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

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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Stjernebryg er brygget af seks forskellige typer malt, der giver det mørke øl en flot rødlig nuance. Øllet har kraftig fylde, og den store mængde restsukker giver en dejlig sødme, som vi har afbalanceret med en relativ stor mængde humle i forhold til, hvordan juleøl 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 gås, og går godt i spænd med Herslev Brændevin Stjerneanis og Herslev Brændevin Korn. Perfekt som dessertøl eller som afslutning på en hektisk juledag.

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thewolf (12789) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2006
A good beer though it tends to feel rather clayey. Also has a rather strong feel of alcohol that doesn’t do it any favours. Otherwise a powerful taste of anis in particular.

3.4
Pinball (12309) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2008
aroma is nice, dark fruit.. looks great, nice yellow lasting head, flavor is dark fruit and spices, raisins (or something), i don’t like these spices, but it’s well done. also a bit "old beer" tones to the flavor., palate is quite good, overall a good beer that just doesn’t taste what i like, it’s too sweet, and too "rasin/dark fruit" for my taste. The alc. is totally hidden, you’d not expect it to be this strong. If i had liked the spices i would have rated it higher still

3.7
madsberg (11776) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2005
Draught @ Fynske Øldage: Reddish brown colour. Unclear. Off white dense head. Spiced, fruity and sweet aroma. Quite full. Flaovur of malt, prunes, plums and christmasspices like cloves and cinnamon. Alcohol is present and last into the end. Sweetness and spices is dominant in the end. Good one

3.5
Meilby (11689) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2011
Bottle 500ml Batch #379 @ home
Pours cloudy dark reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of sweet malts, licorice, dark fruits, spices and floral hops. Taste is medium sweet and a light bitter dry finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.1
faroeviking (11211) - Chupando chellas es como ellas, FAROE ISLANDS - NOV 17, 2006
Bottle. Hazy brownish colour. Bit creamy off-white long lasting head. Sweet aroma of some chocolate and fruits along with plenty of anise and coriander. The flavour has plenty of anise and coriander along with the malt. The aftertaste is long lasting with a good touch of sweetness. Very Christmasish indeed, almost too much.

2.8
Fin (10900) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2009
At the Ølfestival, Esbjerg, Denmark 22-10-09. Pours dark amber, sticky sweet loads of toffee, chewy, sweet, malty but not spicy or yeasty enough to be a Belgian for me, but hey its ok A7 A5 F7 P4 Ov14 2.8

3.3
gnoff (10891) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2009
50 cl bottle from Systembolaget, thanks to ekstedt! Sampled on February 2, 2009. BB 24.06.09. Bryg nr. 183. Labelled 8% ABV
Shady reddish brown color, light brown head. Spicy and alcohol scent. Sweet malty and spicy taste with a milk chocolate aftertaste and some warming alcohol. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. A bit too alcoholic.

2.7
pivnizub (10805) - Bochum, Por�ř�, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2007
Bottle: Hazy, amber coloured, quite stable creamy off-white head, sweet-dark-malt in the mineralic and metallic nose; robust sweet-bitter flavour, medium to full bodied; spicy, a bit musty, cellary finish with some alcoholic fruitiness in the aftertaste. No great pleasure............

3.5
KimJohansen (10497) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2008
Hazy brown with meidum off white head. Sweet spicy aroma with oranges, and roasted malt. Same goes for the flavor with warming alcohol in the end.

3.7
Maria (10211) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2007
I had a terrible bottle of the 2004 version, it was infected and quite awful. But now in December 2006 I had gathered enough courage to buy it again, and I’m glad I did. It’s dark mahogany with a red hue and a creamy head. The aroma has notes of yeast, roasted malt, anise, licorice, coriander and the flavour has notes of roasted malt, light caramel sweetness, anise, coriander, licorice, alcohol and a nice bitterness. A nice surprise, and I’m glad to erase the memory of version 2004 from my mind... 1780


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