Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Flute, Shaker


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Haand Special Berry Collection Vol. 2. Ale brewed with crowberries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6288) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 22, 2013
Bottle from the brewery. Lovely ruby. Discreet berry aroma, fruity and dry, just a little edge of sourness. Funk, raspberries, the dry crowberry mouth feel is very evident. Lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foffern (1334) - Bodø, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2013
Bottle at home. Has a hazy reddish amber colour with a light pink medium whipped eggwhite-like head. Aroma of fruits, Belgian yeast, hay, spices and cherries. The flavour is similar but balanced and complex, and is sweeter. There’s also some forest floor, heather, smoke and barnyard. Has a slick and smooth mouth feel, and a light bitterness. A nice mix between Norwegian berries and a Belgian beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (5000) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2013

Appearance: Cloudy red color with a white head that ends up as a thin white layer. Some lacing.
Aroma: Light sour and acidic berry fruity.
Palate: Medium body. Slightly sweet and a mild bitterness. Average carbonation. Dry texture.
Taste: Funky. Light sour and a fine balanced acidic flavor. Berry fruity.
Overall impression: Fresh and nice fruit beer. A lot better than first attempt. Lovely together with some cheese.
Personal stats: Bottle from a trade with OleR.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13903) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle at home - Shared with Mette. Clear deer red - light pink head. Lots of berries, zesty berries, light acid, ok sweetness, citrus, earthy, piney notes, citris, notes, wooden, forrest, light light marmelade notes, nice bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (3368) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2013
50 cl bottle. Red/pinkish color- very good foam. Nice fruity aromas, berries , cherry & good yeast influence . Medium body & complexity . Well balanced. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
krumbum (533) - truckee, California, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Cloudy read color with little head. The crowberrys own the scent of this beer. It makes my sense question weather crowberries are poisonous or not. It taste syrupy and thick like cough syrup with a dry finish. Thick bitter berry and dry. Different.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (5084) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2013
Bottle at Christiansand Brygghus in June 2013. Hazy reddish with a medium head. Red berries and crowberries both in the aroma and taste. Also some wood, leather and malt. Lively carbonation. Refreshing and nicely drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6969) - Enghien, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
Bouteille sample 50cl @ Il Pretesto, Bologna. BB 02/12-2015. Batch# 691. Cuivrée tirant sur le rougeâtre, col blanc cassé. Arôme est fruité de baies et de plante rappelant un peu le framboise. Palais est fruité assez léger sur un malt plutôt pâle, le tout offrant une belle rondeur de bouche gardant une petit note sucrée et de fruit rouge. Pointe surette perce en retrait.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (5221) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 20, 2013
Bottle, many thanks to OleR. Hazy red color with medium pink head. Aroma of malt, some berries. Fruity taste with some berries tartness and light bitterness in finish. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
coreyc1221 (260) - Truckee, California, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Champagne and fruit aroma. There’s some zesty tang in there too. Almost red bright amber colored with a white with a hint of pink head. Tart hits you first but balances out real well.

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