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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A tart and herbaceous hybrid Scandinavian grog. The newest in our lineup of Ancient Ales, Kvasir (say: Va-seer’) is brewed with lingonberries, cranberries, birch syrup and herbs.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zach8270 (3628) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JAN 22, 2015
(bottle - 750 ml) range pour with a puffy white head. Herbal and slightly sweet berry aroma. Interesting to say the least. Flavor is the same way. Herbs and a lot of interesting tart berry flavors. Some light bitterness at the end. Eh.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jared_Clifton (11) - - JAN 16, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2015 Initial taste of cranberry with a honey taste. A slight off taste at the end but overall very sweet.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ckilly (21) - Texas, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Nice Scandinavian overtones and smooth finish. Hippiness is light and smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slipstream (2096) - USA - JAN 9, 2015
It looks they didn’t make much of this stuff, so I’m glad I grabbed a bottle. It didn’t have much of a name on the label, either. Cool Nordic babe on label. Russet pour with a thin head. A very interesting brew - tart fruits/berries, grains, grapes, leather, plus a little bitter/sour edge that works well. It seems like it has some hops, and you can taste the molasses-like birch syrup. It is complex, with a warming, chili-like finish. The aroma grows floral as it warms. Dave says it is one of most interesting, unique brews he has tried. Excellent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (2901) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Taster at the Calibration Dinner @ Big Beers in Vail. Pour is clear orange with a small tan head and good lacing. Herbal, tangy, light vegetal, some orange peel, doughy, and bready aroma. Taste is tangy, herbs, some basil, light bread, orangey, and lime. Medium body wth soft carbonation. Kind of weird but I guess that’s expected from Dogfish Head.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCaptMatey (133) - Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Poured an amber colour with ruby hues and an inch white head that left nice lacing. Aroma of fruits and herbs. Flavor of tart cranberry juice, floral herbs, and what reminds me of wine acidity. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation ending in a crisp dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shag (2647) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Amber color with a white head. The aroma is funky with lots of berries in there. The flavor is boozy and sweet with a raspberry presence going on. A bit cloying but not terribly so. This is like a sweet wine. Overall a pretty good but not great fruit beer.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (921) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle poured a clear reddish golden hue w/ medium fizzy diminishing white head. Light floral aroma. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a light tart finish. Tastes are rose water, birch, cranberry, white wine, and a light citrus. Medium bodied and a clean dry tart finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2604) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
750 ml bottle from Niagara Falls Wegmans. Pours a deep orange colour with moderate-sized off-white head. Aroma is lots of berry, some other sweetish fruit and a unique herbal character. Flavour is fairly sweet with cranberry and other berry, some apple and lots of herbs. Body verging on full. Pretty interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2262) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 6, 2014
From the 750 ml. bottle. 2014 batch. Nice amber pour with modest off-white head and great clarity. The aroma has all kinds of stuff going on including berries, malts, clean hops, and herbs but I would say the fruitiness is the most forward sensation. The body is about medium but smooth. The taste highlights the berries and fruity character above all with a nod to spices and a mild bitterness. Fairly refreshing.


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