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Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Specialty Grain
Placentia, California USA
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 623   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Meaning "rye bread" in Danish, we took our inspiration for this beer from the Danes’ staple dark, whole-grain rye bread. Brewed with three types of rye malt, this robust brown ale showcases the earthy, spicy character of the grain, complemented by bready, nutty barley malts and a hint of roast. Loosely based on the Scandinavian Christmas beer or "Julebryg" tradition, this beer is perfect for the colder weather of winter, although it will be available year-round (because who doesn’t love a dark beer now and again, regardless of weather?) And don’t worry about the name, we can’t pronounce it either! But we do have a video of us and a lot of others trying our best at it.

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3.6
gEUS (1637) - Linden, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2014
750 ml bottle at home (2012 vintage). Pours murcky dark brown with a long lasting small off-white head with a grey hue. Milk chocolate, nutty aromas with some dust and slight port hints. Medium to round body with a nice level of sweetness, and a steady base of roasty malts. Little smoke in the end. Little alcohol warmth.

3.5
PriorL (3068) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle at S&G tasting. APPEARANCE: clear amber beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: caramel, sweet, fruity. TASTE: caramel, decent.

4.1
chucklemation (1747) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Pours a dark mahogany with a light foam white head. Has a spice, rye, and caramel aroma, with a hint of sourness. Flavor is lightly sour, spicy rye, and caramel, with some bubbly carbonation. Warms up eh stomach nicely. Quite good.

3.6
Homer321 (5170) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle shared by Dan. Aroma is bready and peppery. A thick and chewy mouthfeel. Pretty tasty and like an impy brown.

4.6
mgajdaczewa (2252) - Katowice, POLAND - JUN 22, 2014
W aromacie cudnie owocowo, słodko, maliny, truskawki, śliwki (chyba przede wszystkim), nuty sherry, wszystko spojone słodową nutą. W smaku gęste, wyklejające, bardzo owocowe, choć z wytrawnym, dostojnym finiszem, lekko kwaskowym, ale i z wyraźną chmielową goryczką. Żytni słód nadał gęstości, lepkości, co nie rzutowało na pijalności. Genialne!

3.6
solidfunk (9363) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Very nicely done. Great bite of rye grain here. Pours dark brown with OK head and lacing. Some booze and a little Belgian floral action. Light bitter and sweet finish. Tap at Scion for Bruery event.

3.7
drsandman (1589) - New York, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Pours a pretty brown with tan head. Aroma is spicy rye, fresh bread, grain, brown sugar, caramel. Taste is very sweet & bready, thick med/full mouthfeel.

3.7
ads135 (4924) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 30, 2014
An interesting combination of brown sugary sweetness, licorice, and peppery spicyness.

2.8
aenima (335) - Askim, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2014
This was one add beer. The aroma contains of caramel, bread, rye and ginger. The taste is similar. Dry bitter finish. Could have been something if it wasn’t for the ginger....

3.7
LoFi (1748) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle from backlog. Quite a dark brown, beige head. Malty, fruity, spicy aroma. Taste: fruity and malty, sweet with candy, spices, pears, rye, caramel. Didn’t really taste like I expected. Good but not great.


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