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


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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.3   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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".

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2010

Can 500ml.

[ Trade by yngwie ]. ABV. 4.5%. Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, grain, toasted, cabbage waiter. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20101211]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
MiP (14519) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2010
Can, 4.5%. Sourish grain aroma. Clear golden colour. Small stable frothy white head. The flavour also has some sour grain notes. Papery malt flavour. Not thin or watery, at least.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (13136) - DENMARK - DEC 11, 2010
Can @ FOneFan. Golden with small white head. Flavour is malt, sweet and a little hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bergstaden (1766) - Røros, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2010
golden with white head - hints of malt in the aroma - good malt body along with some hop bitterness - ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4206) - SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2010
Pours clear golden with small short lived white head. Malty, grassy aroma with hints of alcohol. Flavor is full bodied and very malty, a bit sweet and hoppy, nice and tasty. Also well balanced and lean on palate. Finishes with acidy crispy and long lived bitter hoppy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
norsk (13) - USA - JUN 7, 2010
Golden yellow, creamy foam, light yeasty flavor--helps to drink it on the docks in Norway!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ClubGonzo (4817) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2010
Pours a clear, pale orange body with a dense, foamy top. Smell is faint of grassy hops and hints of can-metal. Taste is light malts with some hop bitterness in the back. Seems well rounded, without being assertive in any way. Very drinkable. I miss the creamy maltiness and distinct dry hop balance of a high standard pilsner, but Frydenlund pilsner isn’t so horribly bad - at least not for a macrobrew. It’s just not so horribly good either.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Skinnyviking (7942) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2010
Can. Low and quickly disappearing off-white head. Clear golden body. Mild and relatively sweet malt aroma. Mild and sweet barley malt flavor with a dry dusty and long aftertaste. Low carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 27, 2010
Boks 0,5l. Lys gyldengul på farge. Et høyt kremaktig skum som varer en liten stund. OK aroma med innslag av søtlig malt og antydning til humle. Smaken er vassen og dominert av søtlig malt. Antydning til bitterhet i ettersmaken. Lav karbonering. KI=5

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
HenrikSoegaard (11863) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 13, 2010
Can. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Light bitter flavor. Short very light bitter finish. Watery palate. Tasteless but then again not bad!

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