Marooned On Hog Island | 21st Amendment Brewery

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486 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States
21st-amendment.com

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by dbrauneis on 12-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
486
Reviews:
137
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
10.28%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
53
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Hop_juice
4.39/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Straight from the can. Turns the rim of the can nice and dark. Strong coffee/chocolate flavor that melts into lighter roasted notes that finishes between a perfect blend of sweet and bitter. Oyster flavor is not apparent, or either contributes in a manner I am unable to pick up in. Overall impression is this is a very tasty easy drinking stout that helps me melt into the couch on a nice brisk fall evening, don't really care if I can't taste oysters because it taste so damn good without any sliminess.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of mtc23
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of sulldaddy
3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

sampling a cellar temp can poured into a snifter.
The beer pours a rich chocolate brown color with creamy tan head foaming up about 2 cm even with a gentle pour.
Aroma is dry cocoa and some light toffee mixed with just a hint of earthy hops. A little bit of plum or prune notes too. Mostly dry baker's chocolate though, no salty brine or anything like that from oyster shells.
First sip reveals a nice smooth texture with gentle rolling carbonation. Easy drinking beer.
Flavor is similar to nose advertisements with cocoa powder and roast malt and a little sweet toffee. Finish is slightly bitter but more coffee ground than hops, although again there are some earthy hops that come through after each swallow.
Well made easy to drink beer with no hints of the 7.9% ABV listed on the can.

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of Beer-A-Lot
3.97/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not sure why, but I wasn't really expecting that much from this beer. As it turned out, it was a nice surprise. Fair amount of bitterness, just the right amount of dryness, some bitter chocolate tastes, and more complexity than you'd think. It looks great in the glass, and it drinks so easily. Yes, it gets a little more substantial as it warms, and from what I remember quite a bit so, but it still is a nicely balanced beer. Nice surprise.

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of gcamparone
4.23/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz can into a snifter. Acquired as an extra in a trade from gwdavis, thanks man!

A- Pours a deep brown, nearly black, opaque body with a nice light-mocha head that reduces slowly and leaves heavy lacing.. very inviting!

S- I'm really straining to get a good sense of aroma here .. vanilla, coffee, chocolate, toffee, and it may be my imagination but a slight fishyness. Gets more aromatic as it warms.

T- Lots of chocolate and freshly roasted coffee, a deep roastyness that shows up on the follow through. The aftertaste is maybe slightly chalky and salty, but if I didn't know that this was an oyster stout I would have never picked up on it. Works well. No alcohol at all, which is nice for 7.9%.

M- Thick and lightly carbonated. Rich and flavorful.

This stout was done very well. One of my first oyster stouts but I really liked it.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of PicoPapa
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz can with Canned on: 11/19/12 on the bottom.Pours black with about an inch of frothy light brown head. Some lacing. Aromas of malts, chocolate, soy sauce, earth and smoke. Almost meaty. Tastes earthy with some malts and is a bit salt. Tastes like it comes from the sea. Earthy at the finish with some nice dark chocolate and hints of salt. Tastes kind of like a chocolate covered pretzel. Light mouthfeel. I don't really have anything bad to say about the beer except that the salty flavor may make it hard to drink a few in one sitting. Overall, an interesting beer that'd I probably grab again.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

Marooned On Hog Island from 21st Amendment Brewery
3.89 out of 5 based on 486 ratings.
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