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Göteborgs Nya Bryggeri
Brewed at Grebbestad Bryggeri

Style: Bitter
Göteborg, Sweden
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lilla London Special bitter är en mjuk välsmakande ale med lång och påtaglig efterbeska. Råvarorna är till stor del engelska. Pale-, Crystal och Chokladmalt ger smak och härlig färg. Target, Goldings och Fuggles är våra humlesorter. Torrhumling ger ölet angenäm arom och bitterljuvlig karaktär.


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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franzen (373) - - SEP 21, 2013
Typical brittish aroma with some roastiness. Unfourtunately there is some metal present. The aroma is nice but could have been more powerful. Some raisin and dark syrup in the taste that don’t really fit in, the bitterness is nice though. The bitterness kind of reminds of tea. The metal is present even in the taste. The palate is nice, light in body and dry as it should be. The finish i short to medium with a nice goldings taste. A nice typical bitter. Not special in anyway but nice as a session beer.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (18184) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (22022) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2015
Bottle at Papsøs tasting at Amager Bryghus. Clear orange-red colored with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass with notes of chocolate. Fruity flavor of hops and grass Dry hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CloakedDagger (1001) - - JAN 29, 2015
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a clear, nutty brown with a creamy and lacing yellowish head. Slightly greasy, nutty head. Medium body, lots of sweet and slightly caramellish malts, nuts and subtle roast. Almost Brown Aleish. 290115

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Arve_Christian (3429) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2015
On bottle from Systembolaget Strømstad. Amber color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; malt, some hops and dried fruit. Medium body & complexity. Good bitterness and balance. Enjoyable

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (5532) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 4, 2014
4/VIII/14 - 50cl bottle @ the seaside - BB: X/2015 (2014-878) Thanks to hackobock for the bottle!

The beer has a colour that is exactly like cola, topped off with a big fluffy aery beige head, little stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: metallic, hay, grains, malty, caramel, bit sweet,s oft roastedness. MF: ok carbon, medium body. taste: pretty hoppy start, citrus, grassy, malts, bitter, fruity, some caramel. Aftertaste: citrus, hoppy bitterness, grassy, hint of mocha, more bitter hops, roasted, coffee touch, bit sour, very bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (37073) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ [ Fastelavn Smagning - Carnival Tasting, Ulfborg ].

[ As Göteborgs Lilla London Specialbitter ].
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, toffee, light roasted and toasted. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, malt extract, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140301]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (1855) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2014
Smak och doft av humle, malt, citrus, karamell, smörkola med toner av gräs och örter. Lagom sötma och fin beska.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11587) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle. Pale amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is butter, caramel, malt. Flavour is butter, caramel, malt, floral, grass. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ninecats (219) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown/copper with a huge mostly lasting brown fluffy head. Aroma is roasted malt, toffee, metal, vanilla powder, flowers. Taste is a bit more sour than expected, but with a roasted maltiness evident, also some nuts and flowers, ends again light sour, bitter and dry. Body is light to medium, medium carbo, slight sticky texture. A bit unbalanced but there’s potential.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bygers (897) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle 0,5l. Pours an amber colour, medium head. Aroma and taste are caramel, straw, hops and malt. High carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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