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Brewed by 7 Fjell Bryggeri
Style: American Strong Ale
Bønes, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Vinter is said to be a crossover between a Strong American Amber and an Old Ale. It features generous amounts of Perle, Citra and Cascade, making it more hoppy than the beer traditionally brewed before Christmas in Norway. The beer pairs well with heavier meat dishes, casseroles and traditional Christmas food. It is also excellent enjoyed on its own, ideally in front of the fireplace on a cold winters night.

Editor’s note: Vinter was first brewed on contract in the fall of 2013 at Lervig Aktiebryggeri in Stavanger, but moved to 7 Fjell when the brewery was up and running.

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3.3
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
Bottled (from Vinmonopolet Kirkenes). Copper colour, big fluffy/creamy beige head. Aroma is fruity, mildly spicy, alcoholic and some sweet maltiness to it. Flavour is spices, alcohol, liquorice, and some toffeeish notes. Quite sharp flavourwise, but otherwise ok.

3.6
alex_leit (5363) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAR 20, 2016
Bottle. Amber-brown color, creamy foam. Aroma: fruity, plum wine, slightly sweet, caramel. Taste: high carbonation, malt, wine, a little hop, plum, caramel, slightly dried fruit, warming.

3.1
SamVimes21 (573) - - MAR 15, 2016
On drought in pingvinen poured a cloudy brown colour taste not bad but the colour and appearance would put you off

4
Humlehode (872) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 19, 2016
Pours black. Medium body and sweetness. Caramel, light coffee, chocolate, citrus. Well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
Svesse (9135) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2016
(Draught at Bishop’s Arms Folkungagatan, Stockholm, 12 Dec 2015) Dark brown colour with dense, beige head. Malty, slightly roasted nose with notes of caramel, coffee, dark chocolate and black rye bread. Malty, slightly roasted taste with caramel, chocolate, coffee, dark fruit and a balanced spicy bitterness in the finish. More than medium body with a touch of sweetness. Quite complex, but tasty and in good balance. Nice one.

3.3
Renobob (2063) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 2, 2016
Bue à la pression. Couleur rouge foncé. Fine mousse peu persistante. Nez discret  Palais grain, grillé, alcool, fumé léger.  Belle corpulence. 

4.1
omhper (26060) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2015
Keg at Bishops Arms Folkungagatan, Stockholm. Deep ruby, rich head. Spicy nose with cherries and bread. Mid sweet with medium-full body and well rounded mouthfeel. Elegant, never sticky nor caramelly. Bread, notes of cherry. Long bitter finish. Laid back. Excellent!

3.4
abemorsten (3690) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2015
Fra flaske på Nærbø ølfestival 2015. Matt mahognifarget med lysebrun ring langs glasset. Kandissukker og vingummi blant aromaene. Fyldig, søt med godt balansert bitterhet. Blir noe besk i ettersmaken og noter av tørt løv kommer frem.

3.9
kokkenrolv (348) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is hoppy, citrusy, orange zest, passion fruit, some malts in the background. Dark red brown, hazy, medium long-lasting beige head. Medium sweetness, medium bitterness, taste is orange, malty, nutty, fruity. Medium body, medium carbonation, long bitter aftertaste. Very nice winter warmer, pairs very well with heavy winter food.

4
ERB92 (829) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2015
Aroma of caramel, dried fruits, peel from citrus fruits and hints of pine, spices, chocolate and berries. Mahogany with a tan head. Medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter. Full body with a average carbonation. Overall a really beautiful brew with a rich flavour of caramel, coffee, dried fruits and spices combined with a full body and warming alcohol in the back.


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