argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2007
(33cl bottle) Large brown head atop brown-black body. Aroma is medium sweet, some roast. Taste is medium sweet, milk chocolate, caramel, some raisin, lactic sourness. Watery/creamy light-medium body. Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2007
Bottle. Black colour with a big brown head, nise looking beer. The aroma is of dark fruits, and the taste is sweet dark fruits and some chocolate. Light body with a sweet finish. Ungstrup (37570) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2006
Bottled. An opaque brown beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of over ripe fruit and prunes, while the flavor is sweet malty with ntoes of over ripe fruits, dusty hops, and a bit of chocolate, leading to a dry end. But the body is thin. Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2006
(Bottle 28 cl) Pours completely opaque black with a light brown head. Weird synthetic aroma. Very light body with a soft mouthfeel. Lightly roasted notes with some chocolate. No bitterness whatsoever. 291206 heemer77 (5358) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - DEC 29, 2006
This black liquid had some garnet highlights after I poured it form the bottle. The quickly dissapating head had a slight dark orange tint and clung to the glass. The aroma was roasted with chocolate and some burnt peanuts. The taste has some light notes of chocolate and nasty spoiling milk. There is a strange cellar and moss dankness that is not pleasurable. Lacto beers are not my thing.
bitbucket (2165) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - DEC 28, 2006
Bottle says "Lacto Stout with Caramel Color added." Hmmm. Pours opaque blackish brown with a fading but lacy tan head. The aroma is pretty faint, but there is some chocolate and horse blanket. Medium body and light carbonation. Lightly sweet taste, not much bigger than the aroma, with some roasty malt and chocolate. Just a hint of coffee in the finish. Tmoney99 (14479) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 26, 2006
Bottle from River’s Bend. Pours a dark black with large brown head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Aroma was sweet chocolate milk. Medium body with a smooth texture. Flavor medium sweet and the finish was medium malty sweet . Finish was smooth and light. jazz88 (2679) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 23, 2006
Bottle. Black color with a thick foamy brown head. A musty lager-like aroma. In a blind tasting I might not know this was a stout. Semi-sweet, grainy, dusty, and with only a light touch of chocolate and caramel. tomciccateri (1034) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - DEC 23, 2006
The light brown 330 ml bottle was labeled 3.8% alcohol. It poured an opaque black with a moderate tan head. Absolutely no aroma but a medium body. Full mouthfeel. Rich, dark malt flavors mellowed by the lactose. beastiefan2k (3981) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - DEC 17, 2006
I would take this over any of the macro stouts, for sure. Pretty decent for such a low abv. Appearance is the best part though. Black as hell with a small brown head that quickly dissipates. Slightly sweet aroma, with faint roastiness, and lactose. taste is rather unimpressive, just there, dark malts, slightly sweet aftertaste. I will agree on a mineral water aspect as well. Lactose is seen in a pretty decent body with a good strong carnbonation. Feels nice, looks nice, just not much on the flavor side of things. But a beer from Malta, thats nice.