Thy Classic | Thisted Bryghus

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Thy ClassicThy Classic

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Thisted Bryghus

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by GreenCard on 08-22-2004

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 5
Photo of bark
3.56/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The colour is deep amber. The two finger head makes a fizzing sound when poured. It sinks slowly down to a firm off white head leaving some lacing.

The smell is malty and bitter with nutty notes of roasted malt. There are some mild sour flavours, too.

A generous amount of malt dominates the taste. There are some roasted nutty flavours and some grassy notes. Medium body. A somewhat metallic simple bitterness builds to a surprisingly bitter aftertaste, balanced with some sweet malt and a hint of raisins.

The carbonation is fresh with lots of medium-sized bubbles. The liquid is smooth.

Normally, a Danish “Classic” tends to be a richer version of the breweries’ standard “Gold” lager. This one is not like the other ones: It is a full-fledged Vienna lager. Still, it got those notorious hoppy-mineral notes of Thisted Brewery.

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Photo of garymuchow
3.42/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to my bestest biggest bro for bringing this back for me to sample.
Aroma shows a somewhat rich malt quality that mellows to a more sweet watery state that seems thin.
Brown amber with reds. Water clear. Small head that disappeared quickly.
Taste is fairly malty with a striking dryness that's only slightly bitter. Runs clean start to finish. Nice sweetness up fromt. Darker malt in the middle to end, but not toast or roast. A little nutty.
Pretty thin. Quite a bit of bubbles with some bite. Fullness from carbonation. Extra dryness makes it crisp and refreshing.
This is alright. Not quite light, not quite dark.

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Photo of GreenCard
3.17/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: light brown, good clarity, poor head formation and no retention of the foam that does appear, a bit bland looking

Aroma: malt, Danish rye bread, continental hops, a bit toasty, hint of roast

Flavor: dusty malts, hint of roast, quite dry, mild hop flavor and a quick pass of bitterness, finishes dry with a vegetal bitterness and some roast in the aftertaste

Mouthfeel: medium body, prickly carbonation, minerally, a bit rough in texture

Other comments: Label says this beer embodies Thy (the section of Denmark where it is brewed) and the four malt types in it, I can get a sense of the coastal region of Thy, but it's not really much of a "malt fest". In fact, the hops are more noticeable than the malts. This beer is somewhat bland on it's own, but it goes great with food.

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Thy Classic from Thisted Bryghus
3.27 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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