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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
The weather may be brutally cold when A special strong beer, brewed specifically for an Amon Amarth, Enslaved and Skeletonwitch event at Mill City Nights. “The Surly production team is fueled by metal,” head brewer Todd Haug says, “so what better way to honor three of our favorite bands who have braved the winter to perform for Minnesota.” This brew takes its name from an Amon Amarth song title and will be poured first at the concert, and for a very limited time at the brewery’s Taproom. “Asator, Surly Viking IPA, is a beer fit for battle, fermented on oak with a ruddy brown color,” Haug says The ale was brewed with peated, brown and crystal malts to create a shield wall of malt flavors, only to be hacked apart by a swinging sword of hops!"

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3732) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 27, 2016
On tap at CBC 2014. Pours a clear brown with an off-white head. Sweet and bitter with malty aromas of burnt malts with caramel. Medium hops aromas. Slightly leathery. Hints of smoke. Medium bodied. Medium to soft carbonation. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (2115) - GREECE - NOV 13, 2015
From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. Clear dark orange amber color with off white head. Malty ad hoppy aroma, caramel, bread, cookie, pine, fruity. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11855) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2014
on tap @Churchkey-tan-dk amber. A-roasty/cocoa-med malt, pine. T-pine/earthy hops, roasty/cocoa/chocolate-med malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (38536) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2014
From tap. Pours clear and golden amber with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and toasted malty. Dense pine and grapefruity hoppy. Light soapy and fruity. Bitter and smooth fruity finish. Lasting malty impression.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (3166) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 26, 2014
On tap at GTMW - Pours reddish-brown with a filmy off-white head. Nose is malty, dry and spicy malt, with grassy pine hops. Taste is real bitter grassy hops, with lots of dry malt and spicy rye. Thin body, with biting carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (19541) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Thanks, Corey, for bringing this to DC! Cloudy brown color, large tan head. Big coffee grounds aroma with pine. Taste is roasty coffee and pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kappldav123 (5810) - GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass dark brown, nice head. Mild hoppy aroma. Starts intense hoppy, bitter-dry, some flowery notes. Finish milder, less intense hoppy. Quite drinkable. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (6812) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Great Taste of the Midwest 2014 Offering (Madison, WI). Pours a deeper brownish hue, nice darkness with a touch of ruby glow. Frothy tannish head atop remains a firm layer, decent stick around. Aromas show biscuits and peaty malt, firm floral hopping, touches of citrus rind, earth. Nice, potent. Initial is biscuity, carmelized malts and peat. A bit of cocoa meets firm dry hops. Florals, earth. Middling bitterness. Backend is dry, a firm toasty and peaty element lingers on indefinitely. Some toasty malts, touches of nice floral hops. Ok, the malt profile dominates.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3698) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2014
Tap. Pale amber body with an average, lacing off-white head. Aroma of caramel, bread, orange, spicy hops and a hint of pine. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry and bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. A nice IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (5201) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
On tap at CBC 2014. Amber color with beige head. Aroma has grapefruit, grapefruit peel, chocolate, apples and caramel. Taste is sweet and adds pine, resin and hay notes with a malty base and sweet caramel.

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