Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #36 - Island Creek Oyster Stout | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Massachusetts, United States
Style: English Stout
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%
Availability: Limited (brewed once)
Notes / Commercial Description:
The idea for the Harpoon 100 Barrel Series Island Creek Oyster Stout came after years of enjoying locally harvested oysters over freshly brewed pints of beer with our friends from Island Creek. Stouts have long been paired with oysters, though seldom brewed with them. This is our take on the age-old tradition.
Brewed by Bill Leahy using Island Creek oyster farmer Skip Bennett's revered Duxbury Bay oysters, this beer has a rich body and smooth mouthfeel derived in part from a combination of roasted barley and chocolate rye malts. The roasted malt notes blend beautifully with the briny, mineral flavors of the Island Creek oysters. An addition of hops adds some bitterness to balance the malt sweetness.
Added by TheManiacalOne on 05-16-2011
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.
Reviews: 44 | Ratings: 108
Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #36 - Island Creek Oyster Stout from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
3.79 out of 5 based on 108 ratings.