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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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This mythological beer emerges from the depths of our brewery every winter. Made with Cascade, Centennial and Simcoe hops and six organic malts, ďA-BombĒ has a complex floral, spicy and citrus hoppiness backed up by just the right amount of malt sweetness. 7.3% ABV, 17 deg. Plato, 70 IBU.


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3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alphadelic (2164) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 10, 2013
A pretty ideal winter warmer. You donít feel that heat until it hits your stomach. Light and smooth. Plenty of hop to counterbalance that sweetness. And some citrus and pine spiciness to cut the caramel flavor.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (10944) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 25, 2016
Draught @ Gastropuben KICK Malt & Mat, Kristiansand
Pours hazy/murky brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, spices, hint of tartness, pine and dried fruits. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter and light sour with a long spiced, caramel, piney, dried fruity and tart finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14112) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2016
Kick 030516. Pale amber-orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is hop, pine, grapefruit, resin, malt. Flavour is hop, pine, grapefruit, resin, malt, caramel, spices, alcohol. Nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Arve_Christian (4797) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2016
Om tap at Sandar Bryghus. Deep golden color, good foam. Medium/ high aroma intensity; caramel, malt, hops, vanilla. Medium/full body & complexity. On the sweet side. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2016
Can@Stadin Panimobaari, Helsinki. Amber colour, huge off-white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, some sweet malts, nectar and a bit sugary notes. Flavour is fruity, some earthy, sweet malts, tobacco as well as mildly alcohol. Good winter warmer, and was good in the summer time too.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16503) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2016
On tap at Kick. An unclear, almost murky orangey brown beer with an off-white head. Sourish, caramel malty aroma with a nice spiced touch. Cellar hints, pine cones and a touch of alcohol. Itís full bodied, lightly warming and nicely carbonated, rather dry, with caramel, prunes, some cellar, a pleasant spice touch and piney, bitter hops. Lasting sourish, malty aroma with pine cones, bitterness and some warming alcohol. Not a summer beer, thatís for sure, but itís a fine brew indeed. Pleasant combo of sourness, bitterness and malts. 160716

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (7849) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2016
Can. It pours hazy deep orange with a creamy off white head. Spicy hops and caramel malts with crackers and some floral notes. Light pine and citrus with sweet caramel malty flavor notes. Lots of malty notes but a high amount of hops makes this very balanced. Great stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (14051) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2016
Can shared with Joes. Hazy cloudy dark red-amber color, medium sized white to off-white head that lasts for a decent while. Aroma is malts, hops, lightly resinous. Taste malts, hops, resinous hoppy, slightly sweetish, hops and hop bitter. Decent to medium body and carbonation. Lovely!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (6459) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2016
(Can, 0.473 l,† at Stadin Panimobaari, 20160706) The beer poured deep amber and hazy. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had creamy toffee, pine and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, creamy toffee, pine, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A nice hoppy pale ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (6414) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 7, 2016 Can @ Stadin panimobaari. Poured amber color, thick white head. Thick caramel, dark fruity hops. Some rye notes. Pleasant. Flavor has citrus, sweet dark fruits, caramel, yeast. Nice bitterness in finish. Balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonno (2489) - JAPAN - JUL 1, 2016
Damn. This was brewed in December of 2015 and I thought it was a winter warmer style beer. Still kicking ass this is an old school near DIPA, with a think toffee and cookie body balanced with a big citrus and grapefruit hop onslaught and spicey pine finish with some sweet malt. Really good and amazing it still drinks so good at this age.


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