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Brewed by Berentsens Brygghus
Style: Amber Ale
Egersund, Norway

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Et fyldig, karamellrikt øl balansert med generøse mengder amerikansk Cascade humle. Anbefalt serveringstemperatur 8 grader.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2014
A different, slightly British-inspired amber ale smelling of malt and anice; tasting like herbal candy, caramel and a hint of rocket salad. Very positive surprise - the taste is in between red ale, amber ale and belgian dubbel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6267) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2011
Bottle. Not amber, ratehr a lovely dark ruby. Packed with flavour, malt, herbs, spruce, mint. Sweet and dry. Highly recommended.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (4929) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2012 Bottle. Dark red colour with an off white head. Mild malty nose with some caramel. Lots of caramel in the flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (2984) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours reddish dark brown with a small light brown head. Aroma of hops, caramel and slightly roasted malt. Sweet caramel taste with a nice dry and bitter finish. Very tasty and one of the best "shop strenght" beers in Norway.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (2426) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2014
Old rating rerated 06.08.2014, 0,33l bottle @ FjordLine M/V Bergensfjord:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet, caramel malts, grass, hops, burnt caramel, coffee, dark chocolate, pine needles. Taste is dry grassy, hops, grass, leafs, burnt caramel, dark malts, pine needles, coffee. Medium to longlasting bitterness, slightly dry and watery mouthfeel. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5319) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2009
500 ml bottle, bought at Vaaland, Bryne. "Grocery store version" at 4.7% ABV. Mahogany coloured beer (I’ve never seen "amber" this dark!), moderate but lasting creamy head. Moderate but pleasant aroma of Cascade hops, hints of malts and caramel too. The flavour has dominant Cascade on a (barely) sufficient malty background, hints of burnt caramel but the beer is not sweet. Bitter aftertaste. The mouthfeel is slightly thinner than the stronger version. This is one of the better non-bottle-conditioned beers on the Norwegian grocery store market, well worth sampling.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2009
Bottle, thx to Tarjei. A clear, brown beer with a finger-thick beige head leaving some fine lacings. Quite citrusy, piney nose, with enough maltyness to bring it to a nice balance. The malts give some sweet, bready, lightly roasted scents. Caramel, bready and roasted malts, citrusy, grapefruity hops with pinecones and a fine bitterness. Medium body, and a nicely balanced finish. Sure one of the best low-strenght beers available in Norway. Really pleasant and quaffable. (090418)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3591) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 4, 2012
0.5l bottle @ Henrik, Bergen. This one pours a clear deep deep amber body with a nice big and lasting fluffy off-white head. Low aroma on this one. Some malt sweetness, a hint of fruitiness also and if I look deep and really really concentrate I actually find some thin hints of hops. It has a soft oily mouthfeel and a soft to average carbonation level. Nice flavors. It’s light malty and a hint of sweet caramel. Also some buttery tones and in the finish I get quite a lot of bitter hops. A nice one this one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alexus (240) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 31, 2012
0,5L bottle from Helgø Meny. Pours clear, deep brown with a nice tan head. Aromas of caramel and toffee. Pleasent taste of toffee and some dark malts. Smooth bittnerness. A beer I often buy at the store.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BAE (19) - NORWAY - NOV 20, 2014
Flott mørk og bitter amber. Smakt I Berentsens Brygghus. Veldig godt butikkøl. Minst 4.7%..


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