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Omnipollo Leon Belgian-style Pale Ale

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Omnipollo
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Stockholm, Sweden

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 320   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tired of talking my friends into pit stops at beer bars before heading “out” - in fear of having to drink bland lager all night - I set out to craft an ale that would act as companion throughout the evening. Leon is assertively hopped and fermented dry using champagne yeast. The yeast and the hops in combination with a simple malt bill provides the beer with a quality of being rich in taste yet refreshing.

Skål!

Henok


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (4887) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 24, 2015
330ml bottle from Beerhive. Pours clear golden, big white head. Aromas of fresh grapefruit, lemon and grains. Taste is more of the same, bit gassy maybe, but nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kustie (257) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Tap@o’connells. Hazy light copper color with a small head. Aroma has grape, hops and hay. Taste is malty with bitter finish. Flavors of malt, grape, yeast and pine.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (1739) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle from The Beerhive. Hazy golden bodt with a white, fluffy head. Lively carbonation. Excellent lacing. Aroma of salted lemon, hay, grass and white bread. Flavour of apricot, lemon sweets, orange peel and grapefruit. Medium body with a spritzy mouthfeel. Slightly too fizzy for my liking. This is a fresh-tasting, hoppy beer, which showcases the yeast really well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silvan7 (786) - Samarate, ITALY - FEB 19, 2015
On tap. Giallo dorato, opalescente, schiuma bianca, fine e persistente.aroma piuttosto intenso, fruttato, uva bianca, lievito, quasi vinosa, luppolatura aromatica complessa, sia agrumata che resinosa. Speziata, coriandolo. Gusto abboccato, decisamente amara per lo stile. Corposa, piuttosto carbonata, non molto rotonda. Equilibrata e armonica nel suo complesso.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5969) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2015
5cl on tap at Mikkeller Bangkok beer week Thin creamy white head. Hazy golden pour. Nice bitterness in the after taste. Enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WilleLW (203) - Lund, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2015
Light colour with a large white head. Aroma of yeast, lemon and some champagne. Also some fruits a light berries. Taste of yeast, champagne, malt and some light berries. Elderflower and white wine. Nice texture.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spacecube (1086) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
330ml bottle, golden brown pour with a white head and heavy haze. Biscuity malt and dry grain, grapefruit citrus hop with lemon and coriander. Light body with fluffy, light oily texture. Carbonation is average. Finish is moderate bitter with fruity and grainy aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
guzgorog (389) - FRANCE - JAN 24, 2015
Blonde trouble, haute mousse blanche à cratère se tenant très bien. Nez de levures, pain, citron, agrume. Bouche assez fruitée sur les agrumes: citron, pamplemousse, Belle maertume, bonne carbo, longueur interessante. Bonne bière, très beau corps, manque quand même de complexité...

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldMrCrow (2034) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Bottle

Orange pour with a huge foamy off-white head. Intriguing nose of citrus and fruity esters and candy sugar and a bit of spice and old hops. Gently sweet flavor with a late hit of aged-barleywine hops. (This bottle isn’t the freshest). Tasty stuff, punching above its 6.5% weight. I bet it’s even better when the hops are fresh. +1 appearance for the awesome label.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (4722) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Nice. Citrus and hay in this. Some lemon zest and pepper. Pours golden with OK head and lacing. Light bitter finish with floral hints. Tap at pizzeria paradiso Dupont.


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