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Brewed by Dugges Bryggeri
Style: American Pale Ale
Landvetter, Sweden

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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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En ”American Pale Ale” med frisk beska som vi kryddat med Chinook, Centennial och Simcoe humle för att få en god grapefruktton. En frisk ale som sätter guldkant på de flesta tillfällen.


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
klas (403) - - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget (20 SEK). Pale with nice head. Okay aroma and taste, but a bit short and thin.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ClubGonzo (5358) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2016
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden body with a medium white head. Nose is wet grass, grapefruit, red fruits and hints of pale malts, caramel and pine. Taste is pine, wet grass, red fruits and hints of caramel, grapefruit and straw. Medium to light body, medium carbonation. Decent pale ale, but rather boring.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopfenWeisse (1472) - - JUL 8, 2016
Hazy orange color with nice lasting head. Aroma is citrus, hops. Flavor is citrus, caramel, bitter. Pretty nice one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
knasputte78 (515) - SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2016
Dugges avenyn Ale +++ apa, citrus beska. Halvljus och klar med ett rätt stort vitt skum ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2898) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2016
Keg at Cerveteca, Lisbon, Portugal. A clear golden coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Hoppy, citrus, grapefruit aroma. Tastes hoppy, citrus, grapefruit.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
felixll (31) - Rosemère, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 8, 2016
Blonde très légèrement trouble, col blanc ephémère. Nez de houblons américains, mais plutôt ténu pour le style. En bouche c’est très bien balancé: une douceur maltée estompée par une belle amertume. Texture gouleyante et carbonation moyenne. Très bonne bière, aussi rafraichissante qu’agréable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (4329) - BELGIUM - MAY 20, 2016
Swedish APA, with blue label (other than shown here) but it must be the same beer. Light gusher, usually not a good sign in general, but particularly not for an APA. Thick, frothy, beaten egg-like, dense and fluffy head on top of a hazy pale orange blonde beer with a good deal of ’fine’ fizz piercing through; turns a cloudy ochre with deposit. Aroma of delicate American hoppiness mingled with some yeastiness; I get hoppy blood orange, yellow grapefruit, pine resin, marihuana, some sweet tropical flowers and some toasted onion on the one hand, but all in a soft, somewhat restrained, delicate kind of way, and yeasty and malty notes of bread dough, gooseberry, apricot, biscuit and even faint banana on the other hand. Spritzy, crisp, refreshing onset, fruity with both sweetish and sourish impressions tightly connected to each other (ripe peach, yellow raspberry, granadilla, apple peel), lively carbonation but not in a coarse way, extending far back over a background of supple, bready, biscuity malts providing a slick, lightly oily mouthfeel and into the finish, where hoppiness builds to spicy, leafy and aromatic (retronasal citrus and pine), drying and softly bittering and only laying on top of the juicy maltiness rather than deeply penetrating it as would be the case in a (modern) IPA - so in that sense a succesful APA. The lingering spicy, even peppery and grapefruity hop bitterness does however stay for quite a while, but so does a very pleasant yeast breadiness deep down. I was a bit worried about the yeastiness of this beer and the gushing, but it turns out alright; this is an accomplished APA, notably less clean and a lot yeastier than your average ’actual’ American example of the style, but a very pleasant and aromatic thirst quencher nonetheless, the yeasty character of which works better with the delicate New World hop character than I expected. Enjoyed this quite a lot.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abrakarl (417) - SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2016
Very good beer. Was expecting less. Nice hoppy aroma and almost as good taste....

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jokestereo (296) - SWEDEN - APR 7, 2016
Pours clear golden with a medium to small line of white head. Aroma; Citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruit notes, some caramel, grass, pine, floral and some malt.Maybe a little thin in the aroma palette. Taste; Citrus, grapefruit, some tangerine, passionfruit, grass, pine and a touch of caramel with a medium bitter finish. Watery and a little thin overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (7715) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 2, 2016
Tap@Malmo Øl Festival, Malmo - almost clear golden pour with white head. Fruity and light malty, citrus fruity with some nice lemon and satsuma notes, light tropical notes coming in of peach and grapefruit, easy drinking refreshing pale. Nice one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
IlGagario (111) - Modena, ITALY - MAR 16, 2016
In bottiglia, a casa. Colore oro scarico/ocra scuro. Testa cremosa, di bassa persistenza. Olfatto citrico di limone, arancia, resina e luppolo floreale. Carbonazione media, frizzante. Aroma un po’ scarico di luppolo, resina, alcool e più distanti gli agrumi. Gusto amaro, corto, leggermente piccante, etilico e poco incisivo, secco ed asciutto. Corpo medio, trama da watery a oleosa. Finale crespo, leggermente saponato. Alcool presente, scorrevolezza discreta. Sensazione generale non molto gratificante e povera di emozioni, seppure la birra sia di buona fattura, denoti una buona amarezza e una discreta solidità. Il “tropical feel”, promesso in etichetta, è annacquato. Non credo la riproverò.


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