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Mohawk VS Amarillo

Mohawk Brewing Company
Formerly brewed at Sigtuna Brygghus

Style: American Pale Ale
Täby, Sweden


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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Detta är en ljus ale som jäst vid rumstemperatur och därav fått en fruktig smak och doft. Den amerikanska humlesorten Amarillo har använts till både beska och arom, och bidrar med tydliga toner av citrus och tropisk frukt. Ölet har torrhumlats, d.v.s. humle har tillsatts i lagertankarna för att ge en förstärkt humlearom. Ölet är typiskt för den nya generationens småbryggerier från USA. I vinsammanhang pratas det om viner från den ”gamla världen” och den ”nya världen”. Med det menas att Europa är den gamla världen och till exempel USA och Australien tillhör den nya världen. Denna indelning kan göras även för öl. Mohawk VS är en parlansering som vill visa på de skillnaderna som olika humletyper skapar. Mohawk VS Amarillo är en öl från nya världen, humlat med Amarilo humle från nordvästra USA. Det ger ett öl med tydlig arom av citrus och tropisk frukt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Furseth (2022) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2011
Bottle: Clear red colour, with à big white head. Aroma: à Little bomb of fruits, citrus, sweet maltynes, some caramellyness in the end too. Flavor is fruity, flowerry,medium body, medium to long fruity finish. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garza (570) - Oslo (NO), Caracas (VE), VENEZUELA - JUN 2, 2011
Hazy amber look with a consistent tan head. Fresh and nice floral aroma. Medium sweetness, medium bitterness and refreshing taste. Round flavour, well balanced. Medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, nice medium bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours out in an almost clear amber colour with a rich firm white foam. Big hop aroma of pine, red grapefruits, orange-peels and flowers with sweet undertones of red oranges. Medium-bodied with with rich hoppy notes of red grapefruit, pine, lemon-rind, orange-peels and grass with a wee hint of sweetness from red oranges and yellow plums. Long bitter finish of grapefruit, orange-peels, wet grass and pine. Not in balance, just for hop heads.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Veer (362) - Landskrona, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2011
Aroma: pears, caramel, vanilla, yellow grapes and apricot, spruce needles, a nice acrid depth to it that reminds me of of brewdog paradox sans the whisky.
Flavour: it immediately strikes me as very well balanced. The hops and malt mingle very well and form a unity rather than balanced or unbalanced contrast. Slightly pungent, very fresh and resinous. The malt is not adding much sweetness and yet it manages to add a lot of body – at least given the gravity. The flavour alone probably deserves a 6, but having no annoying qualities at all – a rare thing! – I give it an 8, for this is the kind of beer I could drink every day. The aftertaste reminds me of nettles, onions and nigella seeds, albeit subtly, and finally leaves a very pleasant hop bitterness clinging. There is some vague milkiness going on as well – I would normally have called that sappy, but milky seems more appropriate in this case. I don’t know where it comes from. The alcohol is also doing its work perfectly flavourwise, it adds some heat and pungency and comes as natural with the other flavours as it would’ve done in a good single malt.
Appearance: pretty, ruddy amber with a moderate development of very fine-bubbled yellowish foam.
Palate: oily, slightly frothy, quite fizzy – really clings to your mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (6124) - Billdal, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2011
Bottled from Systembolaget Sweet and malty with a lot of citrus. Pleasant bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2257) - SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2011
500ml bottle. Pours a clear, medium amber, fluffy white head. Big, fruity, hoppy nose, lots of apricots, grapefruit peel, pine resin, tropical fruits, faint hints of yeast and diacetyl. Dry, medium body, pronounced bitterness, balanced CO2. Hoppy, fruity taste, apricots, citrus peel, pineapple, pine resin, caramel, malt, quite spicy. Good representative of Pale Ale style. (2011-03-02)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (13371) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2011
Bottle. Gilden/amber color, nice offwhite head. Nice fruity and hoppy aroma. Citrus, pineapples, grass, milky notes. Fruity hoppy flavor, dry grassy, metal, some pineapple. Long gassy finish with fruity notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (21272) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2011
Bottled. Hazy deep amber, small head. Rich grapefruity hop aroma. Dryish with clean mouthfeel and medium body. Biscuity crystal malt bacs the rich amounts of citric hops. Marked resiny bitterness. A tasty, very American style ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mad_Ferret (753) - SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2011
Bottle. Clear amber with a nice thick orangy off-white head. Hoppy fruity, citrusy aroma with a good caramel backbone. A bit yeast or fermented fruit as well as some cookie dough and almond paste. Taste is sweet of caramel and fruit with a smooth balanced citrusy, flowery and grassy bitterness. Some almond paste in the flavor too, and a slight metallic note towards the end. Body is medium. Carbonation is a bit lively but smooth. Not fantastic, but surely good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (7801) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 6, 2011
50cl bottle, courtesy of and shared with Gnoff. Dans la série de, je continue à faire des versions d’un single hops, voici les Mohawk. Orangée col blanc. Malt légèrement grillé le tout sur un beau bouquet agrumes donnant une belle pointe d’orange. En bouche, houblon citronnelle, orange et mandarine, agrumes très agréable avec au fini un arrière-goût de levure/végétal.

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