Brewed by Närke Kulturbryggeri
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Örebro, Sweden
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Örebro Bitter is an English style ale, richly hopped with East Kent Golding and Cascade. Other ingredients are malt, water and yeast. The beer in unfiltered and unpasteurised, that is it has been allowed to keep all of it's flavour. Unfiltered beer can form some sediment in the bottle. Best served at 12C.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2009 On-tap at Bishops Arms, Järntorget, Gothenburg. Hazy amber color with a creamy off-white head. Hoppy floral and citrus like aroma also some sweet fruit and caramel. Tastes hoppy, bitter, fruity/sweet, caramel. Very nice one! 081122. Cask. Örebro Öl & Whisky Festival. A bit more grassier and more lightbodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 4, 2007
500mL bottle, courtesy of omhper. Thanks, Per! Pours a murky orangish-brown color; fluffy, khaki-colored head with excellent retention and lacing. Floral and fruity hops in the aroma; some cedar and mate tea (thanks, Eben) and red fruits; quite pleasant, if a little overripe. A zest of grassy and herbal hops at the front; definitely get that mate / tea-like malt character at the core; a good twist on the typical earthy, biscuity ESB, with a bit more very ripe red fruit. Medium, biscuity and earthy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stine (1646) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 4, 2007
Poured from a 500 ml. Golden orange hue, fairly hazy but still clear. Sweet and grassy aroma of yerba mate, graham, and orange. Tea extends itself indefinitely with a light hint of cherry syrup. Crisp, understated bitterness of grass and sesame seed; certainly heavy and perhaps overly so on EKG. Lightly nutty, very leafy, long resinous character and the softest shade of honey. Bright fruit sugar darts in and out, suggesting cotton candy. Mild astringency finishes. More or less an uninteresting hoppy pale type. Thanks for sharing, Ken!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (10370) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 1, 2007
courtesy of Per Forsgren - dark amber colour with a little persistent beige foam; very hoppy, aroma of herbs, mint and gentian; some red fruits, medium-bodied and very bitter, dry and long bitter herbal and fruity finish - complex and very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilsnerrogge (2618) - Finspång, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2007
Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival
Amber colour, OK head. Dusty hop aroma. Hoppy bitterness with notes of toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mugabe (258) - SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2007
Draught. Whisky/cola-coloured with a thin head. Taste of old oak boards with a dry finish of wild strawberries. Very dry and very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6377) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 3, 2007
Full malty beer with just the right amount of bitterenss to make the balance. Long lingering taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (16999) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 1, 2007
Bottle RBESG 07 ... Brown ... High hop ... fruity high hop ... by now my palate has been truly shot , so my descriptionsgo down hill :-( score are still a good gide to my self at least for retrys.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14984) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2007
Bottle at RBESG 2007. Red amber with lasting beige head. Odd fruit, cakey aroma, dry malt. Bit of odd sickly something. Odd. Some smoke/ashtray.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RoyceH (1197) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 30, 2007
Bottle, RBESG Grand Tasting 07. Copper, thin off-white head. Nose is funky sherberty fresh hops. Some malt as not to overpower. Mouth is warm, yeasty fresh bread, malty, some fruit. Excellent. Finishes bitter and coating. Really loved this.

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