To l
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sweet Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark


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RATINGS: 380   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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 doesnt 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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Scrumpy369 (440) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle @ csakajosor darker brown head. Nose of cocoa and earth, but mostly cocoa. Tases like my mothers cafe latte. The milk (lactose) is distinct but very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Saeglopur (1665) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - SEP 24, 2015
330 ml bottle from Ammersin 5, Vienna.
Black body, with a big, dense, creamy, lacing, dark beige head.
Aroma of coffee, lactose, dark chocolate, cocoa, some ash, some liquorice, slight hops.
Tastes of coffee, lactose, cocoa, bitter chocolate, liquorice, some ash, citric hops from the background.
Full, creamy mouthfeel, with a moderate carbonation.
Finishes smooth, roasty-bitter, dry, with coffee, wood, liquorice, slight ash, long-lasting citric hop notes.

Really tasty. Quite opposing aromas, with roast, lactose, some ash and surprising amounts of hops, but very well balanced, so that it all fits together and drinks really smooth. The lactose and the hops lead to a fresh impression, the ABV isnt noticable at all. Among the best Milk Stouts Ive had so far.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Estebanik (715) - Lublin, POLAND - SEP 12, 2015
Ladna, bezowa piana. Aromat mocno palony, wrecz risowy, ale lamany przez owoce (winogrona). Jest tez odczuwalna popiolowosc. Nieco za wysoko wysycone. Palony aftertaste. Laktoza prawie nieodczuwalna.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
elbernays (1211) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle from Blackrock cellar. Pours black with reddish hues. Lactose, coffee, floral, chocolate nose. Flavour is liquorice, lactose, milk chocolate with a dry sweet tobacco coffee finish. Not a style Im crazy about but nice example.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tandembrauer (1080) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2015
On tap at Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours black with creamy beige head. Aroma of coffee, cacao, vanilla, hay, dark dried fruits, fruity hops. Taste malty sweet, with bitterness from both roasted malt and hops. Silky mouth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rozsoma (790) - Gyr, HUNGARY - AUG 22, 2015
Szuper Kis sztout, aranyfeketbe bjtatva, s cukorral felturbozva. rdgien keserű.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thelynchfella (199) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 14, 2015
Poured black with big light brown head. Sweet malty, chocolate aroma. Sweet chocolate and coffee flavour. Lots of lactose in this one. Very sweet, very nice but wouldnt drink too many. Nice treat

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
leghorn99 (218) - Livorno, ITALY - AUG 8, 2015
Semplicemente nera; schiuma abbondante, cremosa, soffice, di ottima persistenza. Al naso dominano caff espresso e cioccolato, accompagnati la leggere punte floreali; si avvertono anche note di cereali e pane appena sfornato. Questo mix, rende tutto rotondo e finemente decorato da ciliegie nere. Il palato morbido, pieno e cremoso in perfetta armonia con il naso. Caff e ciliegia dominano con note di cenere e carbone. Linsieme morbido e dolce, ma vira abbastanza velocemente verso lamaro del caff. La carbonazione bassa, nel retrogusto si avvertono note di anacardi e nocciole; un tocco di Gin e Sambuco. Il finale rimane un p pi amaro rispetto allattacco, virando su note di caff e liquirizia.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drjoeng (816) - SINGAPORE - AUG 8, 2015
7%ABV. Sweet Stout. Poured out of the bottle a beautiful glossy black brown. 40SRM. Nose is clean , grassy and clear sugar sweet. Nice malty flavors. The added lactose was a stroke of genius. Few other stouts have as inviting a nose. Pronounced carbonation. Umami. Short hoppy finish. Clean finish. Deep dark roasted flavors. Sweet malts. Burnt milk pudding. Alcohol is very well balanced. Beware the sneaky kick in the pants. Also if you do get kicked in the pants, itll never be sweeter than by the fine folks at To l. Goes on favorites list.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lodgewick (63) - Finland, Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle at home. Almoust black with thick beige head leaving nice laces. Aroma is mediocre roasted with coffee, cocoa and dark chocolate. Some alcohol in backround. Very nice. Taste is milk chocolate, roasted malts, coffee and strong chocolate bitterness. Palate is over medium. Aroma is the best part. Very enjoyable anyways.

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