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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Traditional Ale
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 397   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a strong hearty festival beer for those good relaxing moments when you are cuddling up in front of a roaring fire feeling the warmth from both beer and flames.

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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fenrir (19) - Stavanger, - NOV 7, 2012
2012 edition (brewed 17.02.12) Highly carbonated (kinda a trademark for my experience with HaandBryggeriet) nice brown head(like thick soap) looking past the stinging carbonation its has a good malt sweetness, dark fruity flavours, a hint of resin and molassis, nutty aftertaste. If this hadent been as overcarbonated as it was it would be a almost perfect traditional Norwegian Juleøl ;) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (1794) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle. A- Savory, teriyaki, soy sauce, wood, smoke, jerky. A- Dark red mahogany color, clear liquid, beige head. T- Jerky, teriyaki sauce, wood, umami, smoke. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, savory finish. O- Like a mix between a sahti, scotch ale, and smoked ale. Lots of goodness going on. Smoke, umami, fermented sauce, delish! If I come across more Ill be stocking up. Balanced and tasty!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinsenn (2050) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 1, 2016
On tap at Refuge. Smoky spicy molasses aroma. Sweet and bitter with big vanilla and smoke notes. Rich and chocolatey with a smooth finish. Great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tjomleif (163) - NORWAY - NOV 27, 2016
33cl bottle. Taste is brown bread, dried plum, raisin, warm spices, hint of smoke, bit of chocolate and char/roast, and molasses. Finishes malty, dirty, some alcohol. Nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (2389) - Asturias, SPAIN - NOV 26, 2016
Botella. @Cimmeria, Oviedo 25/11/2016 Color marron, sabor caramelo, malta, ahumada, rica

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MGantzel (248) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2016
Denne stout har et sort udseende med et svagt brunt skum. llen har en sd karamel aroma og smager deraf med smag af kaffe og noter af lakrids. Bitter afrunding. Medium karbonering.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerGantzel (336) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2016
Aroma of coffee and chocolate with spicy notes. Black with a little light brown head. Medium-high sweetness and light-medium bitterness. Creamy texture, full body. Very tasteful Christmas ale.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
josanguapo (1222) - SPAIN - OCT 15, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2016 From Zombier. In Teku glass. Watching Los Soprano 4x10-11. Pretty smoky, not so much to make it disgusting but enough to not make it easy to drink. ABV well hidden. Low on foam

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OminouSC2 (499) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2016
Dark brown ale. Herbal armoa, (my wife mentioned shampoo), some chocolate. Starts off with some dark malt and chocolate, some spices and a slight bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (2897) - GREECE - JUL 6, 2016
500 ml bottle. Dark brown color with beige head. Malty aroma, caramel, some chocolate notes, dark dried fruits, some smoked notes, spicy too. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alvaro78 (305) - Sevilla, SPAIN - JUN 29, 2016
En aroma domina el ahumado intenso pero agradable Buen aspecto negro con espuma abundante y persistente color beige En boca al principio maltoso que dura muy poco para entrar el ahumado potente pero agradable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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