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Brewed by Simonds Farsons Cisk
Style: Sweet Stout
Mriehel, Malta

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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Milk Stout with caramel color added.
First brewed in 1946. Abv changed from 3.4% to 3.8% in 2006. Lactose added after fermentation.
Michael Jackson 500 Classic Brews.

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2.7
YantarCoast (1341) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUN 22, 2017
250ml bottle. Pours black with a brief tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, caramel, dark fruits. Taste is sweet, watery, prunes, chocolate malt, lactose. Light bitter finish. Rather thin for a stout.

2.5
GIJOE (1196) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - MAY 25, 2017
Bottle from Beers of the World in Rochester, NY. Pours almost black with a bubbly cappuccino head that vanished in the time it took me to type the first sentence. Nose is roasted malts with heavy fruity notes: fig, grape, maybe some tart berry. Taste is a touch sour and almost reminds me of sweet American yogurt drinks or mass-produced kefir. Interesting, but I can’t say I’m a big fan.

2.8
ehaak26 (499) - - APR 12, 2017
Bottle from Beers of the World. Notes of caramel, but pretty watery in my opinion.

2.3
Rubin77 (2050) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 23, 2017
F: big, brown, not long lasting. C: dark, opaque. A: roasted malt, hint of coffee, with some dark fruits, caramel. T: malt, caramel, salt, light coffee, hint of lacto tones, light to medium body, medium carbonation, too watery for me, 250ml bottle from Chain foodstore in the Point Shopping Mall in Sliema.

3.4
Lore (2671) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 14, 2017
Coffe-like appearance of dark brown colour and not too much creamy beige head; aroma of toffee filled chocolate, cocoa some herbal and floral notes; taste is the same with some dried plum and cherry, as well as syrupy notes; among the better beers brewed by Farsons

2
eunck (194) - Hamburg, Hamburg, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2017
Almost black beer with brownish head. Head disappears quickly, low carbonation. Aroma of dark malts and a bit charcoal but especially dark fruits. Very sweet with a dominant fruity flavour overpowering the dark malts. Also sour. Quite thin, not very mouth filling. This is my first milk stout, so it´s difficult to compare, but the beer is pretty much as described in the style guide, only way fruitier than expected.

2.6
sinfull (1637) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2016
Black color. Thin and weak, beige head. Aroma of roasted caramel and lactose. Very sweet taste with notes of roasted caramel and some coffee. Too sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
rozsoma (1010) - Győr, HUNGARY - JUL 31, 2016
Te ez ölyan tejes hogy legközelebb búgatni fogok, vagy mit csinál a tehén??

3
gopherfan99 (1778) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle; pours nearly black with a thin tan head; sweet aroma of dark fruits, malt, caramel, and hints of milk sugars; taste is sweet but a bit thin with caramel, dark fruits, malt, and milk sugar; finish is dry and lightly sweet; okay

1.7
wombat23 (1366) - Texas, USA - APR 26, 2016
Shared 11.2 oz. bottle. Pours dark brown, almost black, with an inconsistent beige head. Subdued aroma of dark malts, some dark fruits, and vinous notes. Taste is more malty, with less dark fruits than aroma would indicate, faint chocolate, and lactose. Some oxidation present; might be a bit stale. Not good.


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