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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: American Pale Ale
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Pale Ale - is a pale, refreshing and aromatic beer with a fine malt profile from our English special malts. Generous use of fresh hops renders a zesty and delightful hoppy aroma and flavour. To be served at 8-10 degrees C. Bottle conditioned - unfiltered and unpasteurised, no artificial carbonation. (Not to be confused with the stronger Haandbryggeriet India Pale Ale.) (Picture of label: http://www.haandbryggeriet.no/pale ale butikk.jpg )


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
smmaaren (240) - NORWAY - JAN 18, 2014
50 cl bottle from Rimi. Pours cloudy amber with a small white head. Slightly hoppy and citrusy aroma. Bitter aftertaste. Good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
LeifPH (1) - - JAN 11, 2014 does not count
Lyst, bittert uten å miste "rundheten", mye humle, og typisk engelsk malt. Mye smak pakket i en flaske!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (3049) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2013
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of malts, biscuit, straw, hops. Quite bitter flavour, hops, straw, biscuit, spicy pepper. Spicy finish, light pepper, straw and biscuity malts. Nice and well balanced brew.
(50cL bottle @ home. From trade with Cunningham, thanks!!)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ronisa73 (8) - drammen, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2013 does not count
Meget god sammensetning av malt. En anelse mye humle. Alt i alt ett friskt øl som man kan kose seg med:-)

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8228) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Draft at Amundsen in Oslo. Mostly clear amber copper with a soft white head. While the hops have some resin and fruit (orange and peach and such), the malt is grainy and coarse and has a smell of both fried breaking and ketchup / tomatoes, and there’s also a faint bit of metal / copper pennies in there. Vegetables and a bit of metal and some strange graininess. It has medium sweetness level, lingering hop oils and a sourish old toaster bread crumb finish. I feel bad rating this given Haand’s usually high quality, meaning I want to believe this is off, but it’s on tap and is seemingly fresh, just not to my tastes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (1838) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 19, 2013
50cl bottle, batch 646, brewed 2nd Sept. 2013, 4.5% abv. Bought at Eurospar Langnes, Tromsø. Pine, peaches and grapefruit peel to the nose. Off-white moderate head on an hazy dark amber body (ironically pale ale). Tastes hops with malts and bread-like, with a little dry or mealy feel, and underlying bitterness. Some lemon hints too. Ends with roast, ash, pine, dark dark malt, a little half dry. Overall interesting and fresh, reminds me a little about english bitters.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aaron68 (608) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2013
500 ml bottle from "Meny Gol" Beer shared with 2 friends in a cabin.October 12, 2013. Dark golden color with a thin white head. Aroma is hop,citrus,peaches and yeast. Fruity and hoppy taste with a slightly bitter finish. Lovely low ABV beer.Will buy and drink again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tobba (2) - - OCT 15, 2013 does not count
Bottle. Smell and taste like hops and tropical fruits, nice color little foam

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Janern (5) - - OCT 15, 2013 does not count
hay, grass, medium body, average carbonation, astringent. Tåkete framtoning, lite skum

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IPAgutten79 (603) - Skui, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2014 Flaske 0,5 l. Lysebrun farge. Fruktig fin lukt, humle og malt.Samme kan sies om smaken. Humle og tropiske frukter. Mildt bitter i munnen, lettdrikkelig som bare det! Veldig god butikkøl.


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