Pearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout | Flying Dog Brewery

1,286 Ratings
Pearl Necklace Chesapeake StoutPearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout

Added by WMEugene on 11-16-2011

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I love this stout, the Oysters give it a slight briny flavor that mixes so well, a nice Big Beer that has a quirkiness that makes it stand out from the rest

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look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours very deep brown color with just a hint of light seen shinning trough. Upon pouring there is a one finger of fizzy tan colored head that fades very rapidly to leave just a tiny trace of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is rather big of a roasted malt and coffee smell mixed with some very light dark chocolate notes. As may be expected form an oyster stout, there is also some salty sea like aromas mixed in there as well with just a hint of a charcoal and toast smell as well.

Taste – The taste begins with a heavy roasted malt flavor with a little bit of a toffee sweetness upfront. The toffee quickly fades giving a very dry and roasty flavor. Along with the nice roasty flavors of the brew, are some faint hints of seawater mixed with a touch of a charcoal and toast taste. While a bit of sea is present on the taste it is very light overall, leaving a mainly drier roasted dark malt flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the medium to slightly thinner side with a carbonation level that is on the average side. A bit of a thicker body would have suited the darker flavors much better, with a slightly lower carbonation level doing the same for the dry and roasted taste.

Overall – Not really much oyster going on in this one. Besides the nose, which gives a decent level of saltiness, overall the brew is really just a drier and roastier stout. OK, but nothing exceptional.

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Pearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
3.74 out of 5 based on 1,286 ratings.
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