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Ægir Skumring Dubbel

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Brewed by Ægir Bryggeri
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Flåm, Norway

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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Ægir var ølbryggjaren til gudane i den norrøne mytologien. Ægir Bryggeri tilbyr fleire ulike ølsortar - frå lyst til mørkt øl. Interessant er det at Ægir Bryggeri med hedensk tema no lagar eit tradisjonelt klosterbrygg. Dubbel vart som kjent opprinnleg brygga av munkar. Ølet er lysebrunt, lett fyldig og smaken minner om tørka frukt og krydder grunna gjærstammen. Nyt ølet saman med kraftige oster og noko robust mat eller åleine som koseøl.

English: Aegir was the brewer for the gods in Norse mythology. Ægir Brewery offers a number of beer types - from light to dark. Interestingly, Ægir Brewery with its heathen theme has now brewed a traditional abbey beer. Originally, Dubbels were brewed by monks. The beer is light brown in color, medium heavy with a flavor of dried fruits and spices from the yeast. Enjoy the beer with strong cheeses and robust food, or alone just for the pleasure.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5062) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Draft at Churchkey as Julebrygg. Poured an amber color with a small tan head. Aroma was some chocolate cocoa notes, toffee. Flavor was light caramel notes, some chocolate. I think we pronounced this correctly.... actually not awful. spices, sweet malts.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (13304) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Draft at Churchkey as Julebrygg, which arguably sounds better than Skumring. Clear deep amber brown color. Aroma of chocolate covered caramel candy. Taste is smooth chocolate, toffee, light spice. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle (I think) at the brewery, Flåm, 25/10/14. Rocky loose cappuccino head on a deep ruby ruby body. Aroma strangely fruity with green apple, unripe berries, maybe dragon fruit. Mellow plum and stone fruit taste with sneaking almond, cola and berries dusted with cocoa. Lacks a bit of thickness, heft and sweetness for a dubbel maybe. But decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (941) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - NOV 28, 2014
BOTTLE 50 CL from Cunnigham. It is lacking in dried fruit and spicy „Belgian” yeast department. What’s left, is a quite a hefty malt and spicy bitter hops. This puts it more into the dunkler bock territory, rather than a Belgian dubbel. Though, a good dunkler bock.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nudiebear (124) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle at home. Brown with lively head, good carbonation. Aroma of thin caramel and brown sugar, tastes airy and palatable. Not sharp in any direction, balanced. Would not overpower standard beer foods. Fairly enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SperkeleForce (611) - FINLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle 50 CL. Pours brown orange with white brownish lacing head. Notes of mämmi, raisins, caramel. Easy drinkable.

- beerbasher

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (4035) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is malt, caramel, liquorice, chocolate. Flavour is light sweetness, liquorice, caramel. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (3560) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle, tfs Menno! Aroma is spicy, caramel, slightly smoked, some sugary malts. Flavor is spicy and quite sweet with a little bitter finish. Decent body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours a brown amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hcalsos (205) - Rælingen, NORWAY - APR 30, 2014
0.5 l bottle. Light brown colour with s thin white head. Caramell toffee hops and roast. Caramell and sweet malts. Grassy hops. Slight bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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