Oesterstout | Scheldebrouwerij

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Scheldebrouwerij
Belgium
scheldebrouwerij.nl

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by paterlodie on 07-27-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
81
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.15%
 
 
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5
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Photo of RichH55
5/5  rDev +38.1%

Photo of bierinjisp
4.55/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Normally i do not like stouts, they are in most cases to dark / burned for my taste. but this stout i really like. the taste is smooth and colour and foam are just right.

I have ordered my oesterstout from tap. it is difficult to pour a good glas because of the inconsistancy of how the beer comes from the tap. never the less it is a beatifull beer with a creamy foam that i enjoy each thime i have drinked it.

I think the Schelde Brouwerij makes very nice easy to drink beers. Also try the Zeezuiper.

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Photo of bonbini26
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of schaffer9252
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of chrisroarshack
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DanielCseklye
4.44/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of johnnybravo
4.4/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This actually has become my home beer. One of a few I always make sure to have in my cellar. The others are for example Girardin Unfiltered, Rochefort 10 and Karmeliet. So you can imagine this must have the same quality and it does. Appearance and aroma are as to be expected. Notes of chocolate in the aroma, good looking. But the flavor is wonderful. Not exceptional, just wonderful. Chocolate, coffee, light roasted, sweet and a bit salty. A beer I can drink all evening.

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.27/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours motor-oil black with an enormous brown whipped-cream-like head. Dissipation is slow and leaves behind, decent lacings.

S: Notes of sherry up front. Strong black coffee, roasted dark malts. Dry and tart at the same time. Faint cigarette-ashes, but in a nice way (?!?!).

T: Tart, sherry, vanilla and strong black coffee makes this dry beer very complex. Sourness from cherries and then there's pepper (white). Again the cigarette-ashes, still nice.

M: Short aftertaste, kind of sour and dry. Body is full while carbonation is low.

O: Pretty nice! Complex!

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Photo of vollie
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Jspriest
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of lastauss
4.01/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Described by the brewery as filtered through oyster-shells, which is a little weird (I always appreciate weird). I was mildly surprised to see a stout on draft in the Netherlands, but the bar came highly recommended. It would have been a perfect experience WITH oysters, though there were none on the menu. Nonetheless, a very tasty stout, with nice dry tones and not much residual sugar.

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Photo of Anze
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of astrickland
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of LiquidAmber
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Maudite snifter. Pours a very dark brown, appearing black in the glass. Massive light brown head with good retention and lots of pillowing lacing. Aroma of dark toasted malt, dark dried fruit; slightly vinous and sour. Flavor starts with dark toasted malt and develops a nice fruit flavor of plums and raisins, finishing slightly dry with dark fruit, light chocolate and a bright spicy flavor that may be from the oyster shells; slight hops. Medium bodied with a hint of creaminess. A very nice flavor progression and complexity. I enjoyed this quite a bit. I lean towards imperial stouts, but this was great. I will return to this stout.

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Photo of rumorsofsurf
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of spacemanvt
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Saind
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Brabander
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

We had this beer at the supertasting at Mar02x place in Vlissingen, Holland.

This a beer from a rather new brewer who has his brewery at the Dutch/Belgium border.

Nice darkbrown fluid with one finger head. This is one easy drinkable beer! There is absolutely no bitterness in this beer. Mouthfeel is good.

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Photo of Ed37
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of TheBadger0289
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of GRUUMSH
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of rekel
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of redleg411
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcmchew
3.98/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Deep dark brown pour with a small creamy beige head that will stick around for a long while.
Smell of salty roasted malts, bitter hops, a touch of lemon zest, caramel, mild sugared dried dark fruit, faint toffee, faint soy sauce.
Great flavor contrasts in this beer, with salted caramel, sweet salty roasted malts and nuttiness, with a small hint of sea water, but pretty subtle (they don't add oysters in the brewing process, they just filter the beer over some shells). Still, rich deep roasted malts, amped up by that nice saltiness. Chocolate shines too, with some bits of raisin and dried citrus peel too, and a bit of zingy plum juice. The finish shows some bitter herbal hop to further develop the roasted flavor.
Aftertaste has toasted, almost burnt dark bread, salted peanut and chocolate, a touch of dark fruit. Medium body, medium carbonation. Alcohol hidden perfectly.
This is really an awesome tasting beer, but i usually love this salty-sweet combo. The high alcohol content helps too, creating deeper, stronger flavors than in the usual oyster stout.

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Oesterstout from Scheldebrouwerij
3.62 out of 5 based on 81 ratings.
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