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Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Stout
Årslev, Denmark

bottled
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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Mørk, næsten sort stout med et flot og cremefarvet skum. En stout med stor fylde, krydret med stjerneanis og fennikelfrø. En sprød lækker jule stout - som du aldrig har fået den før.

English: A dark, almost black stout with a beautiful cream coloured head. A rich stout, spiced with aniseed and fennel seed. A delicious Christmas Stout - like you have never seen it before.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4687) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
pours clear very dark brown, red tint, with a very nice creamy beige head, good retention and lacing. strong piney and chocolate coffee roasted maltiness, burnt caramel, smoky and scotchy, licorice, booze, very spicy - although it to blend in well. moderate carbonation, medium body - oily, silky, slightly harsh grassy-spicy-piney finish. balanced but boozy and therefore a limited drinkability. bold and tasty stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Valgreen (718) - DENMARK - JAN 8, 2014
Bottle @ unibaren. Dark brown, almost pitch black, small tan head, nice lacing. Aroma, roasted malts, caramel, spices, cinnamon, pine. Taste, roasted malts, brown sugar, spices, dark chocolate. Dry mouth feel. Roasted spocy aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ej (786) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2014
Pours a near black with a large and fluffy dark-tanned head. Mellow roast on the nose with rich malty notes. Malt-driven taste with moderate roastyness. Some nuts, coffee and caramel. Creamy on the palate and with soft carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2013
Very bready and heavy with a lot of licorice tones. OK Christmas beer, but there are much better out there.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolas510 (706) - SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2013
Svart med ljusbrunt skum! Mörk choklad, kaffe och lakrits i både doft och smak! Precis som en imperial stout ska smaka!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mzaar (1744) - Varberg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2013
Flaska från SB. Svart öl med givmilt moccafärgat skum. Mörk choklad, kaffe och en del julkryddor i doften. Stor kropp, fyllig och intensiv. Torr munkänsla. Smakinslag av lakrits, mörk choklad, espresso och rostade nötter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikkellund42 (584) - DENMARK - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours opaque brownish black with medium light brown head. Aroma is ammonium chloride, smoked ham, hay dust, red grapefruit, vinegar and lemon. Taste is medium bitter and light acidic. Body is oily with good carbonation. Finish is long and bitter-sweet with notes of licorice, anise, caramel, grapefruit, resin and dandelion. Nice but not very Christmas-like.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1619) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2013
Pours black with a low tan head. Aroma is coffee, vanilla, honey, orange, tropical fruit, cardamom. Taste is honey, spices, cardamom, vanilla, orange, cloves.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1301) - Bodø, NORWAY - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle at home. One year old. Has a black colour with a medium, light brown, creamy head. Nice roasted aroma with dark chocolate, ash, coffee and oak. Lots of roasted malt in the flavour. Hints of licorice and anise. Nice. Smooth and rich mouth feel, and a light to medium bitterness. A nice roasted stout.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (1464) - Sandnes, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2013
Svart farve med beige skum. Lukt av malt og bek. Smak av malt, lakris og kaffe. Melkebaren.


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