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Brewed by Bryggeriet Vestfyen
Style: Barley Wine
Assens, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Herja is a beautiful copper colored barley wine, brewed on Danish Barley, Galaxy and Amarillo hops and Danish mead aged in used sherry barrels. Flavors of red berries, rich malt and citrus. The sea buckthorn completes the taste and results in a perfectly balanced beer.

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bjakk (789) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - AUG 9, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2017 Dark bronce, nice yellow creamy foam. mild aroma fake soap candy. fruit, hint of toffee with strong and growing bitterness in the aftertaste. hint of rootbeer. Not barleywine

2.6
richardlyd (5) - - JUL 23, 2017 does not count
I overkant søt. Litt lite skum. Fyldig. Litt for mye karamellpreg etter min smak. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
BelgiskOlklub (1083) - Viby J, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2017
Copper brown body and off-white creamy head. Aroma of dry fruits, alcohol and pine. The taste is medium bitter and medium to heavy sweet. Not that well balanced. Oily texture.

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Bov (12888) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 9, 2017
courtesy of Philipp and Thomas - cloudy brown beer with no foam; aroma of molasses and spices; full-bodied; sweet and decently bitter; spicy, malty and red fruity finish - very good

2.5
faroeviking (10988) - Citizen above universe pendejo, FAROE ISLANDS - APR 1, 2017
Botella grande. Clear amber brown colour. Sweet malty aroma, caramel, bit (dark) fruit, alcohol-, acid bit. Sweet toasty malty caramel dark fruitish alco flavour with something off like in the finish, acid.

3.7
Mr_Pink_152 (5109) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2017
Bottle from crafty bottle, Lincoln. Deep chestnut brown colour with a thin off white head. Stewed fruity aroma with big malts. Taste light bittersweet to mid sweet finish. Rich body.

3.3
yngwie (17078) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 4, 2017
Bottle, 75cl corked. A hazy brown beer with a dense beige head. The aroma is a nice blend of red sour berries, caramel, some honey, flowers, grass and some cellar. It’s full bodied, with some warmth and a pleasant carbonation level. Caramel, berries, cellar, honey, orange flowers and a grassy touch. Lasting finish. A bit messy this one, but it’s sure interesting in many ways. 170204

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oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 1, 2017
Bottled. Deep amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet fruits, some sweet malts and mild toffeeish notes. Flavour is sweet malts, some honey, mild wood as well as some slight grains, caramel and mild bitterness to it. Quite balanced.

2.2
FatPhil (16382) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 31, 2016
750ml bottle (Hops Vaike Rosa, Tallinn)
Malty aroma,sweet, a touch nutty. Taste also nutty. There is some kinda alcohol in here, but it’s not totally out of whack. Lots of nuts, lots of bitterness, lots of booze. Woh, that’s a heady heavy brew.

2.7
suurjuust (3569) - ESTONIA - DEC 30, 2016
750ml bottle shared by Phil, thanks! Dark brown beer, small off-white head. Nose is malty, roast and toasty notes, some fruit, caramel. Flavor is thinnish, malty, caramel, almost a rye acidity, mild bitterness, sweetness. Nutty finish, dry, wood, some toasty notes. Kinda odd.


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