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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sweet Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark

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RATINGS: 386   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gr_pa (388) - siemianowice, POLAND - JUL 27, 2016
Dark brown, great, long lasting brown head. Aroma: almost like barley wine; toast, cereal, caramel, chocolate. Heavy to medium sweetness, full body, medium to high bitterness. Two layers in flavour, first is malty sweetness nicely integrated with bit of lactose and some licorice, second layer is dark malts with quite sharp roastiness (although there’s nice hint of lactose at finish). Bit noticeable alcohol in taste. Dessert beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
abirres (61) - Salamanca, SPAIN - JUL 21, 2016
Negra, opaca, coronada por una espuma beige con buena retención. En nariz; pino, café con leche, cacao, torrefacta. En boca; carbonatación media y cuerpo medio. Sabor; bastante resinosa, quemada, solvente, final seco y con toques a café amargo. Descompensada. Aún así, un copazo recomendable.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 14, 2016
330 ml bottle. Pours black with a thick, resilient beige head. Aroma is chocolate, milk, coffee, cream. Flavor is chocolate, coffee, lactose, burnt caramel. Finish is coffee, hazelnut, wood, roast. Medium to full body, weak to average carbonation. Solid.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawthorne00 (3506) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2016
7 is not a low alcohol percentage FFS. Bottle. Black with a tan head that collapses to a 1/2 cm. 3 More fudgy than roasty aroma with Indian sweet shop spices, some coffee, pine, vague citrus, pineapple.7+ Yes very silky. Nice smooth and sweet with mocha, vanilla, gentle roast, dark sugars, hints of tropical fruit. But pine and medicinal bitter flavours run over the top. Aftertaste of licorice and menthol. Not harmonious. Get the feeling these guys are being "clever" for its own sake.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cokemonkey11 (505) - - JUN 29, 2016
Brown bottle, 330ml. Pours dark dark brown with a perfect brown head subsiding slowly. Scent is sour yeast, caramel, brown sugar, and other complexities that I cannot name. Taste is super dense, super bitter roasted malt with flavors of coffee, toffee, whiskey, and hickory smoke. Mouthfeel is medium dense and with a nice warming feel. Great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
varanid99 (1006) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 28, 2016
Black pour with a thick, tan head. Floral hops, milk chocolate, roasty malt aromas. Taste is sweetish, dark chocolate, liquorice, and some hoppy bitterness, creamy mouthfeel, bitter milky coffee finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (2664) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2016 Mooie zwarte kleur met een volle bruine kraag. Ruikt fruitig, hop, crème, vanille. Smaakt vol crème, vanille, bitter. Fruitige bittere, zoetig, koffie afdronk.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
heavy (2773) - Split, CROATIA - JUN 16, 2016
Mar. ’16. A 0.33 l bottle. It poured almost black body with cocoa brown head. Aroma of licorice, dark fruit, coffee, cocoa and some alcohol. Fine, smelled just like an IS. Lightly sweet, dark fruit, cocoa, touch of yogurt. There was also some very light hop bitterness. Medium in body with very smooth palate and long, rounded, finish, where herbal bitter was rounded and overwhelmed by pleasant chocolate malt. Sweet stouts can get really ugly but this was pleasant, not really sweet, just like a regular one. Nice.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gregwilsonstl (2111) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Pretty hoppy for a sweet stout. Not sweet at all. More like a black ipa. Wtf, im udderly disappointed? Tasted at Wilsons cousins trip.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
szymonskc (562) - Skórcz, POLAND - MAY 24, 2016
Aromat intensywny, kawa, paloność, czekolada, likier czekoladowy, karmel, kakao, słodkie owoce. Kolor czarny, nieprzejrzyste. Piana beżowa, obfita, drobnopęcherzykowa, średnio trwała, ładny lacing. W smaku słodkie, średnia pełnia, czekolada, laktoza, kawa, paloność, popiół. Goryczka średnia, wysycenie niskie. Świetne piwo!


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