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Hancock Old Gambrinus Beer Light



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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Moolesen (199) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Golden with no head. Sweet malty nose. Very rich but a bit too sweet for me. The high alcohol is disturbing the flavour. Medium lentgh. Good carbonization.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
HoppyBudgie (692) - SOLA, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2014
Amber colour. Heavy malty sweet aroma. Sweet fruity and malty flavour with some alcohol. Dry finish. To alcoholic

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SVA (18) - - JUL 16, 2014
Reminds me of nisseøl. Is fairly heavy in flavor in the beginning, but because of the 9,6% in this "light" beer, it gets better as you go.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
martin00sr (634) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2014
Clear golden, fizzy and quickly gone head. Malty, grainy aroma. Sweet, malty flavour, prominent alcohol. Finish is a little rough.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
beikes (149) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2014
Even though heaps better than competitors like Elefant or Dortmunder, Old Gambrinus Light is not the masterpiece it’s hyped to be here in Denmark. It’s complex choice and blend of different hops is a bit of a genius though, and it is what makes this brew above average in the genre. The head vanishes too fast and the beer gets too tame on the palate too quickly. It’s a hefty brew make no mistake, but there’s no alcohol dominated taste at all, and that’s why it wins compared to other strong pilsner brews. It stays interesting til the end, but never blows me away. A very decent beer, in a genre that’s always impossible to master.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (3138) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear amber with airy off-white head. Malty and grainy flavour, with touches of roast and, above all, alcohol. Sweet, malty flavour, with nut ty and grainy touches. Rough finish. Potent but OK. More like a Doppelbock than an SPL. Fortunately.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (2467) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2013
Flaske delt med skibsreder Ovesen: klar, gylden, med kort skum. Fruktig aroma, og en deilig trippel-aktig smak som en en belgier. En god, altwrnativ juleøl.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (904) - NORWAY - DEC 1, 2013
Clear and golden. Short-lasting head. Light and fruity pilsner aroma. Belgian triple and strong pilsner-like in taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lilja (1623) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2013
Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, fat, läder, russin, ljus sirap och farinsocker. Oljig, rund och len. Dock slår alkoholen igenom en aning mycket, blir ojämn och spritig.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
flemmingwillum (1000) - Nysted, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2013
En gylden pilsner-lignende øl, med et lille uholdbart skum. Duften er præget af alkohol og malt. Smagen er ligeledes maltet og alkoholisk, men med en antydning af æble eller pære. Tyk i munden, men en lidt stikkende kulsyre. God af en lys undergæret øl med så høj alkoholprocent, men det er ikke noget jeg ville gå specifikt efter i mine ølindkøb.

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