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


on tap


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RATINGS: 288   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (5227) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 26, 2012
pours black, with a rough,dark, tan head... Extremely large bubbles...very different looking. Scent is slight oatmeal...milk... Taste is chocolate milk and cream... Incredibly light...the milk really comes through in taste and texture. This would be a great breakfast beer, or "hair of the dog" remedy. Very light and weak....but, I liked it ..a lot.. nice little beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
queenholly (3594) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Bottle. Sour chocolate malt aroma. Black brown with a small tan head. Sour lactic, chocolate, and slightly charred toast flavor with a light seaweedy aftertaste. Thin flat mouth feel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jtclockwork (11798) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Bottle. Pours black with brown head. Nose/taste of dried grains, powdered milk and toasted chocolate malt. Light body. More like a dark lager than a stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wittales (742) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Appearance was clear black with creamy diminishing tan 1 finger head, no lacing. Aromas where sweet biscuity chocolate malts, hops and yeasts are subtle but earthy spice. Taste was simliar to taste with chocolate, slight fig and dates,but mostly chocolate. Palate is simple light smooth CO2 with light-medium body. A easy average length finish. To simple and thin...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ContemplateBeer (1823) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Aroma of red grape, light roastiness and chocolate. Appearance is black with mocha head. Flavor has some fruit, some chocolate but is overall very odd. Palate is creamy. Strange and unpleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rondphoto (3169) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 30, 2012
Opaque black with a light brown head and light spotty lace. The taste begins like a typical malty stout, but makes a bad turn into a chalky overly sweet mess. Big flavor, not at all appealing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ccex (1121) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 5, 2012
This is the worst stout I’ve ever tried, and I usually enjoy this style. I think its popularity is mostly due to folks like us trying to add a rating from another obscure country. (I admit to trying a boring lager only because it was from Kenya, but it wasn’t as bad as this). 11.2 oz bottle pours an opague dark brown/black with a small tan head but good lacing. Aroma is of sour milk, malts, caramel and artificial sweetener. Texture and ABV are too thin for a stout. Not much carbonation either. It got better as it warmed up, but I won’t try this one again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (4929) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 14, 2011
Malty/gritty, chocolate and earthy in aroma. The flavor is sweet/sour with a bit of funk. The maltiness is decent but the off-flavor makes it not as good as it could be.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RobertDale (4554) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 18, 2011
11.2 ounce bottle. Pours almost black with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, coffee and chocolate. Taste is chocolate, malt, coffee and cream. Thin and too sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (8692) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 28, 2011
Bottle. Very dark/black pour with a thin brown head. Aroma is like artificial sweetener. Thin palate, taste also seems contrived - slight fruit, slight sweetness.

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