Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Stout
Årslev, Denmark


on tap

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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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.

StoutHead's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StoutHead (897) - - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Desverger (5047) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2015
Tap@taphouse, Copenhagen - Black pour with thin beige head. Aroma and taste is malty medium sweet and toasty, some liquorice notes, aniseed, caramel, pretty watery overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Echon (147) - Århus, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2015
Tap at Fairbar. Black body with a beige head. Sweet aroma with intense anise notes. Sweet malty taste with medium bitterness. The anise flavour is rather dominating. This will probably be a turnoff for some, but I like it. Medium body with foamy carbonation. The finish is almost pure anise. This is a pretty good seasonal stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bamsen78 (4605) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2015
Bottle @ Fox & Hounds, Sønderborg. Pours hazy dark ruby with profuse beige head. Clear aroma of east and caramel malt, with fruity and hoppy notes. Sweetish taste of caramel malt and yeast, with notes of cinnamon and touches of hops and spices. Sweetish aftertaste. Drinkable but not stouty at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorgosh (361) - - OCT 2, 2015
Den bäska julen på länge, skulle ordvitsaren kunna ha sagt. I det här sammanhanget avstår vi från sånna tramsigheter och tackar i stället en överdos av humle för en udda upplevelse under julhelgen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
anstei (522) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - MAY 23, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours pitch black in this low light while wathing the ESC... Interesting aroma... Like the dough of sour bread, a bit like Guiness. Sour fizziness. Not outstanding though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3423) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2015
Brown bottle, 50 cl, best before 12-11-2014, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on May 17 2015; eye: black, opaque, good sheet of mocha head that turns into a tiny ring, average lacing; nose: roasted barley, coffee, chocolate, slight burnt barley, anise; mouth: roasted barley, coffee, chocolate, slight burnt barley, light alcohol, astringency, anise, finale in anise with presence of malt, medium body, good carbonation, surprisingly bitter, lightly alcoholic texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 50 cl, meilleure avant 12-11-2014, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 17 mai 2015; œil : noire, opaque, bonne couverture de mousse moka et qui se transforme en un petit anneau, dentelle moyenne; nez : orge torréfiée, café, chocolat, très léger orge brûlée, anis; bouche : orge torréfiée, café, chocolat, très léger orge brûlée, léger alcool, astringence, anis, finale en anis avec présence de malt, corps moyen, bonne carbonatation, curieusement amère, texture légèrement alcoolique; en résumé : bien

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Whatup14 (1209) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 30, 2015
Bouteille 500ml. Couleur noire opaque, mousse moka laissant une belle dentelle. Arôme de chocolat, cannelle, malt torréfié, menthe chocolatée, épices. Goût d’alcool, malt torréfié, chocolat, épices subtiles, café en arrière-goût. Carbonatation faible, corps moyen-faible.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
20107589 (573) - randers, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Clear anis aroma, and roasted notes. appear black with a superfine longliving head! taste light bitter, light bitter. medium bodied, slight fizzy carbonation, with a short bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrianWillum (224) - København S., DENMARK - MAR 18, 2015
Served on bottle. Stored for 4 months, in fridge for 24 hours. Black beer with a big light brown head, that stays for a long time. Aroma consists of liqourice, raisins, roasted malt. Taste is a good balance between sweet an bitter with a tend to the bitterness, which is fine in this case. Aftertaste shows a little bit of alcohol, though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McNeillR (1897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Light brown, hazy enough and a visible carbonation aided head. Greasy fennel and liquorice party, up front unrestricted spices. Taste is unsurprisingly fainter, lean bitterness and cooling roast and spicy carbonation. Finishes greases spice and tinny roast linger.

Bottle, BOE, TAD Tasting

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