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Brewed by S:t Eriks Bryggeri (Galatea)
Style: American Pale Ale
Arlandastad, Sweden

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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An innovative and fresh session ale in the American style, brewed with the modern hop variety Citra. Pale Ale is a shining amber example of Jessica Heidrich’s signature "Love and Hops" - easy to drink and rich with plenty of hop aromas and character. Aroma and taste - Large aroma and citrusy scent from the Citra hops with hints of elderflower, gooseberry and rhubarb reminiscent of a Sauvignon Blanc wine. Well-balanced and complex taste with distinct citrus floral bitterness. Long, fresh and aromatic bitter finish. Ingredients: Pale ale malt and Citra hops


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tlind2 (1130) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle. Pale golden color, white head. Malty aroma with a hint of hops. Fairly dry, malty flavor with some vegetables and hops. Lingering, bitter finish with sweet malts. Light body, medium carbonation. It has some depth, but maybe not my favorite pilsner.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (10552) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour is fruit, malt, hop, pine, floral. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alex_alkis (288) - SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2014
Tasty but at the same time a little mawkish. Lacks character. Extremely easy to drink.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Holmen1 (2467) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2014
Flaske fra Systembolaget Lund juli-14: filtrert gylden med meget kort skum. Deilig aroma av citrus og stikkelsbær. Innledningsvis frisk og god slak med nevnte, men den blir fort flat og uinteressant. Overhode ikke "innovative" slik bryggeriet selv påstår, "bland" er mer beskrivende synes jeg.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (2283) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 11, 2014
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours amber, light sweet toffee, fizzy, cold, thin.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kalervo (698) - FINLAND - JUN 6, 2014
Nummenrannassa. Quite enjoyable beer, maybe not as refreshing as I hoped. Still good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SimonTja (262) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2014
Straight forward nice malt body, dry and nice, some refreshing bitterness, but not a lot of late hop additions. I understand the point of the beer is a nice drinkable Pale Ale, and I was looking for a more towards session IPA, this obviously wouldn’t please the general crowd, but this isn’t bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (6800) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2014
330 ml bottle. 693/08237. BB 2014/10/30. (K-Citymarket) Pirkkala, Finland.
Lively golden colour with a small white head. Citrusy and fruity hops, mild bitterness, mild malt and mild notes of sourness in the aroma. Nice. The flavour is citrus, grapefruit, some berries, moderate bitterness and mild malt. There’s some NZ hoppy notes lurking. Actually pretty nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andy_ (683) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Golden orange clear beer with white head dissolving soon leaving lacing. Aroma has sweet caramel malts, mango, gooseberry and pine. Taste is malty and resiny bitter with some gooseberry and fruits on the side. Palate is thinner than medium with quite heavy carbonation. Finish has a lot of bitterness, leaving an intense grapefruity aftertaste. A solid APA or session IPA but I could use some more fruity freshness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (446) - SWEDEN - APR 25, 2014
On tap at Tullen. Cloudy yellow orange with white head. Nice hoppy light smell. Taste is balanced hoppy dry and caramel.


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