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Borg Surtur Nr. 15

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Borg Brugghús
Formerly brewed at Ölgerđin Egill Skallagrímsson

Style: Imperial Stout
Reykjavík, Iceland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sem fyrr er Surtur ţykkur og ţolgóđur, dekkri en sjálft Ginnungagap. Í ár er Surtur undir belgískum áhrifum; ţefurinn er ávaxtaríkari en áđur og eldristađ bragđiđ byrlađ úr ţrenns konar geri, hraustlegri maltsćtu og herđabreiđum súkkulađitónum.

Ađ vanda blćs Surtur til atlögu á ţorra; öflugasti vopnabróđir sem völ er á í baráttunni viđ ţorramatinn.

Surtur fer sunnan
međ sviga lćvi,
skín af sverđi
sól valtíva.
Grjótbjörg gnata,
en gífur rata,
trođa halir helveg
en himinn klofnar
- úr Völuspá


haukur's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
haukur (1259) - Reykjavik, - JAN 24, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2013 Pitch black, brown film of a head. Toast, malts, caramel, nuts in the aroma, big aroma profile. Medium sweetness, medium bitterness. Big palate. Surprisingly huge considering it´s pretty young. Obvious yeast notes. Thick and oily, avarage carbonation, fantastic balance. Very long finish. Another winner from Borg!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle @ Belarus Takes over the World Cup, 2014. Shared with Christian. Trade with Gunnarolis. Cheers. Pours black with a creamy beige head and lacings. Alcohol, whiskey, coffee and some chocolate. Flavor is licorice, roast, coffee and mild vanilla. Dry and roasted finish. Very tasty and elegant. Incredibly quaffable at 9%.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2014
World Cup Beer. Black with a small off-white head. Roasted aroma of licorice and chocolate, with soy sauce and a touch of leather. Sweet malty flavour with alcohol, soy sauce and licorice and a hard roasted, ashy finish. Not really my kind of imperial stout

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5078) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2013
Bottle (Göteborg Ölmässa 2013) - Black with a tan head. Coffee, liquorice, raisins and malt in the aroma. Plain chocolate, liquorice and tangy roasted malt in the taste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
staurinn (4) - - FEB 9, 2013 does not count
Thick beautiful head, pitch black in color, thick on the palate. Initial flavors of liqourise and coffee. Long really smooth and intense beautiful aftertaste.


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