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Hornbeer Happy Hoppy Viking

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Brewed by Hornbeer
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 130   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Danish: Til humlevennerne. Det er vores hidtil mest humlede øl – en triple IPA med omkring 130 IBU. Vi har brugt bygmalte, hvoraf nogle har karamelkarakter. Farven er derfor gylden. Vi har tørhumlet øllet ved at lade det trække med humle under lagringen. Det er derfor man fornemmer en tydelig blomsterduft, når man hælder øllet i glasset. IPA er perfekt til de stærke oste. Humlens bitterhed passer rigtigt godt med ostens skarphed.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DroolYeast (213) - Odder, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2014
Draft @ The Cockney Pub in Aarhus. Aroma is tropical fruity hops, citrus, almost sweet. Hazy amber with tiny white head. Heavy bitterness, moderate sweetness. Finish is strong dry, medium body, average carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Madsen1635 (234) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle. Hazy amber pour with creamy offwhite head. Aroma is lovely with flowers and tropical fruit on sweet but balanced malty base. Taste starts with lots of sweetness and theb a bitter but nice kick from the hops. Very nice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hoppsan (141) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
65 cl bottle. Pours hazy beer with medium, o/w head. Caramel, Chardonnay and apricot in aroma and taste. Medium carbonation and finish. The high ABV gives it more of a BW character than an IIPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3174) - Radom, POLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Pelna paleta smakowa i zapachowa od arbuza melon po ananasa oraz rozowe grejfruty. Slodowosc w smaku bogata ale gorycz i owocowosc w piwie mocno rownowazy. Piwo mocne czuje sie je w glowie, lecz nawet odrobiny jej mocy sie nie wyczuwa. Piekny kolor dosc ciemny braz z ciemna czerwienia, spora piana oblepiajaca szklo, bezowa jest bardzo trwala. Super piwo.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (4426) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2014
Just opening this bottle was amazing. The tropical fruity aroma just hit you like a rock. Really pleasant and lovely rich tropical fruity. Also some flowery and caramel notes after a while. Maybe not so good for the eye. Cloudy brownish golden color with a off white head. Good lacing though. Medium + body. Not as sweet as expected and off course a rich bitterness. Quite good carbonation in this one. Helped it stay fresh a bit longer. Flavor….probably a bit overripe fruity. Malty and hoppy. Some alcohol when it got warmer. Overall a very powerful and balanced ale. Recommendable.
[Bottle from Systembolaget web order, Sweden]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHult (214) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2014
Flaska från Systembolaget, delad med @msbrindbergs. Grumlig bärnstensfärgad vätska med vitt skum. Doftar kåda och citrus. Fyllig kåda och lite pepprig tobak i smaken. Riktigt bra dipa!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MSBrindbergs (279) - Solna, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2014
Flaska delad med MrHult, stort tack! Bra grumlig bärnsten med fällning och vitt skum. Doftat klassisk dipa, mustigt och grapetoner. Mycket bra tropisk fruktsmak med en jättefin beska. Dör ut lite fort tyvärr. Som en fatamorgana, fast lite fattigare. I like it! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1552) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
Bottled. Pours amber with a white head. Smells fruity grassy hoppy, a bit parfume and candy malt. Tastes grassy hoppy, a bit smoky and candy malt, canned fruit with a smoky grassy hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (1380) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 7, 2014
Off white head, amber body clear. Lots of lemony hops to the nose, plus caramels. Taste; hops, strong aramel, bitter prune, lemon and grapefruit. Clean and strong on palate. Finishes still fruity, caramel, some warmth. Powerful. [50cl br btl abv9.3%, B@SB, T@Middelfart Fyn DK]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerSkull (1264) - SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2014
(Bottle). Aroma and taste of caramel, hops, grapefruit, sweet tropical fruits and alcohol.


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