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Brewed by Svaneke Bryghus
Style: Brown Ale
Svaneke, Denmark

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Danish: Øllen er flot kobberrød og helt klar. Aroma af røde bær og fyrrenåle. Lettere viskøs krop og med eftersmag af mørke malte. Overgæret.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2191) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
Dark brown with small light brown foam ring. Aroma is bitter caramel combination. Tastes quite fresh, little bitter, some burnt wood. Aftertaste is long lasting, quite bitter, some roasted wood. (Velp 201312)

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
beikes (149) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2014 Beautiful as it is, it doesn’t quite live up to the looks of it, By all means a good brew, but on the bitter side of Brown Ales, and nothing copared to that of Randers Bryghus. Brown Ale by all standards is a difficult brew to master, and Svaneke, although making a good attempt, doesn’t nail it. A little too grainy and metal-like on the back palate to make it a winner, but otherwise a decent attempt, and just above average when it comes to this style. Turns flat quickly, with some metal in the aftertaste, hinting on inferior hops. Recommended if not too expensive

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamsen78 (3141) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours slightly cloudy dark copper brown with airy beige head. Clear aroma of malt and hops with notes of fruit and caramel. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with notes of roast, fruit and malt. Rather bitter finish. Medium carbonation. OK but nothing revolutionary.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (5750) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours brown with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, hay and grains. Flavor is sweet caramel malt and grains with some fruitiness and fruitiness. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13567) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2013
Bottle. It’s a more or less clear one, brown in color, and with a beige head. Roasted, nutty aroma with a touch of coffee. Some bitterness in the flavor, with nuts and roasted malts. Hints of coffee. Medium body, quite dry. Roasted finish. A quite pleasant one, drinking easily. 130906

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ChristianHR (186) - DENMARK - AUG 24, 2013
Meget mørk farve. Flot let brunt skum. Dejlig blomstret sød duft. En kraftig smag af mørk malt, med en god bitter eftersmag, som giver en lyst til en ekstra tår.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (5259) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2013
50cl bottle from Superbrugsen, CPH. Thick white head. Clear brown pour. Nice enough brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7062) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2013
Draught. Low fluffy off-white head. Very dark brown clear body. Sweet malty aroma and flavor with notes of sour berries. Low carbonation, short finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (5694) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2013
50 cl bottle @ Timo A, BBE 25.05.2013
Aroma has toffee, caramel and some berries typical to Danish Ales. Flavour is sweet with some hops, caramel, berries, woody notes and nuts. Not the most typical brown ale.

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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
lusikka (6241) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2013
500 ml bottle. Thanks Timo A. Pours a dark copper colour with a white foamy head. Aroma of grainy malts, some vegetables, hay and perfume. Flavour of grainy malts, bread, grass and cardboard. Has some off-flavours. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and high carbonation. Not good.


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