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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sweet Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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We bring to you an black thick milk stout called By Udder Means. We wanted to do a stout, that had a thick mouth feel and still a low alcohol percentage. We obtained this by adding a solid amount of lactose in the beer. The yeast strain we used is not capable of fermenting lactose, so when the beer stops fermenting all lactose still remains in the beer. At the same time lactose doesn’t leave this sweet touch to the beer, so you can obtain a thick mouth feel without having an overly sweet or overly strong stout. We hope you enjoy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Svesse (6036) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2013
(Draught at Söernes Ölbar, Copenhagen, 12 July 2013) Black colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with chocolate, coffee, dark fruit and hints of pine needles. Malty, roasted taste with notes of dark chocolate, coffee, dark fruit and a generous roasty bitterness. More than medium body, with balanced sweetness. Very tasty and exceptionally well balanced. Lovely stout!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5609) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, little chocolate. Flavor is malts, coffee, chocolate, licorice, dark fruits. Medium body, soft carbonation, rather dry finish. 050813

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tommann (2598) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
2100th rating! 330ml bottle. Pours very dark brown with a large head. Aroma is Juicy Fruit chewing gum hops with a little pine and coffee. Taste is sweet pine to start with a coffee and pine finish. Sweet India stout? Ha!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle. Black color, brown head with decent retention and solid lacing. Aroma of burnt espresso and dark chocolate. Taste is dark cocoa and ovaltine. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmcgavin12 (452) - Madison, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Pour dark black with frothy tan head. Sweet coffee and toasted malts on the nose with enticing hints of lactose and sweet sugars. Sweet flavor follows with lactic qualities and a well balanced roasted chocolate flavor. Delicious stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ericdevin (658) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Bottle from Corvallis Brew Supply, Corvallis . Pours very dark, small amount of tan head. Some hop notes, some roastiness and caramel to nose. Body lively, creamy and sharp on the tongue. Not as sweet as one might think, but very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (1858) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2013
Pours black with a dark tan head. Nose shows chocolate, burnt chocolate cake, soft spicy hops and sultanas. Decadent flavours. Lots of roasted malt, some dark chocolate, soft lactose sweetness underneath. The booze is a bit aggressive in the finish especially when accompanied by the full-on roasty and hoppy bitterness. Nice creamy carbonation and syrupy body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (5096) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle at local tasting. Pours pitch black with a smalll tanned head. Aroma of roasted malts, liquorice and fruity hops. Taste is light bitter, dry fruity hops, all surronded by roast and dark fruity hops, chocolate, ashes and grapefruit. Bitter hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (2272) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2013
Flaske hos Ole Anders juni-13: flott skum over en kullsort væske. Deilig røstet aroma med kaffe, mørk lakris og (amerikanske) krafthumler. Syrlig stoutaroma, ikke mye sweetness. Sweet stout-betegnelsen skyldes nok at der er brukt laktose.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (2739) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2013
Black colour, tan head. Aroma of coffee, fruity, hops, lots of hops. Touch of weed. Roasted malts flavour, sweet touch, bitter hops. Finish hops, weed, coffee, roasted malts, lingering sweetness.
Is this a milk stout? I would have guessed a black IPA..
(From 33cL bottle @ Oirschot tasting. Thanks for sharing, joes!)

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