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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Sweet Stout
Copenhagen N, Denmark

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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


Theis' rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13777) - Frederiksberg, - FEB 2, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2013 Bottle at MikkellerBAR. Pitch Black - offwhite head. Burned. Lactose. Fruity notes. Chocolate. Coffee. Nice malty. Dark dark chocolate. High ryebread. Some light grainy/hay notes. Herbal hoppy notes. Ok bitterness. Another pleasant beer from the boys !!


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Eructoblaster (3103) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle - 330ml. Pours an opaque black body with an average, lasting, beife creamy head. Fantastic, complex malty/hoppy aroma with coffeeish, licorice, oaky, and bready hints. Its robust, very well balanced taste carries chocolate, coffeeish, and woody notes. Ends with a long, moderately warming, bittersweet finish. Awesome!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerGolem (707) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with medium, creamy beige head. Aroma features a good mix of chocolate, vanilla, coffee and malts. Taste is mostly about coffee bitterness, but it is also moderatey sweet. Light and drinkable. Nothing spectacular, but a job well done.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AAEA (146) - California, USA - DEC 11, 2014
11.2 FL OZ ($7.99) This is without a doubt the best stout I’ve ever had. nothing needing any changes period. This was very spectacular.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lunkie (1459) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - DEC 10, 2014
Chocolate malt coffee aroma. Dark brown colour great head and lacing. Malt chocolate flavour. Smooth head and lacing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vanvenlo (1305) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - DEC 10, 2014
East of Everything ontap(10-Dec-2014)Sweet plum herbal aroma.Black,ok head&sheet lace.Sweet plum roast light malt herbal spice flavour.Sweet plum herbal well rounded choc finish&plum spice aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Syfher (106) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle of 33cl, in a Tumbler glass; room temperature. First of all, nice appearance with a creamy brown head ! The aroma is strong and we can feel the subtle aroma of sugar. The taste is very good, strong stout one, with bitterness and a stickness which overhelmed all. The palate is sticky but smoky too. Very nice beer, go try it !

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mortlach (1005) - Rome, ITALY - NOV 30, 2014
Handpump @ Buskers Pub. Nera, densa, impenetrabile, schiuma color beige-cappuccino. Al naso sentori di cioccolato fondente, cappuccino, note di caffè, alcol, buona intensità. In bocca è equilibrata, non troppo dolce, ha un buon corpo e una lunga persistenza in bocca. Ben fatta, le manca forse solo un po’ di eleganza.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (4887) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2014
Appearance: Black color with a fine beige head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Dominating coffee and roasted.
Palate: Medium + body. A bit sweet with a moderate bitterness. Soft carbonation. Creamy texture.
Taste: Roasted, chocolate bready and strong coffee.
Overall impression: Nice stout.
Personal stats: Bottle from Mikkeller & Friends Bottle Shop in Copenhagen, Denmark

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mrnoluv (177) - long beach, California, USA - NOV 26, 2014
The smell is yeast/malt lactose, the look light brown head and pitch black, the taste is now what I expected. Not creamy, not sweet, I taste strong coffee and cocoa note that do blend well after the swallow.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pictoman (606) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
Poured from 33cl bottle. Black with full tan head. Milk chocolate, a little roast malt and coffee, plus a bit of lactose. Mild bitter finish.


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