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

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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rampmaster (642) - Alden, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2009
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 11.2oz bottle into a pint glass. There is no freshness date on the bottle. Appearance: The body has a nice dark chocolaty brown color with a light brown, chocolate milk shake like head on top. The head has very good retention makes tons of thick light brown lacing on the glass. Smell: Its aroma has a mix of leafy hops, minerals and smoky roasted grain. Taste/Mouth Feel: The flavor has hints of coffee with cream, some smoke, sweet roasted gain, leafy hops and a light dusting of dark coco powder. It has a nice medium body with a silky smooth texture and soft carbonation. It is slick but not overly thick or cloying at all. Notes: There is a lot of flavor packed into this little beer that has only 3.8%abv. This could be a nice dark session beer.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
radzik5555 (635) - Gdynia, POLAND - NOV 4, 2014
Butelka 0.25L
Wygląd: Ciemnobrunatne, rubinowe, klarowne. Piany prawie nie ma wcale.
Aromat: Mało intensywny, lekko czerwone wino, porto, śliwka suszona, karmel, miodowy, słodowy, lekko metaliczne nuty,
Smak: Rozwodniona kawa zbożowa i pustka po za tym.
Odczucie: Wodniste, faktura wodnisto/metaliczna, wysycenie niskie.
Całość: Kiepskie w smaku, delikatny ale dość ciekawy aromat.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cristobal37 (625) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 14, 2016
Faint chocolate milk aroma from the bottle. Nice dark stout with dissipating tan head. Pretty light on flavor, but body is milky. Mildly sweet with a similar rooty spiciness similar to Guinness Extra Stout. Not altogether bad, but not a great stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yankovitch333 (612) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 20, 2006
Pours dark brown, but almost black with a slight reddish hue. Foamy tan head. Aroma was mildly sweet with chocolate and weak coffee. Thin mouthfeel. Chocolate, light caramel, milk, and nuts on the tongue. Boring finish. Not my favorite style, but it’s drinkable.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
joebrew (608) - Farewell Minny; Hello Puyallup, Washington, USA - JAN 31, 2007
Pours deep brown with red edges. There’s some sweet malt aroma at first, but it gets overshadowed by a vegital weirdness. Flavor is a little off from what I was expecting and tastes like a bad eastern European beer. Very little carbonation, and a weird skunky character give this a bad score.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GMUcrew7 (577) - Mason, Ohio, USA - MAY 6, 2008
Pours very dark with dark tan head that fades quickly. Weak aroma of sweet, chocolate malts. The flavor is decent, but very light. Sweet as expected, but not much more. Light milk chocolate, thin body with a milky aftertaste. Really disappointing, leaves you wanting more.

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
StFun (567) - Indiana, USA - AUG 11, 2008
Hmmm. Not terrible. Probably better than 31 percentile. But, not the best out there either. Pours a dark brown/light black color with a tan frothy head. Nice sweet flavor, definite lactose in the texture and mouthfeel. Nice mix of caramel and malts. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thooper41 (556) - BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2009
11.2oz bottle: apperance is pitch black with quick fading tan head, aroma is of chocolate and caramel, flavor somewhat bland for a stout some chocolate taste medium body, decent beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2009
Bottle. Pours a dark brown opaque body with a thin dark tan head. Funky malty, musty aroma with some vinegar and vegetable notes. Slightly bitter, not really a true sweet stout flavor. Nutty, thin bubby mouthfeel. This actually does have a milk choclate finish. Decent beer.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
musinj6 (494) - Dedham, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Pours an opaque black with tan head one finger that quickly dissipates. leaving small to moderate lacing. Aroma of strong caramel, roasted malt. Hint of herbal hops. Very sweet. Very thin with minimum to moderate carbonation Long sweet finish. This is disappointing, I hate to say.


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