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Omnipollo
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 536   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
“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/

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4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TobyT (4) - - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Fruity, citrusy aroma with vague hints of alcohol. Pours golden orange with a medium off white head, that leaves some lacing. Flavor has a lot of fruit and a lot of hops, and finishes with some bitterness and a hint of alcohol. A great IIPA!


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
varanid99 (602) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (3773) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (1393) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kasslerino (10) - - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (1975) - Ford, 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.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Crille (89) - Varberg, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2015
Appearance: Hazy golden orange with a white head.

Aroma: Lots of citrus, grapefruit, grass and some earthy aromas.

Taste: More citrus. Malty and caramel comes to mind. And don’t forget the nice hop attack.

Palate: Full bodied beer, with lively carbonation level.

Overall: This is gold in a bottle. So drinkable, and it’s 8,5%!! Fantastic if you like the citrus/grapefruit style beer, if you don’t, to bad…

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (4330) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Location: 12 oz bottle, not sure where from, 2/19/15

Aroma: It has a very nice fruity hop aroma with citrus rind, grapefruit, and tropical fruit
Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a clean, sheeting white head and fairly heavy lace
Flavor: Tastes of sweet and fruity flavors with a good balance from the hop bitterness
Palate: The body is medium, smooth, average carbonation, and a clear dry finish
Overall Impression: I found this one to be quite nice. It’s got a big fruity flavor that elands both sweetness and bitterness to the beer nicely. The other flavor components play second fiddle, but do so in an excellent "supporting role" way. It is Oscar season after all. JK Simmons knows what I’m talking about.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tstamba (379) - Maryland, USA - FEB 7, 2015
On tap at Max's . Hazy orange gold with thin white head and lacing. Smells so good, heavy orange and zest with some pine notes. Complex and balanced with sweet dry finish... Excellent DIPA!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oldmanriver (57) - Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2015
Super complex and balanced. If that can be such a thing. Sweet, slightly chewy, and tropical sitting on top of bitter lingering dryness. It's oddly perfect and dangerously easy to enjoy.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
alex_leit (106) - Minsk, BELARUS - FEB 3, 2015
0.33 l bottle. Cloudy-golden color with good white foam. Hop aroma with spicy, resinous, piney and citrus notes. Taste explodes juiciness, malt and fruit, biscuit, grapefruit and pine, solid bitterness. Good DIPA.


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