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Kinn Ivar Aasen-øl

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Brewed by Kinn Bryggeri
Style: Barley Wine
Florø, Norway
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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RuneStumo (2237) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2014
24.10.2014. 0,75l Bottle. Vinmonopolet Haugesund. Dark brown colour with white head. Dark malts with lots of malt sweetness. Very rich malty aromas. Strong with very well hidden alcohol. Sweet. This beer has very little carbonation. Wine is what comes to mind with a oily texture and rich sweet body. Moderate soft bitterness with very gentle hopping. Very nice beer!

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gr0ve (2151) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 17, 2014
750 ml bottle. Brown and clear. No carbonation to speak of. No head either. Ashy and peppery oily malty aroma. Nutty and hoppy flavours. Salty. Flat. Soy sauce comes to mind. Hoppy and bitter finish. Spiciness like black pepper in the finish. Did not like this one much unfortunately.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2014

Bottle 750ml.

[ As Kinn Ivar Aasen-øl ].
Clear medium red amber color with a small, open and fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, sweet malt, sugary malt, alcohol. Flavour is heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, riped fruit, alcohol, caramel, dark fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily and sticky, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140517]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfredvik (1182) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2014
Hazy medium amber body with no head, this one looks more or less still. Sweet and quite strong aroma of sweet caramel, dark dried fruits, brown sugar, liquorice and alcohol. Strong flavour of raisins and other variants of dried fruits, caramel, liquorice and alcohol in a vinous sherry-like way, with some faint notes of pine in the back. The taste is moderate plus sweet and the long-lasting finish is moderate bitter. Full-bodied, oily to syrupy texture. A mild and gentle US barley wine or a heavy hoppy UK one, I’m not sure. I think I’ll go for mild US.
[75 cl bottle, batch #500, shared at home with Svensenga Smak & Behag, enjoyed 9 months after brewing, from Vinmonopolet Vika, Oslo]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (1969) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle: Dark red colour, with almost no head at all: Aroma is dominated of sweet maltynes, fruity, grassy, hay, alcy. Flavor had a lots of malts, caramelly, toffee, citrus and fruity, mixed with alcy mouth feeling. Big body medium fruity bitter finish..

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Snegurochka (389) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2014
750ml bottle. Courtesy of Finn. Thanks! Dark brown-reddish hazy body. No head or lacing. Roses, dark fruit, mead, barley, cherry and sweet plum aroma. Plum, wine, raisin, rum. Alcohol is perceptible. Reminds me of Finnish strong beer. Astringent finish. Too sweet and too much alcohol.(Sampled 18.06.14@Rating Session)

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8348) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2014
750ml bottle, batch 529, shared by Finn. Tiny, bubbly, brownish head. Dark brown-orange coloured body, cloudy. Sweet jam-like aroma. Mingled taste character of almond, honey, caramel and sweet marmalade. Medium to full bodied. Okay sipper and fine for sharing. Sweet and heavy on the swallow (Tromsø 18.06.2014).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4363) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2014
Flaske 0,75l fra Vinmonopolet, Tromsø Langnes. Delt i godt selskap på Nerstranda 18 Jun 14. Dyp brun. Uklar. 0 skum. God mandelaroma. Smaken har sherrypreg og mer mandler. Avslutter litt syrlig.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmrmwel (1033) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours light hazy maroon, with a tiny airy head. Aroma is sweet with roasted malt, grain, leather and liquorice, as well as notes of nuts and rubbery herbs. Full to creamy body with almost no carbonation. Flavour is sweet with roasted malts, nuts, kandi, oak and liquorice with an earthy and malty bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vighals (1322) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAY 30, 2014
#500. Rødbrun tåkete med svært lite beige skum. Karamell, humle, alkohol og nøtter. Frukt og bær i starten, alkohol, humlebitter og brent karamell i avsluttingen. Ingen kullsyre. Må kjøpe en til av denne å åpne på 70 årsdagen ;-)


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