Formerly brewed at Le-Brewery
Style: Sweet Stout
Joue-Du-Bois, France


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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
A rich English milk stout, roasted, toasted, warm and smiling. A totally natural beer, unfiltered, unpasteurised and free from chemicals.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (10614) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 16, 2013
from Mondial de la Bière 2013, Mulhouse; draught - black beer with a persistent beige foam; roasted dark chocolate; medium-bodied, low carbonation, pralines and licorice in the finish; gently dry and fairly hoppy - very nice one

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10396) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2010
Black with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with hard roasted malt, dark bitter chocolate, espresso and english liquerice. Sweet flavor with hard roasted malt, dark chocolate, hops, dark chocolate and english liquerice. Finished dry. Probably the best frech beer I’ve tasted in my life.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (9429) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2012
Bottle at Leighton’s Euro Semi-Final tasting, thanks to jackl. It pours almost black, with a medium tan head. The nose is roasted malt, charcoal, coffee, salted caramel, toast and toasted coconut. The taste is tangy dark fruit, charcoal, blackcurrant, cherry, raisin, roasted malt, cola and balsamic vinegar. Medium body, moderate carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. To me this doesn’t taste like a classic milk stout, but it’s a decent beer nonetheless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (9146) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle. Chocolate and roasted barley malt aroma. Dark brown-black with small head. Sweet milk chocolate malt and lightly bitter ash and herbal flavor. Body on the lighter side. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8916) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2011
Cask, Peterborough Fest 11. Near black with a beige foam. Aromas earthy, rich roast coffee with liquorice and soy. Caramel with some chocolate. Smells strangely of rock pools. Flavours are sweet coffee with caramel and soy. Bitter grapefruit with earthy notes. Liquorice with raisins and dark chocolate bitterness. A really good stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (8795) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2010
33 cl bottle thanks to RobertGBG!
Sampled on December 17, 2010
BB date Apr 2012.
This bottle marked 6.6% ABV
Clear deep ruby red color, medium lasting brown head. Sweet, chocolate, salty, licorice, alcohol scent. Smoke, roasted, alcohol taste. Coffee aftertaste. Moussy mouthfeel, medium high dry bitterness.
When blind tasting our thoughts never touched on it being a milk stout, we were rather surprised to hear that classification.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (7943) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 12, 2013
75cl bottle courtesy of Erwin @ RBBSG II. BB 11/2014. Brune foncée, léger moka, fin doré au verre. Arôme est malté léger, caramel bien présent en rétro-nasal. Le houblonné reste subtile procurant qcq fines notes d’amertumes. Palais est malté caramel avec un léger chocolaté le tout dans un style bien anglais. Fine pointe d’aigreur en fin de bouche avec un pétillant que je trouve un tant trop élevé. Le tout garde un profil terreux avec un grillé modéré et une pointe de levure en fin de bouche.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7905) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2010
Bottle. Low fluffy light brown head. Pitch black body. Coffee cocoa aroma and flavor. Smooth and creamy. Low carbonation. Short aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (6492) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2013
10/VIII/13 - 33cl bottle @ RBBSG II, my place - BB: XI/14 (2013-732) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!

Clear dark brown beer, small irregular beige head, unstable, non adhesive. aroma: dried fruits, caramel, some chloride, bit medicinal, disinfectant. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: lots of mocha, caramel, bit sweet, coffee, bit citric, very dark chocolate. Aftertaste: cocoa powder, caramel, dry, some coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (5823) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle at the Semi-Final Tasting. Deep brown color with a small head. The nose is sweet caramel and powdered sugar, cola sweetness. The taste is very fruity - blackberry, cranberry. A bit tangy indeed. Lightly lactic, with a big runny toffee malt base. Medium body, soft carbonation. Perhaps this has a mild infection? Overall, I don’t seem to be a massive fan of the style. This was OK.

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