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Brewed by Hornbeer
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (11489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2010
SBWF 2010. Amber, offwhite/beige head. Woddy, oaky aroma, rather malty. Vinous flavor, oaky, fruity and alittle sugary.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6296) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2010
(Draught at Monk’s Porterhouse, Stockholm, 2 Nov 2010) Cloudy reddish brown colour with frothy, beige head. Fruity, acidic nose with oak wood, cranberries and hints of old socks. Fruity, tart taste with notes of cranberries, red fruit, oak wood and hints of chocolate. More than medium body, fairly sweet. Not very bitter, the cranberry and oak wood take over. Not the most balanced beer, but quite interesting.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
SirLimpsalot (2361) - SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2010
Vätskan: Djup rödfärg, mycket skum och ganska grumlig. Doften: Mycket syrlig och full av bär, ekfat och lite läder. Smaken var också mycket syrlig och ganska stor av tranbär, den hade några små lite halvotrevliga undertoner och den blir lite sliskig och klibbig efter ett tag. Så i början ganska frisk och trevlig, men jag tröttnar ganska snabbt på den.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sunevdj (3271) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2010
Pours a murky brown with a dimisnihing off-white head. Smells of berries with hints of smoked malts. Sweet and slightly sour with aromas of cranberries, oak and leather. Medium to full bodied with a slightly sticky mouthfeel. Quite lively carboantion. Cranberry juice finish with more oak.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bacchanalia (146) - milton, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2010
Pours a deep amber with reddish hue, a fesity bugger with a thick white head. Nose is dry cranberry, & that very slightly smokey old oakiness. The palate is really vibrant & fresh, clean cranberry fruit & a slight sour nip, fairly one dimensional, but then the finish kicks in & its all wood, & unfortunately not nice wood. A dry, earthy wood that’s overpowered everything else & isn’t great. Interesting, but ultimately hasn’t worked for me, the fruit is one dimensionla & the wood overpowers the finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (3556) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2010
Draught at SBWF 2010 (Elixir Wine). It poured a hazy brown mahogny liquid. It had a fruity flavour with a touch of sourness. Refreshing and easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6551) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2010
500 ml bottle @ Olutravintola Konttori. Rated @ 7.8.2010.
Pours an amber colour with a minimal head. The aroma is very distinctive; cranberry, cranberry and cranberry, artifical like. Medium sweet flavour of cranberry juice, caramel malts and mild spices. Oak notes. Overall a weird brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Forsberg_dk (258) - DENMARK - SEP 4, 2010
50 cl bottle, pours reddish brown with a minor head, aroma and taste is mostly sweet and cranberries with a hint of oak, only very slightly tart, very ordinary.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (5737) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2010
Sample glass at a presentation by Menno at wortwat. Ok head. Not much light but it’s amber I think. Nice beer

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JorisPPattyn (8032) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2010
On the verge of gushing, to towering, very dense, fine, amberish-coloured head, tenacious, over quite muddy, dark-red beer. Extremely nice nose with old oak, sharpish wood and fruit (strawberry, mainly), and a faint aroma of sharp cheese. Stunningly good old fruitbeer flavour, that I’ve experienced only once - took me awhile, but it is a blueprint of my Heyvaert kriek - from the eighties. Extremely specific flavourprofile of great lambic, with real cherries, but sweetened with saccharine (which explains the smoked impression, BTW). Short bursts of fruitacids, titillating MF, medium bodied at best, fruit-filled. Superb. I withdraw any negative-sounding comment I might ever have given about Hornbeer products. This is something to pardon any former cardinal brewing sin. NB - the fruitflies like it too. And in the run of years, I’ve developped a healthy respect for their judgment...


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