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Brewed by Hansa Borg Bryggerier
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Bergen, Norway

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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A low ABV Norwegian Christmas beer for the grocery store market.


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4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
santabeer (67) - Kristiansand, - OCT 30, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2013 Bought at a supermarked. ABV 4.5, can. 2012 edition. Caramel aroma. Fruity taste with the aftertaste of yeast. As best I can do, great beer! :) Update October 26, 2013: Much better this year. Taste of coffe. I love it! :-)


2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bamsen78 (3224) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle @ Scooper Tasting in Ulfborg. Pours clear copper brown with airy off-white head. Dusty aroma with notes of malt and fruit. Sweetish, fruity flavour, with sour and hoppy notes. Bitter, dusty finish. Not off but weird.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chrisv10 (11238) - DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle, 4.5%. Clear dark amber with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel and bread. Flavour is malt, caramel, bread, medium sweet and a little toasted.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11211) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
Ulfborg weekend celebration of nothing in particular. Dark amber with a small off-white head. Malty aroma with caramel, toffee and a hint of fruit. Dry malty flavour with toffee and a hint of cardboard

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
saxo (14089) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich caramel, malt, little nuts and hops.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rasmus40 (11342) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and a little rye bread. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 231113

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
nilsas (1497) - Bryne, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2013
Duft av malt og rosin. fin gyllen mørk nøttefarge. Lite skum. Smak av rosin og frukter, frisk og godt.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
daje (2556) - NORWAY - JUN 14, 2013
Bottle. Deep brown, small creamy beige head. Heavy malt aroma with roast and prunes. Sweet malty taste with spice notes. Thin body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4633) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2012
Dark amber colour, with a small tan head. Fruity, and some caramel in the aroma. An unusual tasty and well blended norweigan grocery store Christmas beer. Fruity, with a fine moderate sweet caramelmalt background. Goes very fine on a sunny summer day, together with some fresh cod and dutch cheese. Nice and mild texture.
[Bottle from Coop Prix in Halden, Norway]

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (7133) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
Bottle Medium high creamy light brown head. Clear dark brown body. Roasted barley malt caramel cocoa aroma. Weak roasted barley malt caramel flavor with a somewhat sour note. High carbonation. Long sweet aftertaste.


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