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Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Stout
Årslev, Denmark

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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En mørk, næsten sort stout med et flot cremefarvet skum. En stout med stor fylde, nogen sødme og en lang raffineret smag af kaffe, lakrids og tørrede frugter. Den er brygget på bygmalt, rugmalt og Crystal malt.

English: A dark, almost black stout with a beautiful cream coloured head. A rich stout with some sweetness and a long lasting refined flavour of coffee, licorice and dried fruits. Brewed with barley, rye and Crystal malt.



3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 10, 2007
Bottle, Chris_o shindig. Dark brown with beige head. Nose burned roasted malt and some sweet marshmallow candyfloss. Mouth is sweet burnt malt and fluffy with a nice sweet icing sugar side to it. Palate is sweet mallow nougat. Quite good really.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13844) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2007
Bottle at Chris_o Shindig. Black, tan head. Toffee. Bit over carbonated. Fine, bit too much toffee, too sweet, some tingly spice on end.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2007
Bottle@chris_o. Coffee and black currant aroma. Black color, beige head, good lace. Sweet, chocolate, coffee, light roasted. Quite full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2007
Bottled - Chris O shindig 2007 - A black beer with a smoky roasty fishy aroma with notes of licquorice. The taste is good with roasty and smoky notes. I remember criticising their first two beers. This is a huge improvement.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2007
A Mes rate: 50cl bottle at Chris O’s Shindig. Looks as a decent stout should, black and tan. Head died rather quickly however. Sweet malty aroma with dark chocolate, wood smoke and hints of the alcohol. Flavour is similar but not quite so pleasing. Slight buttery note that it just about gets away with. Almost great but not quite.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3470) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2007
Black of color with a nice brown head. An aroma of coffee, roasted malt and chocolate. A favor of liqurice, chocolate, coffee and notes of sweet dark fruits.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7934) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2007
(50 cl bottle purchased in Copenhagen) Black color, brown head. Sweet, raissin and coconut scent, also some smoke. Sweet, Swedish "Julmust" and smoke taste, also coffee and roasted malt. Burnt malt and coffee beans with chocolate aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (1962) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2007
Bottle: Dark red colur,and a nice creamy brown head. Aroma of licorice ,dust,salt and som ashtry.citric in the end. Flavor is almost the same,but has a surpicely thin body to the alc level, i Will give it medium body, but not more.Coffe,dark choclate medium finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coldbrewky (1428) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - JUL 19, 2007
Courtesy of Maria! Gentle pour yeilds an oily translucent brown with minimal head that spreads to nil quickly. Pungent nose of caramel and chocolate malts. Medium body is sweet with licorice and above stated chocolate. hops paralell body and follow to a gentle crisp hop finish. Alcohol is not noticed. A nice rainy day basement work beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
larsga (6240) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 24, 2007
Small dark brown head disappears immediately. Opaque black body. Sweetish earthy licorice aroma. Deep, dense licorice and chocolate taste, sweetish, with notes of wild berries. Very harmonic. Soft, smooth mouthfeel. Dry, burnt chocolate aftertaste with acidic notes. Some alcohol heat. Very nice! Drinkable and interesting. (0.5l bottle.)


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