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Hornbeer Brown Ale

Brewed by Hornbeer
Style: Brown Ale
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark


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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Danish: Englænderne bombarderede København i 1807. Var det årsagen til at man mere end 100 år senere etablerede den kunstige ø Flakfortet for at forsvare hovedstaden ? Det er spændende forsvarshistorie. I dag er Flakfortet en velbesøgt turistatraktion med egen restuarant. Der huserer sågar et spøgelse på øen. “Helmuth” rumsterer rundt i tide og utide.
Denne Brown Ale er brygget til ære for Helmuth og inspireret af de englændere, der gjorde tilværelsen usikker for københavnerne i mange år. Og den bliver serveret der ude på Flakfortet. Den er brygget på bedste engelske vis af alemalt, chokolademalt og lidt ristet byg. En rigtig fin og alsidig øl til frokosten.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daje (2609) - NORWAY - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown body with a small beige head. Malty aroma with grass, roast, hazelnut. Taste of burned malt, caramel, chocolate, earthy hops. Light saltness towards the finish. Sweet finish sith subtle bittering hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3591) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 24, 2014
0.5l bottle. Well, there is no coming around that this is an ale and it’s brown. A brown ale there for you, and it has a medium sized lingering and quite nicely lacing beige head. On the nose I get a surprising amount of citrussy hops combined with mild chocolate and chocolate milk tones. Mildly roasted and it also has traces of wet grass. Yeah, not bad at all this one. Tastes alright also. It feels light oily in the mouth and it’s just above average on the carbonation. Faint acidic woody tone here. A bit like old still kinda grey coffee that’s been on the pot a tad to long. Soft chocolaty paper with a strong bitterness. It’s not a masterpiece of a brown ale, but it’s not all that bad either really. 14.03.2014

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (3422) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy dark copper brown wit airy light tan head. Clear aroma of malt and yeast, with notes of caramel and nuts and touches of fruit. Roasty flavour, enhanced by quite metallic bitternes, and less-than-perfectly offset by sweetish notes of yeast and malt. Lingering, roasty aftertaste. A drinkable Brown Ale but definitely not the best one I have had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (4236) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2014
On tap @ Henrik, Bergen. Pours a hazy copper-hued body with a small creamy off-white head. Nose is biscuits, grains, mild raisins, nuts and hints of caramel. Taste is grainy malts, cereals, nuts, biscuits and hints of grass, caramel and burnt sugar. Medium body, medium to high carbonation. Very decent brown ale with no big surprises from Hornbeer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StilleStorm (892) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2014
DAA; Pours dark brown with a moderate to lasting, leaving curtains lacings, creamy off-white head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, moderate tropic, light citrus and sour.Taste is light sweet, mostly light to moderate bitter and moderate lasting . Body is medium, texture is oily to creamy, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2014
KØ14. Mildly farty aroma. Cloudy dark brown colour. Good big stable tan head. The flavour is roasted with a good grain note. Rustic. Watery mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VictorStr (1439) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2014
Köpenhamn ölfestival 2014] chocklad. Rostade toner, lite citrus i Smaken. Rätt lätt i kroppen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
stefannilssons (1496) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2014
[Köpenhamns ölfestival 2014] Det här var juste, smaken var kanske lite tam och fadd men balansen var fulländad och mysig. Smaken bar toner av kaffe, råsocker och torkat gräs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (4402) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 21, 2014
Flaske 0,5l fra Vinmonopolet, Tromsø Langnes. Mørkebrun. Brukbart skum med litt farge. Litt lacing. Overraskende frukt-/sukkertøyaroma. Smaken har et klart maltpreg med et anelse røstethet. Svakt syrlig ettersmak med hint av kaffe. Bunnfall igjen i flaska.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ERB92 (401) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2014
Chocolate, nuts, fruits and roasted malts in the aroma. Brown with a off white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a soft carbonation. Dry finish. Overall a nice English style brown ale.

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