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Brewed by S:t Eriks Bryggeri (Galatea)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Arlandastad, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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S:t Eriks och Thornbridge är båda kända för sina tolkningar av modern amerikansk IPA-stil, men här har man i stället bestämt sig för att göra ”en modern tolkning av engelsk IPA, jäst med äkta nordengelsk jäst och genomgående brittisk humle för en unik och komplex fruktighet – en hyllning till allt bra hos en IPA.” Årets kollaboration är ljust bärnstensfärgad med en alkoholstyrka på 7,4 %, bitter-, smak-, arom och torrhumlad med bästa engelska East Kent Golding humle till ett IBU på cirka 75. Jäststammen är av äkta West Yorkshire-typ med en fruktighet som fungerar särskilt bra ihop med humlesorterna. Trots höga IBU så är beskan fantastiskt mjuk.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19381) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2014
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Clear bronze colour, rich, firm head. Generous english hop aroma with hay, flowers and resinous notes. Fairly sweet with near full body and soft mouthfeel. Fruity and floral with hay, caramel and honey. Mellow finish with long bitterness. Quality all the way.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16727) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty grassy hoppy floral aroma. Fruity malty spicy hoppy dry hoppy bitter yeasty boozy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10655) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear golden beer with a decent offwhite head. Floral hop aroma, bready, citrus, caramel, candy notes, some grapes. Hoppy caramel flavor, floral, biscuits, grassy, candy notes. Floral fruity finish with grass and candy notes. Decent IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5613) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2014
Bottled from Systembolaget Deep golden with a white, medium head. Toffee, fudge, tidbits in the aroma. Slightly vinous. Vinous flavour with marzipan. Grassy hoppiness and a well balanced maltiness. Light to medium bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5441) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle (50 cl) from Systembolaget. CLear deep golden, large white head. Bready and bisquity malt aroma, plenty pf floraland herbal hops. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry to semi dry, medium bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5259) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2014
330ml Bottle - Hazy amber in colour. Floral and herbal aroma with notes of mint, apricot and peach. Earthy notes, peach, apricot and sultanas can be detected in the taste. Quite nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (4652) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear darker golden with a white head. Aroma of hops, bread, caramel and hay. Similar taste. Sweet and not that bitter. An ok one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4507) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2014
Appearance: Golden color with a fine white head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Citrus hoppy and fruity.
Palate: Medium + body. A bit sweet and a fine bitterness. Average carbonation. Oily texture.
Taste: Citric hoppy, rich pineapple and a fine malty back.
Overall impression: Not very typical British IPA. And nothing wrong with that. Just a bit to sweet.
Personal stats: Bottle Roberth bought at Systembolaget in Strömstad, Sweden

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (4213) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle from SB cons 2014-06-06 Göteborg AR: caramel, bready, ripe fruits when poured AP: bronz, frothy wee white head F: citrus, bread cake, fruit oil, tutti frutti, a beer that is getting better the more u drinking of it... - drink it at a higher temperature then the fridge dito

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3066) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Smell of fruits and caramel, a bit like dried fruit. Smooth mouthfeel, creamy. Flowery taste with caramel. Well hidden alcohol. Mellow bitterness. Odd that they make an american IPA with low ABV and an english with very high ABV (compared to similar of it’s style). Very drinkable though.


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