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Brewed by Ægir Bryggeri
Style: Scotch Ale
Flåm, Norway
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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19220) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2012
Bottled. </> Hazy copper colour, rich creamy head. Toasty red apple aroma. Mid sweet with rounded mouthfel and above medium body. Caramel with slightpeat and lemon yoghurt. Low bitterness. Not my favourite beer from Ægir.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HecRotweiler (3)
- Drammen, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2012 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2012 Bottle at home. Dark ale. Very nice smoke aroma. Little bit flat. Smoke,leather,tobacco. Some sweetnes. Gets better for every sip.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2305) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2012
50 cl bottle in Grebbestad. Brown a bit hazy beer with a small beige head. Leather, malty, chocolate, dark fruits and a bit smokey aroma. Sweet, leather, smokey, malty, raisin and a bit hoppy flavour. Nice beer with a lot of different tastes :-)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (10092) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2012
Bottle, from a trade with Cunningham. Peated smoke aroma, chocolate, toffee, soot, some dark fruits, malty, some biscuits. Malty toffee and caramel flavor, peated, soot, figs, fruity, roasted, smoke, raisins, some hops. Smoke/peat is well balanced in the flavor, this is a really good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Foffern (1168) - Bodø, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2012
Bottle at home. The colour is clear deep brown, with a very small beige head. Aromas of dark wood, brown sugar, leather, barbecue sauce and hint of smoke. More smoke in the flavour along with burned wood, oak, leather, dark chocolate and alcohol. Slick and smooth mouth feel. Bitterness = light+. A fantastic beer in both aroma and taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium amber brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, dark malt, smoke - oak, meat notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, sweet malt - sugar, smoke - oak - meat sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120623]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aaron68 (542) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2012
500 ml bottle from Vinmonopolet ,Majorstua,Oslo Bottle shared with friends July 4,2012 Amber color.Taste is smoke, wood/oak, malt and caramel. Medium sweet beer. Not my taste,but a interesting beer in a small glass.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
alfhansen (35) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2012
500 ml bottle from Vinmonopolet Bryne. Aroma is some berrys, roasted barley, yeast and fresh wort. Sweet caramel and peat flavour, with a well rounded hop finish. Very well balanced with loads of nuances to be enjoyed througout. A bit over carbonated for my personal preferance, but still a very smooth and enjoyable ale, that i will not hessitated to drink again under the right circumstances.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13802) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich peat, smoke, wood, malt and caramel. Surprisingly good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (10792) - DENMARK - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle, 7%. Deep brown/red with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, smoke, meat and a little peat. Flavour is malt, fruit, meat, smoke, little peat, caramel, candy sugar and medium sweet.


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