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Harboe Bjørne Bryg (Extra Stark)

Brewed by Harboes Bryggeri
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Skælskør, Denmark


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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.11   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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Note: this beer is known to vary in alcohol from 7.3% (Swedish export version), 7.5% (UK/other export version under the name Bear Beer), 7.7% (native Danish version), and 8.3% (old Danish version).
Strength united with elegance - a beer which should be enjoyed with respect. The beautiful harmony between the deep colour and the full-bodied taste has made Bjørne Bryg a success.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kermis (5055) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2014
Draft at Camera Club, Matera. Pours clear golden with an off white head. Aroma of malt, cereal, light floral notes, sweet malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A bit of an unnecessary brown paper bag alcohol bomb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saintjulien (128) - - SEP 13, 2014
cereal, pale, clear, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, average carbonation

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
olsvammel (3063) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2014
Can from Systembolaget, but marked as 7,2%. Compared to similar beers at Systembolaget this is a different fruity smell. I get some dried fruit and almond paste. It feels artificial though and it is all floating on a boozy cloud. Very sweet taste, cloyingly sweet. Artificial and boozy without bitterness. Some metall as well. Not very nice but actually better then most in this range.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Vells (669) - LATVIA - JUL 22, 2014
Quite a sweet mess to disguise high ABV, thou its still quite pushy. Some bit weird synthetic fruitiness, feels bit plastic. Sweet with some bitterness. Could finish 1/3 of a can - its quite drinkable for this category x) Thou.. never again

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
mandaritto (60) - LATVIA - JUL 11, 2014
Pale golden, white/grey head, smells sweet, malty and grass.. Taste was a little strange - plastics, hoppy, malty... You can say that it’s strong because of % but weak because of aroma and taste. Overall, drinkable, but strange beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
sonicbeer (1) - - JUL 4, 2014 does not count
This beer is the worst beer I have ever had. Ever. How did you make this beer? 5 year old piss from a dead sheep? Seriously. Do not. Ever. Buy this beer. What does this brewery make for a living? Battery acid? It’s not even funny, it’s so horrendous. Aroma—piss Appearance—I liked the logo Taste—dead sheep piss Palate—Are you fucking kidding me? Overall—death

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Leini (774) - SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2014
500ml can. Clear golden body with a medium white head. Malty base but the high alcohol punches through way too hard. //Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2014
Backlog. Tried at an blind lager-tasting at Systembolaget. Actually won the blind-lager test. Has a decent amount of malt-sweetness to it, with some dried fruits, ethanol, and a lingering metallic note.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Gaultier (333) - SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2014
@Ölprovning på Havregatan. Burk från Systembolaget. Arom: Maltig, metallisk, söt. Smak: Sötma, metallisk, lätt beska. Kroppen är medelfyllig, avslutningen metallisk och en aning spritig.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jorn69 (936) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2014
@ Ölprovning på Havregatan. Burk från Systembolaget. Något maltig och metallisk, hög sötma, lätt beska, medelfyllig. I avslutningen finns alkohol och metalliska toner.

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