RateBeer
Svaneke Karelian Wood Juice
     click to upload
overall
87
72
style
Brewed by Svaneke Bryghus
Style: Smoked
Svaneke, Denmark

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: I de enorme karelske skove har der længe været tradition for fremstilling af tjære af fyrretræerne. Som overfladebehandlingsmiddel til de træbyggede huse og både har den spredt sin karakteristiske og intense duft hvor mennesker holdt til. Det sætter sit præg på folkesjælen – og derfor kan man i vore dages Finland sagtens få en ”tervasnapsi” (tjæresnaps) til sin øl på den lokale.
Ambitionen med denne sorte og tyktflydende øl er at fange atmosfæren fra en rygende mil midt inde i skoven, hvor røg, harpiks, skovbund og frisk trætjære danner duftkulissen. Ved brug af en pæn portion røgmalt, Saaz humle, enebær og en speciel finsk tjære ekstrakt har øllet udviklet en distinkt duft af røg samt en undertone af sødlig tjære. Den første mundfornemmelse er ret abrupt og tør, og præget af røg og røget skinke, men den efterfølges hurtigt af blid tjære, sødme og behagelige nuancer af skovbund og enebær. Eftersmagen er lang og præget af fyrrenåle, tjære og den sære bitterhed fra enebærrene. Overgæret.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hansen (6768) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2011
Sampled at CBF 2011. I like it! Dark brown, clear. Has an off-white head, mostly diminishing. Heavy smoked aroma, salty too. Tar. Like tar-treated wood. Faint acidic flavor, sweet too. Has a bitter finish. Clear smoke. Soft texture.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zita (4759) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2011
CBF; smoke, black, light brown foam, medium bitterness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice long smoked finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10309) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2011
Draught. Almost black coloured. Light brown head. Smoke, roast, tar, liqourice in the aroma. Flavour of cocoa, smoke, roast, spice and tar. Medium to full bodied. Is roasted and tarry bitter in the end with just a light smoky touch.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Adenila (1557) - DENMARK - MAY 29, 2011
Sampled at Copenhagen beer festival 2011. Clear dark brown with a small brown head. Strong tar aroma, reminds me of railway wood or boat belly. The tar is even more presen in the flavor, mixed with a raw berry bitterness. great!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14095) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2011
Sample @ CBF. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich smoke, wood, caramel and hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (10870) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2010
tap dark brown, small white head. aroma is smoked and oaked aroma, nice mild, very smoked aroma. flavor is licroice, roasted malts, perfect hopy balance. tobacco. Very tobacco flavored , but very nice.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - DEC 22, 2010
Nose is burnt wood, bitter malt, later coffee, feel is fat, but quite light, carb is medium, taste is bitter hops, then coffee, long malty aftertaste

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2010
On tap. Pours black with a vague orange hue and a creamy beige head leaving a dense lacework. The nose has some roasted malt and a vague smoky touch. Medium body, some roasted accents, plenty of licorice and then distinct, fat smoke - perhaps a little ashes also - and juniper? The smoke is Bamberg-style. Ends dry with some bitterness. If you dig Smoked beers this is far from the worst. 161210

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13554) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2010
Draught at Lord Nelson. Almost black - offwhite head. High smokey, tobacco,tarmac, mice malty, high malty, licorice, light burned, light sweetness, chocolate notes. Very nice,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - DEC 20, 2010
Fat. Deep dark brown almost black colour, medium beige head. Aroma of smokes, sweet roasty malts and dark fruit. Good mouthfeel. Pleasant smoky and roasty malty flavour with dark fruits, tar. Tasty smoky brew!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50