Does Oyster Stout Have Real Oysters?
Wondering, like I did, whether Oyster Stout has actual oysters in the recipe or it’s just a name, here’s the answer.
By Shira Kogut on Aug. 17, 2017
As I opened my Big Rock variety pack with all these awesome limited release beers, I pulled out an oyster stout. With several friends and family members, including myself, not being allowed to have seafood, I began to wonder…
Does Oyster Stout have actual oysters in it or is it just a name?
The answer is YES!
Different companies vary on how they use the oysters some use the whole animal and some just the shell, but oyster stout does have actual oysters in the recipe, so I guess my husband will be happy because that means those ones are all his.
For more details on how oysters went from being a great beer pairing food to an ingredient and recommendations on Oyster Stouts to try, check out these awesome articles:
Decided oysters in your beer, not your thing…
Here are some other beer recommendations:
What is the difference between Ales, Lagers and Hybrids?
You might think the differences between ales and lagers has to do with color or flavour…but for the most part, you’d be wrong. Find out more…
The Case For Proper Glassware and The Experiment You Can Try at Home
Don`t believe that using the proper glass could actually affect the taste of your beer? Try the glass experiment yourself or with a bunch of friends and see.
How To Talk About Beer Like a Professional
This article is a quick and easy reference to the beer terms you need to know when describing beer. Now you’ll never be at a loss for words and always be part of the beer discussion.
3 Need-To-Know Beer Acronyms: ABV, IBU, SRM
If you don’t understand those acronyms (ABV, IBU, SRM) and numbers on the side of your can? Here’s a quick lesson to get you in the know.