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To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sweet Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark

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RATINGS: 375   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.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElDesmadre (3078) - Mikołów, POLAND - JAN 21, 2016
Bottle. Lactose slickness that supercedes the orasted tartness, but is in turn absolutely wrecked by the strong, roasted bitterness in the finish. Long aftertaste af a slice of bread burned to a crisp. The aroma is very nice, with chocolate, coffee, bready roast and some mineral notes. The taste is unbalanced and the aftertaste too long. Sort of an extreme milk stout.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1960) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2016
With Z, watching the Barcelona futbol game, pours rich dark black pour with an ephemeral Java head . Nose is sweet Java malt . As described, not overly sweet, rich mocha java taste, and very smooth and silky . Finish is dry, with a moderately long mocha tasty ending . Very very nice ! Quaff Score 8 / 10

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1884) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with a brown head and aroma of sweet chocolate and malt notes. Taste is chocolately, nice sweet notes, with roasted malt, dark fruits, lactose, and a creamy mouthful into the chocolate finish. Delicious stout

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1927) - FINLAND - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle. Deep brown color with a medium sized foamy beige head. Aroma of licorice and roasted malt. Bitter taste with some sweetness. Bitter finish. Medium to full body. A bit oily feel.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mesjasz (873) - Lodz, POLAND - JAN 6, 2016
--------&# tasted two years ago.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (4793) - 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 (772) - 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 (3019) - 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 (875) - 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 (6233) - 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!


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