Brewed by Krönleins Bryggeri
Style: Pale Lager
Halmstad, Sweden


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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
One of Swedens oldest Export beers. The recipe is from 1955 and is still valid today.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
frisedel (3) - SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2011 does not count
Fine beer for the times you want to get drunk on a reasonably priced beer. Good taste and cheap. Also under the name: Stockholm, Fine Festival Beer. http://www.systembolaget.se/Sok-dryck/Dry

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4986) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2012
Bottle. Slightly gassy with a medium body. The label says its a world class lager-it isn’t. Its a resaonable but east to forget Euro-Fizz.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hildigöltur (5105) - København, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2002
Fruity and refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pilsnerrogge (2817) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2002
Golden coloured. Neutral aroma. Fizzy, somewhat fruity and slightly perfumy. The finish is bitter but in an unpleasant way.
Earlier Rating: 6/28/2002 Total Score: 3.4
Medium bodied with fruity apple-notes. Not bad at all!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Embrouille (2835) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 12, 2009
Canned 330ml. Aroma: Sweet malty, grainy with papaya, niaouli honey and tobacco showing up. Biscuity. Appearance: Clear pale golden with a decent, average-sized white head which leaves a slight spotty sticky lace. Flavor and palate: Medium bodied. Sweet malty with papaya showing up. Very drinkable. Biscuity. A tad salty. Low carbonation. Very low bitterness. Sweet fruity finish which is reminiscent of papaya and blackberry. Overall impression: A really enjoyable pale lager with plenty of character.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (6351) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2012
"Stockholm Fine Festival Beer 5,3%" 330ml can obtained from an IKEA store near Birmingham (England) by my wife. This was one of five lager/pilsners I tasted during a sunny afternoon in my back garden, late May 2009. It held up well against two Greek, a Dutch and a UK brewed beer. Mid range golden body, bright and sparkling, the white head tried to hang around but soon became a thin collar round the glass. Slight grassy aroma, nothing else much, gets my standard score of 3 for a non-smelling lager/pils. Refreshing and crisp, no great flavours but not bad at all. A pleasant mix of hop, malt and yeastiness combind to give a well balanced lager. No lagers have a rich full bodied feel to them, well none I’ve had anyway, this one was fine when you remember it is only a 5.3% lager. I enjoyed this drink, it was hot and I’d had some very indifferent beers before it, but overall, a ’fine festival beer’.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nicholai (100) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 14, 2006
A very charming beer that doesn’t deliver in terms of taste. Beautiful champagne cholored with a fulminant white head that lingers. Fresh hoppy smell - again the taste leaves somethign to be desired.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HermanW (1066) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2008
Gekocht bij IKEA. Goed festival bier. Smaakt goed. Niks mis mee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2012
Can@Home as Stockholm Fine Festival 5.3%. Grainy, herbal and light fruity aroma. Yellow, white head, good lace. Light sweet, light bitter, malty, light herbal. Refreshing and not bad but that’s it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (7215) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 7, 2003
Canned(500ml). -pale yellow, light hoppy aroma, not so big head, nice bitter finish, average and boring beer

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