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Nørrebro Little Korkny Ale 2007 & 2009 Niepoort Barrel

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Formerly brewed at Nørrebro Bryghus
Style: Barley Wine
København, Denmark
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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Editor’s note: 512 bottles of 37,5 cl made in the original 2007 version. A later 2009 version was released in 2011.

Danish: En Barley wine på 12% alk. Efter gæring har denne øl lagret i 9 måneder på ståltank, hvorefter den er lagret yderligere 12 måneder på Niepoort fade. Duften i denne ekstremt intense og komplekse øl er domineret af kraftige malttoner, hvor også rosiner og nødder trænger sig på. Smagen er fyldig, vinøs og portvinspræget med blød eg bag. Den lange eftersmag er varm og alkoholisk med en let sødme.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (6333) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle 375ml vintage 2007 @ Geokkjer
Pours reddish dark brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, oxidized, brown sugar and wood. Taste is heavy sweet and light bitter with a very sweet and woody finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (5958) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Bottle shared by Kyle, thanks! Pours a hazy brown with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a nice combination of sweet grains and wine with a bit of caramel underlying. Flavor stats with earthy sweet grains with wine and caramel in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Notes from my backlog: Pours a muddy maroon/deep brown purpleish with a tan film of head. Rich aroma- port, chocolate, sweet tobacco richness, huge malt depth. Big flavor as well. Raisin, vanilla, honeyish maltose sweetness apparent port like notes and mild booze- sweet brandy and tobacco. Huge, but cohesive and somewhat balanced with some nuance.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (13336) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2012
4th April 2010
Cloudy brown beer. Sweet aged malt nose. Light semi dry palate. Boozy malt with a trace of wood, leather and a little bitterness from the Port and subtle minerally dark fruits. Finishes crisp and semi dry with a warming afterglow. The Port shines through here and joins things together very well with the sweet malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (5260) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
375 ml bottle @ Ølfestival Kobenhavn.
Pours deep dark red color with no head. Aroma of lots of raisins, plums, ripe bilberries and sugar candy. Flavor of ripe dark fruits, plums, lots of raisins, vanilla, some sugar, mild chocolaty notes and some dark berries. Very smooth palate with a fruity and sweetish caramelly finish. Excellent.
5337

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (5324) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Bottle @ Ølfestival København 2012.
Pours a hazy dark brown colour without a head. Very rich aroma of dark chocolate, sour berries and red wine. Flavour of rich dark chocolate, toasted malts, nuts, sweet raisins, red wine and strong oak. Full bodied, oily mouthfeel and a long, raisiny and sweet finish with some tangy red wine. Rich and complex.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (4941) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
37,5 cl bottle without label @ Ølfestival København 2012
Aroma is sweet and feels a lot like porto with sugary and fruity notes. Flavour is sweet with strong porto notes, raisins, some oak and sugar. Sweet stuff and very faithful to the barrel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3068) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Bottled @ Ølfestival København

Pours dark brown with no head. Aroma of strong port wine notes, tart berries and syrupy malts. Taste is very sweet with heavy malty and port wine notes. Finish is sticky, syrupy and overly sweet. Unbalanced, too sweet for my taste.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lortsker (332) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
bottle 2007 vintage, Thanks RasmusOtt! pours hazy ruby, no head. Aroma: nutty, rye, heavy malty, loads of dried fruits, vinous, oaky, almonds, some chocolate, toffee, sweet liquorice, port, raisins, plums, grains, some cardboard. Taste: fatty. oily. dried fruits overload, high malty, nutty, sweet liquorice, matroshatte, oak, woody, fatty, malty sweet, caramel, toffee, port sweetness and warmth from the alcohol, raisins, figs, beautiful beer!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (7847) - Carlsbad, California, USA - MAY 9, 2012
375mL thanks to phredrik. Hazy deep purplish ruby with low carbonation to near zero. Nose is super heavy black berry dessert/clafoutis French warm dessert with cherries jubilee. Taste is sugary to the max, mint, maple, alcohol, brown sugar, heavy cola. Palate is tangy, sugary, mild oil, bit malty starch. Okay. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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