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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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2.9
Scopey (14523) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle from the Supermarket in Sliema, Malta. It pours near black with a decent tan head. The nose is roasty, milk chocolate, coffee and chewy caramel. The taste is smooth, roasted malt, coffee grounds, toast, very light lactose, mild bitterness and a touch of acidity with a dry finish. Light+ body and moderate carbonation. Not a whole lot of depth to it, but the balance works pretty well.

2.4
imdownthepub (14470) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2008
Bottle, filtered, 285ml, many thanks Nige. Dark brown with tan head. I spent 2 weeks on Malta and never found this, a friend bought it back from the airport!. Thin and sweet dark beer, with some roasted notes, toffee, butterscotch in the background, not much else really. Probably the best of the Farsons beers though.

3
Tmoney99 (14381) - 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.

3
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.

2.2
Drake (13662) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 31, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Vintage Cellar. Pours a very dark reddish black with a medium tan head. Aroma is sweet malts and raisin with a rotten vegetable note and which initially had an odd bologna like meaty note that fortunately dissipated. Taste is very thin with roasted malts, light dark fruits and a metallic note. Thin bodied. This one is not so hot.

2.6
BeerandBlues2 (13216) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 26, 2009
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small, bubbly, dark brown head, mostly lasting with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (toasted grain, caramel), light hops (grass), average yeast (dough, leather) with notes of soured, sweaty socks, milk, and plastic. Light bodied, thin texture, average carbonation, and a metallic finish. Average duration, light sweetness and bitterness, moderate acidity.

2.7
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 8, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of yoghurt, caramel, and toasted malt (lightly charred). Flavor of sweet malt, milk, and cocoa with a somwhat metallic finish.

2.8
crossovert (12670) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2011
11.2 oz brown bottle. It pours a deep blackish brown with a thick and creamy tan head that recedes with a bit of nice lacing. The smell is interesting, a bit of permanent marker, chocolate, and sugar. The flavor is light and sweet, there is a lot of metallic flavor, mostly milky milk chocolate, it is a bit buttery. It is okay, easy to pound and get over with. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 08-12-2010 03:26:01

3.1
Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 16, 2003
very dark black colour, few foam, chocolate nose, slightly roasted, sweet and light-bodied, lactic, brief light bitter finish

1.8
thewolf (12535) - Kolding, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2007
Bottle. [thank you, yespr, shared @ Plan B]
Pours a very dark brown with a great creamy beige-brown head that disappears quickly. A very nice-looking beer. Aroma is light chocolate, but with a background of metal. Watery palate. Flavour is mostly metallic and rather poor, some light roasted and chocolate notes peep through – but this is sure a case of good looks, no substance.


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