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Brewed by Herslev Bryghus
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Herslev, Roskilde, Denmark

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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Stjernebryg er brygget af seks forskellige typer malt, der giver det mrke l en flot rdlig nuance. llet har kraftig fylde, og den store mngde restsukker giver en dejlig sdme, som vi har afbalanceret med en relativ stor mngde humle i forhold til, hvordan julel traditionelt brygges. Vi har skruet op for julestemningen med et strejf af stjerneanis og koriander.

Anvendelse Stjernebryg er yderst velegnet som ledsager til traditionel dansk julemad som and og gs, og gr godt i spnd med Herslev Brndevin Stjerneanis og Herslev Brndevin Korn. Perfekt som dessertl eller som afslutning p en hektisk juledag.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (7235) - Tau, NORWAY - NOV 19, 2010
500 ml bottle, Christmas 2010, brew #379, from Vinmonopolet. ABV is 8.0%. Ingredients include barley malts, wheat malts (6 different malts, the base malt grown in the brewerys own field), cane sugar, Belgian ale yeast, aniseed, coriander and 2 American hops. Dark brown colour, slightly hazy, big and lasting beige head. Moderate aroma, notes of malts, caramel, anise and coriander. Full and rich mouthfeel. Malty flavour, medium+ sweetness, caramel, distinct notes of anise, subdued hops. I am not a fan of anise, but this beer is not too bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (5653) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2010
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Dark, near-murky brown body with a thick, creamy off-white head. Nose is original and somewhat strange: sweet licorice, dark chocolate, molasses, roasted malts, hints of raisins, black currants and nougat. Its kinda like mixing a fruity imp stout with a Belgian strong ale. The taste is more in the vicinity of Belgium, with some spiciness I cant quite put my finger on; perhaps a bit of cardamom, clove or cinnamon. Or maybe anis. It could very well be anis. Something Xmasy, at least. A pretty nice holiday brew from Herslev.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2010
7th May 2010. Copenhagen Beer Festival. Cloudy brown beer. Soft light palate. Sweet smooth milky malt. A little spice. Okay.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense N, DENMARK - APR 7, 2010
Pours copper with a large beige head. Aroma is malt, spices, coriander, clove and staranis. Flavour is sweet caramel, staranis, coriander. Light bitter aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14668) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2010
Bottle at Esbjerg beerfestival. Red amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is dry, hop, malt, citrus. Flavour is dry, alcohol, hop, malt, candis sugar, citrus, caramel, orange. nice beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TEJA (2941) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2010
Thinn light brown head. Mahogany-red color. The aroma is a strange mix of fruit shot and strong red wine with some spices. The taste is sweet with a low to medium bitterness with a medium to big body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Madsnp (933) - DENMARK - FEB 17, 2010
Bottle. Pours cloudy amber coloured with a creamy off white head. Aromas of caramel, dried fruit, yeast and spice. Flavours of caramel, raisins, spice and malt. Very belgian and very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JAN 23, 2010
Sampled at DE Beerfestival 2009, Esbjerg. Pours an amber beer with almost no head. The aroma is sweet. The flavor is sweet, caramel and staranis. The palate is sweet. Overall a good beer above average.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blom (837) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2009
Hazy brown with a low head. Malty, very malty, but also with lots of rest sugar and some nice spices. The caramel malt dominates, but I can also detect some anis and other spices. A bit cloying, though - I could not have drunk a full bottle myself.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (23289) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2009
Bottle at home ... thanks to Jan (once again) ... dark clowdy brown .... spiced dark malt nose ... dark malts ... some dark fruit ... again some spice.


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