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Brewed by Aass Bryggeri
Style: Pilsener
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.49   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mile (3404) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 5, 2011
Can. Golden, small and fully diminishing head. Light to moderate malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish aroma, faint grassy hoppyness. Body is medium, malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish, some grassy hoppyness. Finish is short to average, malty - lightly grainy and dryish, some grassy hoppyness. Dryish pils - OK hoppyness in the finnish.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
tfredvik (1357) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2011
Oh my, now I’m really disappointed. I have been told that this is supposed to be one of the few decent Norwegian macro lagers, but I couldn’t disagree more. The strange thing is that initially I thought the aroma was quite ok. After smelling the beer a few times I realised that I had been tricked by my preconceptions: this really doesn’t smell very nice. Sweet malts and some hops, but also sugary cornflakes and cooked vegetables. Yikes. The taste is better, a sweet taste with a nice medium bitter finish. However, the bitter finish is accompanied by a harsh tin can flavour that more or less ruins this brew. The body is clear, pale and sparkling. Fluffy white head that soon reduces to a thin film that leaves plenty of lacing. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. Nah.
[33 cl can, 4.7%, from Kiwi, Valle, Oslo]

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
esp0r (2357) - NORWAY - JUN 11, 2011
Can. Pale golden, white head. Aroma of malts, grass and spice. Taste is medium malty with some sweetness. Also a good dry feel. Finish is bitter and hoppy with nice grasso tones.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Geokkjer (6439) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2011
Pours pale yellow with a white head.Aroma of fruity, herbal with some notes of pear.Flavor is somewhat sweet with some grains and herbal notes.Thin , watery body.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palme (3603) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2011
0.33l can. Pours a clear pale golden body with a decent creamy white head. Aroma is hopy with hint of citrus and malts. Actually not that bad for it’s kind. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily and has a soft to average carbonation. Nice and hopy flavors with medium bitterness and a hint of honey but not to sweet. Watery finish but there is a nice hopy aftertaste (could it be saaz?) Also has a thin lemony-sourness in the end that makes this a bit more interesting - not exciting, but interesting. Probably one of the best macro pale lagers made in Norway.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - APR 15, 2011
Pours a clear and pale yellow beer with a white head. The aroma is malt and DMS. The flavor is following the nose with some additional notes of sweetness. The palate is sweetness and notes of bitterness. Overall a boring beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2011
Pours yellow with a white head. Aroma is malt, hay, grass and a fruity note. Flavour is malt, hay, grass, dms and a fruity note.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11722) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2011
Pale golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of grainy malt and herbal hops. Dry malty flavour with herbal hop notes and a good bitterness

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dedollewaitor (14539) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2011
Bottle @ Norweigan Tasting, Odense. Pours clear pale piss yellow with a frothy white head. Straw, metal and grain. Medium to thin palate. Sweet. Short end

1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
igniztion (313) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2011
Can at 1337 beer#5. Pours clear yellow with white head. Aroma is grains and hay. Taste is light sweet, very light bitter. Light body, thin, average carbonation. 26022011


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