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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dashimus (255) - London, Greater London, - MAY 25, 2013
Bottle at KEX Hostel in Reykjavík, Iceland. Pours golden amber with a thick voluminous head that dissipates moderately quickly. Aroma is hoppy and floral. Nectarines, citrus, caramel, vanilla, cream, butter, grass and other exotic fruits. Flavour is a moderate to heavy bitterness with a underlying sweetness and a very long dry finish. Full bodied with moderate carbonation. This is certainly one of the best bees I’ve had in Iceland and is an excellent double IPA overall.


3.3
Hermod (8349) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2017
Draught @ Olutexpo 2017. Poured golden color with a thick white head. Aroma has pine, sweetness, malts. Flavor has pine, hops, floral notes, grapefruit. Bit stuffy.

3.7
Bierridder_S (1120) - BELGIUM - OCT 25, 2017
20/10/2017 - draught glass shared with 77ships & someone else @Wanderlust. Hazy yellow with small lacing. Nose is fruity hops, bitterness. Taste is fruits, bitterhops, bit floral, some yeast.

4.2
77ships (11051) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 21, 2017
Thanks to Bierridder_S & Stijn B.! Sampled draft @ BBP Anniversary Festival 2017. Hazy bright orange, soapy brief white head. Nose is nice dirty stinking cheesy hops, barnyard & Camembert. Taste is nicely floral, thick barnyard hop, cheese, but also heavy plastic, raw… Body is plastic & cheese. Felt heavy. Interesting, unusual & tasty.

3.7
CacheManyHose (767) - HONG KONG - SEP 5, 2017
Bottle from Public House in Reykjavik. Pours a hazy orange-golden w a thin white sudsy head. Strong stony/mineral hop, lime leaf, very faint hay/barnyard. Body is stony, wet, sudsy, lime. Very good and quite big.

3.9
HKdIPA (850) - HONG KONG - SEP 5, 2017
Bottle at Public House in Reykjavik. Light translucent straw yellow-orange pour with minimal white head. Mango-passion fruit peach aroma - really juicy and delicious. Taste is boozier, pinier, and a little less juicy, but zesty and bitter. Very very good. Palate isn't too heavy - smooth carbonation makes it feel lighter. Best Icelandic beer so far!

3.8
tanel025 (226) - ESTONIA - AUG 27, 2017
Clear golden beer with white head. Aroma is hops, fruits, yeast. Taste is caramel, malt, hops. Surprisingly mild IPA, very easily drinkable. Little sweet, medium bitterness. Very nice brew.

3.8
Taboada (1459) - Compostela (Galiza), SPAIN - 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 (15237) - 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 (13315) - 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 (1708) - NORWAY - MAY 28, 2017
Sample at MBCC. Pours slightly hazy golden. Aroma is hoppy, pine and fruity. Taste is fruity, with nice hop bitterness.


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