Plevnan Smörre IPA
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Brewed by Koskipanimo
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Tampere, Finland
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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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An American-style IPA brewed to a recipe of a Danish brewmaster. Five different hops and rye malt is known to be used in this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (4016) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 17, 2011
Draught @ Kaisla, Helsinki. Originally rated on 27.6.2009. Nice IPA with notes of rye, malts and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2011
Tap @ Plevnan, Tampere. Pours clear deep ruby amber with a small bubbly tanned head leaving some lace. Aroma is fruity, rye, buttery and hoppy. Mouthfeel is very good, lean, sweet, malty. Flavor is sweet, fruity, perry, citric, tart bitter, malty, spicy and pungeant. Finishes sweetish, malty and very longlived pungeant bitter. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (3123) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 29, 2011
Draught at Kaisla, Helsinki. Amber, hazy, small to average and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty and sweetish aroma, caramel and fruitiness, some rye - bread, citrus and some grapefruit hoppyness. Body is medium, malty and sweetish flavor, citrus and grapefruit hoppyness, some caramel and fruitiness, some rye - bread. Finish is average, malty and and lightly sweetish with some caramel, grapefruit hoppyness. OK sweetish rye-IPA, not too much caramel. Aroma is quite weak considering hoppyness in flavor -aroma and flavor are not in balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBaboon (1615) - FINLAND - JUN 4, 2011
Colour of copper. Fruits, pines, caramel and rye. Soft carbonation. Just slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (5733) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2011
On draft at Villi Wäinö. Pours amber with a small head. Hoppy, grassy aroma. Flavor of hops and rye but not very bitter. (rated 2011/04/30)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2434) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 7, 2011
Pours amber with a low head. Aroma is hops with some fruits. Flavor is very fresh with rye, malts, fruits and a hoppy finish. Quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erasmus_ro (1477) - Alabama, USA - FEB 19, 2011
UPDATED: APR 25, 2013 Tap @ Kaisla, Helsinki 19/02/2011. Color is a deep burnished copper with a nice white head. Aroma is of floral hops with some spruce, not as bitter as you’d expect. Some fruitiness there as well. Taste is fruity, citric, again not as bitter as you’d think. Also some spruce and juniper in there. Aftertaste is hoppy with grapefruit and juniper. Palate is full. A very nice IPA with character of its own.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RexTalionis (2612) - FINLAND - FEB 11, 2011
Poured amber in colour with whitish head. Aroma is grassy. Flavour grassy hops, somewhat bitter. Nice, very tasty beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6530) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2012 Tap @ Plevna. Rated @ 24.6.2009.
Pours an amber colour with a frothy white head which lasts nicely. Fruity on the nose with a great amount of hops, nuts and rye. Fruity and hoppy flavoured with a nice addition of rye which creates a strong body. Notes of pine needles and caramel. Medium/full bodied, oily texture, soft carbonation. Very similar to Severin Extra IPA, but this one has more character. 8-4-8-4-16 4.0

Draught @ the brewpub.
Very similar than the previous rating. However, not nearly as malty as I remembered, low hoppiness as well and has some vegetable notes as well. Severin is better and this is not excellent anymore. 7-4-7-3-15

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2010

Draught @ Plevna, Itainenkatu 8, Tampere, Finland.

Clear medium to dark yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to light heavy hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100701]

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