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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Gotlandsdricka, meaning “Drink of the Good Land”, is believed to have been the beer of the Vikings. Our rendition of this ancient style is inspired by the traditional farmhouse ales once brewed on the island of Gotland off the coast of Sweden. Gotlandsdricka (6.6% alcohol by volume) is brewed with birchwood smoked malt, juniper and sweet gale. It’s unfiltered, unpasteurized and naturally carbonated through re-fermentation in the bottle.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Bottle thanks to Walt. Hazy yellow pour. Nose is juniper, smoke and sharpie. Flavor is (you guessed it) juniper, smoke and sharpie.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1510) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2013
750 bottle. Bright light gold and hazy. Small white head. Nose is first smoke, then a bit of funk and yeast. Taste is backwards, with the yeast and funk first and then smoke at the end. Unique. Not a bit smoke fan but this is interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3399) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 17, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Pours a cloudy pale gold with a nice white head. Aroma of smoke, malt, yeast, and pine. Taste is smoke, yeast, fruit, pine, and spice. Unique. Worth a try.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 22, 2013
A - Hazy golden-yellow with a big finger of frothy white head. Fades fairly slowly. S - Grainy malts, smoke, Belgian yeast, coriander, pepper, juniper, other herbs and spices, farmhouse esters, lemon zest. T - Grainy and lightly bready malts, smoke, Belgian yeast, coriander, pepper, juniper, other herbs and spices, farmhouse flavors, lemon zest, vanilla. M - Medium bodied with moderate-heavy carbonation. Smooth with a spicy, estery, and smokey finish. D - Nice smoked saison. Good balance of smoke, spices, and yeast character.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (3542) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Bottle at a bottle share. Pours a hazy dark golden color with a moderate head. Nose is slightly sour with a somewhat smokey taste. Very light drink. Good brew.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fratto (2616) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Bottle from Cavie. Very light pour with a huge white head. Aroma is tons of smoke and maybe some juniper. Taste is beefy, smoke, and bitter berries.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3785) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Bottle from Central Market. Pours a clear golden yellow color with a ton of bubbly white head. Aroma is almost smoky, woody and reed. Beefy smell and flavor. Earthy flavor with a dry flavor. Smoky and roasty. Tastes like Vikings pillaging my mouth.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2013
@BBF12. Pours yellow with a white head. Aroma is malt, citrus and smoke. Flavour is malt, caramel, citrus and light smoke.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drpimento (2212) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Provided by JJ. Served with a large, foamy, frothy, off-white head that lasts all the way down. Color is a hazy amber. Aroma is yeast, smoke, sour, with notes of fruit. Flavor’s like nose, smoke is prominant, but not overdone; again a bit tart. Body’s decent, good carbonation. Finish is like flavor, fairly easy drinking, would killer to cook with..

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrgratz (113) - New York, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Bottle from Jeff in Texas. Thank you. Pour is light gold and slightly hazy. Champagne bubbles and tight white head. Aroma is slightly smokey, cracker, juniper, wood, some citrus. Taste is smokey.. juniper berry, sweet rye, bread, juniper berries, some lemon. Moderate carbonation.. crisp dry finish. Lighter body. Enjoyable.


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