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Midtfyns Gleipner

Formerly brewed at Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Black IPA
Årslev, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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Danish: Denne sorte amerikansk IPA er et samarbejde mellem Midtfyns Bryghus og vinderen af de Fynske, Danske og Nordiske Mesterskaber i håndbryg, Claus Christensen fra Munkebo Mikrobryg. Den er brygget med en unik blanding af de mest kraftfulde amerikanske humlesorter som giver en perfekt balance mellem humlen og noterne fra den ristede byg. Gleipner er Fenrisulvens kæde. Den er smedet af bjergenes rødder og kattepoters larm. Pas på, når du først har smagt den én gang, er du lænket til Ragnarok kommer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bathory (458) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2012 Wow! Was really looking forward to taste this one when I heard that Vinmonopolet was about to start selling it. This beer really met my hopes and expectations. Pours a verry dark brown colour, with a white to brown head that last very lng. Aroma of coffee, roast, sweet raisins and leather. Full bodied with a fantastic mouthfeel. The aftertaste is very bitter, with a mixture of citrus, licorice and mild coffee. One of the best beers I’ve tasted, if not the best. Would recommend everyone to taste this. Accually everyone should taste this!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
str023 (123) - Stokmarknes, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2012
Bought at Vinmonopolet Tromsø Sentrum. Dark brown body with an off white, almost beige, creamy head. Nice roasty and grassy aroma mixed with sweet malts. Coffee and dark chocolate in the finish with earthy tones. Quite good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LarsEngen (366) - Sandvika, NORWAY - MAY 11, 2012
0,5 Bottle @ home. Pours dark mahogney brown with a large creamy brown head. Roasted and citrus notes on the nose. Dry fruit and roasted taste and medium body. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (3473) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 11, 2012
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Stovner Black color, some foam. Medium/full body & complexity Toasted taste overwhelms hops Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phredrik (1011) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle from Travlr, thanks. Pours cola black with a small head. Aroma has cola, hops, citrus, grapefruit notes, notes of dark wort, sweetened bread and caramel malts, a bit of buttery notes. The aroma feels a bit dusty. Taste is malty sweetness and chocolate notes up front, then hops kick in and provide bitterness and citrusy grapefruit notes, has a dry yeast thing going and the finish, lingering hoppy bitterness and coffee notes. Decent, but a pretty meh black IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (14424) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle. Almost black, tiny white head. Aroma of butterscotch. Taste is licorice and dilute coffee.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Foffern (1360) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle sample at Beer Enthusiast release tasting, Bergen. Has a black colour, with its beige head it could’ve been a dark roasted coffee I had in my glass. The aroma is fantastic with a touch of some chocolate roast, chocolate truffles, coffee, dried fruit, and some cola. Much Chocolate is in the taste, and feels not unlike coffee mocha. More dried fruit that sends me in the direction of port wine. A truly good and great beer, and feels beautifully smooth in the mouth. Incredibly easy-drinking in relation to the ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABS (644) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2012
Pours black. Tan head. Both hop and malt aroma. Thick mouthfeel. Balanced, but I actually feel that it lacks a bit of character. Too balanced maybe. But very, very good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6312) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 23, 2012
Bottle. Very dark brown. Some hoppy flowers in the nose. Very malty, bordering on sticky. Caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10593) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 8, 2012
Bottled. Dark brown almost Black coloured.fluffy brown head. Herbs, coffee, roast, caramel, light liqourice in the aroma. Flavour of roast, liqourice, flowers, spice. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a light roasted bitterness.

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