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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4997) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martin00sr (1429) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2015
Tap @CBC15. Cloudy plae straw. Strong, herbal and smoke aroma. Herbal flavor, dry and bitter with light smoke.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (328) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2015
Sample at CBC 2015. Hazy golden red. Aroma and taste of smoke, grape, citrus. Taste is the same very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (5564) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2015
Sample at CBC 2015. Hazy golden/light red with a small head. Aroma and taste of smoke, sausage, light wood and citrus. Also some weak earth. An interesting one and rather tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryon (1767) - SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2015
Pours hazy yellow no head Aromas of peat, german sausage Taste has sour notes with snoke and german sausage.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aleksander9 (669) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2015
-short review cbc- hazy peach with white head. Smoke, herbs, floral and some citrus. Funk, tart and smoke finish. Overall: enjoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (3177) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 25, 2015
750ml bottle pours out a rich straw color no head. Nose is holy smoke lemongrass citrus spice and some wood. Taste is smoke smoke smoke bacon lemon and plenty of citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftycarl21 (2290) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 24, 2015
Bottle thanks to Sam! Hazy golden pour, small white head. Nose and flavor are crazy and rather awesome, with huge sour, smoke, and herbacious kick throughout. Beechwood a la rauchbier is certainly apparent, but not moreso than undeniable lactic funk. Ginny woody bite complements this bizarre but attractive quaff. I’m into it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1301) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy gold with a shallow, creamy, fine-grained head. Nose is smoke, lemon, stone fruit, sea salt, and peeled green wood. On the tongue, it’s mostly smoke and sour; saline, herbal, some honeyed sweetness, a touch of fruit, and earthiness rounds it out. Creamy yet sharp on the palate, with a long, acetic finish. I don’t get much juniper, though there’s a ghost of it in the close. I don’t know if I can say good, but I’ll assuredly say fascinating.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maekchu (2566) - Hirakata, JAPAN - APR 8, 2015
Bomber. Thanks to mike12da. Bacony, smoky nose, a bit sourish with some stinky herbal notes, creosote, and tuna fish. Hazy apple juuice color. Sour fruit initial, moves to a sweet peachy flavor with some light spice, then some smoke and funk, and later celery and wheat. Thin-medium body. Wow! Very uusual and complex. Nice tartness, but not a pucker monster -- just very pleasant. Couldn’t drink this everday, but it is a special brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KyotoLefty (7192) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 4, 2015
750 ml bottle. Deep, cloudy, glowing orange. Great nose: smoke, berries, grapefruit, lemonade. Very tangy, lightly sour, berries, bacon, salt. Nice blend of smoke and sour with a pretty strong bitterness as well. Complex and wacky, though it comes together very well.

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