RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 41   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
A beer for the end of ages brewed with our friends in the band Amon Amarth. This Aesir Porter is a robust and hearty beer brewed with local honey and a small portion of smoked malt. When Heimdall sounds the Giallar-horn this is the beer to be hoisted by the gods in anticipation of the coming battle.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
flemmingwillum (1198) - Nysted, - NOV 15, 2012
Rating #777, bottle from Toft Vin. Black beer with greenish-brown hue and a very dense, stable, beige coloured head - and probably the only beer I have expierienced, having a higher head three minutes from the pouring moment, than it had one minute from the pouring moment. Furthermore, is leaves beautiful lacings at the glass when drinked. Very fruity aroma that definately underlines that this is a porter, not a stout. Hop aromas are most of all peach and raspberries, mixed with mildly roasted malts. At some moments the aroma turns almost IIPA-like, but of course with a bunch of dark malts. Honey is traceable in the aroma, but not dominating. Flavor has honey, lots of chocolate, raspberries, a fair amount of oranges, grapefruit, mild coffee and a bit alcohol, all ending in a rather bitter finish with just a notch of smoke and ashes in the final aftermath. The honey is more obvious in the taste than in the aroma, but still not the dominating factor. This job it leaves to the delicious chocolaty nuances and the still-present flowery and orangey hops. Palate is close to perfect; round, soft, creamy and smooth - almost silky at some points - but still strong and thick enough to make the manifest that this is an imperial porter. 8,2 % ABV is not traceable in the classic alcoholic manner, but is underlined by the warming feel and just a bit in the aftertaste. This is mastering of the art of brewing!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christos (5435) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2016
(Three Floyds Amon Amarth Ragnarök) Bottle 650 ml at home, served into a snifter. Sitting on the shelve for three years at least, I had forgotten about this. Black coloured body, one finger of light brown head on top, quite thick and with very good retention. Aroma of chocolate, cocoa powder, light liquorice, faint hints of oxidation that actually add something, faint roasted malts. Sweet taste with lots of chocolate, no sighs of oxidation here, cocoa, light roasted malts, vanilla, well hidden alcohol, only a touch of honey. Medium thick body, good carbonation, slightly sticky on the palate. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (4619) - NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2016
Bottle at tasting. Dark brown pour. Sweet aroma of creamy honey and caramel. Taste is sweet as well, with honey, caramel, mild licorice, sweet malt, mild cherry and no smoke unfortunately. Expected more from this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (3353) - GREECE - DEC 20, 2015
650ml bottle at home. Black color with beige head. Roasted malty aroma, coffee, some spicy notes, licorice, chocolate, caramel. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Koelschtrinker (19432) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 10, 2015
Espressoartig röstig herber Start. Zunehmende Bitterkeit, leichte Süße, schokoladiger Hintergrund. Konstante Vollmundigkeit, etwas Vanille, rund. Langer röstig malziger Nachgeschmack. 10/12/11/12/8/13

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (8049) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle via extra from emacgee (thanks!) shared with Andrew and Brendan. Pours a deep murky brown body with thin brown lacing. Aroma is cocoa, light chocolate and soft roast. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with notes of smooth mild chocolate, honey, rounded roast character and light sweetness. Really nice porter overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hivemind (906) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2015
01.24.2015 Bottle courtesy of James w/ him and Andy. Aroma is nice, chocolate, little bready malt. Dark pour, light tan head, medium mouthfeel with kind of a sticky character. Flavors are some chocolate or vanilla bean with a bit of dairy. Much more robust than expected. Cool label.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle at Zwanze Day 2014. Pour is deep brown with a small tan head that quickly dissipated. Bready, light honey, come cocoa, graham crackers, and slightly hoppy aroma. Taste is somewhat bland - some roast, a touch of coffee, some bread and twangy. Thin body with medium carbonation. This one has definitely not aged gracefully. Would have loved to try it fresh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (2648) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle. Black colour with beige head. Roasted, smoke, chocolate. Sweet, chocolate, roasted, coffee, smoked taste. Medium to full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pentaz (1264) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours near black with a lasting and lacing frothy brown medium head. Aroma is grass, roasted malt, licorice, spruce, hop soup, burnt malts and smoke. Taste is moderate sweet and heavy bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is moderate. Finishes dry, quite hoppy, roasted and very bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (3283) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Black with a medium sized light brown diminishing head. Citrusy and light cheesy hops, wooden, chocolate, cocoa, ash, charcoal. Medium body, oily/fat texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet and bitter. Ok drinkable.

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