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Brewed by Oceanbryggeriet
Style: English Strong Ale
Göteborg, Sweden

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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To celerate vocalist Ebbot Lundberg from The Soundtrack of Our Lives (Gothenburg, Sweden) Ocean presents an English strong ale, brewed with crystal, wheat and chocolate malts. Aroma hops are the American Cascade and Crystal together with the classic East Kent Goldings from the UK. Listen, Learn and Drink Up!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5536) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2011
Draught (Glenfiddich Warehouse, Stockholm) - Copper/dark brown in colour. Fruity aroma with hops, caramel and dried fruit. Fruity and tangy taste with hops, malt, dried fruit and caramel detected. Nicely balanced and tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJestersBeer (2138) - SWEDEN - APR 7, 2011
Draught (cask?). Medium amber with a light haze, white head. Malty nose with some yeasty notes, caramel, fudge, light chocolate, apricots, hops. Dry, medium body, quite high bitterness, appropriately low CO2. Malty taste, caramel, hops, yeast, and a faint earthy note (characteristic of many Ocean beers?). (2011-04-06)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2011
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg. Very nice amber beer with a lasting beige head. Toffee aroma, milky and with hoppy notes. Chocolate flavor, grassy and with metal notes. A bit on the thin side.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 3, 2011
Draught at Brogatan, Malmö. Clear orange red coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops, bread and grass. Fruity flavour of hops, caramel, cookies, grass and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6296) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2011
(Draught at Man in the Moon, Stockholm, 30 March 2011) Dark red colour with frothy, off-white head. Malty, slightly fruity nose with notes of red fruit, caramel and hints of chocolate. Malty, fruity taste with dark fruit, caramel and a fairly dry finish with a mild, spicy bitterness. Medium body, quite dry. Soft and rounded with a balanced, citric bitterness. Quite nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2011
Draught at Man in the Moon, Stockholm. Clear nut brown, small head. Bone dry, yet fruity. Roasty with slight perfumy hops. Salty with crisp, slim body, notes of tobacco and chocolate.MArked salty bitterness. A well drinkablem crisp and clean ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (5630) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2011
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Sweden. Clear to shady copper, medium off-white head. Fruity and malty arom with notes of red berries and some floral hops. Medium dry, medium bitterness. Quite OK, but I do not crave for another one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2011 First rating
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg. On March 29, 2011
Clear copper color, dense tan head. Fruity, bitter, metallic, grainy, berry taste. Smooth yet a bit to the thin side mouthfeel. Bitter aftertaste. Fruity, berry, sweet scent. Medium bitterness.
I like it, not too much poking you for attention, just a nice smooth easy to drink, nice ale. Go get it!
7/4/7/4/15=3.7

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Bottle 50 cl from Systembolaget, on September 1, 2011
Malty, sweet, candy, almond paste scent. Clear red color, off-white head. Malty, mineral, sweet tatse. Malty and mineral aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, low to medium low bitterness.
Not as nice as the one I had on draught.
6/3/6/3/12=3.0


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