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Brewed by Ringnes Bryggeri (Carlsberg)
Style: Pilsener
Oslo, Norway

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Brewed by Ringnes, who took over and closed traditional Oslo rivals Frydenlund many years ago. Frydenlund's yeast was allegedly preserved, and revived in this pilsener with its "characteristic rich and rounded flavour".


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
santabeer (67) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2013
Underrated beer. This has to be the best macropilsner in Norway along with Aass. Solid taste of malt. One of the most expensive pilsnerer from a macrobrewery, but worth it.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Vighals (1083) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - AUG 4, 2013
Kjøpt på boks, og smakte også litt boks. Klar fin farge, med lyst fint skum. Litt bitter ettersmak.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
nilsas (1289) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2013
Et godt og lettdrukket pilsner øl. Friskt på smak. Godt øl i sommervarmen sammen med grillmat.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
smmaaren (214) - NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
50 cl can. Good pilsener. Hoppy and grainy taste. Slightly bitter aftertaste. Well done Ringnes!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bombtex (14) - - NOV 24, 2012
God lukt. Smaker godt og fyller munnen med god smak. Lett å drikke, og den metter godt

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cunningham (4426) - Halden, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2012
Yellow colour with a white head. Moderate sweet malt aroma. Also a mild moderate sweet flavour with some light hoppy notes. A very uncomplex lager, easy drinkable.
[Can. Leftover from the weekend. Someone forgot it in my refrigerator.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aaron68 (570) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 29, 2012
500 ml can from Centra,Majorstuen,Oslo Can in my garden July 27,2012 Light hoppy aroma and malt.Good carbonation.Golden color.A bit metallic in taste.Beer in cans are not my favorite and i try to avoid it if possible.Frydenlund is my favorite macro beer on tap in Norway.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
daje (2170) - NORWAY - JUL 2, 2012
Can. Yellow color, big white head. Malty nose with some hops, tasty but watery malty in mouth. An ok industrial pilsner, nothing more

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (10342) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Pale golde color, scant white head, no lacing. Aroma of. Ardboard and white pepper. Taste is similar. Boring.

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Splitenz (329) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 13, 2012
Ringnes can't really make any worthwhile beer (apart from strong christmas beers, they are excellent!) in my oppinion. They know how to buy up and destroy other breweries (Schous) and in turn be taken over by slightly more "evil" Carlsberg (ok, I joke a bit but, you get my meaning). They took over Frydenlund and raced that tradition off the Oslo map, but unlike the other Oslo rival Schous, they claim to have kept the Frydenlund yeast, and that is why this (and fatøl) still exisits. In my oppinion Norways finest macro pilsner is Frydenlund, be it in a can or on draft. I will gladly go to a different place when I go out to drink "normal" beer, in order to get Frydenlund. Well, anything to avoid drinking Bergens Hansa in Oslo really. Too bad it's not a proper brewery anymore, but it could have been worse (Schous). ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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