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


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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65   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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
darioklc (541) - Karlovac, - FEB 15, 2013
I’m very proud of this beer, because it comes from that exotic country. :-) Bought it in Denmark. It has brown reddish color with small head. It has taste of sweet malt and it’s lightly bitter. Solid beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BBHansen (165) - 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

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Valgreen (718) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
garthicus (2731) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bjakk (397) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - AUG 10, 2014
Golden, clear with yellow foam, that dosnt last that long. Malty aroma, with heath and bisque . Malt, cookie, hay with malty aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (9799) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 24, 2014
courtesy of Philipp and Thomas - clear red-amber beer with a little foam left; shy earthy and caramelish aroma; medium-bodied, gentle bitterness and more long earthy notes; fairly spicy - chaotic

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9617) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 24, 2014
330ml bottle (Kultura, Kaunas)
Pure walnut aroma. Rich red, small loose head. Plenty of walnut in the taste, but nowhere near the aroma’s levels. Some caramel from the malts. Finish has a very nutty finish, some kind of acrid bitter metallic hops. But not unpleasnt. I like the nuts, they’re quite quriky. Shame it’s a bit harsh and acrid.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (2982) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 23, 2014
330ml bottle. Light chestnut color. Small size, white head, stays. Sweet, metallic, some sort of berries in aroma. Caramel, grainy, sweet taste. Buttery caramel in aftertaste. Thin body. Bit dull and boring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
humlelala (1038) - DENMARK - JUN 17, 2014
(on tap @ Café Natur, Tórshavn) Pours a clear amber with little, off-white head. Some lace. Aroma is grainy with notes of brewers’ cereal, ascorbic conservation agents, molasses and some hints of leafy hops. Watery texture, soft carbonation, medium body and a slightly metallic finish. Flavour is moderately sweet with a little compensating bitterness toward the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2014
Clear copper brown. Low offwhite head. Sugary malt nose. If not thin, light in the mouth. Light harshly sweet malt flavor with perfumey fruit tones. A vague earthy bitterness in the backbone. Watery and sugary caramel finish. [Shared bottle at larsga’s, 20.08.13]

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PapaVillum (509) - Valby, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2014
33 cl, flaske, 5,8 % ABV, købt i Kokkens Vinhus (tror jeg), 11. maj 2014. Brunlig og klar færøsk "guldøl" med flygtig 1 1/2 cm tyk offwhite skumtop, som ryger ned på overfladelåg 0. Kedelig og lidt tarvelig aroma af kostald og malt! Smagen derimod mere rund og let maltet i samspil med lidt sødme. Overraskende god i 2. tår! Kulsyreindholdet er på et medium niveau, som er standard for denne slags øl. Medium eftersmag med tilpas længde og smagsniveau. Men den gode maltsødme og humlebitterheden gør, at dette øl lige hæver sig over gennemsnittet.

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