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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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (4112) - 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 (4439) - 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 (379) - - 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 (6926) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BiiruBierBeer (177) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Smells like strawberry pixie sticks. Medium carbonation and foamy mouthfeel. Taste was just strange, but not in an entirely bad way.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (9128) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Pours a deep gold with a white head. The tart berries hit up front. Just as you think a welcomed tartness might linger a very malty, bready flavor takes over. Dammit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (6554) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Draft sample at Cincy Beerfest 2013 on Fountain Square. Pours a mostly clear tea amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of honey, grapes, apple, birch syrup, and herbs. The flavor has a lot more berries - lingonberries, cranberries - with birch syrup, herbs, tea, and apple. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and sweet, juicy mouthfeel. Interesting beer, but I’m glad I got to try it at a festival and not from a $13 bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubblehouse (403) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 15, 2014
One of the better acient ale series. Lovely aroma and a very tart fruit taste. Really well done.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Deesinha (4) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 15, 2014 does not count
Light, yet full of flavor. Fruity, tart, a little sweet and earthy(hints of cranberry and hops). Really enjoyed it on Tap at the Dogfish Head Brewpub.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drjay44 (2648) - Salida, Colorado, USA - SEP 10, 2014
750 ml. bottle. Pours a thick, very well retained ivory head, with some lacing, over a very slightly hazy, dark amber (SRM 15) body.....nose is cranberry, cinnamon tones, no hops, balance to the berries....taste is moderately sweet, with cranberry lingonberry tartness, cinnamon notes, light herbal tones, no hop bitterness, finishing almost dry.....mouth feel, light body, slight alcohol warmth, carbonation high. This has many features similar to many alcoholic soda soft drinks. It is sweet, slightly tart, light in body, and has many herbal, spice tones. It is a very atypical beer, which shows why it died out until this res-erection and it is quite expensive. BJCP 6/3/13/4/6


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