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Pearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout | Flying Dog Brewery

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3.69/5
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1,297 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#30,413
Reviews:
246
Ratings:
1,297
pDev:
13.28%
Bros Score:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
49
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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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First thing that strikes me is the beautiful color; black around the edges with a deep blood red hue shining through the middle. The head dissipated quickly and left very little lacing. Smells like roasted coffee, some herbal hops, briny sea salt near the end. The flavor was absolutely phenomenal, faithfully following the nose with coffee, roasted grain, dry chocolate, sea salt, and woody, herbal hops at the end. Thankfully does not taste like oysters. Went down easy with a slight carbonic bite and a medium thin mouthfeel. A great stout, even with the gimmick of seafood in it.

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12oz bottle poured into snifter

A - Deep deep brown, almost black in color. About one finger tannish head

S - Not a whole lot going on in the aroma department. Get a lot of roasty aromas combining with some very slight coffee notes.

T - Unique flavor. Almost a salty bitterness to it. Followed by a nice roasty smoked flavor. Getting subtle coffee taste as well.

M - Medium body with a bit more carbonation that I had expected. Smooth/foamy and then left with a dry, bitterness.

O - Very interesting stout and one I'd probably come back to when pairing with a meal.

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Pearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 1,297 ratings
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