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

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RATINGS: 407   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   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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3.3
fonefan (48788) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2010

Bottle 500ml. @ Borefts Bier Festival 2010, Brouwerij de Molen, Overtocht 43, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

Clear dark brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, pine needles, flowers - soap. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, licorice. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100924]

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yespr (44810) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2010
50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is herbal, ginger and dark malty. Slight metallic, dark roasted malty and bitter to acidic chocolate. Ends dry and slight citric to bitter. Ginger just isn’t my thing.

3.3
Ungstrup (37320) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2014
Bottled. A brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, liquorice, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, and liquorice, leading to a dry roasted finish.

3.5
joergen (27984) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2010
Bottle at Borefts Bier Festival 2010. Black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and perfumed aroma of dark chocolate, liquorice and spices. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dark chocolate, lqiuorice and spices. Spicy finish.

3.6
oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 6, 2010
Bottled. Very deep brown colour, small off-white head. Aroma is clove, some alcohol, some malts and quite yeasty notes. Flavour is enormous smoked wet wood, spices, alcohol and some quite malty and stinging notes.

3.4
anders37 (26253) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and spicy caramel aroma. Roasted malty spicy caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty spicy caramel and chocolate finish.

3.4
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2011
Botte 50 cl. Courtesy of yngwie. Pours a pitch black with a dense light brown head. Hard roast malt aroma with some ginger and spice. Solid body, sweet roast malts, again ginger and spice with some roast and vanilla in the finish. 130211

3.9
omhper (24977) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2014
Bottled, thanks fonefan! Dark brown, firm rich head. Toasty nose with licorice, marzipan and coffee. Mid dry with full body and rounded mouthfeel. Clover, asphalt, coffee. Warming finish with long herbal bitterness.

3.4
madmitch76 (24479) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2010
25th Spetember 2010. Borefts Beer Festival II.
Opaque black beer. Massive creamy head. Sweet dark malt. Lightly spiced and pleasantly so. Not bitter or dry. Crisp palate. Very drinkable spiced beer. All too often the spice is overdone - here it enhances.

4.1
Travlr (24315) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 16, 2011
Bottle shared with evanlarkin. Dark maroon color, small brown head. Aroma of dark cocoa. Taste is espresso soda and chocolate syrup. Very nice.


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