Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Smoked
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
To enhance the flavor of our Sunturnbrew, we aged it in bourbon barrels for a year. We think it was a good year!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (2760) - GREECE - JUN 21, 2015
From old notes. From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Brown color with light beige head. Malty aroma, caramel, bready, fruity, smoked, wood, light alcohol. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (3069) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2015
Small S&G tasting. APPEARANCE: clear brown beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: fruity, port, bourbon, alcohol, peated. TASTE: fruity, port, bourbon, alcohol, peated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (4258) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2015
Bottle at home. Dark brown pour, almost no head. Aroma is loads of peat, caramel, licorice, whiskey and sugary. Flavor is a bit thin, quite harsh, but with a very nice smooth peaty bourbon afterburn. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alberti92 (159) - - MAY 7, 2015
Bottle from cellarbrations super store in hami hill. Pours a murky brown with a thin head which quickly vanishes. Body is medium with low carbonation. Aroma is heavily preated mixed with smoked ham, slight bourbon and brown sugar. Taste is like peated whisky and lots of oak. Wasn't my favourite to be honest

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lilja (2785) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2015
Ölföreningens julölsprovning 2014. Flaska från 2012, troligtvis infekterad. Smak och doft av vattenlås och fis, farinsocker, karamell, torv, malt, torkad frukt och trä.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7848) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2015
(Bottle) Dark brown colour with brief, beige head. Malty, smoky nose with notes of black rye bread, bourbon wood, liquorice, soy sauce, smoked ham, hints of chocolate, peat smoke and a touch of red wine. Malty, smoky, vinous finish with black rye bread, oak wood, vanilla, liquorice, soy sauce, peat smoke, some chocolate, orange peel, hints of red wine and a vinous, peaty finish with a slight acidity and a balanced bitterness. More than medium body, with a certain sweetness. Soft and velvety mouthfeel. Quite complex but, in a way, all over the place. Interesting and really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10592) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown, nose is caramel, bourbon, toffee, vanilla, taste is similar, sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Osprey (6324) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
250ml bottled July 2012. Dark red, opaque, small ring of off-white head. Aroma is lemon sherbet, sherry. Body is light, foamy, low-ish carbonation. Taste has smoke and bourbon up front, and then some sherbet sourness, TCP. Smoke and tart fruit is the general impression. Dry, acidic finish. Seems more like a red wine and whisky aged beer than bourbon. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vignale (3311) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2014
Flaska från SB 2012 drucken med ölföreningen. Läst att många flaska som kom till SB 2012 blivit sura och hade därför inga högre förväntingar. Inte riktigt så illa som befarat. Lite syrlig men svårt att avgöra om det är pga av en infektion. Istället är den astringenta smakbilden det som drar ned betyget. Lite syrlighet, lite rök, lite fat, lite beska som stör och känns lite oren och smakerna är dåligt integrerade och eftersmaken lite beskunken.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerardgathier (511) - - DEC 28, 2014
Nice fizz on smokey beer. Some pepper in the back. Alcohol hides well. Good beer

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