Brewed by Aass Bryggeri
Style: Pilsener
Drammen, Norway


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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
The malted barley is a pilsner malt produced in the Scandinavian countries. We use the very best of hops known under the names of Saazer and Hallertau, and the liquid is pure Norwegian mountain water.

Version brewed for the export market contains 5.5% ABV.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - FEB 16, 2003
(from a green bottle) small white head. Pilsner yellow. Malty aroma. Malt flavor quite distinct with hops almost unnoticeable. Not what I expected in a Pilsner, but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Suttree (6075) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 26, 2003
Pilsner in a green bottle, so I was prepared for it to be skunky. Thankfully, it wasn't. Smelled like fresh mowed hay, looked like, well, pee after you take a B vitamin complex. It had a crisp character, subtle hop flavor, and a clean finish. No aftertaste. Not bad, the flavors that were there were good, I'd just like to have more of 'em.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Blake (396) - Orange, California, USA - JAN 5, 2003
Sampled from bottle January 5, 2002
An ok pilsner with a very light head and heavy carbonation. A malty aroma emanates from the glass with a hoppy flavor. Easy to drink, but nothing special. Gotta love the name though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2002
A very nice pilsener that doesn’t deserve the few bad ratings i’ve seen.It had nice golden color ,light hop aroma with a slightly bitter after taste nothing bad at all well worth the exsperience

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Marc (486) - Yokosuka, JAPAN - OCT 27, 2002
Light saaz and sweet malts in the nose. I blame the green bottle for the skunkiness. Soft mouthfeel with a mild sweet charactor, not too much fizziness. Wheaty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 10, 2002
Today are my 25th b-day and it was time to take over and hunt down beer form Norway. Aass was its name. This beer helped me to be positioned in top 5 in most countries. Nice gift, it is. Well this beer had weak fizzy head, light golden look, aroma light as well but not skunky despite green bottle. Malty but very low on hops. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2002
Straw yellow with a white head. Hoppy at first with honey like undertones followed by a malty sweetness. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
softale (188) - Michigan, USA - SEP 7, 2002
This is one great pilsner beer. Clear golden color. Nice malty presence along with those Saaz and Hallertau hops in the nose make this one outstanding beer. There’s enough bodied for this beer to be enjoyable but it’s light enough to be extremely drinkable especially on these hot summer days.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
igneous1 (1532) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - AUG 24, 2002
no head, lightly carbonated, medium golden color. very clean beer with decent Saaz character..i was pleasantly surprised by this beer

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Panzuriel (1952) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 19, 2002
Decent pilsener. Not that great not that bad. A little metallic in the body of the taste. Good aftertaste with not too much bitters. A good all around pilsener. Not too unique.

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