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Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 2317   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Recent batch of this has been brewed by Mikkeller at Nøgne Ø. Has also been brewed at Gourmetbryggeriet, Denmark. From 2013, brewed at Lervig.

English: An oatmeal stout with 25.0% oat-based ingredients and a nice touch of gourmet coffee. A beer that goes extremely well with breakfast.
Ingredients : Water, malt (pils, oat, smoked, caramunich, brown, pale chocolate and chocolate), roasted barley, flaked oats, hops (centennial and cascade), ale yeast and gourmet coffee.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2009
Brewed @ Nogne-O... Pours jet black with a deep head that leaves very nice lacing... Aroma of bakers chocolate, coffee, and dark fruits... More of a chocolate taste than a coffee taste, very creamy, very roasty with a dry bitter finish... Wonderfully creamy medium-full bodied mouthfeel... Outstanding beer...

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
reggiedunlop (3633) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2009 aroma was milder than expected but smelled of choclate and spicy hops. color is deep black with a thick very dark brown head and decent lacing. flavor is very chocolatey and finishes with bitter hop and espresso...very dry. mouthfeel is rich and creamy...outstanding.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (4441) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 7, 2009
2007/22oz (from Bottleworks, thanks trevor211), unfortunately not for breakfast because we were so dead from the stouts from the night before. Deep pour with sheen and tight diminishing mocha head. Nose is spicy coffee, vanilla and maple. Malty, bitter coffee taste that is a bit thin but filling and tasty. Dark roast coffee, jerky, meaty. Salty? I like the ’breakfast’ idea! mellow, sweet. Nicely done but doesn’t blow my sox off (have I put them on yet?). Definitely would be my mimosa/bloody mary substitute of choice!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djtimeless (222) - Colorado, USA - JAN 7, 2009
Pours out black with giant creamy root- beer head.Smells roasty fresh. Taste is coffee and malt. Not sweet at all,dry bitter finish from the hops. Has a ceral quality. Nice mouthfeel, very drinkable stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrDavid (957) - Johnson, Vermont, USA - JAN 6, 2009
Bottle. Roasty coffee and chocolate aroma. Black body, huge brown head. Flavor is semi-bitter coffee and a hint of chocolate. Strong roasted malts. Long long finish that reinforces the coffee character. Super.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trevor211 (1584) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 6, 2009
07 bottle from Bottleworks. Pours a shiny black, with a dark mocha head. Thick pour. The aroma has a lot of coffee, layered over sugary cacao and vanilla. Flavor is definitely coffee-heavy, roasty, dark and bitter. There’s a surprising lack of chocolate in the flavor, which I’m so used to in big stouts. I could absolutely see having this with breakfast - coffee notes, and a somewhat mild flavor, all things considered. I simply think stouts need to be bigger than this.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
changeup45 (1729) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2010 My first beer of 2009 and this is certainly a good one. Pours black in color and generates a big fluffy brownish-tan head. Great head retention, lacing after each sip. At first the aroma consists of molasses, chocolate and toasty bold coffee beans. I taste those three flavors as well, however the molasses are rather mild compared to the heavy chocolate and coffee, which is bold and roasted but also a touch creamy. The beer is capped off by a generous dose of bitter piney hops which I also pick up in the aroma as the beer has warmed a bit. What I love about this beer is that is is packed with flavor while being very drinkable. I’m not sure I’m going to start drinking this for breakfast but I do look forward to having it again. Great start to the new year!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
soccer290 (225) - Highland Park, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2009
Drank from a 16.9 oz bottle. Poured a dark black (syrupy consistency) with a finger and a half of tan foam which stays for a while. The smell is strongly of oatmeal, with a whiff of coffee at the end, very delightful. After the first taste, I am surprised with how smoothly it goes down. Also, this is a true breakfest stout, with the main flavor being that traditional with an oatmeal stout, but it follows up with a coffee taste/aftertaste, which is very pleasing. Also, the lacing on this beer is nice, as it sticks to the glass quite well. Overall, a very good beer, and the best breakfest stout I have had (though I look forward to Founders Breakest Stout).

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martinboer (119) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2009
Sep 4, 2007 Bottle from Bierkoning. Syrupy dark, black really, liquid. Heavy toasty dark aroma. Really nice coffee and chocolate flavours. I feel bad for drinking this in the evening, tastes like it would be especially delicious in the morning. Creamy and luscious. Thank you.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sundevil27 (47) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 30, 2008
1.9 oz bottle - poured a dark color with a about a 3-finger brownish head. Bit of a coffee smell and very nice on the nose. The drinkability is very high on this stout given it’s very balanced nature.


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