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Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout - Flying Dog Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

909 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 909
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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RespertFTW

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

01-01-2013 17:33:25 | More by RespertFTW
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koes0024

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-01-2013 04:26:47 | More by koes0024
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beersvh23

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-01-2013 00:48:22 | More by beersvh23
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-30-2012 16:40:08 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-29-2012 20:18:27 | More by kjkinsey
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alrhodesjr

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-28-2012 22:58:04 | More by alrhodesjr
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flagmantho

Washington

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

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: rich, dark ruby-brown hue with a thick finger of frothy, dark tan foam. Quite attractive.

Smell: rich, chocolatey aroma with a hint of spiciness. I'm not getting any oysters in the aroma, but it's still a nice-smelling stout.

Taste: great chocolate malt flavor with some caramel notes and an almost creamy sweetness. No oyster flavor up front, but way out in the distant aftertaste there's definitely a shellfish character. How interesting! I've never had an oyster stout before, but I like the subtlety and restraint with which the ingredient is handled here. Good stuff.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and a really fantastic creaminess. Wonderful texture -- love it.

Overall: I was a little apprehensive of trying this beer, but of course I needn't have been. This is a tasty and subtle brew with a wonderful texture and good drinkability; I'd definitely have this beer again.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 00:34:27 | More by flagmantho
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Orange

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-27-2012 05:50:11 | More by Orange
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Ralphs66

New York

3/5  rDev -18.7%

12-25-2012 11:35:42 | More by Ralphs66
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Peyton5410

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-25-2012 05:04:09 | More by Peyton5410
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PeterIngemi

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a duvel glass

A: pours black with above frothy finger of slightly tanned head... Nice retention and lacing.

S: roasty malts, chocolate and a light mineraly oceaniness.

T: dry chocolate and mineraliness over some nice roasted malt, very light sea, the oysters are on the subtle side, although very much still present, you h of sweetness towards the finish.

M: very creamy and smooth, with medium carbonation that is lightly crisp on the tongue, this is an easy drinker.

O: a very nicley balanced oyster stout, tasty and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 04:39:25 | More by PeterIngemi
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Lukass

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +22%

12-23-2012 16:58:56 | More by Lukass
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Bacon_Ninja


3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-23-2012 05:02:24 | More by Bacon_Ninja
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NHSTEVE

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-21-2012 23:14:26 | More by NHSTEVE
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HungarianCount

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-21-2012 05:40:16 | More by HungarianCount
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mcaulifww

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18.7%

12-20-2012 16:03:30 | More by mcaulifww
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SolipsismalCat

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Clear dark red-brown with giant three-finger, tan, creamy head that lasted a long time. Great lacing.

S: Roasted malt. Mild.

T: Light to moderate sweetness and light bitterness. Very roasted taste. Simple flavor profile.

M: Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Kind of watery.

O: Fairly average English stout here.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 02:20:35 | More by SolipsismalCat
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-20-2012 02:16:08 | More by rolltide8425
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.7/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a solid dark brown with the faintest of garnet highlights when held to light and a huge tan head that persists. The aroma is quite earthy and roasty with hints of coffee and caramel. The flavor follows the aroma. Nice roasty chocolate and coffee with a caramel and brown sugary sweetness that is cut down by an earthy almost briny flavor. Hints of dark tart fruits round out the flavor nicely. Light earthy hop bitterness linger long into the finish of every sip. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet tart and chewy mouthfeel. Not a bad stout but like other oyster stouts I've tried I have to ask, Why?

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 00:55:40 | More by johnnnniee
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BeezNeezy22D

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

12-19-2012 20:50:11 | More by BeezNeezy22D
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Renae

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

12-18-2012 00:03:45 | More by Renae
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Dreamer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-16-2012 19:34:37 | More by Dreamer
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Mississippi

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-16-2012 03:31:35 | More by Mississippi
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onestoploser

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-15-2012 01:28:51 | More by onestoploser
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jk3

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-14-2012 03:37:40 | More by jk3
Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 909 ratings.