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Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Stout
Årslev, Denmark

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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (1337) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2013
Svak duft av bek og lakris. Dyp mørk farge, nesten sort. Tynt dekkende kremet skum. Smak av kaffe, vanilje og lakris.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StoutHead (621) - DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
2013 bottle. Pours deep red with a fine lacing beige head. Taste is sweet and of roasted malt, coffee, aniseed and other spices. Aftertaste is like the taste but has a bitter hoppy aftertaste with hints of soy. Medium body. Very drinkable and quite good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pilsnerrogge (2489) - Finspång, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2013
Bottled:
Pours black with a thick, lacing head. Aroma is aniseed, licorice and smoked meat. Flavour is roasted malt, aniseed and coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IPAgutten79 (505) - Skui, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2013 Mørk i glasset, med espressofarget skum. Lukter som en Stout skal, vi har kaffe, lakris og mild sjokolade i lukten. Mye av det samme finner vi i smaken, samt noe krydder også. God.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berlinoise2go (608) - NORWAY - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle (50cl) from Vinmonopolet, Oslo. Inch-thick beige head, good retention, leaves a thick band of lacing. Black colour. Aroma of roasted malt, cola, licorice, soy sauce, cream, tobacco leaf. Medium/full body, soft carbonation. Sweet malty taste upfront, giving way to a pleasant, growing bitterness with raw licorice and wood. Balance is further enhanced by a soy sauce saltiness. Aftertaste is dry, mildly spicy with associations to tobacco.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjerkeaa (176) - NORWAY - DEC 6, 2013
Dark brown and a healthy tan, pillowy head. Nice sweet coffee and caramel aroma. Taste of bitter coffee and christmas spices. A bit thin palate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus2013 (17) - SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2013
Aroma of bread and rosted malt. Black/Dark brown color and beige head. Taste of sweet caramel, anis and hints of rosted malt. Medium thick with a dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SamTheBarrel (414) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2013
500ml bottle, pours brownish-black with a small tan head with good retention. Aroma and taste of roasted malt, rye bread, coffee beans, caramel, dark chocolate and a hint of licorice. Medium bitterness and light sweetness. Light-medium body, thin somewhat creamy texture and moderate carbonation. A good Stout but for a "Jule Stout" it lacks the strength and spices you would associate with Christmas. Also the label on the bottle looks rather tacky.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (107) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2013 Flaska från systembolaget. Tjock mörk färg. Kryddig doft med mörk choklad och kaffe. Maltig smak med inslag av kaffe och anis. Rejäl beska

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (2378) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 17, 2013
Fra flaske, DSJT på Cardinal nov-13: som Jule Ale - den vanlige juleølaroma og -smak: litt (karamell)malt og noe krydder. Men alt er litt mørkere og skarpere, noe som gjjør den mer interessant. Begge disse må prøves igjen.


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