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Brewed by Mikkeller at De Proefbrouwerij in Lochristi, Belgium.

’Fad bamse’ is a highly hopped and dry hopped imperial pilsner with a light body and lovely crispyness from the lager yeast.
A Danish pilsner is typically characterized by an alcohol content of 4,6% vol., piss-yellow colour and a sexless, slightly bitter taste. But it doesn’t have to be like this…! Draft Bear is Mikkellers interpretation of a ’pilsner’, heavyweight-style. With its powerful hop notes, high alcohol content and lovely golden appearance, the only reference to the pilsner style is the clean taste of the lager yeast.
Ingredients : Water, malts (pils, carapils and amber), light candy sugar, hops (amarillo and cascade) and lager yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (3392) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Ogolnie to malo to piwo przypominalo strong lagera. Za malo bylo slodowe, a za bardzo przytlaczalo chmielowym smakiem i aromatem. Newet bylo metne, czego nie spotkalem w tym stylu. Jest na opak. Ogolnie smaczne ale nie miesci mi sie to w ramach tego masowego gatunku. Piana srednia i srednio trwala. Koloru bursztynowego jest to piwo. Alkohol na szczescie nie wyczuwalny.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1735) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2014
Pours clear orange with a low white head. Aroma is rye bread, orange rinds, honey. Taste is rye bread, honey, orange rinds. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamsen78 (3950) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2014
Draught @ Setka Pub, Pozna?. Pours cloudy amber with small white head. Clear aroma of hops, with citric notes. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with notes of grass. Bitter aftertaste. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (5442) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2014
330ml bottle from Appellation Wines - cheers Ash! Pours clear golden amber, thick white head. Big lemon and orange citrus aroma, light resin too. Taste is a little funky, but more resinous hops. Not a lager by any stretch of the imagination, but a lovely beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (1256) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 5, 2014
Botella de 33 cl de 2d2dspuma tomada en mayo de 2013. Muy buena imperial pilsner con sabores maltosos bastante intensos y un amargo final bastante compensado. Efectivamente una pilsner al cuadrado en cuerpo aromas y sabores. Para repetir sin duda.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (890) - Lille, FRANCE - FEB 27, 2014
Color: clear blond golden beer with small carbonation and medium light white foam. Smell: grass, bread, wheat, fruity and hoppy presence. Really appetizing. Taste: nice malt taste, wheat and honey touch. Dry on mouth and watery. Really drinkable and fresh. Aftertaste: nice balance malty and herbal notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
graham_murphy (401) - - FEB 15, 2014
Just how I imagined a pilsner could be. As an IPA drinker anyway. Good strong taste of citrus and pine from the hops. But fresh and crisp like a pilsner. Less bitterness than an IPA. Smooth too. Meets the standard you expect from Mikkeller.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
spirit75018 (19) - - FEB 7, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2014 Bière de haut niveau (high level beer). Je n’ai pas trop senti le style Pilsener mais cette bière est assez exceptionnelle. Très fruitée en bouche puis avec une longueur très amère. Très intéressant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Buongiorgio00 (933) - - FEB 5, 2014
Veramente sfiziosa questa imperial pils luppolata in maniera fine e intrigante, il gusto maltato che si sposa dolcemente con le note luppolate, che rievocano sentori di frutta e agrumi. Leggera nota alcolica al naso, ma in bocca è un tripudio di golosità!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (1669) - Alabama, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Tap @ Stone’s Mikkeller tap takeover, Helsinki. Pours an orange amber with a good-sized, off-white head. Aroma is pith and caramel. Taste is dry. Pith, resinous, caramel, some grain. Light, well carbonated, refreshing.

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