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

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RATINGS: 141   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


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (5569) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 6, 2012
33 cl bottle @ olio, BBE 23.10.2012
Aroma is stale with lots of gooseberry bush, some fruits and nettles. Flavour is rather stale too with gooseberry bush, nettles, hints of fruits and ash. Too stale stuff although the hops are nice here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (3000) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2012
Bought bottle at Systembolag in Gøteborg Golden color, not much foam (my glass?) Medium complexity and body Distinct hops Easiily enjoyable

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6012) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2012
Golden beer, a floral punch in the nose. A clean citra flavour, citrus and herbs. Bitter finish. Not complex, and other hops would have improved, but it is a next to perfect refreshment. Great lawnmower stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElDesmadre (1496) - Mikołów, POLAND - MAR 22, 2012
Bottle. Hazy orange with a not too durable head. Aroma is mainly pine and resin, some less tropical fruit (mango, grapefruit, subtle lichee) plus some malt. Beautiful Citra smell. Low carbonation, oilish consistency. In the flavour the malt is dominated by resiny-tropical hops, and quite a strong bitterness. This may be not the most flavoursome pale ale ever (in fact, it is not too assertive in terms of roma while drinking) but it is very drinkable and refreshing. A fast paced beer not to muse about but to drink and enjoy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (2933) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2012
Bottle. Orange colour with a large head. Citric aroma. Fruity malty flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3284) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2012
Bottle. Clear deep golden pour, thin white head. Aroma of citrus hops, some grapefruit and slightly buttery. Flavor is quite bitter, nicely hopped and a bir fruity. Very drinkable, nice session ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10420) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2012
Bottle. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Strange thick honeylike palate. NIce but weird beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6049) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 24, 2012
330 ml bottle.
Pours a hazy yellow colour with a small foamy white head. Aroma of citrusy American hops, hay and some grains. Flavour of pale malts, strong American hops, citrus and some sweet caramel. Light bodied, slick mouthfeel and a crispy, bitter, dry finish. Nice for a 4.5% abv APA.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
7stern (364) - Bromma, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2012
Pours golden, clear. Small head. Grassy, haylike aroma. Also grassy taste, moderate bitterness. Thin body. Alright but not more.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slakemythirst (189) - - FEB 13, 2012
Brygden doftar kattpiss (usch), bröd och citrus. Smakrik men spretig. Ingen harmoni. Lite väl maffig beska. Citra humlen är missbrukad, tyvärr.


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