Pearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout | Flying Dog Brewery

BA SCORE
84
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1,289 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:
1,289
Reviews:
244
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
13.1%
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
299
For Trade:
1
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.37/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle stamped 225A13. Sampled on December 19, 2013.

It pours very dark brown to near jet black with a short-lived light tan head. Opaque.

On the nose are dark malts, toasted crust, mild sweetness, aniseed, and yeast notes. Very inviting.

The body is medium.

The taste comes across as highly balanced with a moderate upfront sweetness and toasted malt flavor and then there is a low and dry bitterness which hangs briefly at the finish. This one was well done.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.27/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains roasted malts, dark fruit, some chocolate and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of dark fruit, chocolate, coffee and an odd flavor which I’m guessing comes from the oysters. The malt character is thin for the style and there’s a mild hops presence creating some balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: A little crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: A little tasty, goes down ok, not too filling, mild kick, decent representation of style, it’s an ok beer to drink for something a bit different.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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1.75/5  rDev -53.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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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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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Great name. The beer pours with a deep, utterly black color. It's head is thick, tan and very creamy. Large tufts of lace are left on along the glass. The smell is solid, but I expected a little more. It's full of roasted, malty scents. A little earth and charcoal, some subtle coffee smells. The taste is very good....semi-dry and very full. Lot's of grain flavors. Some smoke and a lot of smoothness. The mouthfeel has some interesting salty and calcium-reminiscent characteristics...perhaps from the oysters? Lingering bitterness. This is a good beer, well worth trying.

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Pearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
3.74 out of 5 based on 1,289 ratings.
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