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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCellarer (32) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 21, 2012
500 ml bottle from Vinmonopolet Sentrum, bought and kindly shared by Rune at Beer session XVIII 030112. Bottle design is okay, does not attempt to lead with the extremely high alcohol percentage. Deep ruby and palisander coloured body, with no head or lacing to speak of. Fragrance of port wine from a dust covered and moldy basement as well as the smell of the basement itself combined with cranberry juice and some spices including caraway. Even if there are significant hints of alcohol in the aroma it is significantly less than what probably could be expected, and much better camouflaged than many beers of less than half its strength. Flavour strongly resembles aroma in an impressive way, and the alcohol is pleasantly warming more than a hindrance to the drinking experience. The dry, full and heavy nature of the brew combine to make it a bit tough to drink but when shared in good company this makes for a tasting experience every wannabe beer aficionado should carry out at least once.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (1333) - Røros, NORWAY - APR 24, 2012
Very dark amber with a small brown head that goes away fast - malt and dark fruits in the aroma along with some alcohol - good malt body with some dark fruit/caramel notes , with some alcohol heat - long lingering finish with some liqerish and some alcohol heat - good and interesting

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (11050) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 22, 2012
bottle. Deep dark brown colour with tan head. aroma is sweet, portwine, alcohol, malt, coffee, hop, licorice, dried fruits. Flavour is licorice, portwine, alcohol, roasted malt, coffee, dried fruits. Powerful beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bathory (458) - Bryne, NORWAY - APR 19, 2012
Pretty heavy this one with the 19%. Extremely full bodied, oily texture. Very sweet, with aroma of coffee, chocolate, alcohol, licorice, raisin, smoke. Very tastefull. Had this one on Ølfestivalen at Nærbø, Rogaland in a 1dl glass. It was enough with that 1dl that day, but would love to try it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (15840) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2012
14th March 2012
A hand bottle bonused to me by Henrik - Cheers Papsoe. Clear amber beer, tiny tan head. Silky palate with quite some body. Sweet malt with obvious alcohol aniseed spice. Some brandy. Sweet dry finish. A great big sweet beer but I couldn’t drink much of it. No idea it was 19.0% - would have guessed about 12.0% - so partially well hidden alcohol!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yngwie. Pours a clear reddish brown with an almost absent head. The aroma is completely dominated by booze, with some dark, sweet fruits. Solid body, some dark fruits and burned caramel with a roaring alcohol that really bites the tongue. Not really sure what the idea is behind this. I bet this has got to be fortified. 180212

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (31628) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber to brown with no head. Aroma is toasted malty and light breadish. Thick malty and dark malty. Mineral and dark roasted malty flavoured. Alcohol dense and malty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MiP (13725) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle, 19%. Alcoholic aroma, hint of vanilla and coconut, roasted. Clear dark brown colour. No head. The flavour is very roasted and burning alcoholic. Not so good. Like on of those extreme Schorschbock, only watered down, of course.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29665) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottled. A dark brown beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, bread, caramel, and dark fruit. The flavor is sweet with notes of dark fruit, bread, alcohol, and caramel, leading to a dry finish. The body is crazily strong.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear dark brown red colour with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, bread, caramel, dark fruit - berry, raisin, plum, light alcohol. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dark fruit, bread, alcohol. Body is medium, texture is creamy, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20120128]

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