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Mohawk Snowblind Strong Ale

Mohawk Brewing Company
Formerly brewed at Slottskällans Bryggeri

Style: American Strong Ale
Göteborg, Sweden
Serve in Snifter, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Amerikansk Strong Ale. Mörkt bärnstensfärgad ale med kraftiga citrusaromer från användandet av amerikanska humlesorter och en speciell humlingsteknik kallad Hop-Bursting där man tillsätter kontinuerligt ökande mängd humle för att ge en kraftig humlearom. Humlesorterna är Amarillo, Brewers Gold, Cascade, Chinook, Columbus, Northern Brewer, Saaz och Simcoe. Den kraftiga humleprofilen balanseras av en rund och mjuk maltighet som kommer sig av användandet av mycket Mynchenermalt. Detta kompletteras av Pilsner-, Crystal, och Pale Chocolate malt. 2009 års version bryggdes hos Sigtuna Brygghus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2010
Bottle 500ml.
Clear medium red amber color with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091123]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (12007) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 27, 2009
courtesy of Per - pours a fully cloudy ruby-brown colour under a solid beige foam; nice lacing; nice balance in the nose between a fair hop presence and toasted chocolatey malts; notes of herbs and licorice too; some robust sweetness and a full malt body, quite velvety palate; a fair bitterness lasting long in a chocolaty and licorice finish - robust and heavy stuff

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23728) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2009
Bottled. Cloudy dark brown, rich head. Orangey licorice aroma. Medium sweet with medium-full body. Really hoppy with perfumy grapefruit and licorice. Powerful lingering bitterness. Lots of hop power hidden in chocolatey malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlbertC (277) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2009
Very nice cristmas beer with complex taste of hops and citrus and finished off with good bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rickgordon (3853) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2009
Bottled. Dark ruby-brown colour with pale brown head. Orangey hops, with chocolate in the background. The hop biterness set in pretty early, whereas the maltiness feels a bit subdued, but there is slight nutty maltiness due to the munich malts. Citric hops dominate, in the background a pleasant chocolate is found, along with wood in the finish, plus some alcohol. The bitterness feels really striking, and the beer feels to be pretty dry, maybe because of the hops. Great beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2009
0.5 L bottle from Systembolaget. A fingerthick khaki head over a near black body with ruddy edges. Aroma of rounded roastedness and toffee/caramell A pleasant and distinct hoppy smell, too. Medium to full malty, well roasted, with coffee and chocolate notes. A generous amount of fruity and light resinous hops is there to balance. Well-bodied and quite palate-coating. Hop bitter and roasted, malty ending. A very nice one, potent and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2955) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2009
Bottle. Lots of citrusy hops. A malty background of coffee and some licorice. Bitter aftertaste. A very american strong ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
finol (3123) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2009
Bottle. Pours brown like filter coffe with a tan head. Big taste of caramell, malt, hops and coffe

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KnutAlbert (6713) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2009
Very dark brown, tan head. Mothwatering hoppy aroma. Pine and forest, like a liquid Christmas tree. Hop juice, but there is a malty body rising to the challenge. Pepper and spearmint, too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Defreni (3006) - Husum, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2009
Flaske: Rødbrun øl med et fint skumhoved. Duft af engelsk humle og candy. Smagen er fint balanceret, men ikke så humlet som jeg havde håbet på. Alt ialt en udmærket men lidt kedelig øl der ikke rigtigt bliver forløst.

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