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woodchipper

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-14-2013 21:20:05 | More by woodchipper
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Irishace9

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

09-13-2013 05:13:51 | More by Irishace9
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warpedrevolution

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-13-2013 01:48:46 | More by warpedrevolution
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squirreljr

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%

09-11-2013 17:02:03 | More by squirreljr
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.7%

09-10-2013 04:08:09 | More by crowsnest
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ImFlyerThanYou

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

09-10-2013 01:37:26 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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kjmass

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

09-07-2013 21:37:57 | More by kjmass
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cottonkoozie

North Carolina

3.59/5  rDev -2.7%

A - Almost black, brown and a amber hues around the edge of the glass. Thick craggy head, that dissipated somewhat quickly to a thin cap. Very little lacing.

S - Very good roasted malt smell. Chocolate and coffee smells, pretty typical for a stout, but there is something else, maybe the oysters I assume, that has a very mineral, somewhat metallic, smell. Underneath there is something else, maybe its the name just playing tricks on me but I can smell a slight undertone of salt water, marshy smell.

T - At first a very typical stout, then the metallic flavor comes over, but not as strong as I expected. When it finishes there is actually a slight salt water flavor, not much, but detectable, and again maybe just a mental thing.

M - Above average, but not quite outstanding.

Well I saw this one in the store the weird factor got to me. I wasn't quite ready to buy a six pack, but luckily they had it available as a single.

Overall, not a beer I would buy again, but not bad. I think it was really brewed for the shock value, but it is a pretty good beer, and worth the try. I think it would be better though without the mineral and salt water taste.

09-07-2013 01:09:08 | More by cottonkoozie
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Soto

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-07-2013 00:28:29 | More by Soto
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.81/5  rDev +3.3%

12oz Bottle from CJ's Potsdam NY for $3

Appearance - Dark brown colour with a large size fizzy/frothy beige head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some faint lacing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, grains

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and coffee. There are also some light smokey notes and a touch of dark fruits.

Overall - I can't really taste oysters.. but it a pretty tasty beer for sure. It has a nice well balanced taste is extremely drinkable. Seems like a great session beer despite the slightly higher ABV,

09-05-2013 23:56:41 | More by spinrsx
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.7/5  rDev +0.3%

A- Pours a very dark brown with a bit if ruby hue, small creamy light tan head that skims the top after settling

S- roasted and grainy aromas up front with some toasted notes, there's a touch of chocolate coming through with some mineraly notes as well, more grains on the backend like a wheat triscuit cracker

T- the grainy flavors follow the aroma and are quickly followed by a salty/mineraly flavor that eventually takes a back seat to some chocolate notes with a touch of smoke and coffee on the finish, more mineral on the finish from the oysters

M- medium body with low carbonation, foamy mouthfeel leads to an easy dry finish with a slight mineral bitterness

O- this is orobably the most mineral/salt forward oyster stout that I've tried to date, but its not overpowering. Overall an enjoyable take on the style

09-04-2013 00:39:45 | More by Treyliff
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

09-03-2013 23:39:43 | More by MarvinSnyder
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52P48

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-03-2013 03:12:05 | More by 52P48
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Jordan1985rec

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

09-02-2013 21:03:56 | More by Jordan1985rec
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-02-2013 01:24:38 | More by sanitarium16
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blackie

California

3.76/5  rDev +1.9%

single bottle from K1

a: served in a snifter after just a short while to chill, deep mahogany brown in color, practically opaque black, with a cocoa colored head that shows healthy retention

s: simply nutty dark roasted barley, glimpses of caramel and some chocolate sugar when fully warmed, perhaps a touch briny but not strikingly distinct, earthy hops

m: body a light medium, with carbonation a low-moderate, somewhat creamy on the palate

t: a traditional, balanced stout with a pleasant earthy roasted barley presence, nice char flavor, some mild underlying sweetness, slight brine, earthy hops with a mild to moderate bitterness joining the roast in a dry finish

o: an interesting style and a good beer no doubt, but the oyster influence is very subtle, a good cause (bay preservation) and a tasty stout in it’s own right

09-01-2013 19:45:31 | More by blackie
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-01-2013 19:07:06 | More by djrn2
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psuscott1

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

08-31-2013 20:26:21 | More by psuscott1
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-28-2013 23:30:10 | More by GraduatedCashew
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drinkinmiles

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-26-2013 01:17:23 | More by drinkinmiles
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Elprico

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-26-2013 00:23:05 | More by Elprico
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Roberto11232

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-25-2013 19:23:46 | More by Roberto11232
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-ronin-

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

08-25-2013 15:51:02 | More by -ronin-
Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 935 ratings.