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Brewed by Ægir Bryggeri
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Flåm, Norway

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The little brother of Ylir, very similar, but a bit milder.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11192) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2013
Bottle. Pale amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is spices, roasted malt, hop. Flavour is spices, hop, roasted malt, sugar. Medium body. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (4492) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2013
Bottle many thx to Cunningham cons 2013-05-16 Göteborg AR: sourish roasted malt, dry caramel, wee cloves AP: dark amber, frothy high head steady head F: soft carbonation, xmass spices, cloves, heavy roasted malt, strong bitternees, dry, iron, wee caramel, oily/sweet feeling

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 4, 2013

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, spicy, sweet spices, spruce needles. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, spicy, dark malt, caramel, christmas spices w/o star anis ;O), earthy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130216]

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4901) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2013

Appearance: Hazy red amber color with a frothy tan head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Mild malty and a bit spicy.
Palate: Medium body. Moderate sweet and a mild bitterness. Creamy carbonation.
Taste: Caramel malty, cinnamon and cardamom.
Overall impression: This shows that it is possible to make a tasty and nice beer even at the stupid Norwegian 4,7% rule for being sold in a grocery store.
Personal stats: Bottle from Meny Begby in Fredrikstad, Norway.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (5309) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 3, 2013
500 ml bottle, provided by gunnar, thanks! Amber to brown colour, large off-white to beige head. Moderate but pleasant aroma, notes of caramel malts, dark dried fruits and mild spices. The flavour has also notes of caramel but is not too sweet, dried fruits / raisins and a mild and pleasant spiciness throughout. Light bodied, but this is nevertheless good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (4232) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle from trade. Pours a deep cloudy nougat body with a medium thick creamy off-white head. Nose is subdued licorice and ginger tones, coca-cola, nougat and hints of grains and caramel. Nice. Taste is nicely balanced ginger and nutty caramel tones, hints of burnt sugar and nougat with some coca-cola around mid-palate. Mild burnt/bitter aftertaste. Medium body, smooth carbonation. A tasty and yet very, very drinkable Christmas ale which I suspect is the best in the peculiar class that is "Norwegian grocery store beers" from 2012.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (6016) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle. Pours deep golden with an off-white head. Aroma of floral hops, some spices, malt and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some malt, spices and some grains. Medium to thin body, average carbonation

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of gunnfryd. Pours a hazy amber with a lacing off-white head. Somewhat perfumy hop aroma. Light body, slightly caramellish again this sofisticated perfumy touch. Delicious. 160213

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (8266) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle 500ml @ fonefan
Pours hazy amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, cinnamon and spices. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ The 4th Annual Fastelavns-Smagning Ulfborg, 2013. Pours clear amber with a small white head. Caramel, cardemum and div. spices. Good maltyness and a bit of hops beneath - some notes of peach. Medium bodied.


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