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HaandBryggeriet Sweet & Sour

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

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sweet & Sour - take a beer and age it in French oak barrels for 18 months and mix it with one of our seasonal beers, and you get this both sour, sweet and dryish effervecent result for you to enjoy. The US version carries 7.5 VOL% alc.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2013

Bottle 500ml.

Light unclear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is light malty, moderate wood, grape, earthy, moderate to light heavy sour - tart. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy acidic with a long duration, tart, sour, fruity - berry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130406]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
50 cL bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and mild citrusy. MIld spiced, milky and light fruity. Bitter and slight citric. Bitter and smooth fruity finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2013
Bottled. An unclear golden beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of lemons, straw, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of brettanomyces, fruits, malt, and wood, leading to a tart finish. Thanks Theis for sharing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of chrisv10. Pours a hazy golden with a white head. Tart fruit aroma, a little coconut also. Medium body, lemony citric with a good bite of tartness. No real hoppiness. 060413

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of berries. Fruity and light acidic flavour of berries. Tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 8, 2012
Bottled@SBWF2012. Golden colour, bubbly small head. Aroma is sweaty socks, sour wood, some acidicness as well as rather sweet. Flavour is sour wood, earth, yeast, very acidic with some mild tartness as well.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19381) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2012
Bottled at SBWF. Hazy pale amber, no head. More vinegar in the nose than I ever felt in sheer vinegar. Malt sweetness overrun by concentrated vinegar sourness. Completey dominated by aggressive puckering lemony acidity. Decidedy with some intersting oaky notes, but oh so unbalanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16727) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle @ yespr. Pours a hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty woody sour citric aroma. Fruity sour tart woody citric flavor. Has a fruity sour woody citric finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are brett, lactose acid, citrus, vinegar, malt, fruits and hops. Nice and sour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13575) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 26, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2012 Bottle, at Grünerløkka Festival. A gusher producing a hazy, orange-golden body and a dense, medium-sized, off-white head. Quite sugary nose actually, with a pleasant tart fruitiness. Oranges and peaches, white sugar, candy notes and some bitterness in the flavour. Medium to full body, semi-tart and quite effervescent on the palate. Sourish and sweet fruity finish. A quite pleasant one, both refreshing and tasteful. Rating: 7-4-6-4-14-3.5. 120825

Bottle. An almost clear one, golden-orange in color and without head or carbonation. Vinegar, acetone and peaches on the nose, a bit intense maybe... The flavor is more mellow, but still rather vinegarish, but more on the fruity side. Tart, medium body, more or less still. Tart and lemony finish. An intense beer, there’s certainly differences in the sourness level between this bottle and the last I had. Rating: 6-3-6-3-13-3.1. Letting my old rating count. 120914


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