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To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Premium Lager
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 292   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Sometimes when you’re drunk you can see better."

This is <em>the</em> lager. This is the pilsner, the lager, the bottom fermented beer. This is the Captain on the deck, one of the lone lagers cruising on the ocean of ale. To Øl actually loves lager type beers, and sometimes lagers is missed out because of the many great ales present. Problem is that most people who brew lagers apparently has a taste of old dusty piss yellow obnoxious stale impotent beers. So now was the time to stir things up and tell the people how you can do a super hoppy, well balanced pilsner type beer!

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Ingredients: Water, Malted barley, flaked oats, Hops (Simcoe, Citra, Nelson Sauvin, Centennial) and Yeast.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (2049) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle, Beer Moth, Manchester. Liking the mission statement on the above description. Clear orange pour with a small white head. Great tropical fruity hoppy beak. Flavour was crisp, citrus, hoppy and fruity. Really drinkable. As premium lagers go this is a damned good one. Why not make Stella illegal and force the masses to drink this stuff instead ? The world might just be a better place.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (689) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 3, 2014
Subdued aroma gives little hint of the hop forward balance of flavour. Bitter finish quickly dissipates and makes one want another taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (445) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 21, 2014
Bottle from Stockmann (€ 3,90) in Tallinn. BB 03.2016. Love the label, looks like a Damien Hirst design. Pours a beautiful hazy dark amber with a big off-white top - retains and laces superbly. Nose - splendid lemony-grapefruity-tangeriny-musky-malty bittersweet. There is however a slight note of dank grassiness in the background. Eventually I also get a hint of Nelson Sauvin, after having swirled it quite a bit. Taste begins with malty and succulent fruity sweetness and follows with a more hop-pronounced grapefruity bitterness; finish is very straightforwardly bitter, even roughly so. Medium body and carbonation, palate somewhat grainy and dry. A very bold brew.

I’ve enjoyed this tremendously in the past, but not so much this time.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2014
Smells sourly and botanical, association to lemon grass and sauerkraut. Very hoppy in taste, without being too much of a good thing. The bartender considered it a hoppy lager; but it tastes more like hops than of lager. And that is okay.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mad_Ferret (688) - SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2014
Sample from bottle @ Brill, 6/10-14. Orange amber, mostly clear and with a dirt white head. Grapefruit, lychee, caramel, grains, pine and some hints of fart. Taste is medium dry and hoppy fruity with grapefruit and lychee, caramel and grains and pine needles. Medium bodied, soft tickling carbonation, slight oily. I get a bit disturbed by the caramel presence. And the sulfur note.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The Etruscan (554) - Tuscany, ITALY - OCT 4, 2014
Off white full lasting head. Deep amber colour. Aroma is malty fruity with apricot peach and cumin notes. Flavor is malty too with apples and milky tones, ending in an hoppy finish. Light bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (4859) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 28, 2014
330ml bottle from Beer Hive. Pours clear golden amber, thin white head. Aromas are tropical fruit, pink grapefruit, lime, touch of resin. Taste brings a hint of lagery-ness, but only a hint. Much more hop bitterness as grapefruit. Light body, crisp finish. Nice,

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kita (1277) - Koper, SLOVENIA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle, 0.33l, shared with Hoppiness crew. Clear pale amber color with thick white head and sparkling appearance. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, passion fruit and pine. Taste starts light sweet malty, initially somewhat thin, but quickly develops into rich fruitiness rounded by decent malty backbone, while finish is heavy bitter with long aftertaste. Medium body, slick texture and lively carbonation in palate. Excellently hopped, so un-lager-like...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Linnet (1175) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2014
One word: awesome, pure American hoppiness, packed into a lager envelope. Citric, grapefruity resinous.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wolfbass (939) - Firenze, ITALY - SEP 9, 2014
Accidenti a sti fenomeni, magari tutte la lager fossero così, se ne berrebbero a quintalate. Davvero con le contropalle, bevibile ma anche sostanza.


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