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Nørrebro Little Korkny Ale 2007 Cognac Barrel

 
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Formerly brewed at Nørrebro Bryghus
Style: Barley Wine
København, Denmark
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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Editor’s note: 491 bottles of 37,5 cl made.

Danish: En Barley wine på 12% alk. Efter gæring har denne øl lagret i 9 måneder på ståltank, hvorefter den er lagret yderligere 12 måneder på cognac fade. Aromaen af den ekstremt intense og komplekse øl er domineret af eg og frugtnoter såsom blomme og fersken. Smagen er yderst fyldig, med præg af cognac, rosin og vanille. Den lange eftersmag er vinøs og sød med eg som et tørt islæt.

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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lassem (652) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 30, 2010
With the beer festival coming up next week and with the rumour of more special releases from Nørrebro I thought it was about time to wrestle this cognac age bastard. Bought at Ølbutikken, Copenhagen in these neat little 37,5 cl bottles. The pour is muddy brown with an almost non existing head - its pretty much gone after a little while. The nose is huge but so neat. You sense the alcohol but in a very tempered way. Dried raisins and vanilla with wooden notes. Caramel and bitter hazel nuts and wet topsoil. The taste is very intense with an extreme thick and oily palate... almost over the top. This bastard could easely battle a good port or other desert wine as served for the cheese or chocolate fondan. The taste is heavy with a vinoes and alcohol strong attitude. You really sense the stuff from the cognac barrels... and I kind of like the stuff it adds to the beer much more than bourbon barrels - it adds to the picture without overtaking it. The finish is long but low key compared to the taste. Its sweet with a alcohol impact that turns your lipps a bit numb.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 19, 2010
From Voldby, DK. Bottled, 090410. Amber with small head. Aroma of sweet malt and alcohol. Flavor is with fruity and winery notes

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fin (9786) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2010
Bottle shared with Craig, cheers to Craig and also to Jan and Charlotte who gave this to Craig I understand, Had this at my gaff, on third night of tasting 10-04-10 dark brown with a little rim of white bubbles. Sweet initially but then some lovely fruitiness floods through, soft in the mouth the barrel ageing is lovely. There are grapes, then dried fruit, sultana’s, raisin’s it’s a little like Christmas cake without the spice, marzipan and icing so actually not like a Christmas cake at all more like a fruit cake, whatever its like I like it, a lot. A8 A4 F9 P4 Ov17 4.2

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (22137) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 10, 2010
UPDATED: APR 11, 2010 bottle thanks to jan... at fins ... nice deep red ... rich sweet vanilla ... little coconut ...dark berry nose ... rich vive fruiits ... cherrry and plums ... little toffee ... wee bit too much alcohol in linger... but lovely

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - APR 9, 2010
Pours brown with a small beige head. Aroma is heacy malt, sweet, fruity, cognac and alcohol. Flavour is heavy malt, alcohol, sweet, fruity and cognac notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - MAR 29, 2010
2007 bottle via daknole on 1/25/2010. orange brown with no discernable head though it does leave spots of foam behind when swirled. the nose is insanely fruity... brown sugar, grapes, dates, vanilla and spicy booze. the flavor is the same... very grape-y with defined cognac spice and a ton of sweetness. normally, it would be too much but this is a nice medium to full bodied digestif... too bad dak threw this in the middle! 7/3/6.5/3/15/3.45

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hallinghansen (2929) - Odense SV, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2010
Bottle. Dark brown unclear body with almost no head. Aroma is fruit, plums, oak, bread and alcohol. Flavor is dark fruit, vanilla, oak and alcohol. Very vinous and complex. Mmmm.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zita (6180) - Assentoft, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2010
cookie,vanilla,red/brown, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, long finish,medium body, creamy, lively, alcoholic finish.good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - FEB 20, 2010
Bottle. Pours a nutbrown beer with a weak offwhite head. The aroma is sweet, fruit, raisin and alcohol. The flavor is sweet, fruit, raisin and nuts. The palate is smooth and sweet. Overall a really good and balanced beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13361) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2010
Bottle. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Red-amber colour. Light malty and hoppy intense aroma. Light sweet and moderate bitter very vinius flavor. Long finish but too alcoholic. Creamy palate.


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