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Brewed by Lervig Aktiebryggeri
Style: English Strong Ale
Stavanger, Norway

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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fyldig, rik smak fra ristede karamellmalter, utsøkt britisk humle og rosiner - ingredienser som sammen med vann og gjær også skaper den rødlige gløden og det gyldne skummet. Fyr i peisen, rull ut bjørneskinnet, hell i glasset. La Lervig Winter Ale med sine 8,3 alkoholprosenter varme opp vinterkvelden.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5382) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2011
33cl, new exclusive Norwegian brew Anno 2010, with raisins, thx to Jeppe!, complex brew, spicy/malty and slightly bitter/sweet, balanced, cloudy, small head, nice Winter brew, yet expensive!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13353) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2011
Bottle at Skansen, Båstad - after a dip in the sea.... Cloudy dark red/brown - small white head. Raisins, light roasted, nutty, dried fruits, licorice, sweetness, caramel, light soya notes, grassy, light wooden notes, ok bitterness, light citrus, light boozy notes. OK, but not that interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10765) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2011
bottle from ølbutikken clear amber, smooth beige head. very nice hoppy , dry malty and caramelly aroma. slightly spicy. flavor is malty, caramelly,dry.. faint spices, the dryness and the hops play very well together, Very tasty dry malty beer. Hops go a long way towards handling the quite sweet malty flavor. alc. well hidden and matches the beer well.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cryptobard (281) - DENMARK - OCT 28, 2011
Bottle. Light amber with white head. Sweet flavor, got a lot of raisins, caramel. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alexus (240) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2011
A nice beer which matches the winter season great. Nice amber color with a white head. Spicy and a little raisin with a bit caramel. A good winter warmer, and I look forward to the winter holidays with this in my glass.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2011
Bottle @ chriso. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel aroma. Sweetish dry malty caramel and dark fruit flavor. Has a fruity malty dark fruit finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10675) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2011
Bottle at the 1st CBC Sunday Tasting. Thanks to the Cad. Pours a gorgeous amber with a small, white head. Winter berry and spice aroma. Medium to big sweet flavor, just subtle raisins, bit of caramel. Some golden raisins. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Warm finish, sweet berries, some light raisin notes, toasted sugar. Pretty sold beer this.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
abstractbeer (237) - NORWAY - SEP 15, 2011
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pours a golden dark brown beer, with a small head which dissolves into larger bubbles rather quickly. Very sweet aroma, fruity, smells like strawberry jam! The taste starts out with caramel and malty toffee, then hints of strawberries, finishes with raisins, some more strawberry hints and a kinda medicinal alcohol presence. The alcohol is pretty noticable overall, maybe a little too much so I’d say. I also get a bit of ash late in the aftertaste, which isn’t particularly pleasant. Nice balance. Smooth mouthfeel with low/soft carbonation. Overall it’s one of the better Norwegian winter warmer/christmas beers I’ve tried.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13564) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2011
Bottle thanks to Rune. Cheers my friend. Hazy brown russet colour with lasting creamy beige head. Very malty aroma with some raisins on the aroma. Middle of summer but hey never stopped me drinking a winter beer. It is a really malty beer. It does remind me of something like Youngs Winter Warmer when I first ever had it. I like it. Always liked winter warmers. Balanced and some hop bite on the finish. Really very good I thought. Tasty toffee and malt. Really enjoyable. Good hoppy bite on the finish. Wow, this is a good beer. Hmm, good winter warmer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (7384) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2011
Bottle 330ml @ home
[Courtesy of yngwie] Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain, caramel, brown sugar and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carboantion is soft.


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