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Brewed by Oppigårds Bryggeri
Style: English Strong Ale
Hedemora, Sweden

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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2008
<b>Draught @ STBOWF. Stockholm Beer Festival 2008, Sweden.</b>
Clear medium red amber color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, nutty, caramel, light to moderate hoppy, grapefruit. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Bitternes is nutty and malt bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [270908]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and deep golden amber/brown with a slowly collapsing and tan/orange head. Solid fruity hops aroma, citrusy and peachy, light wooden. Light caramel accent beneath. Smooth caramel malty with a solid a solid hoppy flavour swept through. Bitter and citrusy, mild liqourice like note. Subdued sweetness, clearly dominated by the dry hoppy flavours. Lingering hops fruity finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2008 At Stockholm Beer Festival 2007. A deep red beer with a thin borwn head. The aroma is sweet mlaty with notes of caramel and hops. The flavor is sweet mlaty with notes of caramel and dusty hops. The body is light. Alot better than in 2005.

[At Stockholm Beer Festiaval 2005] A red-brown beer with a thin brown head. The aroma is slightly acidic with notes of celery, while the flavor is sweet and acidic with notes of celery and a dry end. [4/4/4/2/8=2.3]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2008
(On tap) Hazy orangey brown with a creamy, off-white head. Some citrusy hops in the nose. Medium body with roasted malt accents, fruitiness - also a little dried fruit - and a vague, underlying acidity. Fairly dry bitterness in the finish. 180908

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2005
Bottled. Clear red brown coloured with an off white head. Aroma of malts, spices and plastic. Flavour of malts, spices and plastic. Bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2008 Draught@SBWF2005. Dark amber colour, mediumsized white head. Raisins, plum and malt in aroma along with caramellish hints. Flavour of malts and a bit hops. Malty aftertaste. 6 4 7 3 12

Draught@SBWF2007. SLight recipechange from earlier versions. Amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is grapefrutis, yeast, barnyard and some slight hints of caramel. Flavour is quite much the same, with big hoppyness. Long fruity hops in aftertaste. 6 3 6 3 12.

Draught@SBWF2008. Slight recipechange again. Rubush amber colour with small beige head. Aroma is caramel, muscot, nuts and quite much spices. Flavour is grass, caramel, mild wood. Overall quite dry and a bit harsh. 7 4 6 3 13.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2004 Bottled. Brownish amber. Orangey and lightly dusty. Medium bodied with fairly clean mouthfeel. Flowery, hoppy finish. Surprisingly light bodied for a winter ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2005
Red-brown in colour. With almost no head at all. Some roasted malty aroma and some spicyness. Sweet malty flavour with some spices going over in a nice bitterness in the aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14304) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2010
4th November 2008. Hazy brown beer. Small tan head. Malty start with a sweet malt mid. Then a few hops and spices in the dry finish. Well joined up.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 4, 2007
Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival 2007
Beautiful brown color; creamy head. Very nice aroma, British (despite the usage of Centennial and Cascade with the East Kent Golding) and a quite high bitterness also deriving from it; the final is therefore a bit dry.


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