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Brewed by Ægir Bryggeri
Style: Barley Wine
Flåm, Norway
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RATINGS: 111   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbeast88 (41) - - FEB 7, 2013
Brown heavy amberish color with a offwhite colored head. Spicy seasonings,heay alcohol of cognac,herbs,liqorice and sweet fruits. great barley....


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
circinus (241) - SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle 50 cl from Barleywine, CPH. Red/brown with a yellowish head. Fudge, orange marmelade, balanced sweetness and bitterness. Full body, low carbonation, very pleasant finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Franzen (376) - SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2015
Caramelly chocolate aroma, bit weak in aroma but might be too cold. Some alcoholic notes in aroma as well. Taste starts with lots of milk chocolate finish has some of the chocolate with some balancing bitterness although a bit to bitter. Nice palate and appearance but too hoppy and not as complex as a barley wine should be.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (286) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle received from a Norwegian trade with a redditor. Pours a deep waxed-teak decking mahogany red with a dense light-brown head which lingers around for a few minutes before receding to a frothy layer. Aromas are incredible - mango, peach, slight apple, toffee and caramel. Taste is caramel, toffee, malt sweetness and slight sweet red apple. Full bodied with a rich mouthfeel.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Florya (585) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: Amber, small head Aroma: dark fruits, syrup, raisins, herbs Palate: medium body, low carbonation, sweet aftertaste

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (5419) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 25, 2014
50cl bottle via Winter Secret Santa 2014. Pours a translucent, mahogany amber with a thin ring of white head. Nose is so spot on, candy, malt, chestnut honey, brandy, sherry, toffee, orange, spruce, juniper. Flavor follows right along, honey comb, toffee, orange, spruce, marzipan, candy, mild booze, some grappa. Finishes with some sweetness and some booziness but super smooth and SCARY easy to drink, even at 13%.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1548) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - NOV 11, 2014
Appearance: Dark redish brown, clear. Some light tan head.
Aroma: Vinous, dark fruit.
Taste: Vinous, oily, lots of fruit. Slight alcohol, power. Pretty good.
Bought: Vinmonopolet (Norway), 500 ml, NOK 130.90
Info: 8/11-2014

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pentaz (1254) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy amber with a diminishing tan head. Aroma is raisins, roasted malt, dark fruit, caramel, booze, herbs and ripe fruit. Taste is moderate+ bitter and near moderate sweet. Full body and sticky. Finishes with a firm bitterness and burn. I’d prefer less bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2014
Smells of soy and barley wine. The taste is dominated by alcohol, with hints of soy, brussels sprouts and some liquorice. Vinous mouth feel, sticky like red wine. The aftertaste is very alcohol-intensive with a sour hint of soy. Beer for big boys and alcoholics.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
aenima (289) - Askim, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2014
Aroma of honey and caramel. The taste is dominated by honey. Hints of caramel and toffee in the background. Nothing special.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7491) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle at home. High creamy and lasting light brown head. Lovely clear dark ruby head. Sweet roasted malt caramel nuts cocoa aroma. Smooth and creamy bitter sweet roasted malt caramel dried fruit nuts cocoa flavor with a fair amount of hops bitterness. Low carbonation, long finish.


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