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Scandza Little Norway Pale Lager

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Brewed by Arendals Bryggeri
Style: Pale Lager
Arendal, Norway

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.12   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Under 2. verdenskrig trente mer enn 3000 nordmenn på flyvåpenets treningsleir "Little Norway" i Gravenhurst, Canada, som ble åpnet av dærende Kronprins Olav.

Hvilket forhold norske flyvere, sjømenn og soldater fikk til det lokale ølet kan vi jo bare tenke oss til. Da som nå setter nordmenn og kanadiere pris på de samme tingene: Vakker natur, frisk luft, godt liv og godt øl.

I Gravenhurst ligger det innovative mikrobryggeriet Sawdust City Brewing Co hvor Brewmaster Sam Corbeil bestemmer. Det er han som har laget oppskriften på ølet som du nå holder i hånden.

Med pale lager vil vi brygge bro mellom tradisjonelt øl og mikro bryggeri øl. Pale Lager er en frisk og lettdrikkelig pilsnertype med markant humlearoma og humlesmak fra humlen Saaz. Ølet er brygget på kanadisk malt fra Gilbertson & Page, og har en vakker lys gylden farge.

Ølet produseres på Arendals Bryggeri, med godt norsk vann.


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
metalspice (95) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2014
Strågult klart med tynt skum. Lukter gress og smågodt. Utvannet smak med noe brøddeig. Veldig tørr munnfølelse.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Holmen2 (1047) - NORWAY - OCT 17, 2014
From can 17.10.14. Pale and clear straw colour. White head and good lacing. Hints of grass and flowers in aroma. Sweet taste with grass and cardboard. Otherwise a standard Eurolager. Low bitterness and short aftertaste.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
fonefan (35353) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2014

Can 500ml.

[ As Scandza Little Norway Pale Lager ].
Clear light to medium yellow color with a average to large, creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, sweet malt, cabbage water, cardboard. Flavour is light moderate sweet with a average duration, sweet malt, cabbage water. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20140517]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2014
Looks like watered down urine, smells of concentrated carrot soup and metal. Tastes of botany, some light malt sweetnesses and a unconventional hop variant. Interesting!

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
gunnfryd (10873) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 9, 2014
Can. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hay. Flavour is fruit, malt, hay, floral. Boring beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hens (535) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - AUG 11, 2014
0.5L can. Clear pale, small hat. Metallic, light yeast aroma. New flavour and peculiar taste. Light and soft taste. Malt and corn flavour mainly. Quite booring, but not so bad. Light bitter mouthfeel what is good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lillmuffin (85) - Haugesund, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle. Golden color small white head. Smell of alcohol, taste of citrus. Good, boring but good.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tfredvik (1155) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2014
Crystal clear, very very pale golden body with a white head that ends up as a fully covering film, fairly good lacing. Moderate aroma and flavour of sweet pale malts and grain, with citrus in the back. Light sweet and very light bitter taste. Dry and light mouthfeel and quite lively carbonation. Definitely boring, but no real off-flavours.
[50 cl can, enjoyed 6 months before BB date, from Meny Tvedestrand]

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Wischylini (136) - Grimstad, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2014
Pours like any pale lager, but with a poor head. Aromas are corn, cardboard, light grains, and metal. Taste is bland, not bitter at all, and slightly on the sweet side. Mouthfeel is like any macrolager; thin and fizzy. The beer has a nice story on the bottle, and the brewery claims that they are ’bridging the gap between traditional beer and micro breweries’, but I have no idea how the people marketing this managed to get away with using the words "micro" and "traditional" to describe the most macro-y kind of beer there is, or how they thought a pale lager would be something "new and fresh" in Norway, where 9/10 beers sold are pale lagers.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bygers (812) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a golden clear with a small white head. Aroma of hops, malt and straw. Same for taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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