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Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout - Flying Dog Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

913 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 913
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 17
Gots: 70 | 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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josh32219

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-29-2014 20:02:02 | More by josh32219
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Dave1999

North Carolina

3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours pitch black with an off white head.

The smell is roasted malts, typical stout.

Taste is roast malts, dark chocolate,bitter, the oyster is in the finish quite subtle.

The mouthfeel is light with low carbonation and a dry finish.

Very easy to drink and tastes good. The oyster is very subtle.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 01:15:46 | More by Dave1999
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Liverocks

Delaware

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-27-2014 13:51:39 | More by Liverocks
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JDeming

Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-27-2014 01:53:04 | More by JDeming
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-26-2014 02:34:08 | More by NonicPanic
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seanchai

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-24-2014 19:10:38 | More by seanchai
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TheSamKuehn

Florida

3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-22-2014 03:29:35 | More by TheSamKuehn
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Klebe

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-20-2014 16:13:01 | More by Klebe
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T6PP

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-20-2014 15:17:50 | More by T6PP
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Phigg1102

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-19-2014 23:54:05 | More by Phigg1102
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REY_CORTEZ

New York

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

06-16-2014 21:16:33 | More by REY_CORTEZ
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mikeg67

New Jersey

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

12 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with small, creamy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of toasted malt, bread crust, herbal hops and see bay. Body is medium and smooth. Taste is of toasted, bready malt, coffee, salt, oysters, brown sugar, burnt grain and herbal hops. Finish is long, bitter, and salty. Very nice brew, would be classic with shellfish.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2014 14:42:07 | More by mikeg67
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-16-2014 00:42:37 | More by RyanAU
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ZachRusk

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-15-2014 19:33:08 | More by ZachRusk
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Stofko1992

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-15-2014 02:17:21 | More by Stofko1992
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-13-2014 13:12:08 | More by JMS1512
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CorgiDad

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-12-2014 02:41:54 | More by CorgiDad
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8stringfan

District of Columbia

3.33/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours jet black from the bottle with a light foam, light beige/off-white two-finger head which dissipates down to a solid covering of froth on the top of the beer with solid lacing on the glass. Nose is actually fairly light, but contains all the usual stout notes - dark malt, dark chocolate, toffee, a touch of wan espresso, and, though I may be mistaking it, there does seem to be a hint of bitter citrus hops. Also, perhaps it’s the name, but it does seem that there is a hint of oyster sauce in there, not briny oysters and seaside air mind you, but a hint of the slightly briny but mostly sweet Hoisin-like Asian condiment. Sip is toffee and lightly bitter chocolate up front, and is actually somewhat sweet. The middle of the tongue sees more of the bitterness with dark coffee notes taking over along with what seems a touch of vanilla and a hint of sweet citrus fruit...yeah...I know...that one seems weird, but it really does seem to be there. Back of the tongue sees more coffee notes along with a hint of toffee and the finish, which is pretty short and simple, is lightly sweetened coffee. Mouthfeel is actually quite light and the carbonation, like most everything from Flying Dog, is a bit heavy. So, the big question is, where is the oyster in all of this? The classic hint I can find is a note approaching oyster sauce in the midpalate when it warms slightly, but as a whole, I can’t find any and can’t help but wondering if there might have been a better use for those local oysters. As it stands this is a perfectly decent stout, nothing especially grand, but also quite sessionable due to its heavy carbonation, light-for-the-style mouthfeel, nice hints of sweetness amidst the roastier bitter notes, and low ABV.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 02:35:00 | More by 8stringfan
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wvbrewcrew

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-11-2014 21:14:58 | More by wvbrewcrew
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emwild12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-10-2014 21:38:48 | More by emwild12
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Nlawrence301

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-09-2014 02:34:29 | More by Nlawrence301
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IPAbastard760

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

06-07-2014 21:12:59 | More by IPAbastard760
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Skabiski

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-07-2014 11:48:22 | More by Skabiski
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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-06-2014 19:30:30 | More by Dicers
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

06-06-2014 02:48:38 | More by MaddDogg84
Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 913 ratings.