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Brewed by Nils Oscar
Style: Belgian Ale
Nyköping, Sweden

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nils Oscar Sorachi Blond är kryddad med den japanska humlesorten Sorachi som ger en rik doft av citrus. Just humlen i denna brygd är odlad i USA. Den komplexa aromen förstärks med dofter av enbär och koriander. Jästen är av belgiskt ursprung. Dock är det mer välhumlat än vad den belgiska traditionen bjuder. Utöver detta innehåller ölet flera olika sorters kornmalt och vetemalt. Ölet är fylligt med stor rondör och inte filtrerat. Det passar utmärkt till både ljust kött, fågel, stekt fisk och naturligtvis i ensamt majestät.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2010
Clear golden with a small off white head. Sweet and fruity aroma with malty and yeasty notes. Flavour was sweet with fruits, malt and yeasty notes. Finished sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 20, 2011
Botella. Unclear deep amber. Sweet fruity aroma. Good mouthfeel. Sweet fruity armel bit vyeasty flavour, dry, good bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2011
Bottle 750ml @ TFODRBSG11, Ulfborg
Pours hazy golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, dried fruits, caramel and yeast. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (9366) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2010
Draught, 300ml, perfectly served lightly chilled at Glenfiddich Warehouse in Gamla Stan. Near clear, amber coloured body under a slowly fading, white tophead. Smooth aroma of died fruits and herbal hops. Fresh fruity taste with hints of dried fruits breaking through supported by lighter notes of caramel malts. Lingering fruit bitterness to the ending. Medium bodied. Quite enjoyable drinking before mid day (Stockholm, 27.07.2010).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (8746) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2010
Draught at GW68, Stockholm
On August 4, 2010
Hazy copper color, fluffy lasting light brown head. Phenolic, sweet, light metallic taste; fruity, bitter, herbal, cream aftertaste.
Starts off like a Belgian Blonde, finishes almost like an IPA. A bit sweeter with a less dry finish and for me it would’ve been excellent! Still good though.
Phenolic, creamy, malty scent. Also some banana esters in the smell. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Some acidity in the taste also, bringing a bit of astringency to the mouthfeel.
It’s a bit "spretig" (all over the place), not balanced in the way I appreciate it most. But all in all a rather nice beer.
I’m not sure what style I’d call this one, perhaps a "Belgian style IPA"? Tone down the bitterness, loose the acidty, add some more sweetness and caramel, and it would, for my taste, turn from rather nice to very nice.
For those that don’t care for "true" Belgian Blondes, the smaller notes of phenoles with the higher bitterness level might be a true hit?
Not a session beer, for me at least, in drinkability, more of a farily slow drinker, but not down to only a sipper either.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (8580) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2010
750 ml bottle. Finland.
Clear golden colour with small off-white head. Toffee, berries, some spices and sourness in aroma. Flavour is mild toffee sweetness, mild and sweet hops and fruits. Drinkable and mild Ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7790) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2010
Draught. Low creamy and quickly disappearing off-white head. Clear amber body. Apple pear peach caramel aroma. Fairly hoppy fruity caramel flavor with low carbonation and a long bitter sweet aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (7546) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 3, 2013
75 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20100729.
Pours copper color with a small head. Aroma of fruits, some mild hops, yeast and caramel malts. Flavor is the same with some mild spice and toffee notes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (7264) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2012
75 cl bottle @ Pikkulintu. Rated on 29.07.2010
Aroma is malty and sweet with some fruits, citron and hints of hay. Flavour has citron, some grapefruit, spices and bready malt. Not your typical Belgian ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7119) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 9, 2010
750 ml bottle @ Olutravintola Pannuhuone. Rated @ 30.7.2010.
Hazy amber colour with a thick white head. Spicy aroma of vanilla, grapefruit, yeast and sweet malts. Sweet flavour with loads of grapefruit, malts and hops. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. Nice summer brew.


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