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


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RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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.
Michael Jackson 500 Classic Brews.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jfb (5569) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2013
(bottle) pours a clear deep brown colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of herbal hops, buttered corn, earth and light toasted malts, with a hint of dark chocolate in the finish. flavour is mostly the same, though quite meaty, with notes of grainy roasted malts in the dry finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
neur0 (1111) - GERMANY - SEP 20, 2013
(Flasche) Es hat eine fast schwarze Farbe mit einem robinroten Einstich, mit einer rotbraunen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist säuerlich, Cranberry, mit einer umfassenden Süße und einer leicht muffigen Note. Der Geschmack ist wässrig, süß, Canberry und säuerlich.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (14282) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2013 Sampled @ home shared with Martinus. Opaque pitch black color, virtually no head. Smell and taste malts, sweet malts, slightly some bitterness, some caramel. Could be worse.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grzesiek79 (4036) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Dosc dobre piwo o ciemnym zabarwieniu. Nieprzejrzyste i z brazowawa kremowa piana. Alromat laktozy bardzo znikomy. Piwo geste ale delikatne zarazem, Niski alkochol/

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
AndyW68 (1458) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Not bad. Pours nearly black with mocha head. Aroma is chocolate raisin and caramel. Taste is not bad but a disappointment.salaries to thin to be called a milk stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElDesmadre (3150) - Mikołów, POLAND - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle. Sweet aroma of caramel, brown sugar, very faint metallic and roasted notes. Light sweet taste with a milky texture and a slightly milky and roasted finish. Good breakfast beer to have instead of white coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
coldbrewky (1704) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - APR 14, 2013
Bottle via beer world Catskill. Red wine with a bit of cocoa nose....WTF. Body is gentle and silky. Fast and quick to the finish. Let warm. Thin darker tan head settled fast to film. Very sparse pinhead lacing. Sugar and caramel come out when warmed. Easy drinking for sure, but not the most outstanding milk stout.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Stevepsycho (36) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Half finger head. Nose is raisins and artificial smell jet black color. Taste is awful like water and food coloring definitely undrinkable sorry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (6972) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours opaque black with a small light brown head that dissipates with some lacing. Aroma is roasted malts, lactose, chocolate. Flavor is about the same, light to medium sweet, not much bitterness. Bit of a chemical aftertaste. Fullish bodied and creamy in the mouth. Not bad, but not much complexity here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (7706) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Why advertise the fact that you added fake colour? Foreign concept to me, but then I’ve never been to Malta. So indeed the colour is black with some caramel around edges. Pours basically flat with no head. There’s some lactose here. A little sour on aftertaste. Palate pretty empty. Bottle from Champane’s.

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