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

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RATINGS: 898   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Once, every farm in Norway was required by law to brew its own ale. All of that ale had a natural smoky taste because the malt was kilned by fire, and most of it was spiced with juniper berries. Norwegian Wood, a recreation of that traditional style, is made by the "Hand Brewery" - four guys brewing in their spare time, on an absurdly small scale.

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3.8
lello4ever (1113) - ITALY - AUG 30, 2017
Buona ale color ambra e riflessi marrone, schiuma marroncina fine. Al naso si nota subito un leggero affumicato e speziatura. Bevuta dolce con ginepro che si avverte bene. Bassa carbonazione

3.6
MRMedellin (319) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - AUG 27, 2017
Cloudy red- brown beer, standar carbonation, small white head. At nose mainly yeasty aromas like barnyard, caramel and some smoked ones are felt as well. When tasted it has a medium body with a really good balance and at the end a nice bitterness mixed with the smoked flavor. Really enjoyable with greasy food.

3.8
sebsky (218) - ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2017
500 ml bottle,bb 04/04/2019. Dark amber,clear,beige head. Aroma - smoked fish,burnt caramel. Taste - more smoked fish,wood,burnt caramel,faint juniper.

3.8
Juks (821) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 1, 2017
Bottle at Alaus Pirkliai. Pours slightly hazy dark amber, small white head. Aroma of smoked fish, malts, herbs, wood. Taste is smoky, woody, grassy. Medium bodied, average carbo. Really nice smoky one, easily drinkable.

3.8
MBlessing (1386) - Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2017
Dunkles braun schwacher schaum, im Geruch holzig rauchig etwas Frucht, im Geschmack auch kräftig holzig rauchig etwas herb leicht dunkle Schokolade im Abgang ganz zum Schluss eine ganz nette beerige Note

4
DrNosha (2498) - Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2017
0,5l Flasche vom Duty Free in Oslo. Trübes rot braunes Bier, flüchtiger Schaum. Rauchige Holznote. Dazu Johannisbeeren. Antrunk Rauch und Beeren. Malz im Abgang. Beeriges Finish.

3.5
Nordcore (1577) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2017
Bottle 50 cl. Brown, hazy with a creamy offwithe head. Burned malt, Brown sugar and wood. Light bitter with a dry burned malt end.

4.1
nybol (2280) - DENMARK - JUL 15, 2017
Temmelig underlig øl, den smager af røg, men virker som om der er en fejl i den.

3.7
Lore (2819) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 7, 2017
hazy dark amber colour, moderate sized off-white head; aroma of smoked bacon and barley, grains, burnt woody and moderate fruity-floral notes; taste is the same; good one

3.1
MartyW (282) - DENMARK - JUN 14, 2017
Draft at Tap10. Hazy dark orange with a beige head. Aroma of yeast, malt, oak, smoky. Flavour has sweet smoky notes. Oak, malt, light yeast, slight salt. Aftertaste is moderate sweet with a wooden touch.


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