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Plevnan Smörre IPA
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Brewed by Koskipanimo
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Tampere, Finland
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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6767) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (37673) - 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]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14087) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2010
Draught at Kaisla, Helsinki. Clear red/brown - white head. Nice hoppy. Red berries. Nice malty. Nice bitterness grassy. Piney. Fruity. Toasted. Light roasted malts.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finwe (414) - Grankulla, FINLAND - JUN 8, 2010
Draught @ Kaisla. Amber with a thin off-white head. Not completely unconiferous aroma also has notes of citric fruits. A bit of sweetness in the otherwise quite hoppy and bitter taste with characteristics similar to those of the aroma. Dry, bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rmasa (324) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2010
On tap. Pours dark amber with small white head; aroma is hoppy and orange fruity with slight hints of rye; flavor is quite hoppy, a bit orange fruity at first, but the rye quickly becomes dominant and the finish, along with the bitterness, includes hints of rye bready sourness; body is medium with moderate carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1121) - FINLAND - APR 12, 2010
Draught at HBF 2010. Copper colour with a small off-white head. Aroma of fruity hops. The flavour is grapefruit, hops, rye and caramel with some bitterness. Medium-bodied, bitter aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mickut (276) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2010
Draught. Pours mostly clear, amber with rocky, off-white head. Taste is medium bitter. Palate has medium body, long, bitter finish. Aromas have spruce, herbs, citrus, cilantro.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (1525) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2009
Draught at Plenva. Thinn off white foam. Typical IPA amber color almost clear. Small rough earthy hop aroma. High carbonation with small caramell taste and a nice balanced hop taste and bitterness with a medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 27, 2009
Draught 0.25L glass tasted at Plevna. Pale beige head 10mm. Dark coppery colour. Freshhoppy taste. Some hoppiness in the nose.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (7910) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 25, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2011 Draught at Plevna, Tampere, Finland.
Dark brown colour. Bitter hoppy and fruity aroma. Same with the flavour. Rye makes it milder in bitterness but also smoother. Enjoyable.


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