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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   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.


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   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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (3605) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2013
On tap @ Borefts 2012. Not often you see a smoked this yellow-golden, but it sure is just that. Yellow-golden and light cloudy in color with a big heavy lacing white bubbly top. You don’t have to look to long for the smoke, but it’s not directly punching you in the face either. Mild barbecue sauce aroma with a whiff of citrus. Not extreme but nice. The taste is again from Jester King, really fresh and refreshing. Light grassy with citrus and a little warming alcohol touch. Enjoyable. 28.09.2012

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2013

Draught @ 4th Borefts Beer Festival 2012, Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

ABV: 6.5% (Program) Light unclear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity, juniper, smoke notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a long duration, spciy, juniper. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120928]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4984) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Gold pour with a fluffy white head. Nose is bbq, florals, sweet, salt, and earth. Very smooth on the palate, heavy smoke upfront, earthy malts, juniper, and an easy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gringo332 (559) - Richardson, Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Hazy gold with a good sized off-white head. Aroma is of smoke, leather, floral, light spice, foliage. Taste is of smoke, wood, light citrus, grain, and hay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TChrome (1432) - Bedford, Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Very lively carbonation. This beer comes across almost as a smoked beer to me. The flavor is quite initially smoked the base beer seems to be a golden ale. Pretty enjoyab lower abv ale.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SPDickerman (1014) - Texas, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Pours hazy pale yellow with a large bright white head. Smells a little like wheat and herbals herbal. Taste is herbal and otherwise a little sweet and bitter. Medium-bodied with a slick texture and mildly fizzy mouth-carbonation, Jester King Gotlandsdricka finishes with an herbal tingle.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3740) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 22, 2013
24 oz. bottle shared by johnnyramirez. It pours a light yellow color with a big white head. The aroma has some mild juniper and wheat. The flavor has wheat, spice and a hint of smoke near the finish. Nicely done.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JakeSparks (125) - Alvin, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
bought this because of the label from heb. mild sourness and yeast dominate. very odd beer

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blackflag321 (547) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Cask draft to snifter. Subdued aroma of smokey herbs. No carbonation and no head. Looks like grapefruit juice. Tasted a bit of old tire, but it really grew on me as I sipped it. A very unique beer; I appreciated what the brewer did with it.


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