Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: American Pale Ale
Stockholm, Sweden


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RATINGS: 408   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Mazarin is my take on a “thinker’s beer”. Rather than being big and undecipherably complex I wanted to create something that would calm a hop yearning nerve without fuddling the brain too much. In other words, a lavishly hopped ale of judicious ABV — an Extra Special Pale Ale if you will.
In fact, so extra special that it snatched a gold medal at the Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2013.


   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aleigator (809) - GERMANY - DEC 6, 2015
Yields a completely clouded, peach pulp color, with a saturated amber note to it, topped off by a very stable, bubbly, medium sized head. Its nose offers nektarine, lemon zest and a profound dankness, coated up by a resinous quality. Resin introduces cakey malts to the nose, while hops remain doubtless the beers main focus. Despite the juicy, sweeter fruit characteristics, lime remains able to cut through, creating an intriguing refreshment. A lively carbonation explodes on the tongue, while soothing malts and yeast create a convincing balance. The mouthfeel doesn’t turn quite smooth yet, focussed on its refreshing qualities. After the swallow it creates a pleasant, soft silkness. Begins with a crisp lemon peel foundation, which remains noteable till the finish, immediately joined by an invigorating, aqueous softness and white bread malts. Atop of this foundation settles a juicy hop profile of mint, wet grass and unripe orange, creating a pleasantly bitter hoppiness. Finishes with sweeter malts, its initial aqueous quality and utmost dry, sappy lime, creating a vivid, long lasting bitterness. Exhibits a great hop intensity, while the beer remains its refreshing character, combining a great mouthfeel with a light, well nuanced body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nazzty (1271) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2015
Can be birthed as the baby brother of Nebuchadnezzar. Lesser alcohol content, but still with almost all the balanced flavors from its big brother.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adamnase (417) - Kronoby, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2015
Bottle 33cl from boxbeers.dk. Pours cloudy amber colour with an off-white head. An aroma of grass and citrus. The taste is medium sweet and medium bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
androman (1846) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2015
33cl bottle at home from de Molen, Bodegraven. Body is hazy yellow, head is big, white, fizzy rocky, average lasting, good lacing. Nose is citric, flavor is mandarin, lime, tropical fruits, orange peel, honey. Medium sweet, light bitter, medium citric sour. Finish is medium lasting hoppy medium bittersweet, light citric sour. Medium body, dry texture, quite fizzy carbonation. Easy, refreshing, tasty citric hoppy summer beer, a bit too much carbonation, nice one though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Neorej80 (498) - - NOV 16, 2015
Very fresh aroma of grapefruit, milk, passionfruit and citrus fruits. Cloudy yellow, with a small white head. Creamy flavours of grapefruit, melon and piney and grassy hops. Full, bittersweet aftertaste. Great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (2270) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 11, 2015
Rating #1278 10.10.2014- Older bottle - bb 08/05/15 - hops are a little scarce but still present. 5%, Golden amber pour with a bubbly, lasting white foam. Aroma is sweet piney, lemony, mild grassiness. Taste is a blast of citrusy sweetness, tempered by a light punch of hoppy bitterness. Not unbelievably memorable, but a decent APA. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (4604) - BELGIUM - NOV 8, 2015
Draught at Billie’s Bierkafetaria in Antwerp. Irregular but thick and frothy, stable, eggshell white head, cloudy peach blonde robe. Aroma has an enormous amount of fresh blood orange next to passion fruit, mango, lychee, canned apricot, tangelo, pine resin, vanilla cake, white bread dough, cereals, fruit yoghurt and slight ureum. Soft and fluffy in the mouth, tropical fruits abounding (mango, lychee, passion fruit, pineapple) with a lot of citrusy orange sweetness, soft carbo, biscuity malt sweetness, filling, velvety (oatmeal!) and smooth, ending in an unexpectedly soft hop bitterness, very aromatic and citrusy with spicy notes but not deeply bittering. Quite unusual for an IPA and not unpleasant, but could do with more actual hop bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Seffle (455) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2015
Bottle gift from EVSJ 151029. Very cloudy yellow orange with a creamy lasting white head. Mixed aroma of tropical fruits, resins and old gym room. Excellent full bitter palate with grape fruit, mango and pine resins. For this low ABV it's really very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mjp12 (1423) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2015
Really fresh tasting pale ale, the oatmeal adds a yeasty twist, but this is still an easy drinking, light pale ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jokestereo (307) - SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2015
Pours in a hazy tropical juice yellow color with white head. Aroma; Pine, grapefruit, citrus, passionfruit with bread and malt notes. Flavours; citrus, grapefruit, passionfruit, pineapple with a dry malt bitterness from the second half of the taste palette.

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