Pearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout | Flying Dog Brewery

BA SCORE
84
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1,286 Ratings
Pearl Necklace Chesapeake StoutPearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States
flyingdogbrewery.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,286
Reviews:
242
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
13.1%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
297
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,286 |  Reviews: 242
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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of MarkoNm
3.11/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I was a bit sceptical about this one...
Pours a completely black color with an average slightly off color head.
The aroma is surprisingly gentle, just some roasted malts present.
The taste is very nice - some roasted malts, slight bitterness. Very drinkable, definitely nothing bad about it.

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Photo of bgillespie
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Dark brown, almost black with a thin tan head.

Smell: Roasted chocolate, malty, coffee.

Tasty: Chocolate, roasted coffee. Don't pick up any oyster flavor.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, well carbonated, little alcohol kick at the end.

Overall: A good stout, better than I expected. I would definitely get again.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.58/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This pours a very dark brown/black color with a slight off-white head. The aroma is slightly malty and robust. The taste is light and roust with a fairly thin texture. Overall this is a pretty light in taste and texture stout that drinks very easily.

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4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of clayrock81
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a blackish body with minimal tan head that dies slow with minor lace. I get a little sweetness in the aroma but even that is more bitter chocolate than anything. Some large chunks of roasted malt and a splash of coffee also hit me in the nose. The beer is medium to heavy bodied, slightly chewey. enjoyable sipper but a mostly dry stout with roasted malts ( and again I get this coffee thing) dominating and just minor bitter chocolate notes mixed in. The finish seems a little grainy so I suppose this is where the oyster kick is which isn't bad as it isn't burdensome and lends itself to the beer. Also seems to have a touch of wood since it goes down smooth. Not a bad stout at all but one that is a little simple for my liking.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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