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Bistra Årens Ängöl | Ängöl

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Brewed by:
Ängöl
Sweden
angol.se

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Evil_Pidde on 02-01-2013

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3.74/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This one is an American Porter with roasted chicory-root, and hence the name; Bistra Årens (in English; the harsh years); during the WWII the non-participating Sweden where still affected and put under rationing. The coffee was hard to get and people roasted the roots of chicory as a surrogate...

A: Pour is pitch black with some red hues. The rather small pale brown head is compact, almost like whipped cream. Decent lacings.

S: Roasted dark malts, with some flowery vanilla notes - probably from the chicory-root. Some coffee-like bitterness, but rather mild.

T: Hard roasted dark malts with loads of coffee-like notes. Flowery, almost perfume-like, but not in an unpleasant way. Vanilla. Dark bitter chocolate.

M: Long roasted kind of bitter aftertaste. Body is on the stronger side, considering the ABV, while carbonation is quite mild.

O: Interesting.

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Bistra Årens Ängöl from Ängöl
3.74 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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