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Kissmeyer Beer
Brewed at Ørbæk Bryggeri

Style: American Pale Ale
Charlottenlund, Denmark

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Editor’s note: Previously called ’Kissmeyer West Coast Pale Ale’

English: Dry, crisp, medium malty body, medium smooth bitternes, big, fruity hop aroma and flavour. Think a bolder and more aromatic version of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.

(13.3 % P, 6.0 % ABV, 35 IBU, Colour 20 – 25 EBC).


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (5245) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2012
Amber colour with a tan head. Malty and fruity aroma. What on earth did they think about when they wrote: Think a bolder and more aromatic version of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. No way. SNPA rules! This had a solid malty background in the flavour with some fruity and bready notes. More malty than hoppy this one. APA? Hmmm. Soft texture.
[Bottle from Vinmonopolet - Oslo City Shoppingcenter in Oslo, Norway]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4642) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2012
Flaske 0,5l fra Vinmonopolet, Bestillingsutvalget. Drukket i heimen 16 Jul 12. Orange-brun. Litt uklar. Høyt kremaktig skum som varer en god stund. God fruktig aroma. Innslag av mandler. Lite kullsyre. Myk munnfølelse. Smaken sammensatt. mandler & aprikos. Svakt syrlig ettersmak. OK tørsteslukker - men også egnet som koseøl. KI=7.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foffern (1383) - Bodø, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear amber colour with a medium frothy light beige head. Wood and leather in the aroma with also a touch of sweet berries and sweet candy. Also a lot of wood, leather and bread in the flavour as well. Soft and slick mouthfeel. Bitterness = light+. An okay pale ale, fine balance with a small hop bite.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6346) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2012
Lovely dark amber, fluffy head. Aromatic hops lovely interwoven with nice malty body. Herbs, white petter, sutlte rather than extreme.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gr0ve (2173) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2012
500 ml bottle. Light brown and clear. Medium-sized off-white head that clings to the glass. Nutty spicy aromas. Reminds me more of a brown ale than a pale ale. Rounded nutty sweet malty flavours. Quite rich. Malt driven instead of by hops. Some bitterness but it’s all well hidden. Biscuits and fresh bread. Well balanced and nicely drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (6989) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2012
Tasted at DØE. Amber colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit, caramel and hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tfredvik (1297) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2012
Clear, dark amber colour (uh, this is a pale ale, isn’t it?) with a very light brown colour that lasts for some time and leaves some lacing. The aroma is rather strong and highly unusual for an APA, it’s malt driven with sweet dark caramel and even some hints of raisins, and the fruity elements are of the dark kind. Moderate sweet taste that lasts into the aftertaste, also a light bitterness in the quite long-lasting finish. The flavours follow the malty path laid out by the aroma: sweet dark caramel, toasted notes, raisin and dark fruits. Good mouthfeel, creamy and smooth texture and quite soft carbonation. Some faint traces of metal in the finish, but not very disturbing. A nice ale, but not something for the hopheads out there.
[50 cl bottle, enjoyed 6 months before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Vika, Oslo]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
esp0r (2176) - NORWAY - JUN 7, 2012
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Deep amber, super big tanned head. Smells of malts, some hops. Where is the big fruity aroma promised on the label? Some dark overripe fruits appear though. Medium malty, medium sweet, some dry dark fruits and caramel. Nice medium bitter finish, some resins and zest in there. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, light oily feel. Totally i don’t feel that this beer deliver what it promise on the label. Even not sure if this really is an APA. Seems like people before me have questioned the same issues

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3480) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 9, 2012
Large light biege head misty deep amber pour soft carbonation aromas malt some fruir a richness caramel nut the flavours bright fruit citrus taste medium bitter nut toffee sweetness caramel woody touches pear apricot palate pleaser the finish sweet swharp tastes malt and hop more sweet than bitter very rewarding ale

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (9575) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2012
50cl bottle (best before april 1st 2012) @ home shared with Joes. Hazy dark orange color, medium to full sized, decently lasting, fair lacing white head. Smell malts, lightly fruityness, a hint of flowers, hops. Taste malts, hops, light to moderately tropical fruits, light to medium bitterness, slightly some flowers. Low to medium body, medium carbonation.


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