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Marooned On Hog Island - 21st Amendment Brewery

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406 Ratings
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Ratings: 406
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 19
Gots: 28 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dbrauneis on 12-05-2012)
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Photo of OWSLEY069
3.43/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours jet black with a light brown head. In the aroma, a light roast and a note of caramel. In the taste, a nce caramel like roast, and a pinch of saltiness in the end. A small bite, with a lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a dry roast in the aftertaste. Mellow and decent, lighter body and would never guess it is almost 8%.

Photo of GTB
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of beermanbrian
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of ferrettman687
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of chippo33
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of floraday
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of ohtheguilt
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of honkduh
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of beerman999999
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of Ry1975
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of TrickkyGangsta
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of tobelerone
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of cindyjeffsmith
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: dark brown, nearly opaque. Fairly thick tan head on the pour that recedes to wisps.
Smell: rich chocolate and a musky hint that must be the oyster shells. Makes for a quite rich and nice nose.
Taste: just as the nose advertises.
Overall: my first oyster stout so not sure how it stacks up. Quite enjoyed this. A rich and creamy stout with a little edge.

Photo of waddellc2
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of justintcoons
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into a tulip.

Black with some translucency. 1-2 fingers of creamy, tan head.

Dark chocolate, brine and espresso.

Semi-sweet chocolate, dark roast coffee and a dusting of cocoa. Some brine and hints of vanilla. Finishes with bitter espresso.

Medium bodied, creamy and smooth.

The brine is well incorporated and this drinks pretty easily at nearly 8%. This is a very nice Oyster Stout.

Photo of Mattyb79
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of litheum94
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of wvsabbath
3.63/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Serving Type - Can

Appearance - Dark black with a tan tint. Creamy 1 inch foamy head and lots of sticky lacing.

Smell - Roasted malts, chocolate, cocoa, some sugars and molassess. Also has a saltwater/fishy aromoa mixed with a oatmeal stout aromoa.

Taste - Starts of with roasted malts and chocolate, then im guessing the oysters comes in and adds a mineral like flavor. This flavor seems to give it a flat, bold flavor, much like a aged oatmeal stout thats lost its flavors over time. Sugars are masked under the malts and oyster flavors.

Mouthfeel - Tounge gets malts, chocolate and some oyster. Palate gets the same along with some sour/bitterness. The finish is malty, sour/bitter and dry.

Overall - Decent, my first oyster stout so was hard to review. Tastes like a aged oatmeal stout, were the main stout flavors are weak and masked behind the malts, and oyster. The alcohol is masked well also, making this really easy to drink, but left me wanting a real stout, big on flavors.

Photo of Bung
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can. Not overly thick looking, but black pour. No light gets through. Half finger of cream colored head. Retained and stuck to the glass a bit.

Aroma, light roast, caramel, chocolate and an earthy malt. Some cream.

Taste, roast malt up front, dark chocolate. Heavy minerally and even some salt like presence. Cocoa, peat, wood. Finishes with a hint of anise.

Solidly medium body. Carbonation is just barely higher than I would think ideal. No abv heat and very drinkable.
The Porterhouse and Harpoon oyster stouts are my only 2 to compare to this and this is easily as good as those. Definetely worth a try.

Photo of greencovesteve
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of HipHopinHooligan13
4.25/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Maudite snifter. Pours a very dark brown, appearing opaque black in the glass. Half finger light bown head with decent retention and good lacing. Nice aroma of chocolate, chocolate, roasted malt and a hint of toffee. Flavor of roasted and charred malt, lighter chocolate, slight dark fruits; semi-sweet. Finishes dryer with more malt char, bitter chocolate and hops. Medium bodied. Nice flavor progression and use of charred malt. Quite enjoyable.

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of cocojoe
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can poured into 16oz Deschutes pint glass:

A: Almost pitch black, but mostly a very very dark brown. 1.5 fingers of rich mocha colored head.

S: The briney, mineral like notes hit the nose immediately, followed by Chocolatey, bitter roasty and fruity notes.

T: Very creamy and smoothe. Chocolatey roast notes are prevalent, but it is not a bitter roast. Sweet, dark fruits and dark caramel.

M: Medium -full creamy body

O: Really creamy, chocolate roasts, with dark fruits. The oyster notes come through in the nose a bit as mineral like notes.

Marooned On Hog Island from 21st Amendment Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.