beikes (149) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Thisted Brewery lies somewhere in between micro- and macro, depending on definition and where you are from in thw world. But rest asure this is a brewery to be taken seriously. Not only do they father the greatest Baltic Porter (Limfjordsporter) and one of the best Danish Pilsner types (Organic Thy Pilsner), but they make this lovely traditioinal Ale by default like it’s nothing to be spoken of. I have the outmost respect for this danish brewery, as they can’t seem to do nothing wrong, and what they do right, they do really, really well.
Jule Stenøl (Yule Stone Brew) is made by old Viking tradition, something to do with laying glowing hot stones in the kruid, using it as a heating source. It supposedly makes the malt taste more ’sugary’ in the end, and even though this brew ain’t exactly sweet, it does deliver on those malty flavours.
It is a very dark brew, almost stout-like, sweet and malty at first but then it gets bitter and bitter-like. A very strange kind of beer, that you either love or detest. I say, as a lover of anything well crafted, this is indeed a beer with what you should at least pamper yourself at least once
Oelbas (164) - DENMARK - DEC 16, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brun med kortvarigt cremefarvet skum. Meget svag duft med malt og en smule karamel. Smagen er kompleks, forholdsvis tør og domineret af mørke malte og humle. Giver en brændt fornemmelse i munden på den gode måde. Lang eftersmag, der er præget af mørke malte. God øl, men det brændte element gør den lidt svær at parre med mad.
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mjs (4549) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Bottle, 0.5 l - BB 210814, at Pikkulintu, 20131208) The beer poured very dark brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and almost white. Aroma had malts, molasses and roasted malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, molasses, roasted malts, grassy hops and low bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter. A nice malty brew but there was some unpleasant unbalancedness.
Bamsen78 (3108) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours clear dark copper brown with a ruby shade and airy light beige head. Clear aroma of malt, fruit and caramel, with a note of roast. Sweet, malty and caramellish aroma, with notes of fruit and very well pronounced touches of alcohol. Slightly bitter finish. OK but rather boozy for the style.
BoltonDK (556) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Strong nose, anis caramel notes.
Clear light red brown color offwhite head.
Medium body, sweet, caramel burnt, anis.
20107589 (304) - randers, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2013
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
yeast, caramel, and roasted malt aromas. appear black with a small white head. great bitter taste. fine palate with a medium aftertaste.
LasseVPedersen (225) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours dark, brown hazy colored with medium, but short lasting beige head. Sweet malt at nose, with burnt caramel and spice. Flavor starts as expected, with caramel, sweet brown sugar and malt, spices, and delightful semi-long bitter finish. Medium bodied, smokey feel, oily with soft-average carbonation. Clear warmness of alcohol to finish it off.
Bov (9467) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
courtesy of Antonio Rey - hazy dark brown beer under a long lasting creamy beige foam; malty and spicy with notes of caramel; sweet and full-bodied, some earthy bitterness, long malty and nutty, spicy finish
Aniela (2313) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark amber beer with a small offwhite head. Malty, sweetish, caramell and fruity aroma. Malty, brown sugar and fruity flavour.
HoppyBudgie (692) - SOLA, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2013
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
0,5 bottle at cardinal. Amber colour with creamy white head. Smoky orange and spicy malt but not a very heavy smell. Taste is a bit smoky and roasted malts with some sweet fruits. Nice bitterness and nice body