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

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   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.


Nordcore's rating

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nordcore (1063) - Lyngen alps, - DEC 27, 2012
50 cl. Dark brown with a medium lightbrown head. mild aroma of smoke, dark fruit and malt. sweet taste with dark fruit end.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfredvik (1227) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy amber body with an off-white, long-lived head that ends up as a thin layer, excellent lacing. Quite strong aroma of juniper berries, sweet fruits and hay. Pretty strong flavour of juniper berries, spices, pine, faint fruits and citrus in the back, and vague hints of smoke. Light sweet and light bitter taste. Light body, dry and with a moderate carbonation. Very nice!
[50 cl bottle, enjoyed 2 years before BB date, from ICA Ullevål, Oslo]

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Akilles047 (24) - - JAN 7, 2015
Pours white-brown head, disappearing within second. Tastes a very slight amount of citric fruits. Nothing exciting about this beer.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rapp (9) - NORWAY - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
God lukt, fin farge, ok skum og god smak. Altfor tynn. Ville gjettet på en ekstra krydret, men litt utvannet blonde.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickFifty (500) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - DEC 3, 2014
Hazy amber color, off-white head. Ginger nose, caramel, cardamom, cinnamon, dried fruit. Caramel taste, fruity, ginger, citrus, juniper. Dry, fruity and sweet finish. Medium body, soft carbonation. Nice Norwegian grocery store Christmas beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asimeow (137) - Sandsli, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2014
0,5l bottle. Brown,fuzzy,cloudy. Caramel head. Long lasting. Malty aroma with hints of oranges, plums, and some spices. Lovely flavour, dark, malty, ripe fruit. Very good Xmas brew. Slightly watery for a top score, though, but again...for a 4.7%, this is good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4935) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Copper colour. Spicy fruity aroma. Prunes and spices flavours, well-balanced. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maverick34 (2394) - New York, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Draught via Jeffrey. Dark reddish mahogany. Some candy sugary sweetness and light spice.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Wischylini (140) - Grimstad, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2014
Pours a hazy brown-red colour, with a small white head that fades away quickly. The aroma is dominated by clove, amongst other spices, and a medicinal aroma. There’s also some raisins and malt. The taste is medium sweet, and somewhat bitter. The mouthfeel is slick and oily, and the carbonation is medium-low.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (1800) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2014
Duft av malt, krydder, rosin og frukter. Brun farge. Tynt lag skum langs kant. Friks smak av krydder, rosin og frukter.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (2488) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 30.12.2013, 0,5l bottle @ home:
Soft gusher. Small fizzy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet and spiced, caramel malts, clove, coriander, nuts, grass, caramel, cardamom, yeast. Taste is kind of watery, caramel malts, hay, burnt caramel, yeast, roasted grain, spices, grass. Medium bitterness, a little thin and fizzy mouthfeel. Boring.


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