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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4479) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
GABF 2014. Pinkish color with no head. Tart, fruity aroma. Solid cranberry flavor. Quite tart. Light malt.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SPDickerman (975) - Texas, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Pours purplish red with a small off-white head. Smells fruity with a hint of spice. Taste is fruity, sweet, hints of herb. Medium-bodied with a slick texture and fizzy mouth-carbonation, Dogfish Head Kvasir finishes with a lingering fruitiness.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Hops (116) - Michigan, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Purple hue pour thin white head. Tart cranberries and wheat aroma. Some sweetness candidate syrup like. Cranberries hint of raspberry some wheat? Light body well hidden alcohol little wine character.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2617) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Tap, amber pour, off white head, nose is boozy, taste is sweet, boozy, dark fruit, okay.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlowOffTube (482) - Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Purple hue pour thin white head. Tart cranberries and wheat aroma. Some sweetness candidate syrup like. Cranberries hint of raspberry some wheat? Light body well hidden alcohol little wine character.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darkmagus82 (1728) - - OCT 2, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 11-10-13- Poured from bottle into a chalice glass Appearance – The beer pours a ruby-orange amber color with a nice thick two finger foamy just off white head. The head has a pretty good level of retention, fading over time to leave a film of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is a mix of sweet and malty smells. The malty aromas are mainly of a grainy and light wheat nature with the sweet being a rather big mix of smells. Aromas of cranberry, loganberry, honey, boysenberry, and citrus are all there. There are some lighter notes of grass and herb mixed within there as well, giving the beer an overall fruity and sweet aroma. Taste – The taste begins with a crisp fruity and lightly wheat and grain flavor. The fruit is mainly of a loganberry and boysenberry flavor mixed with some light citrus and pear flavors upfront as well. Along with the sweeter fruit, is a nice big honey flavor creating a sweet and fruity taste overall. As the flavor advances the bready and wheat like flavors dwindle some, with more fruit flavors coming to the tongue. Instead of the fruit being sweet like it was upfront, the fruits of a cranberry flavor and some lemon that come in the middle bring with them a much more tart and slightly sour flavor to the taste. As the flavor advances more toward the end, it gets quite a bit more tart with some lighter hop flavors of a grassy flavor coming in as well. Along with the grassiness, comes some white wine like flavors with them bringing some tannin and alcohol tastes, which in the end produce a fruity and somewhat tart white wine like flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body is on the thinner and crisper side with the carbonation level being rather average to slightly on the higher side. Both are quite fantastic for the wine and tart fruit flavors of the brew giving it a very crisp and clean feel overall. Overall – A rather interesting brew with a rather interesting tart fruit and wine-like taste. At first sip I didn’t think I liked it much, but over time, the more subtle, hard to explain nuances and flavors became more apparent, producing a rather intriguing and enjoyable sipper of a beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (4287) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Slight hazy dark copperish under a generous foamy light cream-hued head. Lovely aroma of peppercorn and molasses with some earthy floral tones. Smooth and balanced flavor that’s like a dunkel mixed with a gentle rhubarb sour ale. Nice peppercorn and light fruity tartness with some earthy toffee and a kiss of molasses to round out the finish. Earthy yet sweet and smooth and peppery with a slight tropical kiss.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (4566) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 27, 2014
750ml bottle. Nice aroma a berry, flowers too. Filtration makes it quite drinkable. Not world class by any means. Straightforward and OK.

1.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
samsmith33 (389) - - SEP 23, 2014
Aroma: Sour fruit, Appearance: Reddish orange Clear look. Taste: tart cranberries, orange rind. Flat. Not a fan.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ibrew2or3 (6990) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle pours with a clear copper body that supports a thin off white head. The aroma offers up caramel malts, some spiciness, a dash of doughy notes and kind of apple fruitiness. The taste is similar with a bit of roasted malts, sweet malts, caramel malts and spicy apple. This really doesn’t work at all for me. Is it the style or the execution, I may never know.


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