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Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 1995   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IrishBoy (3803) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 15, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2011 Bottles (says 6/07) from eaglefan538 & pantanap; Nose of chocolate, roasty coffee, and light vanilla and caramel; Opaque black with a thick, glass-lacing cinnamon-tan head; flavor of bitter chocolate,oatmeal, with some peppery spiciness thrown in; thick, juicy body with a finish of mild hop bitterness. 8/15/07 9/5/9/5/18 4.6 Bottle shared by Enniskillen Brewed 9/13/10. Nose is roasty, smoky coffee, with a background hint of chocolate. Black with a big cinnamon tan head that laces lightly. Flavor is smoky with coffee but the smoke dominates. 8/5/8/4/16 4.1 8/10/11

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rpattinson (84) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2007
Supposedly an Oatmeal Stout (according to the label), yet ridiculously bitter. The roast coffee flavour would be overwhelming, if not for the overhopping. I hate wasting beer so I drank it all, but I was very tempted to pour it away. Really, really unpleasant. Why do so many love it?

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theisti (3175) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - AUG 13, 2007
22 oz bottle from MrBendo and Beertopia in Omaha. Pour looks like motor oil - all black with a nice dark khaki head and a touch of layering. Aroma is initially roasted espresso then gives way to roasted barley and a nice amount of hops. Taste is big on the coffee, though it is nicely blended into a nice full bodied stout. Good hop bitterness at the end. This was really well made, yet something just didn’t entirely do it for me. Maybe I just don’t like coffee stouts as much as others?

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jvittorio4187 (255) - Boardman, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2007
Pours a deep blackwith a brown head. Aroma and taste expand as this one warms up. Chocolate, coffee, and slight carmel. Mouthfeel is a little light, but good. Taste of coffee, oats, slight smoke and vanila. Finish is bitter sweet, almostlike dark chocolate with bitter coffee.Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 11, 2007
22oz bottle – and an expensive one at that. To keep the tradition I decided to drink this for breakfast. Pours very dark black with a bubbly, foamy, dark brown head that sticks around for awhile. Nice, thick lace left down the entire glass. Aroma is surprisingly mild but very appetizing. Chocolate and coffee predominate. Nice roastiness. This is a really, really nice aroma, I just wish it were a little bit stronger. Thankfully as this warms up it improves. Around room temperature this baby smells real nice. Taste is rich, chewy, semi-bitter coffee with a long chocolate aftertaste. Nice, smooth flavor. The body is a bit thin for my liking, however, and it is the biggest flaw of this beer. Overall this is a very nice stout; certainly one of the best I’ve had. The price is not justified in my opinion. Still, I’m happy I got to try this.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmikolich (1427) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2007
22oz bottle shared, Pitch black motor oil pour which i love, goes nicely into a big brown chocolate milk head, taste is very sweet and leaves sugary sensation on my lips, each sip makes me want more, this is like a smoother FBS. and quite good indeed.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (9400) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 10, 2007
Bottle purchased at Liquor Max in Loveland. Pours opaque with a small, dark brown, creamy head, somewhat diminishing, fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (coffee, chocolate, toasted grain), heavy hops (perfume, grass), average yeast (leather) with notes of light alcohol, raisins, smoke and vanilla. Full bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation and a bitter finish. Long duration, light sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness; dark roasted coffee, dark and slightly bitter chocolate, wood and smoke flavors.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick (7585) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2007
This fine Stout pours a glossy near-black color with a thick and rocky light brown head that has good retention. Nice big patches of lacing on the glass. Big roasty aroma of coffee, oats, and chocolate malt. Rich, smooth body with a character somewhere between an Oatmeal Stout and an Imperial Stout. Flavors of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and hops are all present. All in all the beer manages the smooth texture and flavor of an Oatmeal Stout while toying with the robust body of an Imperial. The finish is moderately bitter coffee and hops balanced but malt and chocolate. Overall this is an excellent Stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcr (2165) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - AUG 9, 2007
The flavors of an imperial stout, but the alcohol and dryness of a stout. Black body with big-bubbled, tan head. Rich aroma of roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate. The flavor is lightly sweet and moderately bitter. Very dry finish along with a coffee bitterness. Medium body and slightly watery texture. Velvety mouthfeel. Excellent.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - AUG 9, 2007
The best no impy stout i have ever drank. Pours out like burnt motor oil with a nice brown head. aroma has alot of coffee and malt to it. Flavor is very much the same. Very thick. Oh i would love to drink this bad boy for breakfast.


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