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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!


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13780) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2011
Draught at Bishops Arms, Gustav Adolfs Torg, Malmø. Clear dark red/brown - white bubbles. Raisins. Licorice. Nutty. Fruity notes. Bread. Light chocolate. Light yeasty notes. Berries. Smokey. Fruity notes. Ok bitterness. Ok roasted. Coffee notes. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (11891) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2012
Bottle @ Camons tasting. Hazy dark amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and a little dark fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 120712

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11461) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11373) - DENMARK - JUL 16, 2012
Bottle. Hazy amber/brown with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast and a little nutty. Flavour is malt, yeast, fruit, little sweet, hop, high carbonation, caramel, little toffee and medium bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10926) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 27, 2012
tap at store øl, små bryggerier clear dark amber, smallw white head. flavor is nutty, caramelly, slightly flowery.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (10775) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 25, 2013
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Exploding bottle. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Slightly metallic and herbal. Moderate bitter flavor. Some yeastflaw? Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9930) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2014
Bottle, thanks to Ronny, split at Colin and the Vikings tasting "After Party", Nol, Goteborg, Sweden 22/03/14. Clear dark amber with a good sized light beige head that retains well. Nose is biscuit malt, caramel, light hop presence, vanilla. Taste comprises caramac bar, woody tinges, bsicuit malt, more vanilla, bitter orange notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok stuff, not sure the style category is quite right here, not quite strong enough IMHO!

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
adnielsen (9464) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Bottle @ Rene’s house, courtesy of Nisse666. Reddish orange appearance with a bubbly tan head. Somewhat nutty, cola, brown sugar aroma. Rich toffee, brown sugar, caramel flavor with thick, prickly carbonation.

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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (7370) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 15, 2011
Cask at the Bishop’s Arms, Malmö, Sweden.
Clear mahogany colour with tiny frothy white head. Woody and nutty aroma with English style floral hops and moderate hoppiness. Flavour is nuts, wood, dry malt, grain and bitter dry fruity hops. Mild bitter aftertaste.


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