Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial IPA
Stockholm, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 620   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
“Neb” is a home brew recipe that has been scaled up with no consideration to economies of scale. Some say idiotic, and as an economist I would have to agree. Get fresh or die trying.

Awards: Gold medal and "Best of Show" at the Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2012. Best Swedish Beer 2013 according to ratebeer. Best Swedish Beer 2012 according to the readers of Allt om Öl. Best Swedish Beer according to beersweden.forum. On the list of 30 great IPAs to drink before you die at http://firstwefeast.com/drink/30-great-ipas-to-drink-before-you-die/


   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FatPhil (10994) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 16, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 22, 2015 330ml bottle - shared by ElviraS - thanks!
Total catpiss aroma, acidic and zesty. Hazy pale orange, small brief head, sticky lacing. Better in the mouth. Full, sweet, a little sugary, bitter bite too. Caramelly malts, some old socks, catpiss all through the mouth, zesty acidic hops. Finish long, acidic and bitter. Another "never mind the quality, feel the quantity" IIPA. Snore.
Rerate: (Schrammi Keller, Tartu) (5:3:6:3:11=2.8)
Bland hoppy aroma, bit of booze. Mellower taste, almost light, but not so interesting. Some alcohol warmth, and white pepper bitter hoppiness. Definitely better than the previous one, but still alcohol delivery sloppily hidden by hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nihtila (1833) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
10.5.2014. Hazy yellow, dense persistent white head. Tempting exotic fruity aroma with piny hops. Taste has exotic fruits, saltiness, grapefruit, caramel but also some dryness. Very interesting, and good. More than medium bodied, quite carbonated. Grapefruity bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (7244) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 14, 2015
bottle, thanks to mowbeer for organising this from sweden. lightly hazed orange colour with a modest head; aroma of mandarin and grapefruit, lightly resinous; loads of bitterness, weis bars, grapefruit zest; very drinkable

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
henryhops (17) - - MAR 8, 2015
Not as good as I was hoping for. Lots of hype about it. It's good but not great. Quite bitter to the palate. Not a very full bodied IPA. Tried it but not going to go back in a hurry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
salvaticas (532) - - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle pour. Pours a cloudy gold. Hoppy and slightly creamy. Well balanced. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
varanid99 (704) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2015
Slightly cloudy gold pour with a thin off-white head. Passionfruit, mango, caramel aromas dominate right out of the bottle. Taste is sweet caramel, mango, passionfruit, pine, orange, with a nice sweet but slightly bitter finish. Like it a lot

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (4692) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle purchased at 7-11 Kittery ME, sat in my fridge a tad longer then I wanted but still nice. Cloudy gold with some lasting head. Aroma has a real nice level of fruit, mild danky pine, earth and malt.

Flavor is much like the aroma with a soft carbonation level and medium in body. The balance is really nice, even after sitting for server weeks it still has a nice level of hops and bitterness and doesn’t become to sweet from the malts used. Ok, ok... A touch sweet but not overly so. Texture becomes dry with a nice light dank hint. Highly drinkable

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (1692) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2015
330ml bottle from AleselA. Orange amber colour, white foam head and aroma of flora tropical fruit mango, citrus, hoppy. Taste is malt caramel, with tropical fruit, grapefruit citrus and pine, hop resin bitterness. Smoothish mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry earthy woody resiny bitter finish. Very drinkable DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kasslerino (25) - - FEB 27, 2015
Drucken ur Pensmugg. Vacker och något grumlig kopparfärg. Sköljer smidigt över läpparna. Lekfull smak som balanserar väl mellan sötma och beska. Enda minuset - den gick ner för anabbt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (2587) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2015
330ml bottle @ Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours a hazy gold with good white head. Aroma is big and fruity with mandarin & grapefruit. Taste continues with a smooth maltiness and vibrant tropical elements. Very decent Imperial IPA.

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