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Brewed at Søgaards Bryghus

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Tejn, Denmark


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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Danish: I trappist-munkeklostrene bryggede man under fasten ekstra stærk og god ale for at holde sulten stangen. De liflige dråber på tom mave kombineret med den megen lediggang førte af og til at mindre standhaftige medlemmer af ordenen hengav sig til mere jordiske excesser. Disse gik under betegnelsen “Malus Pater” - den dårlige fader. Med denne trappistinspirerede ale har du nu selv muligheden for at give dig tilsvarende hen. Og husk: Gud ser alt, men han sladrer ikke!

English: In the Trappist monasteries an extra strong and good ale was brewed during the lent to keep the hunger at bar. The sweet drops on an empty stomach, combined with the much idle time occasionally led to less steadfast members of the order giving in to more earthly excesses. They went under the name "Malus Pater" - the bad father. With this ale inspired by the trappists you can now even do the same. And remember: God sees everything, but he doesn’t tell!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
erickok (4464) - Leuven, BELGIUM - JAN 19, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2012 Deep black body with creamy tan head. Apple juice, maple syrup, fennel, cloves, dark caramel, some smoke, honey cereal and rye bread. Lots going on and lots of good stuff, luckily. Super rich taste, light burned at first, with a sweet, raisin-y sweetness in the middle and a long, developed aftertaste. Good amount of warming alcohol and an oily texture that leaves a film of goodness. This can totally compete with the classic Belgians with their long history. The well-carbonated palate and velvety, fruity sweetness make this a world class brew. Clearly a knowledgeable and focused brewer at work. There, a Malus Pater review without mentioning the church once. Ah... damn. (50cl bottle, 7,20 EUR, unfortunately) (Rating re-indexed)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (4418) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 18, 2010
Draught at Lord Nelson, courtesy of and shared with Papsoe (thanks!), Blackish colour, tanish head... the light here really isn’t brilliant for rating appearance. Sweet malty fruity nose, figs, sticky but in a good way, some grain, maybe weak honey. Nice balanced sweet malty taste, rosehip jam notes, the alcohol isn’t there much in the taste but this is certainly warming. Not the type of beer I’d immediately call my favorite, but it really is a sublime thing that grows on you.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
stouby (4152) - Holbæk, DENMARK - APR 11, 2011
Bottle at home. Black with a creamy beige head, nice lacings. Aroma heavy malty (dark dried fruits, brown sugar). Flavor heavy sweet. Full body, sirupy, warming alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (3926) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2014
Dette er snop, sier dr Melberg denne fine maikvelden på Mandag i annen. Og den er sannelig lett å helle innpå, farlig lett for omdreiningshastigheten. Vi skåler for en tam dag på jobben i morgen!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - DEC 30, 2010
Bottle, 50cl. Pours a clear and dark brown beer with a beige head. The aroma is malt, sweetness, raisin, fruit and yeast. The flavor is malt, sweetness, raisin, nut, fruit and yeast. The palate is sweetness and some alcoholwarmth. Overall a good beer with a good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3735) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 27, 2011
Carbonation medium very dark pour tan coloured head aromas rich dark fruit caramel chocolate soy mild alcohol flavour liccorice plums and prunes a saltyness caramel soy note chocolate port wine raisin bright tasting but not a world beater however finish dark fruit tastes maltiness salty bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (3688) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2011
13-JUN-2011, bottle @home, from "Fish & Beer". Pours almost black with lasting very fine light brown head. Nose is yeasty spicey with, brown sugar, cinamon, and coffee. Taste is brown sugar, coffee and alcohol Very smooth and creamy but a tad too sweet. Fine effort. Better than many belgians.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3603) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2011
Sampled @ Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011 from a 0.5l bottle. Pours a dark brown body with a thin fading beige head. Sweet aroma with some licorice, dried fruits, some chocolate and it’s quite hopy. Lively carbonated, has an fizzing mouthfeeling and medium-bodied. Light sweet flavors, some brown sugar and more dried fruits. Ends with a mild alcohol finish and a pepperish aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHangover (3583) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle. Very dark brown colour, small head. Aroma is full of ripe fruits, dark caramel malts. Sweet flavour, little alcoholic. Very fruity flavours very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3542) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2010
Bottle at home. Pours a dark brown with a diminishing off white head. Sweet with aromas of cereals and Belgian yeast. Hints of dired dates. Also some alcohol aromas. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Dry finish mith more dates and hints of cookies.

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