Brewed by Nils Oscar
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Nyköping, Sweden
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
The end product is a hoppyaromatic all-malt brew where the special malt brings a remarkably pleasant malt character. It is fresh tasting and smooth as becomes a Dortmunder Export style beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HogTownHarry (6375) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2008
Bottle (330ml). From Waitrose. Clear deep gold, large fluffy lasting off-white head - solid bubbling after the pour. Dry, floral, light biscuity malt aroma. Taste same - light body, soft carb - nice - quite malty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7925) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2008
Bottle from Waitrose. dark gold with a slight, off-white head. Aroma of savoury malt and grassy hops. Flavour of digestive biscuits with a hint of sweetness, leading to a bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9843) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2008
Bottle. Golden with a small head. Aromas are clean grain and biscuit malts with light whisky malts. Crisp, dry and floral with peppery notes. Flavours are very dry biscuit with sweet caramel. Lightly fruity wit citrus. Bitter on the finish. Well hopped.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4639) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2008
Bottle. Golden beer with a lightly malty aroma. The flavour is very bitter, malty and hopped. Overall an average malty and strongly hopped beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SaintMatty (6809) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2008
330ml Bottle - Golden/amber in colour. Malty aroma with some grassy hops. Pleasant tasing with a light bitterness and some lemon and malt notes with a refreshing lightly hoppy finish. Not bad for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - AUG 17, 2008
Bottle, from Waitrose in Witney. Light amber pour with a bit of off-white head. Aroma of toasted caramel and earthy, herbal hops. A bit of walnut husks. Woody, brisk hops blend nicely with burned caramel and husky lager malt. Refreshingly bitter, but some good interest to the malt character. Yup, this is a pretty good lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1979) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - AUG 12, 2008
Appearance: Golden orange. Tiny amount of fizzy head. Aroma: Hops and malt, unsurprisingly. Taste: Fruit, with malt and hops. Fresh. Nice, slightly bitter aftertaste. Info: 330ml bottle, 12/8-2008

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DarkElf (3051) - La Jolla, California, USA - AUG 12, 2008
30-Apr-08 (330-ml bottle: Free sample bottle for stewarding the 2008 World Beer Cup in San Diego, CA) Grainy, malty nose with moderate amount of composted grass, some cheesiness, and a background note of lightly sweet honey. When the beer is left unmolested in the glass, the aromas fade sufficiently to reveal a dry, almost toasty maltiness and an unexpected but very intriguing smokiness. Grainy, honeyed, lightly sweet and gently hopped entry on the palate, but almost immediately, earthy hop flavor, dry, toasty malts and a light smokiness emerge, taking the beer in a direction that’s quite a departure from my expectations, but a direction that is wholly welcomed. Light-medium in body, low in carbonation, but the bitterness fades off the palate leaving a dry, malt-dominated mouthfeel that’s not as refreshing as expected. Golden in color and perfectly clear, but very few carbonation bubbles rise through the beer. The off-white head pours very small, just a thin, almost filmy layer, and that dissipates fairly rapidly to a meniscus-size ring. An unusual beer for a pale-colored lager, but quite good overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JustinBathurst (134) - Corner Brook, Newfoundland, CANADA - JUL 19, 2008
Pours a clear straw gold with a 1 cm white head. Smells very grainy, like horsefeed mixed with honey. This is pretty well a farm field. The mouthfeel is slick with medium carbonation. The taste is very malty, with some unbuttered popcorn and sour citrus. Great, simple stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2008
(Bottle) Pours golden with a small head. The aroma is of white bread, straw, mild honey, light cookie and cracker-like malt with light oily, herbal hop tones up front, but there is also some room for grassy and floral hints. Tiny bit fruity as the beer gets warmer. The flavour is light to medium malty and light to medium hoppy with tones of cracker, bread, straw, grass and some light floral tones. The mouthfeel is clean (almost hard), light dry and light crisp. Light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Light to medium bodied. A bit too clean.

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