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Brewed by Carlsberg Sverige
Style: Premium Lager
Falkenberg, Sweden
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bomble Bee 17 turned out pretty much how we wanted a pilsener style lager from our backyard brewery to be. Golden colour and a pearly white head. Elegant dry body and a refreshing bitterness. But then, while lagering, our brewmaster chose to bombard the brew with hops to give the beer its final profile. Grassy Saaz battling Flowery Willamette for your nose’s attention. We call it a Hop-Struck Pilsener.


HeinzH's rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HeinzH (26) - Oulu, - DEC 14, 2013
This beer reminds me little bit of Brooklyn Lager but this is not quite as good.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1754) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2016
Can: nice fucken hop action . Chugged this fast as fuck from a Chimay goblet . A slight earthy hop vibe and toasted toffee or some nerd shit like t@.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
woomThomas12 (13) - - JAN 11, 2016
Color: Bright, yellow-brown color. Aroma: Fruity, slightly aromatic hops aroma with hints of orange, honey, herbs, apricot and white bread. Taste: Fruity, slightly aromatic hops flavor with hints of orange, honey, herbs, apricot and white bread

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (4429) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 3, 2016
Can at the Blue Boar in York. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Nose - lemon tutti fruity sweets. Taste - lemon and pineapple. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - decent refreshing ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LazyPyro (222) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2015
330ml can from Ocado. Clear golden orange colour, huge frothy white head bubbles up during pour but quickly collapses into a very thin head. Aroma is quite fruity, hops, sweet, malt, pine. Sweet, fruity flavour with a hoppy, grapefruit bitterness to finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nazzty (1156) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2015
Cool with a pilsner where they have put some more hops into the brew. Works nicely to the dinner or as a thirst quencher.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Turtles (1197) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2015
330ml PET bottle from Systembolaget, Farsta, ABV 4.7%. Clear golden, medium size, white head, good lacing. Mid-hoppy aroma, caramel, citrus, grass and white bread. Medium carbonated, light, watering, fresh mouthfeel. Mid-sweet taste, caramel, red apples and biscuits. Grassy notes in the finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Towey1989 (1176) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2015
Can. The Bee17, 4.7% ABV. Pours a clear deep golden colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of caramel, grain, some cereal, slight pine, subtle orange and grassy hops. Taste of caramel, grain, slight metallic and grassy hops. Light bodied and moderate carbonation. A dry, slightly metallic, grassy hop bitterness in the finish. It’s not terrible, slightly better than mass produced rubbish but it’s malty, metallic and thin.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike_77 (4570) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2015
As "Bee17 4.7%" Dark golden colour. The aroma and flavour have light fruity, hop. An ok thirst quencher. Marginally better than a regular lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
efeesse (317) - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 19, 2015
Beer with gold color, light body, average carbonized, (bought a 33cl can in Göteborg liquor store).

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hopmaestro (985) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2015
Backlog from lost & found notes: Aroma is weak, but contains a fruity and citrusy tone with a very faint note of pine. Medium bodied and tastes actually pretty OK for being a macro. Low malts and somewhat sweet with pears, melons and citrus. Decent!


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