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Midtfyns Brown Ale (Blindeøl)

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Formerly brewed at Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Brown Ale
Årslev, Denmark

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Danish: Da den blinde franskmand Louis Braille opfandt punktskriften, ændrede han verden for blinde. I år er det 200 året for hans fødsel, og det fejrer Midtfyns Bryghus med en "hemmelig" øl, der for alvor pirrer din smagssans. Øltypen må du blindsmage dig til - præcis som de 25.000 blinde og svagsynede, der bor i Danmark. Hvis din smagssans ikke er helt skarp, kan du udfordre din følesans på etiketten. Øltypen, alkoholprocenten og brygnummeret er skrevet på etiketten med punktskrift.
Tyd punktskriften på www.dkblind.dk/punkt.

English: Since the blind Frenchman Louis Braille invented punt scripture, he changed the world for the blind. This year marks the 200th anniversary of his birth, and it celebrates Midtfyns Brewery with a "secret" beer, which really tickles your taste. So you have to blind-taste it just like the 25,000 blind and partially sighted people living in Denmark. If your taste is not completely sharp, you can challenge your senses on the label. The beer’s strength, content brew and the number is written on the label in Braille. www.dkblind.dk


cab's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cab (866) - - SEP 4, 2009
Bottle.50cl. Nice but heavy sweetness to the aroma and some stench fruit and very malty. looks fine in the glass. Taste is medium sweetness, lightly bitter. full body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2012
Brown ale brewed with Danish blind society appears with blank white labels in Braille, which reads information about the beer. color is red brown and the foam nice and off-white. The beer has a sweet hoppy aroma (probably some English hops) and a dull hop flavor. there is not much brown ale over it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (6104) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2011
Bottle @ Home. Pours golden with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, sweet fruit. Taste is malt, caramel, sweet ripe apples and pears. Medium body, soft carbonation. Rather sweet brew, but decent. 080711

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
trapez (1514) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2011
Bottle. Aroma of malt, caramel and fruit. Brown colour with beige head. Spicy and sweet flavour with plenty of caramel and a refreshing hops finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (10836) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 11, 2011
Säuerlich malziger, dazu passend getreidiger Antrunk. Im Mittelteil wird die Verbindung der beiden Aromen etwas intensiver, dazu stößt eine rauchige Komponente. Mittelintensiv, kurzzeitig ist eine leichte Whiskeynote auszumachen, die sich dann aber in der Trockenheit verliert. Zum Ende sind die Aromen breiter und wirken behäbiger. 6/7/7/7/6/7

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (5887) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 16, 2011
Bottle, at Esbjerg Beerfestival-09.Pours amber with an off-white head.Aroma of citrus, some butterscotch and malt.Flavor is sweet and malty with some bitterness and butterscotch.Medium body, average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandman (2108) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 1, 2011
red to brown body, tan head. Aroma of really nice malt and some nuts. Flavour has some sourness, malt, slightly roasted and long aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11460) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2011
Hazy dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and nutty. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. Too sweet for my liking, but still decent. 270909

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (7078) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2010
500 ml bottle. From Brøndby, Denmark.
Hazy dark brown colour with average sized tan head. Toasted malt, nuts, wood, dry mild hops and hints of alcohol in aroma. Dry grassy hops, toasted malt, nuts, wood, mild coffee and mild alcohol in flavour.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miksu (4948) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUN 23, 2010
0.5 l bottle, thanks Timo A! Dark amber color. Sweet, caramelly and nutty aroma. Sweet, toffeish, nutty and caramelly flavor. Tastes slightly stale.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2010
caramel, butterscotch, butteramber, cloudy, tan foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, butter finish,


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