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Rosie Parks Oyster Stout | Fordham Brewing Company

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3.54/5
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95 Ratings
Rosie Parks Oyster StoutRosie Parks Oyster Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fordham Brewing Company
Delaware, United States
fordhambrewing.com

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The legendary skipjack Rosie Parks once dredged for oysters on the Chesapeake Bay. Formerly the fasted of the fleet and a beauty to behold, she underwent construction and was relaunched on November 2, 2013.

This 5.0% stout contains Chesapeake Bay Oyster shells.

Added by jmdrpi on 11-18-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,575
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
95
pDev:
13.56%
Bros Score:
3.55
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
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Trade:
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Ratings: 95 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of IreRican
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bitter chocolate slight, not offensive, easy enjoyable

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Photo of wrightst
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of MarvinSnyder
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of TeachChefs
4.46/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ordybill
4.21/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. appearance- looks like used motor oil, I love the look. The aroma is a good blend of malt, cocoa and salt. The taste follows the aroma and I found the flavor unique and very appealing. A very enjoyable beer.

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Photo of QuadriderMX
4.2/5  rDev +18.6%

Photo of WhitmansNiece
4.13/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Coganmordy
4.09/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dueker82
4.08/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

pretty delicious. well balanced. the oyster bit adds an interesting palate but nothing over the top. no syrupy texture and flavor, which is something I can dislike about porters or stouts

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Photo of Jasonkyeager
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

'stout' .... Everything I wanted it to be. Completely well rounded in all aspects. Pretty great. The worst thing about it is the name. "Rosie Parks" means nothing to me. "Oyster Stout" didn't reflect anything about it. Would love to find this again.

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Photo of dsshuck
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of Maseitz
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of DuaneL
4/5  rDev +13%

On tap, this dark stout is very appealing; a nice head and warm, malty flavors. Fortunately doesn't hit you in the head w/ high alcohol content.

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Photo of GratefulJack
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of deapokid
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of Aglassplease
3.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
3.87/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scottyb98
3.84/5  rDev +8.5%

Photo of Hopmeplease
3.8/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dilbert65
3.8/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of ThaneMcC
3.79/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

App: Pours reddish brown with small off white head, at first glance more akin to a porter than stout.
Smell: slight roasted malts, sweet almost metallic smell (not unpleasant – just different); more pronounced as it warms
Taste: sweet, malty with a pleasant contrast of saltiness and a fairly clean finish
Mouthfeel: a bit of salty, tingling carbonation at first sip, light to medium bodied, make the tongue tingle in a not unpleasant manner
Overall: a peculiar beer, enjoyable and definitely a beer I wouldn’t shy away from if it were on tap. An easily quaffable beer, a far cry from the aggressive, coffee/chocolate stouts and perhaps could be enjoyed with a seafood bisque or lobster to complement and contrast flavors.

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Photo of hamrwolf
3.79/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyclonece09
3.78/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Pours pitch black with a large fluffy off white head. Smells of chocolate and coffee. Tastes of coffee with slight chocolate and very slight fruit; rich but not overly so. Beer is light/medium bodied, nicely carbonated, clean finish. Overall, an above average beer.

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Photo of mthomp081
3.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of briandaube
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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Rosie Parks Oyster Stout from Fordham Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 95 ratings
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