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

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 )


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2007
Bottle @ Københavnske Øldage 2007 in Copenhagen. Unclear orange pale color with a average frothy good lacing mostly lasting off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy hoppy, flowers, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is soid hoppy with a light citrusy touch. Fruity hops flavour with a nice sweet malt base beneath. Ends dry and lasting fruity hoppy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2007
Bottled. A hazy orange beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet hoppy which gives it notes of both grass and grapefruit, but also with a note of caraway seeds. The flavor is sweet malty with light notes of caramel, grass, and grapefruit, leading to a dry and rather bitter end. I find the body thin - maybe due to lack of residual sugars.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2007
(Bottle 50 cl) Slightly hazy, amber golden with a small, off-white head. Fresh, citrusy aroma. Fairly light in body with a subdued caramel malt base before the citrusy hoppiness takes over also leaving a solid bitterness. A decent APA. 130507

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2007
Bottled. Hazy pale orange colour with mediumsized slightly off-white foamy head. Aroma is flowery hops, some fruits and a bit yeast. Flavour is bitterish hoppy, but with some balancing fruity notes also. Smooth carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (19644) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 28, 2007
Bottle. Hazy orange coloured with a white head. Fruity aroma of hops and pine needles. Fruity and hoppy flavour with notes of pine needles.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (18944) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2007
Bottled at RBESG ’07. Cloudy amber. Honeyish aroma with a light citric touch. Sweet and lightly sulphury, medium bodied with slightly sticky mouthfeel. Notes of orange before a finish with medium bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 27, 2007
Hazy dark amber color. Hoppy aroma, earthy; leafy and fruity later; very nice. Thin (really too much) but smooth mouthfeel, dry caramel flavor and strong bitterness, a bit too astringent. The final is a bit harsh and dry as well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2009
Bottle. Nice head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are hops, flowers and some grass.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2011
Bottle. Trade with Yngwie. Thanks. Pours unclear dark orange with a creamy white head. Nose is fresh hops. Citrus and peach with a whiff of yeast. Flavor is dry and bitter. Buiscuit, lemon, citrus and grassy hops. Medium bodied. Dry end.


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