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Diamond Paasbier 6.5%

Diamond Beer
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Helsinki, Finland


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
This is the stronger version of the Paasbier easter brew, that is only available in Alko shops in Finland. Paasbier is produced in Belgium with our brewmaster’s special easter recipe. Fruity and malty taste makes it refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (9283) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 1, 2013
33 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20090312.
Pours amber color with a medium head. Aroma of caramel malts and mild fruits. Flavor of malts, fruits, some caramel and toffee notes. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (8069) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2013
33 cl bottle @ Nurmo as ”Amber Paas”, BBE 28.01.2011. Rated on 11.02.2011
Aroma is rather nice and perfume-like with floral notes and some toffee typical to aged Belgian Ale. Flavour is a disappointment after the aroma; it is quite flat with some dark fruits, Belgian yeast, floral notes and spices. Still I’d say that aging was good for this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 12, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

[ Trade by oh6gdx ]. [ BBF 2009-02 ]. Clear medium orange amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, oxidide malt, light to moderate yeasty, dried fruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, dried fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120330]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (15286) - DENMARK - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle @ FOneFan. Hazy amber/orange with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, dark fruits, yeast and caramel. Flavour is malt, medium sweet, caramel, little toffee, yeast and a little oxidized.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (16771) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle @ Fonefan tasting. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are malt, yeast, fruits, caramel and hops. Sweet and medium carbonated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, spicy and oxidized. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 300312

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Psytron (1919) - Turku, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2011
’Tis better than the grocery store version, but quite boring. And can’t even say what actually is wrong. Maybe I just expected more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esox (1226) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 9, 2010
Hazy, amber-colured beer. Soapy head with big bubbles. Yeasty, sour fruity aroma. Apricot, banana and strawberries. Estery yeast in the finsih with minor hoppiness. Alcohol is well hidden. Yeasty and a bit sour taste has sweet fruitiness, pala malts and light bitterness in the finish. Medium bodied, slick and medium carbonated palate. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2010
Bottled 0.33L Amber Paas. Mild sweetish nose. Pale beige head. Slightly appley nose. Hazy slightly amber colour. Mild hoppiness. Slightly yeasty and fruity taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - JUL 12, 2009
33cl bottle, bbe 28/01/11, as "Amber Paas". Dark amber, slightly frothy pale head. Nose has stuffy Tabac cologne notes, old ciqarettes, hint of solvent and slight carrots, very odd and stuffy. Flavor continues the same downhill, stuffy ashiness, some vegies, little hops and loads of nasty grain, alcohol, sugar and belgian yeast. Pouring in the yeast adds further stuffiness. Medium bodied, soft mouthfilling carbonation. Whoa, I really didn’t remember this being so horrible.

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