Brewed by Simonds Farsons Cisk
Style: Sweet Stout
Mriehel, Malta


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RATINGS: 273   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Bottle: Filtered.
Milk Stout with caramel color added.
First brewed in 1946. Abv changed from 3.4% to 3.8% in 2006. Lactose added after fermentation.
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7608) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JAN 6, 2007
Bottle. Smoked cheddar cheese aroma. Dark black-brown color with small film of a head. Cream cheese/unsweetened yogurt and toasted bread flavor. Fairly light body. An interesting unique beer for number 1500.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2007
(33cl bottle) Large brown head atop brown-black body. Aroma is medium sweet, some roast. Taste is medium sweet, milk chocolate, caramel, some raisin, lactic sourness. Watery/creamy light-medium body.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2007
Bottle. Black colour with a big brown head, nise looking beer. The aroma is of dark fruits, and the taste is sweet dark fruits and some chocolate. Light body with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2006
Bottled. An opaque brown beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of over ripe fruit and prunes, while the flavor is sweet malty with ntoes of over ripe fruits, dusty hops, and a bit of chocolate, leading to a dry end. But the body is thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2006
(Bottle 28 cl) Pours completely opaque black with a light brown head. Weird synthetic aroma. Very light body with a soft mouthfeel. Lightly roasted notes with some chocolate. No bitterness whatsoever. 291206

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
heemer77 (5100) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - DEC 29, 2006
This black liquid had some garnet highlights after I poured it form the bottle. The quickly dissapating head had a slight dark orange tint and clung to the glass. The aroma was roasted with chocolate and some burnt peanuts. The taste has some light notes of chocolate and nasty spoiling milk. There is a strange cellar and moss dankness that is not pleasurable. Lacto beers are not my thing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - DEC 28, 2006
Bottle says "Lacto Stout with Caramel Color added." Hmmm. Pours opaque blackish brown with a fading but lacy tan head. The aroma is pretty faint, but there is some chocolate and horse blanket. Medium body and light carbonation. Lightly sweet taste, not much bigger than the aroma, with some roasty malt and chocolate. Just a hint of coffee in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10675) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 26, 2006
Bottle from River’s Bend. Pours a dark black with large brown head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Aroma was sweet chocolate milk. Medium body with a smooth texture. Flavor medium sweet and the finish was medium malty sweet . Finish was smooth and light.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jazz88 (2556) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 23, 2006
Bottle. Black color with a thick foamy brown head. A musty lager-like aroma. In a blind tasting I might not know this was a stout. Semi-sweet, grainy, dusty, and with only a light touch of chocolate and caramel.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomciccateri (1002) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - DEC 23, 2006
The light brown 330 ml bottle was labeled 3.8% alcohol. It poured an opaque black with a moderate tan head. Absolutely no aroma but a medium body. Full mouthfeel. Rich, dark malt flavors mellowed by the lactose.

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