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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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
karlsnes (47) - NORWAY - FEB 25, 2013
25.02.13 Uts: rødbrun, lite beige skum, lite kullsyre. Noe gjærrester og disig (proteiner?). Duft: mørk frukt og rosiner, sødmefylt og innbydende. Maltsødme og hint av krydret humle. Smak: føles ganske fyldig i munnen, søt og tydelig alkohol, nellik og solid bitterhet i ettersmaken. Litt dårlig balansert.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Albertsen (76) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 1, 2013
No smell at all(som sweetness). Red, brown color. Incredible. What a turnaround. Beautiful sweetness, mild bitterness. Vørterøl? Refreshing. Good. Mild. Great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (4064) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Aroma is yeast, malts and mint. The flavor is juniper berries, fruit, malts and a mix of tart and tangy in the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
daje (2609) - NORWAY - JAN 14, 2013
Bottle, december 23rd 2012. Deep brown body, lasting medium beige head. Aroma of dried fruit, caramel, spice. Taste is sweet caramel, with yeast, raisins and wood. Lively carbonated, sugary finish. Not quite as good as expected.
Earlier Rating: 7/3/2012 Total Score: 3.1
Bottle at Haandverkerstuene, winter 2011. Dark amber body, offwhite head. Flowery aroma with malt, roasty malt taste with caramel, vinegar and hops. Bitter finish, hidden by lasting sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6611) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2013
Bottle traded with Yngwar. It pours hazy reddish amber with a medium bubbly of white head. The aroma is ripe fruit, light yeast, caramel, malt and some brown sugar. The flavour is ripe dark fruit, dark berries, yeast, light cheese, caramel and malt. Nice.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (6354) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, light brown, mostly lasting. Body is cloudy dark amber. Aroma is lightly malty (cookie), with notes of eucalyptus, juniper, rosemary, Listerine, etc. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, creamy texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Rather off-putting medicinal nose...too much spice and not enough beer. Slightly better in the mouth, where it’s fairly balanced and creamy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11260) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Nordisk Ølhandel, Cph. Pours murky, dark amber brown with a large, staying, frothy, beige head. Aroma is mild, caramel, Belgian sugar, raisins. Medium carbonation, fine creamy and light dry mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of sweetness, milky chocolate, hazelnuts, Belgian sugar, quite some raisins. Malty, mild bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4545) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Pours hazy mahogany into a snifter. White head with little retention recedes to skim surface. Toffee and orange zest aromas. Thin with upfront juniper turning to bitter roots in the lasting finish

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmrmwel (1058) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2012
Bottle, 2009 vintage. Pours reddish, with a big, lightly coloured head. Aroma is burned malts, molasses and toffee, as well as a nice hoppines. Flavour is definitely on the sweet side with burned malts, molasses, burned sugar and kandi.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5537) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2012
Draught (Bishops Arms, Folkungagatan, Stockholm) - Copper with a slight haze and a foamy head. Spicy aroma with notes of cinnamon, ginger and fruitcake. Fruity, spicy and very festive taste with notes of ginger, cinnamon, spice malt and caramel. Enjoyable.


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