Berentsens Jule Avec (2007-2008)

Formerly brewed at Berentsens Brygghus
Style: Barley Wine
Egersund, Norway
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Norwegian: Jule-Avec nytes gjerne alene eller som dessert l. Sdmen gjr at det ogs passer utmerket til ntter og smkaker og serveres gjerne i et stort Cognac glass. Serv. temp. ca. 10 grader Celsius.

English: Christmas seasonal. Jule Avec may be enjoyed on its own or as a dessert beer. The sweetness makes it an excellent accompaniment with nuts and cookies, and it may be served in a large cognac snifter. Serving temperature 10 degrees C.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inbreak (5340) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 26.10.2012, 0,33l bottle sampled @ BBGTC tasting:
Lett sdmerik lukt med preg av mrk malt, humle, knekk, smrkaramell, mrkt sukker, litt gras. Lett oksidert sdmerik smak med preg av mrk malt, humle, mrkt sukker, knekk, smrkaramell, gras. Middels bitterhet som set litt, lett beisk. God, fint oksidert.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (5646) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle (2007 edition), shared with BBGTC, Foffern and Gunnar, courtesy of Gunnar - thanks for this aged treat man! :-) Pours a deep coca-cola-like brown body with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet caramel, port wine, nuts, hints of toffee. Smooth and nice with a rather suitable touch of oxidation. Taste is nuts, port wine, toffee, caramel and hints of brown sugar and biscuits. Nice. Smooth body, mild carbonation. A very nice Christmas brew for sure, and properly cellared.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fellebag (1447) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2012
Bottle 330ml. Pours a big light brown head. Nose has caramel, raisins and sugary alcohol. Taste is sugar, honey, chocolate. Powery and basic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bygers (1174) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a very dark brown color with a small to medium head that stays. Aroma of burnt caramel, dark chocolate, yeast and malt. Taste of chocolate, prunes and burnt coffee. Long aftertaste with a well balanced bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foffern (1803) - Bod, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2012
Bottle shared with (and courtasy of) The Bergen tasting crew, and Gunnar. Has a deep clear reddish brown colour with a small beige head. A wonderful aroma of dried fruits, wood, leather, brown sugar and chocolate truffles. More wood in the flavour along with leather, raisins, licorice, dark berries, dark chocolate and some coffee and nuts. The mouthfeel is slick, and has a light bitterness. A delicious beer! What a great beer to cellar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palme (4484) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2012
0.33l bottle courtesy of Gunnar and shared with The Tasting Crew. Big thanks Gunnar! This is a dark brown one with a light bubbly off-white top. Fantastic oxidized on the nose with traces of spices, licorice and cardboard. Its soft on the carbonation and really slick on the mouthfeel. Yeah, its oxidized in the taste also, with chocolate, nutmeg, cocoa and roasted malts dancing its way into a lingering aftertaste that never ends! Yeah, really enjoyable. 26.10.2012

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (7550) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2012 Bottle. Brownish colour with a light beige head. Lots of caramel aroma. Fruity and caramel flavour

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Snegurochka (395) - Troms, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2009
Dark reddish colour. Burnt almond, raisins and prunes. I like the mouth-feel, but Im not that enthusiastic about the alcoholic aftertaste. Interesting! (Thanks to Rune for bringing a 330ml bottle to the second beer session in Trnrommet 13.01.09)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3790) - Vadum, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2009
Clear brown of color with a beige head. An aroma of malt, dark fruits, prunes, weak liqurice and caramel. A flavor of liqurice, roasted malt, caramel, chocolate and coffee notes. Pretty nice beer!!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
evanrail (74) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 2, 2009
Plummy fruit and fruitcake spice on the nose; cocoa-toasty in the mouth. In July, it seems to be in surprisingly good condition, fresh and fairly vibrant for a strong beer. Good but for me not quite a standout.

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