Brewed by Herslev Bryghus
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Herslev, Roskilde, Denmark


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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Danish: Stjernebryg er brygget af seks forskellige typer malt, der giver det mørke øl en flot rødlig nuance. Øllet har kraftig fylde, og den store mængde restsukker giver en dejlig sødme, som vi har afbalanceret med en relativ stor mængde humle i forhold til, hvordan juleøl traditionelt brygges. Vi har skruet op for julestemningen med et strejf af stjerneanis og koriander.

Anvendelse Stjernebryg er yderst velegnet som ledsager til traditionel dansk julemad som and og gås, og går godt i spænd med Herslev Brændevin Stjerneanis og Herslev Brændevin Korn. Perfekt som dessertøl eller som afslutning på en hektisk juledag.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11238) - DENMARK - JUN 26, 2013
DØE. Dark brown with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, yeast, dark fruits and spices. Flavour is malt, yeast, dark fruits, medium sweet, caramel, spices, candy sugar, little plume and a little bitter.
Earlier Rating: 12/31/2011 Total Score: 3.7
Bottle, 2011. Very dark amber/brown with big beige head. Aroma is malt, yeast, dried fruits and plume. Flavour is malt, yeast, caramel, chocolate, plume, dried fruits, medium sweet, spices and a little toffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BoltonDK (559) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle at home. Sweet spicy aroma, notes of anis. Light brown color small white head. Medium body small bubles, sweet taste and anis in the aftertaste. :) Bolton Brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfredvik (1150) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2013
Clear, dark brown/reddish body with a frothy, quite short-lived, off-white head that reduces to a film. Fair lacing. Quite strong aroma: sweet, spicy and fruity. Also yeast, dried dark fruits and dusty hints. Moderate sweet taste that lasts into the moderate bitter and long-lasting finish. The flavours are very spicy! I get anise seeds in the aftertaste, but before the beer is swallowed I just get a strong mix of all sorts of spices and herbs. Cool! Also caramel and coffee and alcohol in the back. Very nice oily texture, very soft carbonation and close to full body, but the massive spice and herbs attack makes the mouthfeel a bit rough. Still a lovely brew!
[50 cl bottle, batch 623, enjoyed 6 months before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Online]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BillHick420 (426) - North Dakota, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2012
Pours light brown with a with a white head. Aroma of sweet fruits, some alcohol, caramel and anis. Nice taste. Decent brew

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rane (906) - Nibe, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown with pale brown head. Aroma sweet dried fruits, staranise can be detected. Taste sweet dried fruits, dates, some hopp bitterness, quite sweet. Delicious for sipping and a great christmas beer .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (1003) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2012
Bottle, bryg 623. Pours dark, reddish brown, with a small creamy head. Aroma is nice and herby with cloves and anise, as well as caramel and kandi. Body is creamy, with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet with raisins and dark fruits, sweet coffee and chocolate and a nice and spicy hint of anise.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (3159) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2012
bottle, 50 cl. Hazy orange brown with quite some yeast floating and slowly diminishing beige head. Strong star anise aromas combined with notes if caramel, yeast coriander and fruity hops. Taste is sweet malty, strong anise, spices, yeast and a fairly generous hoppy bitter finish, balancing things out. Smooth - a perfect match with traditional Danish x-mas fare like mustard glaced ham with kale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Delirium (636) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2012
Bottle. pours dark amber, with a moderate, lasting white head. Aroma is strong malt, with some noticeable spice to it (coriander, orange peel, and anise, perhaps?), and a whiff of alcohol. Flavor is rich caramel malts, again with some significant spicing, though it blends quite well (perhaps better than in the aroma, actually). Smooth mouthfeel. I quite like this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1225) - DENMARK - JUL 8, 2012
Bottle. Christmas 2011. Anise Caramalty. Sweet licorice flavour and taste. Good body with a rater long finish. Fine brew preferable for the winter season.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
abemorsten (2831) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2011
Shared 0,5 l bottle from Vinmonopolet. Hazy chestnut body with a creamy, light brown head. Spicy, fruity and wooden nose. Sweet, toasted, wooden and alcoholic mouth. Full bodied. Syrupy texture. Medium carbonation.

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