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Brewed by Berentsens Brygghus
Style: Doppelbock
Egersund, Norway

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 570   ABV: 19%
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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
allesmetkaas (168) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle from bbg@ Rampkrot whale tasting. Pours black with minimal head. Aroma of sweet candy and alcohol, with a taste to match

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle. Brown beer with a small beige head. Dark dried fruits, banana, nutty, toffee aroma. Dark dried fruits, licorice, malty, caramell and brown sugar flavour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Snegurochka (389) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 26, 2013
500ml bottle generously shared by Rune 3.Jan.2012. Dark rosewood body with a filmy layer on top and no lacing. Smells like raisins soaked in alcohol, rosehips, plums and cranberries. Sherry, dust and dark fruit, the alcohol leaves a warming sensation and is hidden by the sharp cranberry and caraway flavour. A slow sipper for special occations.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
RuneStumo (2237) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAR 17, 2013
15.03.2013. Shared at the brewery, Egersund. Black colour with tan head. Strong beer with very rich body. Lots of dark malts and lots of alcohol. Very strong bitterness in the aftertaste. Notes of chocolate, liqurice and coffe. There is also some sweetness, that maybe comes from the high alcohol content. Really complex beer with lots of flavours.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11349) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle from a trade with Cunningham. Clear deep amber mahogany beer with a very small beige head. Malty vinous aroma, nuts, figs, prunes, raisins, toffee, grapes, sweetish, caramel, banana and dades. Malty alcohol flavor, hazelnuts, caramel, raisins, figs, toffee, roasted notes, brown sugar, prunes. Malty nutty alcohol finish. A nice surprise, considering the huge ABV.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KnutAlbert (6227) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2012
Very dark, syrupy feel. Brandy, smoke, liquorice. Smooth and velvety feel, this is aged long enough to take away the edges. Balanced, despite its extremeness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfredvik (1182) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 29, 2012
Ooooh, this is a black one. The tiny brown head isn’t that long-lived, but I’m a sucker for black bodies. The aroma is filled with christmas in the woods: juniper, pine trees (needles, cones, bark and the lot), heather and dried dark fruits. And of course alcohol. The taste is heavy sweet and moderate bitter, although it’s a bit hard to say what’s bitterness and what’s the alcohol trying to dissolve my palate. The flavours are actually not that strong, but it’s still an overwhelming experience due to the alcohol kick. Dark dried fruits, alcohol, dark dried fruits in alcohol and alcohol with dark dried fruits. And for me this works! It feels extremely thick, full and sirupy, an amazing mouthfeel. A lovely sipper, but I don’t think I would need much more than my tiny sample to fulfil my yearly need of Stelliger Divum. And, seriously, what’s with that name? What’s Stelliger Divum supposed to mean? And who’s anyone supposed to remember such a name after drinking a beer of this strength?
[10 cl sample served in a small but brimful plastic cup@Juleølpremiere 2012, Mathallen, Oslo]

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorisPPattyn (8017) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2012
Pours viscously, and after much trouble, a dark beige rim forms itself for mere seconds; the beer displaying the colour of old, darkend accajou wood; with very fine pearling. Rich, alcohol and fusels-infused nose, like a rich brandycake. Some vanilla, rumbonen, vinous - as old fortified wine. Dried fruit - bananas, plums, apricots, raisins. Bitterish-sweet, alcoholpossessed flavour; cray, liquorice, all the dried fruits from above with some strawberries thrown in, and a very imposing character as from barrel-aged brandy or similar spirit. Sticky, syrupy, totally viscous and explosive alcoholheat. Wow - a gem. Abject thanks to Vincent and his dealer (Brent?)!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie (13946) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2012 Bottle, at Nærbø Ølfestival. A flat one, at least almost completely, just some beige bubbles. Clear body, dark brown in color. The aroma has loads of sugary dried fruits, maltyness and some meaty hints. Some roasted malts, coffee and a faint chocolate touch in the back. Dried fruits, prunes, malty sweetness and a solid dose of alcohol in the mouth, some saltyness towards the warming finish. Full body, very warming. A tasteful one indeed, quite lovely actually, but it’s next to ridicilous selling a beer at this strength in 50cl bottles. Meant to share I guess... Rating: 8-3-8-3-16-3.8. 111022

Bottle. Almost clear, copper to brown in color and flat as a pancake. Dried fruits, alcohol, roasted malts, raisins, chocolate and coffee on the nose. Intense flavor with lots of dried fruits and alcohol, as well as some coffee and chocolate hints. Full-bodied, pleasantly carbonated and way too warming, but it’s sort of nice in a way. Intense, warming and quite bitter finish. Certainly more burning than the 2010 edition. Would be better off sold in smaller bottles. Rating: 7-3-8-4-16-3.8. 111229

Bottle. It pours an almost clear body, copper to brown in color, and without head. Dried fruits, roasted malts, raisins, alcohol, chocolate and coffee on the nose. The flavor is really intense, it’s warming and full-bodied on the palate, and with a low, but pleasant and sufficient, level of carbonation. Coffee, roasted malts, dried fruits, chocolate and alcohol in the flavor. Very warming down the throat, with a pleasant bitterness. It’s more burning than the slighlty weaker 2010 edition, but I think it’s a better beer anyway, but it would certainly benefit from being sold in nip size bottles. 111229

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (2609) - NORWAY - JUL 9, 2012
Bottle shared by esp0r at Yule Beer Sessions 2011 Dark brown, very close to black, no head. Malty aroma with alcochol, raisins, prunes, plums. Taste is dominated by alcohol, but there’s also licorice, raisins, wood, dark chocolate and salt. Still, for 19% the alcohol taste is lower than one might expect, and with some aging I think the beer will become a lot better


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