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Meaning "rye bread" in Danish, we took our inspiration for this beer from the Danes’ staple dark, whole-grain rye bread. Brewed with three types of rye malt, this robust brown ale showcases the earthy, spicy character of the grain, complemented by bready, nutty barley malts and a hint of roast. Loosely based on the Scandinavian Christmas beer or "Julebryg" tradition, this beer is perfect for the colder weather of winter, although it will be available year-round (because who doesn’t love a dark beer now and again, regardless of weather?) And don’t worry about the name, we can’t pronounce it either! But we do have a video of us and a lot of others trying our best at it.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LoFi (1592) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle from backlog. Quite a dark brown, beige head. Malty, fruity, spicy aroma. Taste: fruity and malty, sweet with candy, spices, pears, rye, caramel. Didn’t really taste like I expected. Good but not great.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmahut (934) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours in dark dark red, almost like dark amber body with medium tan head. Little bit over-carbonated. Aroma has a lot of toffee character with notes of light spiciness, caramel, light rye touch I really love. Taste has high caramel sweetness, with touches of butter, followed by medium to high earthy bitterness. Pretty dry in the after taste. Body is full, medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (975) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Appearance: Dark brown with ruby highlights and finger thick beige head. Aroma: Rye, banana, treacle, spicy, spiritous, dried fruit and earthy notes. Taste: Medium sourness, low/medium bitte and sweetness with a slight saltiness. Palate: Thick slightly grainy texture, light/medium body, average/prickly carbonation, abrupt dry, spiritous, spicy, rye, liquorice finish. Comments: Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7089) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2014
Leicht trübes dunkelbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, reife dunkle Früchte, Kaffee, schokoladig, genauso ist auch der Geschmack.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
penstemon (127) - - APR 27, 2014
Pours dark chestnut brown with a light tan head. Aroma is sweet, earthy, dark bread, a hint of dried plums, dark toasted malt, and a bit of oxidation. Taste is bread, molasses, coffee, a little dried fruit (raisin?), and toffee. Moderate bitterness. Medium palate with soft mouthfeel, carbonation a little prickly on the edges.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1320) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Pours very dark brown with a low tan head. Aroma is rye bread. Vanilla, nutmeg, rye bread, caramel, brown sugar. Taste is rye bread, caramel, vanilla, brown sugar. Mouthfeel is quite sprightly with medium carbonation. Aftertaste is rye bread, brown sugar, some fruit notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kryon (1355) - SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Pours dark brown low head Aromas of fudge, rye, caramel Taste has rye bread, syrup, tropical fruits

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (1947) - SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Pours deep clear brown with medium off-white head. Aroma of rye bread, Coca-Cola, light cherry and brown sugar. Taste is sweet, rye, Coke (again!), slightly basement and yeasty. Body is light to medium with soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sunevdj (3152) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 20, 2014
Bottle at 7 Eclipse Tasting. Pours a dark brown with a big beige head. Sweet with some dryness. Aromas of caramel, pumpernickel and some spices. Medium to full bodied. Lively carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (1511) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
Bottle. Dark reddish brown with a large diminishing frothy off white head. Rye, caramel, dark bread, light earthy, wooden, light alcohol, light grain, dry flowers. Light/medium body, oily texture, high carbonation, medium sweet and light sour.


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