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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomer (1678) - Rishon Le Zion, - NOV 17, 2012
At a tasting, thanks Dagan, small stable head, a bit hazy deep orange colour to gold colour, aroma of orange marmalade, orange blossom, herbs and a touch of butter, flavour of orange, stone fruits, bread, spiciness and some herbs . Good, but not really a pilsener.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tomekk1978 (445) - POLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Barwa: złocista, lekko zamglona. Piana biała, dość obfita, drobno pęcherzykowa, utrzymująca się i ładnie oblepiająca szkło. Wysycenie średnie. Aromat: zdecydowanie alkoholowy, nieco spirytusowy, a nawet rozpuszczalnikowy. Dopiero w tle lekkie aromaty słodowe, oraz owocowe, zapewne pochodzące od chmielu. Niezbyt zachęcający, trochę przypominający mocne perfumy. Po chwili dochodzą nuty "maślane" oraz nieco "papierowe", a zatem diacetyl i utlenienie, może nie wielkie, ale jednak. Więcej chmielu staje się wyczuwalne dopiero po dolaniu ostatniej (dolnej) partii piwa. Smak: słodowy, zdecydowanie pełny i wyraźnie słodki. Chmielowa kontra niezbyt wielka, bowiem goryczka nie przekracza średniej. Dopiero po dopełnianiu szkła ostatnią częścią piwa czuć nieco więcej chmielu i owoce, ale i tak nie jest to wrażenie oszałamiające. Do tego alkoholowa, rozgrzewająca końcówka. Kolejny Mikkeller i ponownie coś innego, zatem imperialny pilsner. Niestety fanem tego piwa z pewnością nie zostanę. Barwa i piana okazały się niezłe, ale aromat to najsłabszy element tego trunku i momentami był wręcz odpychający. W smaku nieco lepiej, jednak to również nie to czego się spodziewałem. Dodam, że butelka spędziła w mojej szafie kilka miesięcy, ale biorąc pod uwagę ponad dwuletni termin przydatności do spożycia, nie powinno to być żadną okolicznością łagodzącą. Moim zdaniem za dwa lata to piwo będzie bowiem niemal niepijalne. Z bólem serca, ale tego Mikkellera nie polecam.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerheart65 (1000) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Cloudy orange amber, thin but long foggy off-white head, nice lacing. Good aroma: nuanced malt with light roasting, caramel, dark bread, black berries. Medium body, medium bitter, dry, standard carbonation, long malty finish. Good one, tasty and interesting, nuanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k92488 (255) - NORWAY - AUG 14, 2014
DWF, Mřrk gylden med hvit skum, Masse humle aroma og malt.Smak av humle, malt , fruktig. Kanongod, en av de beste lager jeg har smakt HUMLE hode som jeg er...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (788) - NORWAY - AUG 13, 2014
Dark golden. Residing off-white head and lacing. Fruity aroma with grain, unmashed malt, biscuits and ongoing fermentation. Similar tast and aftertaste, also with citrus marmelade..

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (7959) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Sample at The Crest. The beer pours a clear orange-gold color with a medium bone white head that recedes steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops, citrus and malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of herbal hops, grapefruit and toasted malt. The finish is mildly bitter with a grassy hops and citrus aftertaste. Above average overall.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2241) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Moderate grain for the malt, light to moderate perfume for the hops, light dough and soap for the yeast, with honey, nectarine and dried apricot. Head is large, frothy, off-white, with excellent crusty lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is clear, but hazy on the last pour, medium amber/orange. Flavor starts lightly sweet and acidic, then finishes moderately bitter. Palate is medium, oily with a carbonation between soft and lively. This Strong Pale Lager if full of fruity aromas and well balanced flavors.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukasmh (100) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2014 Tap. Pours clear dark yellow, half a finger beige fine head. Aroma is a lot of caramelish pilsner, Some malty sweetness. Taste is medium sweet and really awesome fat fat mouthfeel. Intense and clean taste. Crips bitter finish. Nice take on a pilsner!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RasmusOtt (1093) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
Tap @ Fermentoren. Pours a dark golden yellow with an off white head. Aroma is pretty mild with notes of Grassy hops, sweet citrus and a malty backbone. Taste is fresh, mild hoppy and pilsner-like with notes of Caramel malts, grassy hops and sweet citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VictorStr (1264) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
Ja det var ju en kraftig pilsner. Mycket humle i bĺde arom och smak, besk med inslag av apelsin.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wihlan (238) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
Flaska från mikkeller utanför operan - ser ut som en vanlig pilsner men smakar helt fantastiskt. Smakar apelsinklyftor doftar inte så mkt men är fantastisk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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