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Midtfyns Strong Ale

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Midtfyns Strong Ale
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Formerly brewed at Midtfyns Bryghus
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Årslev, Denmark

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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This amber colored Strong Ale is brewed from 4 different malt types and spiced up with coriander and anise. The hops profile is from the English Fuggle and the American Cascade. The recipe for this beer won a silver medal at Danish Championship in Craft brewing in 2007. The guest brewer for this beer is Ditlev Jørgensen from Svendborg Craft brewers Guild.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (14084) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 1, 2011
Past BB Date. Trade with SfhOdense. Pours dark muddy brown with a small creamy white head. Nose is oxidized. Cellar and dust. Beneath there is a layer of caramel and spices. Full bodied. I believe this once was a reasonable brew!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2009
Dark brown color; creamy head. Strange aroma, brown baking yeast, that covers some caramel, and candi. It has a medium-weak body, with very simple, sweetish, caramel flavor, and low bitterness. Boring.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2009 Tasted at EBF08. Pours brown with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, coriander and anise. Flavour is light malt, notes of citus, coriander and anise. A bit unmatured when I tasted it. Rerated from bottle. Much better than at EBF08. Appearance and aroma is the same. Flavour is much more in balance.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29606) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2009
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of elderflowers and malt as well as a weird note of caramel. The flavo ris sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and elderflowers, leading to a dry toffee finish. Thanks Brugmansia.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2009
Bottle@Home. Toffee, raisin, prune, vanilla, hints of licorice and laurel aroma. Cloudy, beige small head, fair lace. Sweet, bitter, fruity, toffee, lightly spiced, medium body. Flavourful. Why Belgian Ale? With fuggles and cascade it really feels English.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (10480) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2009
Bottle. Reddish brown color. Malt, licorice, coreander and anis in the spicy aroma. Malty sweet, spicy flavor with anis, licorice and coreander. Hints of pear. The spices are not too dominant, therefore this is a pleasant, maybe a bit too sweet ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Miksu (4972) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 27, 2009
0.5 l bottle, thanks Timo A! Hazy reddish brown color. Sweet, toffeish, berryish and caramelly aroma with anise, licorice, chamomile and glue. Bittersweet, toffeish, spicy and slightly toasty flavor with anise and licorice. Thick full bodied palate, too thick in fact.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stefano (1884) - Esbjerg, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2009
Hazy red brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of sweet caramel. Flavour is sweet, lots of caramel and a little weak hoppiness finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10667) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2009
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Red amber colour. Wonderfull spicey aroma. Strong anis notes. Powerfull spicey and fruity flavor. Long very nice moderate bitter and light sweet finish. Great stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
odgaard (382) - Skyum, Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2008
Nice brown colour. Aroma of fruit and hops. Taste: hops, caramel, anise, nuts. Good beer.


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