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Brewed by Ægir Bryggeri
Style: Scotch Ale
Flåm, Norway
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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Den 8. juni 793 markerte starten på vikingtida då klosteret på øya Lindisfarne vart åtaka. Sidan vi er glade i både vikingar og øl vart me inspirert til å kalle vår Scotch Ale etter øya. Ølet er fyldig med eit lett røykpreg som kjem frå Peated Malt. Prøv ølet til kjøttrettar og spesielt røykt spekemat.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirLimpsalot (2556) - SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2013
@Gyllenbock. Ingen stor doft men en ganska lätt rökig smak. Fin och len balans. Trevlig att smutta på. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Albertsen (76) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 16, 2013
Beautiful dark color,cloudy, minimal head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, citrus and caramel or toffee. Balanced and good. Excellent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2013
Draught @ Crowbar og Bryggeri, Oslo. Reddish brown coloured beer with some light to medium carbonation and a short dence almost off white head. Lighter sweet herby and bitter hoppy hinted aroma. Medium to full palate. Finish is malty hinted with a light herby touch. No big flavours but nicely drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfredvik (1322) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2013
Pours a hazy medium brown body with a small, light-brown head that soon reduces to a thin film, leaving some lacing. The aroma is strong and pleasant with a massive wall of caramel the first 15 seconds. Then the smokey part slowly takes over, and after a minute the caramel is far in the back while wood smoke, peat and a spicy touch are in front. Oh, I love it when aroma transformations like this happens! So, is it real, or is it just my slow brain struggling to decide what aromas it’s detecting? Anyway, there is no doubt that the taste is moderate sweet with just a light bitterness in the long-lasting finish. The strong flavours are dominated by wood smoke and peat, with additional caramel and some very nice notes of fruits and hops in the back. Medium to full body, a smooth and oily texture and a very soft carbonation. Lovely beer! Note that the smoke and peat in the aroma and flavour are sweet, mellow and gentle, and shouldn’t scare of people that don’t love smoked beers, like myself.
[50 cl bottle, enjoyed 2 years before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Ullevål, Oslo]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 11, 2013
Botella. Hazy deep amber brown colour, big off-white head. Pleasant sweet caramel dark malty chocolatey smokey peat aromaGood mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet with dark malts, well toasted caramel, dark fruit, chocolate and peat smokey. Good bitterness.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbeast88 (41) - NORWAY - FEB 7, 2013
Caramel brown in color. taste of some herbs and grass. very,muddy and unclear in appearance. great expectation was a little bit disappointed

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11383) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle, bought @ Nordisk Ølhandel, Cph.
Pours clear deep chestnut with a small, off-white frothy, film head. Aroma has toasted caramel, light chocolate, softly vinious, a touch of port. Medium carbonation, fat and oily mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, toasted caramel, dark chocolate, toasted hazelnuts. Quite bitter really with some peaty smoke, nutty dryness. Piney and lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5569) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 29, 2012
50cl bottle via Secret Santa. Pours a muddy, caramel brown with some clumpy off white head. Nose is boozy, pine, spruce, raisins, oranges, malt, caramel. Flavor is sweet, piney, raisin, prune, dried orange slices, a little cognac, some red grape. Full, sticky finish. I liked the hop presence and I’d say this is a scotch ready to drink now.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7595) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle. Low fluffy off-white lasting head. Hazy brown body. Sweet berries caramel aroma. Sweet and yet sour berries raisin mildly smoked hops flavor with a high carbonation and a long sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (14856) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2012
bottle thanks to Rune and Finn. Thanks guys. Bottle drunk at home whilst waiting for some rice to boil to go with my thai red curry after a mixed day at work. Both unbelievably depressed and also so happy I will meet all my targets for the year by the first week of December. Deep brown red colour with lasting bubbly beige head. Slightly smoked aroma. More smoke and peat in the mouth. Blimey that’s quite juicy in the malts as well as some peaty smoke. Interesting beer. Some good juicy hedgerow fruits from the malts. A little prickle on the finish. But also some sweetness. Pretty decent to be honest. Good balance between sweet fruit and peaty smoke. Good. thanks guys.


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