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Brewed by Gotlands Bryggeri (Spendrups)
Style: Dry Stout
Visby, Sweden

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
”Bryggmästare Johan Spendrup har landat i en kolsvart brygd som är något torrare och dessutom lite hårdare rostad än världsstjärnan Guiness. Pricken över i är ett litet stänk av rökmalt som faktiskt lyfter Wisby Stout till en nivå över sin berömda förebild. Efter ett par Guiness är man ganska nöjd efter två Wisby Stout vill man ha en till.”

Thomas Berglund - Svenska Dagbladet

Doft
Tydlig maltrostad ton med inslag av kaffe och rostade mandlar.

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Utpräglad karaktär av mörkrostad malt med inslag av choklad samt en lång efterbeska.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Glouglouburp (5938) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 15, 2012
In short: A smooth creamy stout with a light smoky twist. Too airy and not flavourful enough. Boring.
How: Tap at Ölstugan 1892 Tullen, Göteborg Sweden
The look: See-through black-ish body topped by a medium beige head
In long: Nose is a tiny bit smoky (coal), an old pipe with tobacco, some roast. Taste is soft, creamy velvety malts, light smoky notes, a slice of black cake. Body is a bit too much on the light side. Body is a bit airty with big soft bubbles and a fluffy texture. The beer is very sessionnable but it is mainly because it doesn’t taste much of anything. Not bad, just very bland. My first beer in Sweden, I arrived unprepared and asked the barman to serve me something nice, that’s what I got, some people just don’t realize how lucky they are that it is illegal for me to carry a flame thrower.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Furseth (1947) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2012
Draft @ Arbeg in Stockholm: Black colour, creamy head. Aroma of dark choclate, coffee, and sweet maltynes. Flavor had a creamy mouth feeling of dark choclate, caramelly, some fruitynes was there too. Thin body, medium finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
yiannnos (711) - , CYPRUS - OCT 8, 2012
Black colour. Aroma is roasted malts. Body is light, with some roasted malt and coffee flavour.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
brokensail (10530) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Black in color with an off-white head. Roasted malt with a hint of toast and coffee. Really quite bland and somewhat watery. A mild acidity to it, too. The flavor is just bland and roasty. Some coffee and perhaps cocoa powder. Very little sweetness. Very dry and somewhat acidic. A little bit bitter, too.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2012
Draught@Bishops Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm (old backlog). Quite much pitch black colour with a slightly off-white head (quite Guinness like looks actually). Aroma is smooth roasted malts, some mild liquorice, ashes and mild caramel. Flavour is roasted malts, liquorice, ashes, some caramel and mild dry wooden notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KM (327) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 3, 2012
Tap (served in a tall fine glass). Almost black body, with a nice lasting beige creamy head. Light sweet roasted malty aroma. Well balanced flavour. Dry, light sweet. Coffee and hints of red berries. Not too heavy, easy drinking, with a relatively low ABV. (Glenfiddich Warehouse, Stockholm, 04.07.2011)

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mansquito (3255) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Restaurant Pelikan: Pours a black body with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt and bitter chocolate. Taste is unfortunately a step down from the aroma. It is mostly weak chocolate and weak roast. The body is too thin, as oft is the case for the dry stout. Quite mediocre.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
From tap at Paddys. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small, lacing tan head. Aroma is roasted mal malty. Caramelish to chocolate. Dense dark malty and roasted. Bitter, dry and roasted. Chocolate and bitter. Ends roasted and dark malty. 

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2012
Draught. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and moderate hoppy aroma. moderate bitter very dry roasted flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (4397) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2012
On tap at Sue Ellen, Stockholm. Almost black with a small tan head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, some coffee and chocolate. Light and easy to drink. A bit on the boring side.


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