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Brewed by Halsnæs Bryghus
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Hundested, Denmark

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Danish: En tjekkisk inspireret pilsner, som er lys i farven og har et hvidt skum. Brygget med mere aroma humle end en traditionel dansk pilsner, men med en behagelig rund eftersmag. Store Knud passer godt til røget fisk, og det danske frokostbord.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
humlelala (1114) - DENMARK - MAR 26, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2014 (New rating on December 26th; 50 cl bottle from Knud Bahr; Batch #866A; BBD: February 1st 2015) Poured into a Brøckhouse pilsener glass. Reveals a hazy golden body with ample white head that recedes to retain one finger foamy head for quite a while. Some lace. Aroma is pilsener-like with notes of grass, hay and biscuit malt. Oily texture, lively carbonation, light to medium body and a short, slightly bitter finish. Flavour is slightly weird. It has a lot of grass. Some chalk. The malt is hard to detect. Compared to my previous experience of this beer the aroma is certainly much better but the flavour seems a bit unbalanced? (Original rating dated March 26th 2013: Sample on tap @ the brewery) Pours a slightly hazy golden with medium white head and lively carbonation. Good lace and decent retention as well as regeneration. Aroma is a subdued noble hop with a bit of dusty grain. Oily palate with an upfront mild bitterness which lasts throughout. Light body with a slightly dry finish. The taste manages to balance the bitterness well with some sweetness without losing the freshness or drinkability. Overall though I’d say there is too much grain and slight banana character in the taste to make it a truly impressive experience. Girlfriend says "It’s somewhat bitter." Ar: 6; Ap: 3; Ta: 6; Pa: 3; O: 12

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2012
Draught at Copenhagen Ølfestival 2012. Golden color. Aromas and flavors of fresh honeyish malt and herbal-peppery hops. Fairly carbonated. Good fresh pilsner.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rune (9344) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2012
On tap, 100ml, at Ølfestival 2012, Tap 1 Carlsberg. Almost clear, late straw coloured body. Diminishing white head. Grass fruity nose. Mild sweet fruity hops to the taste buds. Oily sweet endnots. So and so (Copenhagen, 10.05.2012).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kappldav123 (5484) - GERMANY - MAY 17, 2012
Bottle looks really good. Beer in the glass zippy, small head. Starts mild-hoppy, a bit grasy, more and more moldy. Finish milder, still mody, some lemon hints. Okay.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7104) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Draught @ Ølfestival København 2012.
Pours a light yellow colour with a white head. Aroma of grainy malts, orange and some grass. Flavour of grainy malts, grassy hops, sweet fruits and some floral notes. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and a grainy, malty and citrusy finish. Good solid pils.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Svesse (6916) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2012
(Draught at Ölbaren, Copenhagen, 17 Feb 2012) Pale golden colour with frothy, white head. Malty nose with notes of tropical fruit, bread, grass and a sugary sweetness. Malty, fruity taste with tropical fruit, white bread, sugar and grassy hops in a finish with a moderate bitterness. Medium body, quite sweet. Too much sugar and too little hops. Drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (7264) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 26, 2012
50 cl bottle. Rated on 1.12.2009
Bright yellow colour. White and long-lasting head. Aroma hFlavour is bitter with hints of vegetables. Stinging palate. Drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - SEP 17, 2011
Nose is bitter hops, piss, little dry lemon, feel is medium watery, carb is mediumweak, taste is decent bitter hops, some sweeter, fruitier notes, celery

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borup (7881) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
Bottle. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt and hops.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jesperhammer (3495) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2011
09-JUL-2011, bottle @Ulkløbben Summerparty. Served by the brewer. Slightly unclear light golden with low white head. Toasty, a little elderflower and hay. Fine pilsener with a fine bitterness.


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