Brewed by Royal Unibrew
Style: Traditional Ale
Faxe, Denmark


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 54   ABV: 1.8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2002
I have to admit that I fully enjoyed this beer. Not as good and ’classic’ as the Kongens Bryghus Hvidtøl, but close. A little too sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2005
Chestnut brown with small dissipating head. Sweet, but not as cloying as hvidtøl. Nice malty aftertaste. I like malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - JUL 16, 2004
(on bottle)The aroma of this odd beer, is very sweet, prunes and figs in sirup. But it also has a sharp tone, wich reminds me of ryebreaddough. Very dark, allmost black and a beige, small head. The mouth is full of burned canesugar and the aftertaste is just so sweet. Good for breastfeeding women and as candy for kids. I like candy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NosirIwont (2365) - Frederikssund, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2005
Bottle. Pours dark red/brown with a brown head. Sweet aroma with a strong raisin note. Metallic. Flavour is like the aroma; sweet with raisin and metallic notes.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BoHelsted (2) - DENMARK - AUG 10, 2006 does not count
You just can´t judge this as a "hvidtøl". This is a speciality, and beside Thisted Bryghus´maltøl, i guess the only "maltøl" left in Denmark. A "maltøl" shall be so supersweet as this, perfect for children, breastfeeding women (my wife was really addicted to this when we had our first child), and other childish souls... I remember the maltøl from Wiibroe (now a part of Carlsberg) to be more spicy, and with at longer malty aftertaste, but this can be just sweet memories, as this has been obsolete for say 10 years...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2007
Almost black with a brown hue and a nice head. The aroma is as expected sweet and malty. The flavour is sweet with a strong malty body and unexpected notes of licorice, that is a nice, lightly bitter counterweight. It’s a really nice hvidtøl.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (11939) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2008
sweet notes to the aroma, caramel perhaps. but also a dusty smell that makes me think of roskilde festival after 5-6 days. almost dark, very brown, nice large light-brown head that goes away after a while. nice, very nice sweet flavor. like drinking candy. caramel, roasted notes. very slight bitterness in the end. overall a very tasty dessert-beer with a very low alc. percentage. i like it a lot i must admit. candy..

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2004
Brown colour with small beige head. Aroma and flavor is very sweet, with hints of dark grapes and sugar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
flemmingwillum (1185) - Nysted, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2010 09.02.2010 - Just some corrections in misspelling

I always have some difficulties with rating the Danish table beers, due to the dominating sweetness in hvidtøl/maltøl, and the minor (if any) hops profile that is present. However, I like this beer better than many other danish traditionals. The colour is dark red closest to bordeaux, and the aroma is like a mild glögg and very spicy. The flavor is of course very sweet as in any hvidtøl/maltøl, but like the aroma, the flavor is a lot more spicy than it usually is in hvidtøl. There is some bitterness at the end, and it can be compared to a grapefruit as several others has mentioned in their ratings. It also has a good body for its 1,8% ABV, but of course the sugar thickens the beer. I would prefer this to a normal Hvidtøl.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (40837) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2007
33 cL bottle. Pours blackish brown with minimal red hue and a diminishing light brown head. Sweet malty with notes of figs and raisins. Flavour is raisin sweet with a slight roasted malt note. Nice for what is it is.

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