Amundsen / Midtfyns Rough Snuff

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Brewed by Amundsen Bryggeri
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oslo, Norway

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (4387) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2016
Bottled. Pours deep brown with a large short lasting beige head. Aroma of brown sugar, dark fruit notes, toasted caramel and spicy notes. Sweet flavor that ends up being slightly more dry with some umami notes too. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A nice brew with a solid malt backbone though Im missing some hops to balance it. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1666) - DENMARK - JUN 6, 2016
Jamen hvad skal man sige til en l med blretang og snus. Den smager af tjre og har en tyk humlet eftersmag. En vrdig vinder af rets l 2011

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Splitenz (368) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2014
I was very fortunate to be around when they made this at Amundsen. It is funny, Norway is so restrictive many ways when it comes to alcohol, but a Dane had to go to norway to remake a beer not legal in the EU. Funny (because of the tobacco added to the beer). I was also fortunate to taste the first version (the "real" one, and I must say I thought this Amundsen made version wasnt quite in the same league, but that could be an age issue, I dont know. I was given a taste of the very first test run of the original beer, and it was amazing. Anyhow, this was a good experience all the same, even if the licorice/anis covered up what could have been, Also, I remember it as being a bit sweeter than I may have wanted?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (7347) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Appearance: Deep dark color with a tan head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Dark malty, roasted malt and licorice.
Palate: Medium to full body. Slightly sweet and a moderate bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, mild spicy, a bit roasted malt and lots of licorice.
Overall impression: At last one of the rough snuff that is really nice.
Personal stats: On tap @ Havnelageret in Fredrikstad, Norway.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 20, 2014
Sampled @Kongsberg lfestival 2013. Dark brown, low dirty blond head. Sweet ashy licorice aroma with spice and roast tones. Mid-bodied. Licorice-accented malt flavor. Ash, tobacco, som dark fruits and roast. Interesting, drinks good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6740) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2013
On tap at Amundsen. Complex, lots of grain and spices. Tobacco? Maybe. Liquorice more pronounced. Hazy brown, very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (4209) - NORWAY - OCT 25, 2012
On tap at Amundsen, october 6th 2012. Dark brown, almost black bodied, with a medium tanned head. Aroma of heavy licorice, dry fruit, tobacco. Taste is malty with licorice, salt, pretty sweet. Short licorice aftertaste, leaving a scent of alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (4957) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 21, 2012
Tap at Oslo lfestival. Dark brown with a light beige head. Marlty aroma with roasty notes, caramel and dark fruits. Quite sweet and fruity with some roasty notes and a pleasant bitterness in the finish. Good drinkabilty and quite nice. (2012-10-06)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (14383) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Dark brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is licorice, malt, spices. Flavour is licorice, coffee, malt, spices. Full body. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esp0r (2778) - NORWAY - OCT 20, 2012
On tap at the brewpub
Black in glass, thin tanned head. Smells of liquorice, roasted malts, some hints of diacetyl (which suits this beer quite well). Taste is medium sweet, liquorice and scruff, quite dry, not much yeast characters. Moderate bitter. This is really not my glass of beer; too weird and im not that fan of scruff. Still i have to say it has several interesting aspects. I think its cool that we again can taste this banned brew


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