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Brewed by Oppigårds Bryggeri
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Hedemora, Sweden

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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Melker's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Melker (248) - Göteborg, - NOV 19, 2012
Golden colour, small white head. Floral hops, some citrus. Bread, hay. Not their best brew but it’s pretty good.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skaramucha (8) - - APR 28, 2016 does not count
Gialla limpida con schiuma bianca compatta. Intensità olfattiva normale e finezza attraente. carbonatura normale e amaro moderato. Persistenza retrolfattiva sufficiente e corpo rotondo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
erickok (4936) - Leuven, BELGIUM - MAR 29, 2016
Refined golden malts, light biscuit like malts, appealing hop mix. Bitter enough, very drinkable, fairly big bubble. Nice stuff. (33cl bottle from Saveur Bière)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
espenra (968) - Kurland, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2016
33cl bottle from Systembolaget. Best before 2016-12-01. It poured a pale yellow colour with a medium big white foamy head. Aroma is fresh and moderately hoppy. Notes of malts, mild spices and light caramel. Flavour is bitter and moderately hoppy. Notes of spices, grass and spices. Medium long aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (2133) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAR 7, 2016
Pours a clear golden color, topped with a medium sized white head, slowly disappearing. Piney aroma, some citruses and quite dusty. A bit malty and resiny backbone. Sweet start, a bit fruity really. Very gentle hoppy bitterness in the finish, and quite metalic aftertaste. Light, but nothing really special.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
klm1 (772) - - MAR 3, 2016
Pours clear golden color with tiny off-ehite/white head. Visually medizm carbonation. Aroma: biscuit like malt aroma, with hints of honey, supported with floral, citrusy and slightly spicy hop aroma. The same notes I detected in flavors. Finish is surprisingly bitter and lingers in aftertaste. Body is moderste medium, texture soft, carbonation medium.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
TolminAl (1) - Most na Soci, SLOVENIA - MAR 2, 2016 does not count
Extremely surprised by this beer. With the level of taxes and price in Sweden I did not realise they had breweries producing this quality and taste. I dislike sweet bland lagers and beers and this one suits my palate perfectly. It very much reminds me of Boddington’s of Manchester bitter before takeovers by mega brewers with no interest in beer other than mega profit, reduced it to a bland nothingness. When I first drank Boddington’s bitter it needed time to become used to it and maybe this Golden Ale by Oppigards falls into the same class, hence the low scores, but once accustomed to the high level of hop taste, all others tasted thin by comparison. Our local Hofer (Aldi) in Slovenia is currently selling a range of Oppigard bottled beers, of which four are outstanding. I will be buying plenty to store for the future months whilst stocks last, fortunately at Slovene prices rather than Swedish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nephirem (113) - CROATIA - MAR 1, 2016
Pours a clear golden color with small white head. Refreshing smell, bready, herbal, slightly fruity. Medium body with prickly carbonation. Creamy texture. Taste is mostly bitter. Aroma of hops, citrus, spices. Floral and grassy notes. Very refreshing. Finish is dry and bitter. Overall, nicely balanced beer. Tasty and refreshing. Recommended.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jerama (49) - SLOVENIA - FEB 27, 2016
Pours a golden body with a light white head. Aroma malty and grain with a slight honey note. Sweet caramel start, malty and caramel middle, a nice bitter end. Medium body, average carbonation. Slight bitter and dry aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1736) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Poured into a teku glass. Clear deep golden, small and steady frothy white head, good lacing; aroma malts, grain, some caramel, grass; taste medium sweet and bitter, malty, caramel, grainy, long duration, dry bitter finish with herbal and piney notes; medium body, oily texture, average carbonation; a pleasant smooth golden ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Samuel214 (316) - SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2016
Flaska från SB. Klar, guldfärgad vätska med vitt skum som lägger sig något. Kryddig doft med en del citrus. Smaken är också åt det kryddigare hållet med något torrare inslag och bra beska. En del grape, hö och granskott.


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