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Syndikatet Direktøren Stærk Mørk Ale

Brewed at Nibe Bryghus

Style: Abbey Dubbel
Grenå, Denmark


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Danish: Denne stærke mørke ale er baseret på et mix af specielt udvalgte belgiske malttyper og en autentisk belgisk trappistgær. Aromaen præges af mørke bær og frugt. Den blide og komplekse smag er krydret, vinøs, karamel- og kandissød, let olieagtig og med et delikat indslag af chokolade, balanceret med en velafstemt bitterhed. Øllen vil begå sig glimrende til kraftige retter, til frokostbordet og endda som ledsager til desserter med chokolade. Direktøren er videreudviklingen af bryggerens prisbelønnede øl, der bl.a. vandt guld ved det samlede skandinaviske mesterskab i 2010. Den vil udvikle sig med alderen og kan gemmes i mange år.

English: This strong dark ale is based on a mix of specially selected Belgian malts and an authentic Belgian trappist yeast. The aroma is characterized by dark berries and fruit. The gentle and complex flavor is spicy, vinous, caramel and candi sweet, slightly oily and with a delicate touch of chocolate, balanced with a well-matched bitterness. The beer will do excellent with heavy dishes, for lunch and even as a companion to desserts containing chocolate. Direktøren is a development of the brewer’s award-winning beer, which took the gold medal of the Scandinavian Championship in 2010. It will evolve with age and can be stored for many years.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cool_Bond (2263) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2016
The aroma of berries and malt. The taste is light coffee, dark malt, some berries and malty. Fairly heavy but not so great bitterness that fills the mouth forever. Fairly difficult to drink. Not so good either. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Echon (330) - Århus, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2016
(Tap at Fairbar)
Dark red body with a creamy head.
Aroma and flavour are fruity and malty, with spicy belgian yeast. Sweet taste with light/medium bitterness.
Medium body with soft/average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (13983) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2015
KRS 311214. Red amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is berries, roasted malt, hop, fruit. Flavour is fruit, berries, roasted malt, hop, grapefruit, alcohol, sugar. OK beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (17322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2015
Sample at Danske Ölentusiaster Festival 2015. Deep amber beer with a rich off white/beige head. Malty caramel aroma, raisins, figs, bready, some spices. Fruity raisins and figs flavor, bready, spicy, caramel, toffee, some warming alcohol. Ok but quite sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (16423) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle. An unclear, dark amber colored beer with a minimal sized light beige head. The aroma is rather chocolatey, with roasted malts and a touch of hops. Dark sugar in large amounts, both in the aroma and the flavor, especially in the flavor. Full to medium body with a soft carbonation and some warmth. Lasting finish. Some cooked vegetables all the way. Not very interesting this one, it’s way too sweet, but it’s far from bad though. 141231

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (7262) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, fruitiness, brown sugar and some roasted notes. Flavor is sweet and malty with some brown sugar and caramel. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10865) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ My parent’s place
Pours hazy brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, dried fruits and hint of spices. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long slightly warm, caramel, spicy and fruity finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jeverszeuge (643) - GERMANY - JUL 30, 2014
# 3485 ersma: coole serie mit super-coolem flaschendesign. was für ne idee. hab die ganze serie eingetütet beim letzten dk-besuch. dunkel rötlich-braun mit rubinstich. mittelviel schaum. der geruch ist  süßlich, melassig mit karamell und etwas kräutern. der antrunk ist süßlich mit viel karamell und dezenter röstigkeit. dahinter leichte hopfige fruchtigkeit. die mitte bleibt süßlich, melassig mit karamell, dazu leichte herbe noten. dier  abgang ist hopfiger, herber, der malzig-karamellige grundton bleibt aber bestimmend.  die flasche ist , wie alle aus der serie, sehr ansehnlich. fazit: nicht so umwerfend wie die etiketten. gut trinkbar, mehr nicht. 10,10,9,9,13,9 - 9,45

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (8630) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle at CBF 2014. Low fluffy white and quickly disappearing head. Hazy dark brown body. Very sweet roasted malt cocoa caramel honey aroma. Sweet malt caramel cocoa flavor with a bit of hops bitterness and hints of alcohol. Low carbonation. Short sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (9010) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 25, 2014
50 cl bottle @ Timo A.
Pours amber color with a minimal head. Aroma of chocolate, ripe fruits, dark berry notes, some wood and yeast. Flavor of dark berries, plums, raisins, banana notes, yeast, wood and toffee also, faint brown sugar on the finish. Strong carbonation, sticky sweet caramelly palate and lingering sourish berry finish. Hides alcohol pretty well. A bit too sweet but decent.

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