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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Haand Special Berry Collection Vol. 1 Ale brewed with sea-bucktorn.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10605) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
Cloudy yellow smooth white heAd. Dusty malty slightly Belgian yeasts note flavor is flowery yellow fruity

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (9628) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
Bottled. Yellow coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. Aroma. sweetness, herbs, yeast, fruits. Flavour. Fruits, sweetness, sea-bucktorn, spice. Medium bodied. Ends fruity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of seabuckthorn, malt, and spices. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, seabuckthorn, spices, and malt, leading to a bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
subcombicio (159) - Marghera, ITALY - NOV 25, 2013
Buon acido e gran bel corpo che fanno di questa birra un altro ottimo prodotto di questo eccezzionale birrificio... il gusto delle bacche utilizzate ? qualcosa di unico.. eccezzionale !!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (1756) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 5, 2013
Bottle. Sampling session at Lefty’s. Funky and inky/charcoal, cabbage, light sauerkraut. Medium straw color, with a thin but constant head.Mild citrus with some saltiness / mid settles slightly with some sweetness / finishes small and sugary. Thin-medium body. Very mild but tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hypo_Luxa (52) - Osaka, JAPAN - NOV 3, 2013
Smelled of a water, clean sewer. Not rotten, but clean funk. Taste was oiled cabbage, blue berries, runny, sea salt, briney, vegetable. Saison funky sourness with vegetable brine.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cunningham (4000) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2013

Appearance: Hazy/cloudy golden color with a big white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Mild malty, some spices, yeast and fruity.
Palate: Medium + body. A bit acidic, mild sweetness and a fresh bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, yeast, some spices and mild malty.
Overall impression: Balanced lovely ale!
Personal stats: Bottle (batch #500) from Vinmonopolet Vika in Oslo, Norway.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1326) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 3, 2013
7% batch 543 part of a special berry collection, bottle picked up at Vinmonopolet, Bergen. Shared at a Tasting at KyotoLefty’s. Cloudy gold, filmy head. Earthy, salty sea aroma with notes that remind me of a Saison.  Sour, sea, salty kind of Saison like. A Saison with a sea brinyness to it. Tasty, pungent & nice. After warming up it became tart, sea, bitter a delicious sour beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (5894) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle. Vegatal/fruit, lemon, orange, cereal nose. Gold-orange, cloudy, some funky gray floaties. Berries, lemon, apricot, celery, cabbage. Nice lemony, orange character. Soft, silky, a bit too vegetal. A bit briney. Nice fruity character.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (1007) - Røros, NORWAY - OCT 14, 2013
Golden with a white head - aroma of berries and some fruity notes as well - A good malt and berry flavours - Lingering berry finish - this was nice and drinkable


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