Beer Here Erebus

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Formerly brewed at Herslev Bryghus

Style: Old Ale
Tejn, Denmark


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Danish:I den græske mytologi er Erebus personificeringen af mørket. Navnet inspirerede mig til at prøve at brygge en mørk øl efter en utraditionel metode.
Derfor blev Erebus brygget på udelukkende lyse malte og efterfølgende tilført farve og smag med et 24 timers koldtvandsudtræk af chokolade malt samt en masse hjemmekogt kandissukker. Resultatet er en helt mørkebrun øl med masser af karamel og chokolade smag, men uden de ristede og brændte nuancer der ofte er associeret med mørke øl.
Optimalt set bør Erebus nydes ved 14-18 grader i et tungt bowleglas foran en blussende pejs - men i en snæver vending kan et let ridset sommerhusglas med Lalandia motiv og et afsnit af The Office på DVD-afspilleren også bruges.
Erebus er brygget i et lille oplag på ca. 1000 flasker.

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bananskib (7) - DENMARK - MAY 9, 2009 does not count
Pours dark brown, with a white head. Strong malty chocolate aroma. Medium body and smooth mouthfeel. Chocolate flavor with slight note of sourness. Dark fruits; like raisins in the background. Very drinkable.

rane (1060) - Nibe, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2009
Bottle. A fine beer. Mahogany brown with medium pale brown head. Aroma malty with some nice haselnutt aromas, toffeeas well. Taste malty, sweet, ends with some hoppy bitterness, that I find gets a little too much, but otherwise a very nice beer. I have to say it, this is the most interesting danish brewery at the moment., but of cause it doesn´t have the Mikkeller name to rise the ratings.

BeerBiker (1415) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 23, 2009
[Bottle @ Odense Tasting, 14th February 2009, remembered for Carsten BeerMouths fantastic 3 meals highend gastronomy.] Although it’s long time I’ve tasted these brewdrops I remember a challenging flavor combination of old-alenotes and chocolate. Great!

rickgordon (3878) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2009
Bottled. Thanks to Anders Holmskär. Brown colour with nuances of red. Average-sized off-white head. Good malty aroma with chocolate, caramel and hazelnuts. Suggestions of old here, as in a very subtle acidity. Medium-semi big mouthfeel with lots of caramel along with chocolate and hazelnuts again. The alcohol presence adds nicely to flavour. Hops are there somewehre but just vaguely and very balancing. Tasty beer with a character of its own.

fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 6, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
[ Courtesy of henrikb ]. Light unclear medium to dark amber red brown color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, malt, moderate hoppy, perfume, orange, moderate to heavy yeasty, spicy. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090116]

HenrikSoegaard (14166) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2009
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. DArk amber colour. Heavy malty and hoppy aroma. Loads og caramel and chocolate notes. Heavy birtter flavor. Again nice caramel/chocolate notes. Long powerfull heavy bitter finish. Licorice notes. Creamy palate. Wonderfull.

Fin (10539) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2009
Bottle at Craig’s bit tasting, Edinburgh, 21-03-09 thanks to Craig for hosting and also big thanks to Henrikb for passing this beer on Pours dark murky brown with a tan head. A strong rich and tasty beer some good chocolate touches and even nice bitter orange starting to show, its quite dark and bitter with some sticky toffee. Another very good effort. A7 A4 F7 P4 OV14 3.6

jesperhammer (4735) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2009
Bottle. Tasted at Ulkløbben. Very dark brown with almost white head. Very malty (chocolate and charamel), and quite hoppy as well. Somewhat creamy. It is very understated, and one for a quiet corner. I like it a lot. Some might find it a bit too sweet, bit i find it balanced nicely by the bitternes (50 IBU). Overall the one word might be "balance".

cgarvieuk (24462) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 21, 2009
Bottle at home with Fin... Thanks to Fin for this one ... deep brown ... thin lacing ... sweet toffee nose... again caramel malts with a light hop ... juicy toffee light hazelnut... easy drinking

Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2009
From Voldby, DK. Bottled, 180309. Dark brown with beige head. Aroma of caramel and classic hops. Flavor is malt with a tangy tone and hints of nuts and alcohol

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