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Brewed by Ægir Bryggeri
Style: Barley Wine
Flåm, Norway
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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 396   ABV: 13.2%
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Då Tor kom køyrande over himmelen med bukkane sine, skalv både jord og fjell, og med kvart hammarkast sprang det lyn ned mot verda. På same måte kjem denne kraftige versjonen av Amerikansk Barleywine, med smakar som minner om tørka frukt og eple. Passar til kraftige oster, og til å dele med gode venner.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2011
Pours amber with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, alcohol, light plum and raisin. Flavour is caramel, heavy alcohol and light plum.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUL 11, 2011
Pours a hazy and dark copper beer with an offwhite/orange head. The aroma is malt, caramel, fruit, raisin and alcohol. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is sweetness with alcoholwarmth. Overall an average beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (2609) - NORWAY - JUL 11, 2011
Bottle shared at Øl og Matfestivalen. Dark ruby color, big light offwhite foamy head. Very malty aroma with some fruitiness and caramel. Strong taste of prunes, spices, malt, dark fruits and some alcohol. Massive malty finish

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
esp0r (2057) - NORWAY - JUN 22, 2011
Bottle.
Deep copper red, big tanned head. Aroma of raisins, prunes, alcohol and roasted malts. Taste is very fruity, full malt body, tons of sweetness. Feel is very oily. Nice. Finish is hop intensive and bitter. I find apples and some heavy fruit notes. A very nice beer from Ægir. Probably their best right now

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14089) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2011
Thanks to ClubGonzo. Bottle @ Odense Tasting, June 2011. Pours cloudy orange with a creamy white head and lacings. Nose is fruit, caramel and toffee. Quite vinous with a note of fruity orange. Smooth and full bodied. Warmth. A sipper and a fine example of the style.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Smaskifa (124) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2011
Pours small white head, but disappears quickly. Appealing rustique colour. Aroma of caramel and alcohol. Very high alcohol level. Tastes very sweet, caramel and brown sugar. Not very bitter. Quite powerful but balanced taste of alcohol. Low carbonation. Round palate, tasteful. Impressive beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20869) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2011
Bottled (thanks mjs!). Hazy nutbrown colour, small beige head. Aroma is toffee, raisins, some mild nnotes of alcohol as well. Sticky sweet. Flavour is toffee, caramel, alcohol and some raisins. A bit too sweet to be really good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerCast_Rich (1891) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 12, 2011
[500ml bottle courtesy of cgarvieuk] Opaque reddish brown pour, thin lacing only around the edge of the glass. Positively crunching nose of rich, syrupy figs and raisins, booze and spices. Rich and boozy on the palate, with caramel and toffee giving way to a strong alcohol finish. Good, almost meaty barley wine [08052011]

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 10, 2011
Bottled @ tasting cgarvieuk, courtesy of Craig. Orange colour, off-white head. Nose of caramel malts, candy sugar a bit spicy. Flavour is malty, sugar and a bit fruity. Nice.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Blairgus (2687) - California, USA - MAY 7, 2011
7 May 2011, bottle at one of cgarvieuk’s legendary tastings. dark, nutty colour, clear, no bubbles. gorgeous nose! huge alcohol, huge alcoholic raisins. lots of vanilla and bourbon flavours. great! full body and syrupy. like a bourbon aged ale. vanilla, alcohol, bourbon, syrup. great!


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