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RATINGS: 179   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3663) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2015
Reddish orange color with a foamy ivory head. Berry nose with a bit of tart cranberry. This is a berry forward beer with identifiable cranberry juice taste and something that I will assume is a lingonberry. Honey and white sugar sweetness with a bit of a tart pinch in the finish. Pretty tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jflopsu (742) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pours a clear rust orange. Has a strong sweet aroma of fruit juice with spices and alcohol. Has a strong sweet fruit juice and grape taste with spices.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4357) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Sloe, concord grape. Cloudy copper, thin head. Vinous apricot, cranberries, grapes.Medium body, soft carbonation, warm. Surprisingly not a lot of nuance. Weird and very grapey, not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fooj (25) - Maryland, USA - MAR 8, 2015
A semi-transparent brownish-amber color with minimal head. A fruity (cranberry? cherry?) aroma. VERY fruity flavor, kind of lambic like. A nice aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4852) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Strange, as one would expect from something pulled out of a chemical sample of a clay pot from a few millennia back. Exotic berry aromas are big here, and honey and syrup add a viscous sweet and tangy element. Pours dark amber with decent head and lacing. Tangy finish. Tap at Right proper.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
connor0415 (47) - - FEB 28, 2015
Smells slightly sweet and berry like with some spices. The taste is dominated by the berries, very tart but not in the way a wild ale is, as it warms it sweetens considerably. Overall it’s a good beer, cool concept but not something I would drink all the time

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (3574) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Tap. Deep golden with minimal head. Strong berry notes. Lightly tart with a nice herbal undertone. Quite unique. No booze at all.Amazing for the abv.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2589) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2015
Light opaque amber, small foem. Light sour fruity aroma, same for taste. Light sour, fruity notes. (Houston 201501)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (3552) - Eureka, California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
From a capped 750 ml bottle purchased at the North Coast Coop in Eureka, CA. Pours a reddish copper with a beige head. Good lacing. Nose is a melange of fruit aroma with berries, herbs and birch. Medium body. Flavor moves from berry into birch as it warms. Other flavors here adds complexity. Really interesting and unique brew. Quite good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zach8270 (3769) - 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.


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