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Lillehammer Wieses Ale (Amber)
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Brewed by Lillehammer Bryggeri
Style: Amber Ale
Lillehammer, Norway

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Ludvig Wiese var byens første ordfører (1837) og foregangsmann for etablering av dampskipstrafikk i Norge.

Editors note: Wieses Ale is sold under that name in several disguises, though only one at a time. Bitter and brown ale are other editions of Wieses Ale. Therefore, be sure to ask the barman/barmaid/brewer what you get.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6085) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 29, 2008
On tap at the brewpub. Wonderful session ale, lots of flavour drawn out of the ingredients like the best British cask ales. Sweet and bitter, wonderful hoppiness. One of the top five Norwegian beers at this strength.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2008
330 ml on tap@the brewpub. Clear amber colored with a ruby shine. Medium dense greyish head. Beautiful toffee aroma. Fruity, floral and light spicy notes. Soft, caramellish malt flavors along with a well prononced, but still very gentle hopbitterness. Hints of roast. Well-bodied for a 4.6% beer. Nice all over.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (1955) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2008
On tap at the brewery: Clear red/brown colour, with a nice creamy head! Aroma of malts, dry hopy/fruity nose. Flavor has a creamy mouth feeling, medium body.With a pepperyfinish. This one was the werry nice!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13555) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 16, 2008
On tap at the Brewpub. A clear, amber pour with an off-white head leaving lacings. Fruity and sweet nose with some toffee, roasted malt, and a nice hop profile. Mostly fruity flavor, but there’s a malty, toffee background to balance it. Medium body. The finish has a lovely fruityness as well, and a nice bitterness. Looking forward to the day this one ends up in the stores. (080216)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kestral (506) - Årnes, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2009
Amber ale version on tap at the brewery. Clear amber body, solid offwhite creamy head with soapy bubbles on top, stayed for the whole 15 mins it took me to guzzle this one down. Aroma is of tropical fruits, toffee, light roasted notes, hint of liquorice, with a slight fresh sourness. Flavour is of toffee, light sour tropical fruits, with a long roasted/lightly burnt aftertaste. Feels creamy and smooth in the mouth, english real ale style body and carbonation. Yummy sessionbrew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6206) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2008
Biggish offwhite lasting creamy head with good cling. Deep amber body. Sweetish fruity caramelly grainy aroma with spicy hoppy notes. Dry-sweet grainy reinsy taste with roasty, tangy caramelly notes. Something smoky in the background, it seems. Also delicate, but a bit harsher than the pilsener. Still very good. (0.33l draft at the brewpub. They said they keep changing the recipe and even style of this beer. This one they referred to as an amber ale.)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (8044) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2009
400ml on draught at the brewpub. The pour reveals a clear, amber coloured body with a dark-red tint. Thin, but lasting, beige head. Pleasant malt-fruity aroma added by notes of hop resin. Moderate flavoured with brittle caramel on a roasted background. Nice bitter endnotes. Clean tasting and fine drinkability. A perfect partner to a delicious course called Moose in bayer (Lillehammer, 06.02.2009).

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4492) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2013

Appearance: Hazy amber color with a tan head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Deep malty and a bit fruity.
Palate: Medium body. Slightly sweet and a moderate bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Dominating slightly sweet caramel malt, toffee, fruity and light grassy.
Overall impression: A mild and refreshing ale.
Personal stats: On tap @ source.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (2733) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2012
From tap as Verksgår’n amber ale at Larvik Mikrobryggeri. Slightly hazy amber with an off-white head. Malty with a nice bitterness. A bit sweet and fruity. Medium to light body. Quite refreshing. Backlog: tasted 2011-12-22)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4167) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2009
På kran i bryggeriet 17 Okt 09. Fargen er rødbrun. Lavt luftig skum som nesten ble borte. Fruktig aroma. Avrundet og sammensatt smaksbilde. Litt ristet malt. Søtlig. Avslutningen er litt tørr og bitter.


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