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Little Beer Little Norseman

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Brewed by Little Beer
Style: Stout
Guildford, England


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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
375ml & 750ml bottles - filtered.
Note: There is a bottle conditioned version but it is available only to shareholders.

A strong coffee flavoured stout, fermented with Norwegian lager yeast and based on an Old Norwegian recipe.
Holidays are coming ….and this will fortify your spirits and help you weather your mother-in-law. A coffee-flavoured stout, made with a special lager yeast from the far north of Norway, and with the addition of pressed coffee in the secondary fermenter. Juicy dark fruit and powerful expresso will gather into a storm and flood your palate. Watch out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2013

Bottle 375ml.

Clear dark black brown colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, coffee, strong coffee. Flavour is light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, coffee, dark roasted, alcohol, honey sweet, light licorice. Body is medium, texture is oily - creamy, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20130811]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40833) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2013
37.5 cl bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is herbal and light fruity. Bitter, dark malty and roasted. Overripe fruity. Hardroasted. Mild acidic. Dark and roasted malty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
foolberry (56) - New Malden, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2012
Don’t know how those Norwegians got hold of their coffee, and to be honest the flavour’s not particularly coming through for me. Delicious aroma though, deep and woody and, yes maybe a bit of coffee. Also a bit forest floor, slightly rotten twigs underfoot - anyway, I like. Taste delivers too with a deep bitter finish. Very nice. Great winter drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2012
Cask gravity @ 13th Egham Beer Festival. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty hoppy chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor with hoppy hints. has a roasted malty chocolate and coffee finish with hoppy bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (17228) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2012
Gravity at the 13th Egham BF @ EUSC - 15/11/12. Mid black with a thin tan head that soon clears to the edges. Nose comprises roast malts, a little soap, pinch of coffee. Tastes of roast malts, touch of smoke, vanilla, light burnt notes, touch of molasses. Full end of medium bodied with soft carbonation leading to a smooth roasted finish. Decent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (13374) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2012
Cask conditioned at Egham Beer Fest #13. Black with tan head. Big beer, heavy liquorice flavours mixed with the roasty coffee notes, masses of palate, woody and charcoal malts. Lasting and a very decent beer indeed. Nothing little about this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12707) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
Gravity Dispense at the 13th Egham Beer Fest. It pours very dark brown with a medium tan head. The nose is wood, roasted malt, chocolate, coffee grinds and earth. The taste is roasted malt, wood, resinous, big on the coffee, assertive bitterness, charcoal and tar with a dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Flavoursome, robust and well balanced. A damn tasty coffee beer.

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