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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
This beer is indeed a full-bodied Strong Ale; a Hybrid between a Porter and a Scottish Ale…
This hearty winter warm ale is named in honor of American poet Henry Longfellow.

I remember the black wharves and the ships, and the sea tides tossing free……. And the beauty and mystery of the ships, and the magic of the sea. –“My Lost Youth”

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2009
Bottle 66cl.
Clear dark brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel. dark berry, vanilla notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light light acidc and moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20081121]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (35031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2008
22 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a diminished tan head. Aroma is mild roasted caramel and chocolate malty. Light spiced too. Hardroasted malty with a nice acidic touch to a smooth chocolate malty base flavour. Light bitter and acidic finish. Lingering chocolate malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30390) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2006
A deep red beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma is sweet malty with a dusty hop note. The flavor is sweet malty with a dusty hop note, as well as light roasted notes, leading to a dry end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2006
(Bottle 65 cl) Pours a beautiful, clear mahogany with a reddish tint and an off-white head. Lightly nutty aroma. Fairly light body with hard roasted, malty notes ending rather bitter. Starts rather anonymous but does develop some sort of personality. 011206

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23502) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2006
Bottle. Clear orange brown coloured with an off white head. Aroma of vcaramel, hops and pine needles. Flavour of malts, caramel, hops and pine needles.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (22588) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2009
Bottled (thanks omhper). Rubyish, almost black colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is bigtime smoked wood, roasted malts, chocolate and some slight fruityness lurking in the background. Flavour is coffee, smoked wood, some roasted malts, chocolate and and mild grassy and fruity notes in there too. Slightly acidic smoked woodenlike aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (21272) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 12, 2006
Bottled. Mahogany colour, rich but brief head. Complex aroma of madeira, hay, cinnamon, chcolate and caramel. Medium bodied with clean crystal malt character. Notes of pears and butterscotch. Resiny finish with lingering bitterness. Very interesting flavourwise, but with too clean mouthfeel to work as a winter warmer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (19334) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2006
Bottle. Pours an almost black colour with a lonhlasting thick tan head. Sweet malty spicy caramel aroma. Sweet malty spicy flavor with hints of licorice and caramel. Sweet malty finish with a bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (16427) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 18, 2008
Very dark brown color; some creamy head. Good body, with strong caramel and chocolate flavor; unfortunately the roasted malt flavor is a bit too strong.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (14466) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2007
Bottle - First newbie tasting club - Lars brought it. Almost black - Big big light brown head. Burned, berries, chokolate, tobacco, old-fashion (unscented) handsoap. Too high carbonation. Dry burned afterstate. It reminds me of Schwartz Beer.

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