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Marooned On Hog Island - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

391 Ratings
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Ratings: 391
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 20
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Stout |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dbrauneis on 12-05-2012)
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-30-2013 19:06:18 | More by ROGUE16
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domnalbrecc

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

05-29-2013 13:17:56 | More by domnalbrecc
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andyfrancis

California

3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First off, like pretty much everything from 21st Amendment, the graphic design on the can is sweet.

Looking like an 8 ball in a snifter, you'd never know it came from a can. Chocolately head bubbles up quickly and dissipates almost as fast, but leaves some froth around the perimeter.

Licorice, plum, and almost a hint of soy sauce on the nose.

Sweeter than expected, some dark fruit notes. Roasty chocolate finish.

Thin bodied and clean finishing for the style. Just a little lingering roasted malt breath.

For me, Ten Fidy is still the gold standard for canned stouts, but this is a close second.

Serving type: can

05-27-2013 20:10:18 | More by andyfrancis
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

05-26-2013 20:17:16 | More by mikeincharleston
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MonkeyboyATL

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-25-2013 04:19:47 | More by MonkeyboyATL
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bf7

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-22-2013 17:11:20 | More by bf7
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Jimbo4430

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-21-2013 00:59:07 | More by Jimbo4430
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thampel09

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-20-2013 03:41:29 | More by thampel09
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Zimm

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-15-2013 17:31:22 | More by Zimm
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NumberNone

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-14-2013 17:06:09 | More by NumberNone
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.65/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- pours pitch black with a small foamy tan head with somewhat short retention, leaving just a reign after settling

S- smoky charred malt gives some dried meat character, some mineral notes, a bit woody with a touch of chocolate

T- surprising fruity notes with a bit of fig, mid-palate is slightly sweet with roasted malts and chocolate. The finish is mineraly, giving it a slight salty feel on the tongue, smoky and sweet-yet-dry on the finish

M- medium body and carbonation, foamy-turned-creamy mouthfeel with a smooth finish. Alcohol is barely noticeable

O- easy drinking, the oysters give it an interesting mineral flavor and finish. Worth a try once.

Serving type: can

05-14-2013 01:42:06 | More by Treyliff
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-13-2013 11:38:44 | More by Burkbom23
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MCDub

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.9%

05-10-2013 14:23:52 | More by MCDub
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -10%

05-10-2013 00:59:58 | More by bluckbeyes
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MADPolo

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

05-07-2013 17:17:37 | More by MADPolo
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Spikester

Oregon

3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the can into a Walking Man shaker pint. One finger of tan head and some minor lacing. Smell is coffee, dark chocolate, and a whiff of sea breeze.
Taste is rich espresso with maybe a square of dark chocolate melted into it. Never tasted any real hop character within but plenty bitter from whatever source.
Mouthfeel was medium thick with minor carbonation. Leaves a medium dry bitter finish.
Overall a tasty brew and the alcohol is well hidden. As one who has eaten his fair share of fresh oysters both cooked and raw this beer only showed the oyster ingredient in the aroma. So oyster haters need not fear this stout. One of 21st Amendments better beers.

Serving type: can

05-06-2013 07:18:23 | More by Spikester
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troegaarden

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

05-05-2013 20:52:14 | More by troegaarden
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-05-2013 17:14:59 | More by Mantooth
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ThatCracker

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-02-2013 20:51:10 | More by ThatCracker
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pperez38

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-02-2013 09:49:07 | More by pperez38
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-30-2013 23:45:43 | More by AndrewMichael
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DrIPA

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-28-2013 14:43:21 | More by DrIPA
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HardTarget

Texas

4.18/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Black glass shows a thin ribbon of ruby at the edge with back lighting. Tiny carbonation streams feed a fast dying thin brown cover that holds a halo, but doesn't lace.

Smell: Earthy leafy hops on a thin ribbon of malt sweetness.

Taste: Big malt flavors take the stage pushing the almost tonic bitter hops to the downward side of the teeter-totter. A nice balance lets a lot of flavors come through. A plum jam fruitiness, a hint of tobacco in the dark roasted grain. A hint of soy sauce soured grain shows off the complex malt bill (had to check the website: Pale, Crystal, Rolled Oats, Carafa, Chocolate Malt, White Wheat).

Mouthfeel: There's a bit of chalky dryness in the finish that has to be the oyster shells. Makes an almost gritty end that begs for the next sip.

Overall: Big complex tasty beer, but not really in line with most stouts, or oyster stouts I've had. I could see pairing this with a lot of different foods, or just sipping after dinner. Tasty!

Thanks to Illudium for the can!

Serving type: can

04-27-2013 23:36:01 | More by HardTarget
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ToddT

Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L- Dark brown almost black topped with a tan head that fades quickly to a ring but leaves a few spotts of lace on the glass.

S- Roasted malt, caramel, toffee, chocolate, coffee, and chocolate.

T- Chocolate and coffee malts right away, well balanced and not in competition with each other, a bit of caramel sweetness provides a nice counterpoint. I'm not getting any oyster flavor, maybe that is a good thing. Finish is dry with a lingering final note of coffee.

M- More than medium in body and medium in carbonation, creamy and silky in the mouth.

O- Interesting beer, it has some nice stuff going on in it, and if you run across it you should check it out. The 7.9% ABV was a bit of a surprise I was thinking it was a bit lower than that.

Serving type: can

04-24-2013 19:10:53 | More by ToddT
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-23-2013 02:37:08 | More by Phillyz
Marooned On Hog Island from 21st Amendment Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 391 ratings.