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Ølfabrikken Dekadence 2005

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Formerly brewed at Bryggeriet Ølfabrikken (Gourmetbryggeriet - Harboe)
Style: Fruit Beer
Roskilde, Denmark
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Near Ølfabrikken is a field with 1000 raspberry plants carrying a late sort of small and very flavorful raspberries. Once a year we pick the raspberries and throw them into a single brew. Due to The harvest 2005 was characterized by more rain and colder weather than usual, which meant than the berries was more tart than usual and even more complex in flavor. We decided that the base beer should be complex and sweet to match the berries. The resulting beer made from seven different malts, three different sugars, five different hops and a Belgian ale yeast provides a huge body and complexity matching the raspberries. Ølfabrikken Dekadence 2005 is of course unpasteurized, unfiltered and bottle conditioned like all of our beers.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3072) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2007
Ølfestival 2007. On tap.Pours a hazy reddish brown with an average off-white head. Smells of raspberries (surprice, surprice) Moderate sweetness with lighter acidic notes. Aromas of raspberries and citrus. medium carbonated. Full, creamy body. Average raspberry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2007
Tap at CPH festival: Dark amber with off white head. Sweet malty/fruity aroma. Citric. Light vinous sour cherries/berries bite - with a light sugary sweetness in between. The alcohol is well hidden. Light hops in the end!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
charlotte (3957) - rødovre, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2007
Draught at Københavnske Øldage 2007.Hazy reddish colour.Aroma of Rasperrys,sweet with a nice mouth feels,note of the strong alc,but a really good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (18963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2007
Draught at Københavnske Øldage 2007. Hazy brownish amber. Aroma of red currant and lingonberries. Sweet with tart red currant flavour. Surprisingly slim body, with some dense caramel under lying underneath the vinous berry fkavour. Finishes with low bitterness. Unusual. A beer to love or to hate.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Adenila (1557) - DENMARK - MAY 13, 2007
Served at copenhagen beer festival 2007, so i guess it was a new version, but couldnt find it on the list. I’ve really come to love these tart/acidic fruit brews, and this one is in the top. The strong rasberry and anis nose with added sugar reminded me of "the king of denmark" bonbons. The alchohol is noticeable in the aroma aswell. Remarkable acidic flavor with a nice bitter finish, love this one.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (3510) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2007
Cask at the Copenhagen Beer Festival 2007. Dark red, unclear, little head. Aroma heavy malty (raspberries). Flavor of unsweetened raspberries. Thin body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15545) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2007
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with an off-white head. Sweet malty raspberry aroma. Sweet malty raspberry flavor with some weak hints of hops. Has a long fruity raspberry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 23, 2007
UPDATED: APR 26, 2007 Bottle. Batch #148. Cloudy amber orange color with a average frothy to creamy good lacing mostly lasting light brown head. Aroma is heavy fruity, raspberry, sugar, moderate malty and yeasty. Flavor is moderate to heavy fruity sweet with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Alcohol is not very clear. 230407 4/7/3/12 - Second bottle th. 240407 was better 7/4/8/3/16

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hansen (6207) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 20, 2007
Amber colour and very unclear. Has a lasting beige head. Aroma with lots of friut, raspberry and laqurice. Nicely balanced with hops and malt. Flavor is deep, underlaying malt, dark bread, Laqurice and a strong fruity flavor os raspberry. Syrup texture.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NosirIwont (1894) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2007
Bottle. Pours a hazy, deep red/brown with a nice creamy, light brown head. Sharp, yet also soft, acidic/sourish aroma at first. Clearly this comes from the raspberries, but it doesn’t smell like raspberries as such. Faint notes of licorice in the background. Becomes more fruity as it warms. Sweet licorice flavour. A bit cloying. Medium bitterness. As it warms, it gives way for fruity notes and notes of plums. No raspberries though. Grassy notes in the finish as well as notes of alcohol and a sourish touch. An okay beer, but not nearly worth the insane price. Can’t tell it’s 13% though. 08-03-07.


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