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RATINGS: 701   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lightandrhythm (63) - - JUL 8, 2012
Pours a cloudy amber with a thick foamy head. Brown sugar and alcohol aroma. Malty sweet flavor with a hint of grassy yeast. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artemb (466) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - MAY 30, 2016
Clear amber. Aroma: sweet orange, grassy, malty. Taste is good blanced, bitter-sweet, malty and hoppt. Flavour: malt, some bisquits, orange, zest, some rotten peaches. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MonsterMagnet (998) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2016 Bottle from SlackerMads (euro local swap), many thanks! Pours hazy orange with a white head. Fruity aroma with peach, passion fruit, orange. Taste follows with pear drops, lychee and a light maltiness. Medium sweet, light bitterness, slowly increasing to a firm bitterness in the finish. Almost creamy texture, lively carbonation. Nice and clean, deceivingly easy drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (2149) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 20, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Aarhus. Clear dark golden pour with a frothy head. Notes of grains, sweet syrup, light hoppy, orange zest and some grapes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Guruhso (332) - Grindsted, DENMARK - APR 8, 2016
Bottle. Hoppy aroma of citrus, pine and grapefruit. Light malty and yeasty notes. The flavours starts light sweet and finish moderat bitter. The body is medium and the texture is juicy. Not much recogniced pils/lager about it, but good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (3024) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is hoppy, strong pale malt, bready, fruity, tropical and piny notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and above moderate bitter. Robust medium body. Exemplary hoppy Strong Pilsener, this is how it’s done!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HPDalen (140) - - MAR 24, 2016
Caramel, fruit, flowers and citrus aroma. Not overpowering. Golden colour with an amazing, tall, frothy head. Well balanced, bitterness not overpowering in taste. Fruity after taste. Medium body, slick. This is pilsner done right.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sebilinz (1603) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 11, 2016
Bottle. Nice light amber body with nice lasting white head. Aroma is tropical fruits with nice caramel malts and citrus. Taste is fruits and orange and some grains. Aftertaste is nice bitter. Very nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (3204) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 4, 2016
from bottle, new batch. deep darker golden colour with a white head. very lovely pilsner, lot’s of fruits bursting in the nose, nice citrus caracter, tropical sweetness, crisp malts, freshly cut grass, nice bodied mouthfeel. very refreshing.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Bolian (134) - - FEB 21, 2016
Pours golden with white head good retention. Hoppy aroma grape and flowers. Taste is very balanced - fruity, hoppy and a dry finish. A beautiful strong pilsner type beer love it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lello4ever (512) - ITALY - JAN 27, 2016
Colore biondo carico. Poca schiuma. Aroma. Di malto con note fruttate. Al. Palato ben bilancio tra amaro,specie sul finale,e dolce. Molto frizzantina. Buona imperial pilsner.

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