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Brewed by Ægir Bryggeri
Style: Porter
Flåm, Norway

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Norwegian: Ølet er fløyelsmjukt og fyldig i smaken, med litt sødme og eit preg av sjokolade og kaffi, som kjem frå rista malttypar. Perfekt til sjokoladekaka! Ei smaksoppleving åleina.

English: The beer is velvely soft and flavorful, with some sweetness and a touch of chocolate and coffee, due to roasted malts. Perfect with chocolate cake. An adventure on it’s own.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TyggaBrown (402) - NORWAY - SEP 7, 2012
500 ml bottle. This one is heavy and dark, but fortunately it’s not too heavy. It is a perfect match to a chocolate dessert, and the flavours open up at their best at 10-12 degrees Celsius. One of my favourite porters.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
mugnas (3) - - SEP 5, 2012 does not count
Black as the night, with creamy foam. Smells of chocolate, nuts and spices. Taste: burnt malt, coffee, wood. Lingering, sharp aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2412) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2012
50 cl bottle at Hawks Pub, Fredrikstad, Norway 120806. Dark brown/black beer with a huge creamy head. Malty, a bit skokey, a bit tar aroma. Similar flavour. Nice beer :-)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BillHick420 (426) - North Dakota, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2012
Bought at the Ægir brewery pub gift shop. Tanned tight head, nose of dark malts. Aroma of sweet coffee, roasted malts, and hints of chocolate. Medium-thick mouthfeel. A good brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
garza (568) - Oslo (NO), Caracas (VE), VENEZUELA - AUG 8, 2012
Pours black colour with tan head. Roasted malts and a note of milk chocolate aroma, fresh. Medium sweetness, lightly bitter, some subtle coffe notes and very malty round flavour. Medium body, creamy, soft carbonation and a short dry finish. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (3416) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Norwegian supermarked: Pours a near black with a light brownish head. Aroma is chocolate and roasted malt. Taste is mostly standard porter taste. It is rather smooth and medium-bodied. Chocolate is somewhat milk chocolate. Roasted malt flavour present throughout. Nice and smooth, but ultimately forgettable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tussius (10) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2012
Nice aromas of coffee, chocolate and charred steak. Lovely with steak (for that reason). A bit light in body and can taste thin, especially when drunk too cold.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bart (2940) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 4, 2012
Bottle @ Bar in Bergen. Black coloured beer with a medium off white head. Heavy roasted chocolaty hinted aroma. Medium to full palate. Finish is stronger roasted malty with hints of sweet chocolat. Not bad. 373813

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aaron68 (580) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2012
500 ml bottle bought @ Smart Club,Oslo. From a pint glass on my balcony May,22,2012 Everyday porter.Coffee and a bit roasted malt.To dry and short for my taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5700) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 19, 2012
50 cl bottle @ home. Rated on 08.01.2011
Aroma is roasted with coffee, some semi‐dark chocolate and cocoa. Flavour has chocolate, some cocoa and coffee. Very good Porter for this ABV, definitely the best of Ægir <4,8% beers.


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