Brewed by Oppigårds Bryggeri
Style: American Pale Ale
Hedemora, Sweden


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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Det är nu sju år sedan vi började höja temperaturen i vörtpannan för första gången. Under dessa år har vi lärt oss av misstag och av vetgirig envishet. I denna jubileumsöl testar vi amarillohumlen en gång till. Första gången var för ett år sedan då vi hade ett tillfälligt sommaröl på fat som hette Summer Twist. Nu är det bara amarillo humle som kontinuerligt humlats under senare delen av koket. Vi har även torrhumlat med amarillo. Doft och smak är mer bärigt fruktig än citrusfruktig som blir resultatet med centennial och cascade humling. Amarillo kommer oxå från USA men som vi upplever det skiljer sig markant från de humlesorter vi normalt har arbetat med hittills. Ölets alkohol (5,9%) och restsötma bär tydligt fram humlesmakerna. Färgen är kopparfärgad och maltgivan innehåller även cirak 15 procent vetemalt vilket framkallar en tydlig och utdragen beska. Beskan är 50 IBU vilket är ganska mycket men karktäristiskt för öltypen som vi kallar amerikansk pale ale men i gränslandet till en amerikansk india pale ale. Detta öl kommer ut 1 februari 2010 på Systembolaget under namnet Oppigårds Amarillo Spring!

Veer's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Veer (362) - Landskrona, - FEB 3, 2010
Aroma: sweet, biscuity malt, sesame, pine, galia melon, lychee and sweat. Very interesting. Lovely.
Flavour: bittersweet and very fruity. Biscuity malts, fruity and sourish hops. Not bad, but it is slightly watery and very sweet. Way better than expected though. I like the mustiness and the resinlike character.
Appearance: Warm amber with pale and decent looking foam.
Palate: it is oily, thick and aptly fizzy. Smooth. This would be perfect on a hot summer’s day. The stickiness leaves funky lychee and piny acridness on the tongue. Awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2946) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2014
Tap at Olutexpo 2014, Helsinki. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, pine, grape, citrus, hops and malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3505) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Alexey’s place. Thanks DSG. Pours yellow to orange with a medium head, aroma of marmalade, orange and honey, flavor is bitter and sweet with honey and orange, medium bodied

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
flip_soeperman (622) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2014
Amber colored bitter hoppy medium bodied on the watery side beer. Quite good, not amazing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
abergdahl (52) - SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
This one of May favorite "standard" beers that I buy often. Nice foamy top, clear amber color, nice hoppy fresh aroma. Tate is fresh and balanced... Perfect for relaxing in the sun after moving the lawn

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martin00sr (737) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2014
Clear orange amber, airy, offwhite head. Aroma has caramel malt and hops. Fruity, grassy, light bitter flavour, caramel. Long finish, more grass and caramel. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Johanst (1) - Söderbärke, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
Bra humle smak men ändå rund i smaken Den här har allt som behövs för en trevlig kväll,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
djoeye (1592) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2014
Quite standing off white head, deep golden to amber about clear body. Dots in the mug. Aroma; solid pine forest, sappy resiny malts, Taste; hops, resin, pine, resiny syrup, juicy bitter malts, faint citric notes, bittersyrup. On palate somewhat strong. Finishes into the resin department, with bitter hops in a juicy way. [33cl brown btl 5.9%abv BB.A.oct.2014]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4561) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle: Thanks Hackobock: Served in a Chouffe glass: Creamy white head on top of an almost clear orange colored beer. Aromas of hops, citrus, pine apple, some soap, some sweet malts.. Nice. Flavours of hops, citrus, some exotic fruits, some resin, light sweet, bitter, light herbal, light grassy... Good hop fruits and a nice bitterness. Aftertaste is a mix of hops, grass, fruit, bitters, light dry. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, a bit more than just medium bodied and a light dry fruity light creamy texture. Good beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (3482) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle @ Barely Legal Tasting Room . Pours rather clear blonde , ok , instantly fading white head . Smell is unintense . Hint of amarillo, more cause I know, than cause I can smell it . Taste is unexpected intense . Bitterness up front, typical amarillo is more in the back . Very intense, yet super-smooth , easy drinkable, very silky mouthfeel . Carbonation is perfect . Very nice finish, pure amarillo-aromaticness . Good one !

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gbgbrouge (71) - SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle from Swedish SB. Pours dark amber with a nice foamy head. Aroma is flowery with clear citrus notes. Taste is hoppy with delicate notes of citrus, backed up by a well balanced malt body. One of the best swedish APA’s!

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