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Black Pearl Oyster Stout - Ramsgate Brewery

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5 Ratings
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.03%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ramsgate Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Jeffo on 10-20-2008)
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4.38/5  rDev +17.1%

Picked up at De Bierkoning in Amsterdam

From a bottle into a snifter

APPEARANCE: Pours with a very little off-white head that disappears right away. No film at all except around the glass edges. Pretty black and cloudy and no carbonation to speak of.

SMELL: Roasted barley malt. Smoke and some dark fruit as well. The nose is strong and impressive. Certainly makes a statement.

TASTE: Taste complements the nose. Roasted barley malt and that smoky component as well. Sweetish but certainly not overwhelming. Nice aftertaste that trickles away slowly. Can slightly taste some oats as well, surprisingly enough. Taste is sharp and memorable.

PALATE: Medium-thick body. Goes down smooth and slightly sticky as well with minimal bite. Carbonation is there but well controlled.

OVERALL: Very nice brew that definitely makes a statement. Sweet but not overwhelming; very drinkable. Nose and taste are great. One that I'll re-visit for sure. Surprised there aren't more reviews of this one. Hoefully it'll soon start making its way around to beer glasses more often.

Jeffo, Oct 20, 2008
More User Reviews:
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

jakesingleton, Jan 19, 2012
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3.6/5  rDev -3.7%

Poured from a cellar temperature 330ml bottle into a chalice.

Appearance: Pitch black body, with a small tan head.

Aroma: Roasted malts, milk chocolate, espresso coffee, burnt raisin, and blackcurrant.

Taste: The malts are toasty, with a slight milk chocolatey hint. There is a bitter hoppiness after, along side a dark coffee flavour. The aftertaste is a very bitter coffee, with tobacco and dark chocolate flavours.

Mouthfeel: Medium to heavy in body, with a oily texture, and a mildly warming alcohol feel.

Drinakability: The taste is very bitter for a stout but it adds something different to it. The flavours are interesting and well balanced. This is a good beer from a promising brewery that I would drink this again.

PartyBear, Sep 05, 2009
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

samEBC, Aug 16, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +6.4%

Gravity halfpint at the Euston Tap.

A: Black body, dark brown highlights, and a solid, glass-coating tan head. Terrific.

S: Yep, that's an oyster stout. Chocolate, brine, and herbalness. Pretty good.

T: Follows the nose: sweet chocolate up front, briny bite behind, and clean bitterness on the finish. Very tasty.

M: Frothy medium body. Ok.

O: Good stout; the oyster component was pleasantly prominent without being overbearing. Definitely worth a shot if you run across it.

Cheers!

woosterbill, Mar 29, 2012
Black Pearl Oyster Stout from Ramsgate Brewery
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.