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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (532) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 1, 2013
Color cobrizo sin filtrar con espuma color crema algo jabonosa. Aromas de malta caramelo y flores. En boca es ligera con textura malteada, el sabor muestra caramelo con un final amargo, seco, herbal y lupulado. Rica y refrescante.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamah (214) - - AUG 28, 2013
Great aroma. Pine, citrus and something sweeter like caramel. The poor was a clear golden amber color with very thin head. The taste is lightly sweet up front that opens up to some nice bitterness that lingers on the palate. The body was kind of still and oily. It doesn’t resemble a pilsner very much at all but I really enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5359) - Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden amber color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have citrus, grass, floral hops, mild sweetness, toasted bread and lager yeast. Some bitterness to the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (987) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Wow. I didn’t realize there are quality pilsners out there! Nice orange pour w/ a big white head that leaves lacing. The aroma consists of a beautiful blend of hop & malt. The taste is bitter & crisp. Very clean at 8%. This is damn good!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (7200) - Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Draft at northdown. Just a mess of a beer, oxidized, tastes and kind of looks like an imperial red ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (8848) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2013
750ml bottle. Poured a yellow color with an averaged sized head. Yeast, citrus, pine and dried grassiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TenEighty (11) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2013
Pours an orange amber with a super frothy head that's sticks to the glass, then settles lasting till the end. Citrus and fruit notes with a hint of lager yeast. Pilsner malts up front then a mild bitterness to follow. A very good imperial pilsner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2219) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 13, 2013
August 2010. From bottle. Pours golden yellow with a while head. Aromas of citrus, hops and malt. Refreshing hoppy flavors with the alcohol showing through, but in a nice way. Great balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jookos (2059) - FINLAND - JUN 24, 2013
’Bottle. Yellow hazy, unfiltered. A lot of pale malts, golden lager yeastyness. Overall a lot of slick pale malts. Green, slight fruity hops. Body medium. Pale malts, nicely bitter. Has a bit of alc there, but not in a bothering amount. Interesting brew. Lots of flavour of the pale lager- kind, but just condensed, without being sticky or icky or overly boozy. Feels enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zacgillbanks (2244) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2013
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This pale golden beer pours with a large foamy head. It has strong orange marmalade and citrus fruity flavours, malty and caramel notes with a bitter-sweet pine finish. An excellent Double IPA.

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