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Svaneke Catch 22

Brewed by Svaneke Bryghus
Style: Schwarzbier
Svaneke, Denmark


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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Danish: En gang i mellem genfinder man sig i absurde situationer som tilsyneladende ingen udvej har – i hvert fald ikke indenfor situationens egen logik. En sådan ”Catch 22” kræver nytænkning – ja, et paradigme skift. Og da kan en roligt nydt øl gøre sande underværker – eller som man siger på Christiansø: Man ta´r sig en ”tænker”.
Vi finder at en Black Lager passer fint til disse situationer, hvor det kan sortne for en. Let drikkelig, så tankevirksomheden ikke bliver forstyrret af mavekneb, subtilt stimulerende, så inspirationen ikke tørrer ind, og moderat i sin styrke, så tankernes frugt ikke bliver overmoden. Undergæret.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TorbenJensen (1396) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2015
Almost no flavor. What it does not have in the smell, it have in the taste, however. It has great taste of hard roasted malt and light tones of English liquorice. Very tasty and incredibly good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VastActiv (4249) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle 0.5l from local Alko, Helsinki. Originally rated 20042012. Colour is dark brown with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Grain, chocolate and malts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6930) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2013
Big offwhite cream head rises out of the glass. Hazy amber body with visible carbonation. Earthy orangey spicy aroma with blackberry notes. Dry-sweet herbal orangey spicy taste with mealy peppery notes. Mid-bodied. Fizzy mouthfeel. Dryish mealy coriander and cedar wood aftertaste with orangey notes. Decent, but a bit odd, and somewhat boring. (0.3l draft at Lord Nelson, Copenhagen.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braastad (446) - FINLAND - MAR 23, 2013
No much head and not so dark as expected. Aroma is bready, sweet. Light and watery on mouth but not disturbingly. Chocolate. Better than the aroma would have you think.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erasmus_ro (2088) - Alabama, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle. Pours a reddish dark brown with a small, latte-colored head. More of a ring of bubbles on the edges really. The very first whiff is strongly herbal. The next ones are roasted malt aromas: Caramel, semisweet coffee, roast, ground coffee beans, liquorice. Taste is roasted and coffee. Light mixed fruitiness there as well in the background. Palate is light with a lot of carbonation. A bit too much really.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (8202) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2013
50 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20110408.
Pours dark brown, almost black color with a small head. Aroma of dark burnt malts, mild licorice and some grain. Flavor of yeast, dark malts, tar notes and some fruits.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ration (2048) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2013
This review is exported from olutopas.info with no comment. Original rating date 8.4.2011

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tide (2442) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2012
Bottle from Alko. Dark brown color, beige head. Malty taste with chocolate, nuts, roasty aroma and bread. A bit thin body. Somewhat roasty finish with malts. Enjoyable, good brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nordcore (1198) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2012
50 cl. Black with a nice lightbrown head. Dark fruity aroma with some chocolate and roasted sence. Bittersweet taste with some, chocolate at the end. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zomba (212) - Nokia, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2012
50cl bottle. Pours big cappuchino-couloured head. Scents of chocolate. Moderate hoppiness, low carbonation.

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