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Beer Here Essentia Bina

Formerly brewed at Beer Here
Style: Imperial Porter
Tejn, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
Danish: De tider er for længst ovre, hvor skøger, tatere og fusentaster befolkede byens gader, og hvor en ærlig mand ikke regnede det for noget at give gadedrengene eller fruentimmeret et ordentligt dragt prygl. Desværre er der ikke udsigt til at de tider kommer igen, men derfor behøver du ikke gå glip af at smage, hvordan øllet kunne have været dengang. Derfor har jeg her begået en stærk porter, hvor der helt i datidens ånd er snydt på alle måder for at forstærke både farve, smagsindtryk og rus - med bl.a. udtræk af fennikelfrø og brændt sukker (essentia bina). Selvfølgelig uden nymodens pjat som kulsyre og udløbsdato.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (2102) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2012 Bottle at 3 små rum Göteborg. Black colour, brown head. Aroma of brown sugar, raisin and a winy, liquery nose. Flavor is weery sweet malty,liquire mouth feeling, lots of raisins and dark chocolate. Big body and and a long alcy/raisin finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
gnoff (9594) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2009
Bottle at 3 Små Rum, Göteborg, on August 30, 2009
Black color, no head. Alcohol, roasted and chocolate scent. Salty, licorice, sweet taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
Guess it wouldn’t hurt to let this one rest a couple of years to get the sharp alcohol edge to wear off a bit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 24, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2012 Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting 2009... Deep black... big meaty nose ... little burnt suger ... treacle toffee .. rich mlat ... dark dark dark ... just so rich ... little soy sause. 4.0 bottle at RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting ... dark roast malt ... soft dark fruits nose ... dark sugers ... sweet malts ... big bourbon vanilla ... just not working. 3.4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (11410) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2009
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. No head what so ever. Alcohol, sweetness and ripe fruits like dades and prunes in the aroma. Flavour as wee has this ripe fruit/porty touch of dades and prunes. Alcohol heavy notable. Sweetness is balancing on the cloying edge, but just manage to keep on the right side. Has some herby roastyness as well. Medium to full bodied. Alcholwarmth and roast dominates the end. Extreme.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2009
Bottle 25cl.
Clear dark red brown color with virtually none head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, caramel, berry, wood, oak, alcohol. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dry and alcoholic. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20090516]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2009
25 cl bottle at home. Black color, moderate brown head. Strong aroma of roasted malt, smoke, coffe, burned sugar, iquorice. Flavor ismuch the same, with a hint of alcohol and fine sweetness. No carbonation. Extreme beer, and I like it a lot!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (6685) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2009
Bottle at Copenhagen Beerfestival 09. Dark color, short head. Aroma of vanilla, coffee. Strong alcoholic taste, molasses, chocolat. Bitter. Belly warming alcohol.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2009
Bottle at the RBESG09 Grand tasting, sheffield. Alround rating: Huge black burnt malt character, quite a bit of soy character, nearly completly flat, oxidation tries to baalnce but ultimitly fails.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ljunkan (530) - NORWAY - JUL 26, 2009
Bottle, big thanks to Alexander for this one. Pours a pitch black color with a small, almost non-existing head, which soon becomes a small ring of foam around the glass edge. Aroma is really powerful and nice; riesen (dark chocolate toffee), nuts, coffee, spices and liquorice. What a wonderful aroma ... Flavour is as powerful as the aroma with much riesen, dark chocolate, nuts, spices, coffee and liquorice. Fullbodied, thick on the palate, very smooth, almost oily/creamy mouthfeel, no carbonation. Warming, but the alcohol is extremely well hidden for 16%. A fantastic beer, all categories, and it feels balanced for a super strong imperial stout/porter. I love it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (12581) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2009
Bottle @ RBESG Grand tasting 2009. Deep dark brown color, no head. Malt, just a bit of vennel, caramel and raspberry in the flavor. No carbonation whatsoever. Alcoholic, roasty flavor, vinous and caramelly. Still needs a lot of time to fully develop.

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