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Omnipollo / Evil Twin Free Beer IPA

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Stockholm, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Free Beer - What if quality could be cheap? What if high content beer could be cheaper than low content beer? Would this affect choice?

This reflection sparked the second collaboration of Evil Twin Brewing & Omnipollo. An IPA brewed using an abundance of Australian and New Zeeland hops laid on a fluffy bed of English, Belgian and German malts.

The twist - to remove the money aspect of choosing craft beer we decided to bring in a sponsor.

Batch #1 is generously sponsored by The Bishops Arms. Specialty beer bar and pioneers of the Swedish craft beer scene.


Henok & Jeppe

Disclaimer: due to legal restrictions Free Beer will be subject to a minimum legal charge in Sweden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (4395) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2012
Draught @ Bishops Arms Skövde. Pours tiny hazy golden with a rather small frothy offwhite head that sticks to the glass while dissipating, leaving some thick lacing on the glass. Smell is fruity, tiny malty and hoppy fresh with biscuits, grapefruit juice, peaches, unripe pineapple, freshly cut grass, crackers, lemon zest, papaya, passion fruit and hints of caramel. Taste is sweet, bitter, fruity and herbal with biscuits, crackers, kiwi fruit, passion fruit, pineapple, pink grapefruit juice, freshly cut grass, gooseberries, lemon zest, lemon zest, unripe papaya, star fruit, lemon balm and hints of parsley. Mouthfeel is round, tiny crisp, tiny watery, slightly oily bitter and light to medium bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, bitter, fruity and herbal with biscuits, pineapple, gooseberries, passion fruit, star fruit, lemon balm, pink grapefruit juice, freshly cut grass, white grapes and lemon zest. Wow! What a nice and refreshing beer. More elegant and balanced than previous hoppy Omnipollo beers yet incredibly drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alkolas510 (1174) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2014
Bärnstensfärgad lite grumlig med stort härligt skum! Doftar massor med humle och frisk! Grym humle smak! Dracks på bishoparms i Thn

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lortsker (332) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2012
Draught @ Ørsted Ølbar. Pours clear Golden orange with a small head. Aroma is loads of tropical fruits. Citrussy hops, nelson, sweet caramel malts. Taste is juicy fresh, grassy, grapefruit, some Plant sap, burnt rubber a la Nelson sauvin, overripe fruit. Orange peel. Ends dry and quite bitter! Thanks Jeppe & Henok

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (17305) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2012 Rerate, draught at Bishops, Skövde 12-10-29. Pretty much the same flavors still, but the lovely mix ich fruits and hops derserves a slighlty better geade than my original 3.8. First rating: Draught at Bishops Arms, Skövde. Somewhat hazy orange/amber color with a nice offwhite head, leaving nice lacing in the glass. Hoppy floral aroma, grapes, pine, peach, elder, pineapples, citrus, biscuits, hay, some metal and herbal notes. Hoppy citrus flavor, caramel, hay, peach, pineapples, citrus, grapes, pine, elder, quite bitter hops, biscuits, salty, lemongrass, metal notes, some dandelions, grapefruit notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (15097) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2012
Draught at The Bishops Arms, Copenhagen. Clear amber - white head. Nice hoppy. Fruity. Lovely high hoppy. Light amber malty. Light sweetness. Oiley bitter fresh hoppy. High high drinkability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyllenbock (7305) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2012
On tap at Bishops Arms, Vasagatan, October 2012. Pours a clear orange with a small white head. Nice hoppy and fruity aroma and taste. A lot of character in this one. On the dry side with a pleasant bitterness. Very drinkable. Many thanks to Henok, Jeppe and The Bishops Arms. What a nice initiative.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
finol (2984) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2012
Draught at Bishops Arms Folkungagatan. Pours amber with a big off-white head. Fresh citrusy aroma. Taste of citrus,, grape seeds, peach and caramell malt. Dry and vinous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (6629) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2012
Draught (Bishops Arms, Folkungagatan, Stockholm) - Amber in colour. Passion fruit, peach and grapefruit in the aroma. Hoppy, bitter and fruity taste with notes of grapefruit, passion fruit and peach standing out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25647) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2012
Draught at Bishops Arms. Clear orange coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of hops, citrus and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops, grass, grapefruits and citrus peel. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2012
Draft @ Bishops Arms Savoy, Malmö. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy peachy piney aroma. Fruity malty hoppy peachy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter peachy finish.

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