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To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sweet Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark

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RATINGS: 370   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.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (4758) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 5, 2016
Huge thanks to Heavy who gave it to me, shared it with Višnja, Goran and Hrabren. Almost pitch black body with some light amber notes. Sharp roasty coffee aroma, malty. Sweet roasty malty notes with lovely herbal-lemony hoppiness popping up here and there and lactose sweetness just slightly rearing its head here & there (not entirely absent as per deScription if I remember correctly). Very light chocolate. Though initially a tad rough, this is a very, very enjoyable stout. And I could expect nothing less from this brewery!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hrabren (706) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 4, 2016
0.33 l bottle, courtesy of Marko and Natko. Dark brown to black with medium off white to tan head. Leather, smoke, black malts. Chocolate and roasted malts. Medium bitterness, aromatic finish. Full body. Not very sweet, not very milky, but good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (2939) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Refrigerated 11.2 oz. brown bottle poured into a snifter. Opaque black with medium light brown head. Aroma is nice lactose, thick body, medium carbonation, and good small-bubble lacing. Taste is roasty, burnt malt, anise, some lactose, and slightly dry finish. Not that malty, pretty heavy for the ABV, but pretty good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MayumiH (818) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black with a bubbly white head. Aroma of roasted coffee. Chocolate, slight dark fruit. Nice balanced sweetness. Smooth finish. Very enjoyable :)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hermod (5931) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 24, 2015
33cl bottle. Pours pitch black with a thick espresso head. Mocha, creme brulee, chocolate. Massive aroma. Velvety smoothness. Flavor has lactose, chocolate pudding, cocoa powder. Intensive, very flavorful. Nice dessert beer. Not too sweet either. Great!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kajser27 (1183) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 22, 2015
Black colored, tan frothy head, good lasting. Aroma is milky and dark chocolate, brown sugary, pine and citrus resiny hops, milky. Taste is medium sweet milk chocolate, dark chocolate, bit sugary, roasted malt, some lactose, medium strong pine and citrus hops, medium+ bitterness, dry finish. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, creamy and resiny. Excellent!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DroolYeast (915) - Aalborg, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle @ home from To Øl’s Christmas Calendar. Aroma of US/citrus hops, roasted malt, some chocolate and coffee. Black with lasting tan head. Taste is light+ malt bitterness, moderate sweetness (but controlled). Full body, thick smooth texture, light carb., sweet roasted malt finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ShonaIi (20) - HUNGARY - DEC 14, 2015
Bottle at Hopfanatic. Black colour with a thick brown, long lasting head. Nose of chocolate and coffee. Taste is also dominated by coffee and chocolaty notes with a bit of bitterness in the end. Palate is thick, heavy, with medium carbonation. A nice beer with a definitive character.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McWorta (1339) - LUXEMBOURG - DEC 10, 2015
Dark brown-black with a frothy tan head and good lacings. Aromas of roast malts, milk chocolate, coffee and herbal notes develop. Lightly carbonated and smooth texture offering a rather full body. Light chocolatey sweetness with light spicey herbal liquorice notes and a well balanced roast bitterness. Lasting finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kosmokrator (812) - ITALY - DEC 2, 2015
Stout di buona intensità, caffè e cioccolato in dose parsimoniosa ma ben calibrata, malto, avena, zucchero a velo. Non impazzisco per lo stile classico ma questa è molto piacevole.


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