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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Haandbryggeriet version of Vuur & Vlam.

Fyr og Flamme is a dry hopped IPA in the US style with an exceptional aroma and hop flavours. We use a very special blend of 3 American hops that produce lots of hop flavours. We produce living beer, not pasteurised or filtered.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3418) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 16, 2012
At the "Expired Beer Tasting" at Dagan’s Place. Thanks DSG. Pours yellow to orange rusty with a nice head, aroma of onion, tangerine, lemon grass, greenness, marmalade, flavor is bitter and dry with no sweetness, lemon skin, greenness, medium to full bodied, nice

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElDesmadre (1555) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUN 11, 2012
Bottle, courtesy of Palme. Amber-brown with a big head. Sweet, American hop aroma, with pine, mango and passion fruit at the front, and also pineapple, grapefruit, peach, some pear and some caramelly malt. What I didn’t like was the biting carbonation, coupled with the sharp bitterness - the beer came across rather rough, rustic I would say perhaps. Other than that, this is a very good IPA, with a medium body, light sweetness, strong bitterness (but too rough), actually more hoppy-bitter than hoppy-aromatic while drinking - bitter-centered. Does not succeed in living up to the original from De Molen, but still very good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lowenbrau (1947) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 3, 2012
500ml bottle. Herbal, citrus aromas. Pours hazy golden, with nice white head, vanishing, good lacing. Medium body and average carbonation. Taste is smooth, mild bitter, with some herbal notes. Quite enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (5829) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 2, 2012
Bottle shared at a tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks KnutAlbert for this bottle! Hazy copper-amber with an off-white head. Aroma of flowers, citrus and some tropical fruits. Flavor has a bit of sweetish malt and a nice fruity and floral hops with a bitter and slightly grapefruity finish. Medium-bodied.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
BillHick420 (426) - North Dakota, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2012
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Nose of citrus and spruce. Nice, yet mellow citrus aroma with hints of fruit and a rounded spruce. Easily drinkable! Instant classic!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CamdenD (1094) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 31, 2012
Very drinkable and well-hopped IPA. Aroma is floral with a bit of citrus, taste is nearly mellow but the bitterness still dominates.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
grunx (367) - - MAY 30, 2012
Molt bona IPA. Molt ben equilibrada. Bona textura, bona amargor, escuma persistent. Postgust llarg.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rysstout (4) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2012 does not count
Great punch in the nose, powerfull rich hoppy feeling in the mouth. Maybe a bit to much smokeynes, but this is drawed back from the elegant mix of the hops and fruits. Ps: much better on tap! SetesAle - "It's in the fridge" (A beer for the future)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCellarer (32) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2012 500 ml bottle kindly shared by Rune at Beer session XIX in Tromsø 220312. Hazy, dark orange body with a small lasting white head and some lacing. Commanding citrusy aroma with excellent punch and a smooth scent of fresh flowers. Flavour of tropical fruits that really tingle the taste-buds. Palate is suave and very pleasing to the mouth. Invigorating!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spacecube (841) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2013 Excellent stuff, had this on cask at North Bar, Leeds, pours a hazy orange, very well balanced beer. Malts, biscuit & caramel & orange, lemon & pine in the balance.


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