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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.


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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
aenima (292) - Askim, - MAY 23, 2014
This was one add beer. The aroma contains of caramel, bread, rye and ginger. The taste is similar. Dry bitter finish. Could have been something if it wasn’t for the ginger....


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (950) - - APR 25, 2015
Bottle shared. Rich cereals, cocoa, lots of funky spice, gingerbread, earthy finish. Spicy rye all the way, nicely done even though I wouldn’t drink pints of it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UncleKorm (1005) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 24, 2015
Bottle poured a clear deep amber hue w/ enormous slowly diminishing tan head. Moderate sweet red fruit aroma. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a light sour finish. Tastes are brown sugar, malt, figs, and dates. Full bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2162) - Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2015
Dark brown color; Medium body; Aroma sweet malt, yeast, caramel, & spice; Flavor of sweet malt, yeast, caramel, some chocolate, hops, rye, and dark fruit notes; Similar to a quad - good.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (3036) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks Tom L. Very dark brown with a quickly dissolving beige head. Rye, caraway, cocoa and some caramel aroma, sweet, yet a little dry, caramel and cocoa taste. Flattish, full-bodied, rye bit towards the end and lots of caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RollE2k (45) - SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2015
Alot of spices, and sourdough-bready taste. The spices gets a little bit over the top after a while.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (7623) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks Tom L. Brown. Aroma of malt, caramel, spicy rye bread and toast. Sweet flavor with caramel, rye bread, a bit spicy, toast, molasses, some fruitiness and a slightly drier finish. Medium-bodied. Not my thing.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ElManana (835) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle bought at Geers. Big flakes can be seen in the bottle. Was expecting it to be a gusher, and yes it is. Green apples, spices, sour infected, horrible. Second Bruery bottle I have that is infected, seems like they have a quality control issue? Could've been a good beer probably.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (5597) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours deep reddish brown, sweet toffee malts, light bitter, light peppery spice. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CousinBrenden (110) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Bread and more sour dough bread. Thick and chewed oats. Great if you like that characteristic..I kinda like it. But one novena kind..I really liked the pecan walnut finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tectactoe (2944) - Michigan, USA - FEB 3, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2015 Bottle: Thanks, Jeff. Tawny copper & ruby body, semi-clear with a beige head that settles quickly to a foamy collar. Aroma of gum, light rye spice, & lots of slightly sweet, somewhat stale caramel candy notes. Flavor is a bit old tasting... Almost getting notes of cardboard? Light caramel malt, toffee, hint of rye, some mild date sweetness, toast, & gummy yeast. Perhaps a touch of clove, too. Medium bodied. Kind of "meh" all around. Didn’t care much for this one.


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