A well-balanced and easy to like stout, the oysters for this beer are farmed in Great South Bay on Long Island and hand crushed by the brewers, while the added salt is sources from Amagansett, making this quite the local representation. The nose as rich and roasty upfront, with supporting notes of dried dark fruits and cocoa as well as a back note of brine. The palate is medium in body, creamy and satisfying in bold flavors of roasted malts, nuts, espresso bean and cocoa nib yet balanced by a slight minerality that comes through after the sip and graces the close.
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Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, previously responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).