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Skands Esrum Kloster

Brewed by Bryggeriet Skands
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Brøndby, Denmark


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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Danish: Skands Esrum Kloster er Bryggeriet Skands fortolkning af en klosteryg. Der er brugt krydderurter fra klostrets egen urtehave, bl.a. enebær, citronmelisse, lavendel, anis og rosmarin, alle urter som munkene brugte som smagsforstærkere. Esrum Kloster er en overgæret og har en dejlig mørk kastanjebrun farve, en aromatisk duft og smagen afrundes med en snert af anis.
Esrum Kloster er blankfiltreret.
Esrum Kloster egner sig fortrinligt til kraftige kødretter og vinter mad, men kan også nydes alene i en stille stund.

English: Skands Esrum is Skands Brewery interpretation of a klosteryg. I have used herbs from the monastery’s own herb garden, including juniper, lemon balm, lavender, anise and rosemary, all herbs which the monks used as flavor enhancers. Esrum is a top-fermented and has a lovely dark chestnut brown color, an aromatic fragrance and flavor rounded off with a hint of anise. Esrum is blank filtered. Esrum perfectly suited for heavy meat dishes and winter food, but can also be enjoyed alone in a quiet moment.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Holmen2 (2289) - NORWAY - NOV 28, 2015
Backlog. Shared bottle at Cardinal 20.05.13. Unclear brown. Aroma of X-mas bread, star anise, ammonium chloride and cough medicine. Taste of cough medicine, caramel and ammonium chloride. Aftertaste of cough medicine, star anise and liquorice. Round mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (8085) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to HenrikSoegaard. Pours clear reddish brown with a ring tan head. Aroma of herbs, spice, aniseed, caramel and buttery notes. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light to light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation. Like some strange medicine, appropriate given the funny little bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (7199) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2015
25cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. No head and low carbonation. Herbal aroma and taste. Clear deep amber pour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (4981) - Vantaa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2015
50cl bottle. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Spicy aroma, anise, medicine, licorice, caramel. Flavor has xmas spices, along with licorice and caramel. Long finish with anise among other herbs. Quite tasty actually, balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tbonde (262) - DENMARK - JUN 1, 2015
25 cl@Bartof in Trappist Glass@approx 6 degrees C. Pours deep dark brown with small beige head. Decidedly spizy aroma with a hint of campher making it slightly medicinal - a drawback in my book.. This is also found in the liquirice/anis dominated taste. Very interesting, very complex and certainly to be enjoyed slowly on a cold evening. Gets better as it heats up. One of those beers where you have to want to get into a deep, spizy, meditative experience - not just for everyday consumption or quenching your thirst.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Milter (522) - Nyborg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2015 Ganske god øl, med en meget spændende smag. Flot farve og flot skum. Savner måske et pift i smagen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Refsgaard (6) - - MAY 15, 2015 does not count
Denne dejlige øl, hvor eftersmagen af lakrids/anis virkelig trænger igennem. Udseendet ligner ikke det man drikker. Den ligner en meget mørk og tung øl. Men er overraskende let i der ud fra udseendet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pyrmir (4737) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2015
250 ml bottle at home. Clear reddish brown with tiny beige head. Aroma herby, ginger, dried fruit, cardamom and slight alcohol. Taste is herby, spicy, medium sweet malts, plums, raisins and alcohol. Too spicy for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lesartriste (52) - - MAR 21, 2015
Smager for meget af juleøl, for overkrydret, ellers mange positive ting ved den.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DraftDodger (631) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2015
Copenhagen 9/11 2014. 50 cl bottle from Irma. Pours dark copper brown with off-white head. Settles slowly. Aroma is strong and a bit like cough syrup combined with slightly metallic hints of alcohol. Soft carbonation. Taste follows the nose with the almost medical style of beer with notes of alcohol. Certainly the beer you need if you got the flu. But not for everyday use.

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