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Brewed by Föroya Bjór
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Klakksvik, Faroe Islands

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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Föroya Bjór Black Sheep premium dark lager is an excellent beer with a great taste, brewed by Föroya Bjór, a Faroese family owned brewery founded in 1888. The Black Sheep from Föroya Bjór is a beer of th very best quality. The islanders may have a fishy economy but the Faroese beer is second to none. The brewery has always had a ram in its logo.


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3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MF666 (295) - - FEB 9, 2013
Flot klar øl, flot Hvidt skum, begrænsede 5,6%, men en dejlig øl når man er tørstig. Sød eftersmag. Godt øl fra det sorte får i det Danske Kongerige! Free Føroyar!!!


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8377) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2015
From draft at Hvonn Brasserie in Torshavn. Clear dull amber body with a thin white head. Unpleasant buttery diacetyl and toffee malt aroma with notes of calcium and granite. Medium-light body with some chewy malt sugars, lightly bitter and acidic with a quick finish. Simple and dull and faulty.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1542) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Appearance: Dark amber brown, clear. Small light tan head.
Aroma: Malt, caramel.
Taste: Sweet, caramel, malt.
Bought: Trade with Bamsen78 - thanks!, 330 ml
Info: 27/2-2015, BB: 23/5-2015

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sibarh (132) - Białystok, POLAND - FEB 26, 2015
Kolor - jasnobrązowy, klarowny. Piana - drobna, wysoka, średniotrwała. Zapach - niewyczuwalny. Smak - lekko słodowy z bardzo delikatną nutą chlebowo-karmelową, lekki chmiel, leciutko słodkie, średnia goryczka. Delikatne, nijakie w smaku piwo.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Troll (28) - DENMARK - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle @ home: Aroma: A bit sour fruits, grain. Apperance: Pours dark orange/amber, quick small light head. Taste: Grains, quite carbonated, some lingering bitter finish. Overall: Just a tiny bit more interesting than plain pilsner - but fine for food.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartlebier (2355) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2015
33cl bottle from Maruhn, shared in Strasbourg. Sirupy copper pour. Cooked caramels in the nose, laden and honeylike. Very decent hop bitters welded into cardboard malts, honey, Kleister, pollen. Lingering bitterness. Weird Märzen from the Faroe Islands. There are much worse country ticks and a worldwide flock of black sheep beers, it appears...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Calisky (1333) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JAN 28, 2015
Courtesy of Bartlebier. Couleur ambrée, légère mousse blanche. Nez fruité (pomme). Gout Fruité avec note caramelisé et petite amertume. bon corp.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jaghana (4342) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle 33cl kindly shared by Bartelbier thanks. A Clear amber beer with low head. Nose is low on caramel and alcohol. Aroma is on blond caramel, toasted caramel, bitter hops, copper, good bitterness on atertaste.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BBHansen (247) - Køge, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2014
bottle @ friends. Appearance: pours ruby with short-lived white foam and limited lacing. aroma/taste: barley, boiled vegetables, grass abnd some floral hints. palette: medium carbonation, thin to medium body, some caramel sweetness, low bitterness, average duration and an oily texture. Overall:not a nice experience

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Valgreen (726) - DENMARK - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle @ Home. BB 10.08.2013. Amber, medium white head, some lacing. Aroma and taste, malty, caramel, grain, sweet, mild hop notes. Medium carbonation. Very light bitterness.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
garthicus (2766) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 26, 2014
Thanks to a work colleague Jimmy. My first ever beer from the Faroe Islands. Appearance: Ruby red, small off white head. Aroma: corn, plastic, grass, artificial strawberry. Flavour: plastic, rubber, some strawberry cool-pop, caramel, band aid. Not good.


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