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Oppigårds Drakens DIPA

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Formerly brewed at Oppigårds Bryggeri
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Hedemora, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 168   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Drakens DIPA är Sveriges bästa hembryggda öl 2010. Ölet är bryggt av Tomas Lundqvist, Rick Lindqvist och Magnus Alström hos oss på Oppigårds bryggeri utanför Hedemora.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (3240) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2011
0.33l bottle shared with ClubGonzo and InBreak. Pours a nice light clouded orange body with a small bubbly off-white head. The aroma is quite fruit-hoppy with clear tones of pine, some sweetness, grass and grapefruit. Average to soft carbonation and a light sticky to oily mouthfeel. Lovely bitter and malty flavors. It’s kinda sweetish with pines and it ends quite drymouthing with a nice subtle alcohol hint in the aftertaste. Solid stuff DIPA, thanks for sharing!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1565) - Varberg, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2011
Det lovas drygt 8 procent alkohol på etiketten, och bryggeriet håller vad de lovar. Det första som slår mig när jag tar en klunk är just den höga alkoholen. Till en början något för starkt och dominerande men efter halva ölen sitter det fint. Smaker av mango, skumbanan och sirapsbröd. Doftar härligt av apelsin som legat till sig några dagar tillsammans med beskan som även känns i smaken. Utseende: Så här ska en öl se ut. Orange, något grumlig och med ett smutsvitt skum som aldrig vill gå och lägga sig.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (2712) - Weelde, BELGIUM - OCT 30, 2011
gold blond coloured body with a white head a hoppy fruity bitter aroma a hoppy sweet fruity bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2011
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange color, with a frothy white head. Aroma is quite hoppy, like a tropical fruit punch bowl, with pineapple, mango, passion fruits etc. along with some caramel and sweet malt, grapefruit and sweeter citrus fruits like orange. The flavor is also quite hoppy with white grape and tropical fruit notes, I get pineapple, grapefruit and sweeter citrus fruit like an orange or tangerine, along with some sweet and caramel malt. The body is medium with a dry mouthfeel. Overall a great DIPA, I wish I could have tried it even fresher!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2011
Bottle. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Lots of american hops here. Dry, citrusy, fruity, piney, also a bit salty. Bitter and dry finish. Actually rather easy drinking, but still a bit too bitter for my liking.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimonRoller (391) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 23, 2011 Hazy amber with medium off-white head. Aroma is dry hops, citrus, pine. Bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13353) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2011
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Cloudy amber/golden - white head. Nice hoppy, high hoppy, cheese, piney, resin, lots of resin, light malty, light sweetness, nice bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle at yespr. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops, pine needles and grass with notes of citrus peel. Fruity flavour of hops, citrus peel, pine needles and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a huge off-white head. The aroma has notes of hops, citrus fruits, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, hops, citrus fruits, and caramel, leading to a bitter finish. Thanks joergen for sharing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is solid pinewood and grapefruity dense hoppy. Thick hoppy, grapefruity citrusy and dense peachy. Smooth, fruity and bitter into a dry citrusy finish. Ends dry and bitter.


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