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Brewed by Holbæk Bryghus
Style: English Pale Ale
Holbæk, Denmark
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Editor's note: This beer was formerly known as Holbæk IPA.
The bottled version has been brewed at Herslev Bryghus and holds 6.5% ABV.

Danish: Lys, frugtig ale efter engelsk forbillede med masser af smag fra Marris Otter malten og den originale Whitbread gær. Duften er krydret med Saazer humle, og den fyldige øl har tydelig humlekarakter.

English: A light, fruity English inspired ale with lots of flavour from the Marris Otter malts and the original Whitbread yeast. The aroma is spiced with Saazer hops and the full-bodied beer has a distinct hop character.



2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2010
Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is malt, light grassy hop and fruity notes. Flavour is malt, light bitter and grassy hop.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (13802) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2010
Bottle @ BeerBiker/Scheffel’s 100 countires celebration. Pours clear golden with a small creamy white head. Vegetables, rubber and yeast. Medium bodied.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
thewolf (11150) - Kolding, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2010
Bottle, bought @ Bjergtrolden, Roskilde.
Clear golden with lots of bubbles. Medium, fizzy, white head on top. Aroma has pilsner malt sweetness, some doughy character, light baking yeast and a hint of grassy hops. Highish carbonation, kinda fat and oily mouthfeel that doesn’t really fit it well. Flavour is heavy sweet, toffee-like malts, doughy and light citric and grassy bitterness. Quite the weird beast...

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Clear light to medium yellow orange color with a small, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20090515]

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (5780) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2009
Bottle. unclear yellow colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, caramel and fruit.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
OleR (4799) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2009
Bottle@Øl&Mat 09, Oslo. Low white head. Orangey colored, low carbonated body. Yeasty aroma up front, followoved by a whiff of sweetish fruits and grainy malts. Taste is yeasty as well. Unrefined, sugary malt flavor. Moderately hopped. Quite cloying in the mouth . Dries up a bit in the finish. Not a favorite.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KnutAlbert (6067) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2009
Bottle, Oslo Beer Festival. Herbal, grainy, floral hops. Some dryness in the finish - but it ends up ratehr sweet. Does not really get anywhere.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
garza (567) - Oslo (NO), Caracas (VE), VENEZUELA - JUN 21, 2009
Hops aroma. Some citrus taste, far sweet. Some sweet palate, toffee aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2009
Sample at CPH beerfestival. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are hops, malt and flowers. Oily palate. High carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (10476) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2009
EBF09. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty And light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.


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