Brewed by Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Stout
Årslev, Denmark


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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and coffee. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long roasted and coffee finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (6582) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours almost black with a creamy beige head. Aroma of coffee, grains, caramel, roasted malt,chocolate and licorice.Flavor is sweet and malty with some coffee, roasted grains, licorice and chocolate. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3573) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 17, 2013
Une bouteille de 500ml. à consommer avant le 22-05-2014. Bière brune très foncée avec une tête de mousse beige qui disparut rapidement. Au nez les effluves sont de malt chocolat, réglisse, vanille, de caramel et de grains rôtis. En bouche le liquide est sincère à la limite du crémeux. Les notes de chocolat et de café rôti s’entremêlent. Une bonne Stout qui a tout pour plaire.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartlebier (2559) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2015 15cl sample, from bottle @München Braukunst Live (MBL 09/03/2013). - Pours a gorgeous opaque dark brown, smooth and oily. Rather retained aroma, not overly roasty nor hoppy; deliciously full creamy mouthfeel with some acidic dryness, taste is a bit of everything porter, in good balance: liquorice, mild roasted cocoa, lactic acid. Smooth and pleasing, not unnecessarily experimental, reminded me a bit of a US milk stout with a rougher edge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (4911) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 13, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear darkest brown to black colour with small to average, creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, tan head. Roasty dark malty aroma. Taste is moderately sweet dark malty with hints of treacle, minimally roasty, minimally metallic, almost with a soapy touch in the finish. Just as many other beers from Midtfyns, nothing wrong with this - rich, flavourful, you feel the quality of the ingredients, the caring handling associated with handcrafted beer - nevertheless the taste doesn’t kill me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3894) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 11, 2013
Une bouteille de 50 cl meilleure avant le 22 mai 2014. Un liquide profondément brun avec sa coupole mousseuse qui s’estompe assez rapidement. Le nez se couvre de caramel et de chocolat vanillé lorsque des pointes surettes apparaissent derrière une réglisse très odorante. Les saveurs ne sont pas en reste de ces touches grimaçantes et s’en accommodent dans la mesure où elles sont rattrapées par une séquence rôtie bien arrondie par le chocolat et cette toujours flagrante réglisse noire. La bouche est construite par des professionnels. Le corps est de moyenne densité tandis que des bulles molles rendent l’appareil davantage crémeux. La finale, qui est modérément amère par les grains rôtis, demeure l’apanage de la réglisse qui me semble être éprise subitement de quelques secousses fruitées.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3488) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 2, 2013
Black pour with a medium tan head. Interesting aroma of roasted malt, coacoa and fruits. Very good flavor of roasted malt that feels a bit like coffee and fruits. There’s not much of a bitterness in the end. The body is medium with a creamy texture and soft carbonation. This is a very well-made stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (2243) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 1, 2013
500ml bottle. Black with a brown head. Lots of roasted malt, anise, some coffee, semi-artificial vanilla, sweet chocolate. Mild carbonation, moderate body, sweet and roasted with some bitterness and dryness at the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8550) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 21, 2012
My Bottom Line:
This vanilla-laden Sweet Stout possesses some roasted coffee bean angles to add depth to a prevalent candied fruitiness.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A creamy head of foam dwindles to a veil over the darkest brown.
-Malts also offer toasted edges.
-The prevalent fruitiness is also redolent of licorice.
-Sweet coffee reaches the finish, accompanied by light roasty bitterness.
-The creamy mouthfeel, its smooth richness and soft carbonation accentuate this Stout’s sweet heart.
-Those who like Cigar City’s propensity for dessert flavors would like this a lot.


   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7512) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Draught @ Ølfestival Kobenhavn.
Pours pitch black color with small beige head. Aroma of mild vegetable notes, some chocolate, sourish ripe fruits, ash, english malts and some hints of coffee. Flavor of dark berries, mild chocolate, hints of coffee and some mild vegetables. Creamy smooth palate, fruity and malty finish.

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