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HaandBryggeriet Krøkkebic

Formerly brewed at HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Sour Ale brewed with Crowberries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huhzubendah (3477) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Bottle shared by bmanning. Thanks Ben. The beer appears a hazy dark orange color with a small head that leaves sparse lacing on the glass. The aroma offers some wild yeast, funk, fruit, malt, kiwi. Abundant sourness in the flavor, with some tart citrus and stone fruits. Mild tannins with some citrus and a slightly acetic finish. Light to medium bodied with solid carbonation. Overall, a decent beer and one worth trying. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 01-08-2012

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2013
Bottle@Home. Strawberry aroma, acidic with a hint of oak. Red, tiny off-white head, no lace. Strawberries, rather oaky flavour, cherry pits, funky, hint of paracetamol. Bit thin. Complex yet highly drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
WilleLW (236) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2013
Dark redbrown colour with a small head. Aroma of fruits, raisins and cherry with a slightly sour character. Also some smell of juniper berry. Taste of juniper berry, fruits and some grapes with a distinctive sour and drt characteristics. Interesting and nice. A simple fresh and dry mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2729) - NORWAY - DEC 3, 2011
Bottle enjoyed at home
Red with brown tones, thin laced white head. Smells of wild berries, hints of green apple, some malts and also some funky brett. Taste is medium malty with a distinct sour acidity. Some sweetness also apply, but the sourness rules them all. Thin tart dry palate. Not very bitter finish, but i find som bittertones too. An interesting beer from HB, needs maybe some more time in the cellar

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tkrjukoff (4304) - SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2011
Courtesy of gnoff. Pours clear deep copper amber with a small bubbly beuge head. Aroma is sour, acidy, stable, sweet, fruity; very nice. Flavor is sour, lemon juice, fruity, tart and has some sweetness. Finishes tart sour and fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (7293) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 10, 2011
Small light beige head doesn’t last. Slightly hazy amber body with light carbonation. Milky wooden wild berry aroma with vinegary oily fruity notes. Sweetish-acidic wild berry, lingonberry, and wood taste with herbal spicy wooden notes. Light body. Mild mouthfeel initially, then sharpish at the end. Dryish-acidic lingonberry and juniper aftertaste (which is probably really the black crowberry) with wooden metallic funky notes. Nice, but a bit weird and harsh. (0.5l bottle, wine monopoly, Vika, Oslo.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7579) - Brier, Washington, USA - DEC 28, 2011
500. Pours a murky pinkish red with a loose head that doesn’t stick around for too long. Pleasant tart berry nose, not at all pushy but definitely inviting. We tried this with a couple of other big sours on the table over the course of the evening and it’s definitely not as explosively aromatic (or flavored) as those big guns, but it has a lot of nice presence to it. Fizzy medium body. I don’t know what a crowberry is, but the mid-palate note is probably halfway between a blackberry and a raspberry. Nice sweetness, tartness, acidity, and enough bite to be refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium to dark amber red colour with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, berry, sweet berries, crowberries, wood, oak. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a long duration, herbs - urth - heather, wood, aok, berry - crowberries. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20111105]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer5000 (5901) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2012
500 ml bottle @ RBNAG11 – Haandbryggeriet. Slightly hazy, deep reddish/orange body with a small, dense off-white head. Aroma of sour berries. Flavor has berries, fruit, light malt and balanced acidity. Medium body. A tasty and fruity beer with a pleasant acidic balance. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hair6a11 (1479) - Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2012
Bottle; Pour is murky golden amber with a modest beige head in this glass; a light haze, with a medium ring comes through eventually- modest, spotty lacing here as well. The nose is .... lactic.... berries, sure.. but I haven’t had a crowberry before - it would be disingenuous to suggest that’s what I’m pulling from this one - there is an earthy note present as well. The flavor profile ; it begins a little thin, leading to a lactic sour note, light berry fruits, mild funk, finishing with a bit of cheese and earth - nice overall.....

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