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Brewed by Ægir Bryggeri
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Flåm, Norway

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11600) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika, Oslo. Clear dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, heavy caramel, light spicy and yeasty. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 101113

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IPAgutten79 (574) - Skui, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle 0.5 l @ home. Dark brown with small head. Aroma is mild dry fruit and some sweetness. Malt. Maybee really vague notes of chocolate, not sure. Taste is very smooth and enjoyable, easy and cosy drinking! Mild bitterness, sweet and malt. A bit dull and thin, but enjoyable. My first abbey dobbel, so nothing to compare with.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (1690) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2013
Brown tall 0,5L bottle, abv 7 omg, thanks to Rune Tromsø. Scents of malts, fruits, honey, dark chocolate, hops. Medium brown beer, moderate head, nice ring on the surface of the beer. Taste; roasted malts, with licorice and chocolate, fermented prunes. Mouthfeel smooth and somewhat alcoholic. Ends with hot roasted malts, stain, chocolate. Fortunately no licorice disturbed the final experience. Thumb up.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexTalionis (2590) - FINLAND - OCT 19, 2013
Bottled. Pours brown in color with a small tan bubbly head. Sweet ripe dark fruity notes, light perfume and floral notes as well. Herbal, floral and dark fruityness in taste. Brown sugary notes too, but not that sweet. Okay, but not impressive for the moment. Sadly even a bit metallic towards the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
morri (213) - NORWAY - SEP 21, 2013
500ml bottle from Vinmonopolet. Small tan head with good lacing. Dark brown/amber body. Spicy aroma of coffee and sweet barley malt. Taste has a hint of fish. Also a little thin in the mouth. Not my cup of tea.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1375) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2013
Dunkel brun farve med lyst skum. Lukt av mye og kraftig god malt. Mye god malt, frukt og toffee. Vinmonopolet.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (1620) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2013
God duft av malt, eik og rosin. Lite hengende skum. Fin dyp brun farge. Fin god smak av malt og rosin med en liten eikepreget ettersmak.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marduk (2850) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 26, 2013
500ml bottle (shared by FatPhil, thanks). Hazy brown color. Small off-white head, stays. Nice lacing. Malty, sweet, juicy, pine in aroma. Malty, flowery, fresh spruce sprouts, nice roast in flavor. So fresh and delicious. More please!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9463) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 21, 2013
500ml bottle (Alko Arkadia, Helsinki)
Super nice fruity aroma, but a good grainy maltiness. Smooth sweet palate, and a soft sweetness too. Very rich roast, but massive graininess. Slips down excellently. Just like that alien dildo. Do not remember a grainier beer, with such strawy grassy bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Uhlen (251) - Trondheim, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2013
Deep brown/red pour, small tan head. Spicy aroma of nuts, raisins, dark fruits, caramel and some licorice. Taste is heavy sweet and low on bitterness.


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