Pearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout | Flying Dog Brewery

Pearl Necklace Chesapeake StoutPearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout
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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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Ratings: 1,290 |  Reviews: 244
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a narrow pint glass: color is black, solid, dark, head is tan, finely bubbled, presents about 1/2 inch thick then dissipates to solid top.

Smell is roast, malt, toast, cocoa, and subtle saltiness.

Taste is roast, cocoa, light toast, light fruit, and as it warms i feel the salty presence coming through.

Mouthfeel is moderate, fuller tongue presence comes as it warms with the salt presence.

Overall, a good oyster stout, a littler on the sweeter/cocoa side from some others i've tasted.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.76/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

LOOK: Dark brown, off white head with lots of very tiny bubbles.

SMELL: Roasted malt and some smoke, very smokey and almost meaty. Cream, and it could be psychological but I detect a whiff of salt water.

TASTE: Malty, with lots of roast and coffee flavor. Not much to indicate the oyster shells used in brewing besides a savory note. This is much like a standard Irish dry stout. As it warms nothing really changes all that much.

FEEL: Medium to full bodied, smooth from the nitro addition.

OVERALL: A good little stout here. Lends itself well to be a nitro beer. A fine craft offering without a doubt. Older style done well by the mega craft brewery. There is a place in the world for a beer like this, it's called your local bar.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -39%

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3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Black with a thin but steady head and decent lacing

S: Slightly tart and briney; a lot of coffee with some subtle dark fruits but that saltiness is striking

T: Balanced stout with a subtle salty quality and roasted coffee malts--this is pretty good

F: Medium, creamy body

O: I like this beer (though I hate the name); not over complicated but balanced and tasty

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Pearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 56.9% out of 100 with 1,290 ratings
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