Borg Úlfur Úlfur Double IPA Nr. 17

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Úlfur Úlfur er dæmisaga um tvöfeldni. Ferns konar humlar leika lausum hala, grimmir og beiskir í bragði! Grr. Grr.

Humlar ljá bjór góðan ilm og beiskleika, og eru oft notaðir tilað vega upp á móti sætu annarra hráefna. Í hefðbundnum IPA bjór (Indian Pale Ale) eruhumlarnir þó í aðalhlutverki. Úlfur Úlfur er hins vegar afgerðinni Double IPA og því alveg ótrúlega grimmur íbragði; dæmisaga um hvað gerist þegar humlarnir fá að að sýna klærnar og sperra sig vægðarlaust.

Vinnie Cilurzo, upphafsmaður Double IPA bjórstílsins, er lærifaðir annars bruggmeistara Borgar. Honum til heiðurs er Úlfur Úlfur gerður úr ferns konar amerískum humlum; Chinook, Columbus, Centennial og Amarillo. Útkoman er spangólandi villidýr með ýlfrandi sprækum keim af suðrænum ávöxtum á borð við rautt greipaldin og mangó.

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3.8
Taboada (1375) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUN 14, 2017
Tap, sample. Tasted on the 13/05/2017 at MBCC (Copenhagen). Clear golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of malts, spices, grapefruit and orange peel. Taste is medium hoppy and fruity with a malty aftertaste. Next one please!

3.1
DSG (14921) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 29, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2017 [5/12/17] Draught at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017. Yellow session. Golden. Grains, stale hops, leafy, a bit sweetish, bitter finish. 5/3/6/3/11=2.8
[5/13/17] Draught at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017. Green session. Golden. Fruity hops, sulphur, rather dry, bitter finish. 6/3/7/3/14=3.3

3.4
Camons (12671) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2017
Bottle @ MBCC 2017. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, grass, fruity hops, little grapefruit, light spicy hops, pine. Flavor is bitter, malt, grass, citrus, grapefruitpeel, pine. Medium body, average carbonation, dry and bitter finish. 120517

3.5
borre_m (1667) - NORWAY - MAY 28, 2017
Sample at MBCC. Pours slightly hazy golden. Aroma is hoppy, pine and fruity. Taste is fruity, with nice hop bitterness.

2.7
FatPhil (16368) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 16, 2017
KeyKeg (TCBW2017)
Sweet starchy aroma, stanky hops, citrussy and sweet. Clear pale orange, small tight head. Fleshy fruit dominated taste, peachy hops, sweet, but actual malts are low in the mix. Light palate, aided by crisp carbonation, fairly drinkable. Nice citrussy bitter finish. Seems like an APA recipe on steroids, didn’t work so well lfor me.

3.1
Marduk (7932) - Reval, ESTONIA - MAY 12, 2017
Tap @TCBW 2017. Clear amber color. Medium size, white head, stays. Citrus, fruity, sweet, caramel in aroma. Citrus, fruity, sweet, caramel in taste. Citrus and malty in aftertaste. Alcohol is very well covered. Medium body. Goes down easy. Drinkable brew.

3.3
martjoobolut (4486) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 9, 2017
Tap at TCBW. Pours yellow-golden. Aroma is fruity, hoppy, pine, some onions. Flavor is sweet and bitter, fruity, biscuity, caramel. Body is surprisingly thin. Overall: ok.

3.5
VastActiv (7237) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 8, 2017
Tap at TCBW2017, Tallinn. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, pine, some caramel, hops and malts. OK.

3.6
visionthing (5407) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 5, 2017
On tap at TCBW 2017. Clear golden with a white head. Solid hoppy aroma with notes of ripe fruits, candied citrus peel, malt and caramel. Sweet, hoppy and surprisingly balanced. Tasty stuff!

3.2
suurjuust (3569) - ESTONIA - MAY 5, 2017
Tap at TCBW. Clear yellow beer, small white head. Nose is hoppy, pine, resin, grapefruit. Flavor is grapefruit, biscuity malt, oily notes, grapeskins. Dry and piney finish.


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