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Amundsen / Ægir Fenrir

Amundsen / Ægir Fenrir
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Brewed by Amundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri
Style: Amber Ale
Oslo, Norway


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (4123) - NORWAY - MAR 19, 2012
Copper colored with a big white-ish head. Fruity aroma from the hops, with some sugary notes. Taste is mostly caramel, blended with hops, and some yeast. Peppery and dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13278) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2012
Draught. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hréavy hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RuneStumo (2584) - Haugesund, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2011
16.10.2011. On tap at Amundsen. Dark Golden brown colour with offwhite head. Strong aromas of aromatic fruity hops. Malty with caramel sweetness. Smooth and soft with moderate bitterness. Very good beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ClubGonzo (5468) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2011
On tap @ Amundsen Bryggeri og Spiseri, Oslo. Deep coppery amber body, small white head. Nose is strawberry, kiwi, apricot, pineapple (first time in a beer!), dried apples and honey melon. Damn, this is the fruitiest beer I’ve ever smelled; the esters are all over the place and I feel like I’m hovering my nose above a large platter of assorted fruits. Very, very nice. Taste is almost as fruity; apricot, strawberry, kiwi, hints of grass, hay and traces of dusty hops. This is a beer that actually pulls off tasting almost as fruity as the aroma, which is very rare and a huge plus in my book. Moreover, it it well balanced, not too sweet and utterly drinkable. The best surprise from Amundsen yet, and props to the Ægir crew who undoubtedly had more than one finger in the process. Perhaps the best amber I’ve had so far.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (8002) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2011
On tap at Amundsen. Pours deep amber with a big white head. Aroma of red fruity hops. Taste of nutty malts with a fair amount of fruity hops towards the end. Lingering bitter aftertaste, with a nice tail of pepper mint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 19, 2011
500 ml draught at Amundsen. Hazy dark copper colour with red hues. Medium-sized light beige head that clings to the glass. Fruity and piney aromas. Caramel malts with roasted notes. Dry powdery texture. Rather fruity malt flavours. Butterscotch. A little unbalanced. Feels a little unfinished.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palme (4181) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2011
Tap @ Amundsen, Oslo. This one pours a clear light copper-brown body with a nice dense off-white head. The aroma is kinda caramel-sweet, some candy, light fruity and hints of that yeasty-fruity profile I often find in Amundsens beers. Soft to average carbonation, medium-bodied and it has a light oily to sticky mouthfeel. Flavors have also a light sweet fudgy-caramel hint, some fruits in here absolutely and also some nice hops in the finish. Ends kinda spicy and light dry. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2011
From tap @ Grünerløkka Mat & Mikroølfestival. Hazy deep reddish amber. Firm off-white head. Sweet-scented, peppery caramel on the nose. Taste is sharp bready and caramelly malts. Well prononced earthy bitterness. Well-bodied concidering the abv. Herbal-bitter endnotes. More than decent stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (11352) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2011
Two tasters on tap at Amundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri. Clear and deep amber body colour. Fading head, fragile lacing. Aroma of resinous hops. Partially tart oranges in flavour offset by sweet malts. Dry and dark bitter ending. Medium bodied. Works quite well (Oslo, 26.09.2011).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6713) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 8, 2011
On tap, Grünerløkka Brygghus ølfestival. Lots of sweet malt, caramel. Pronounced herbal bitterness. A bit more in-your-face than the Ægir beers, and far more interesting than the usual Amundsen beers.

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