Brewed by Indslev Bryggeri
Style: American Pale Ale
Nr. Aaby, Denmark


on tap


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Danish: Den japanske humle Sorachi Ace blev udviklet specielt til Sapporo Bryggerierne i slutningen af firserne. Den har en distinkt citrusagtig smag og aroma og er helt sin egen. Sorachi Aced er brygget på pale ale malt, en smule karamelmalt og havreflager. Massivt humlet selvfølgelig, og kun 4,6 % alk. Humlet forår til jer alle!

English. Sorachi Ace was developed for the Japanese Sapporo Breweries in the late eighties. It has a very citrussy and lemony scent and taste.When used in large quantities it may resemble dill. Truly a unique hop that resembles nothing you’ve had before. Anyways, here you have a pale ale brewed on pale malts, a slight addition of caramel malts and oats for the smoothness. Massively hopped of course.
Hops: Sorachi Ace Malts: Pilsner, Caramel

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43243) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2012

Draught @ Forårsøllet springer ud på fairbar, Fairbar, Norre Alle 66, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark.

Unclear - hazy medium amber orange colour with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, toasted, caramel, light to moderate hoppy, light moderate yeasty, earthy, sweet, butter. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, late finish metalic bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120414]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (39955) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
From tap. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is crisp grassy and herbal hoppy. Dry, hoppy and herbal. Solid bitter and dry. Grassy and herbal finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (33990) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2012
Draft. An unclear golden beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of Sorachi hops, caramel, and malt, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (25643) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2012
Draught at Ølfestival 2012. Cloudy amber coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops and rgass. Fruity flavour of vanilla, citrus, grass and hops. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2012
On tap. Pours a hazy golden with an off-white head. Lovely dry Sorachi Ace aroma - although I could take even more of that! Fairly light body, very, very dry almost bordering astringent. The alphas in the SA really come out in the finish. The dryness makes this very drinkable, but - as usual - I’d personally prefer it a little sweeter. 110512

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (24856) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2012
Bottled@Beer Hunters, Pori. Orangeish red colour, small white head. Aroma is floral, grassy, wooden and also has some herbal notes. Flavour is floral, grassy and mildly grainy notes. Actually a quite pleasant Sorachi Ace beer for once.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (22991) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2012
Draught at Monk’s Porterhouse, Stockholm. Cloudy pale amber, small head. Perfumy, yoghurty citrus and butter aroma. Mid dry with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Plenty of perfumy hops, long bitter finish. Slight metal and resin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (22493) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2012
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty slightly earthy hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (20694) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2012
bottle at home ... amber ... thin white head ... soft jammy fruit nose...light bitter front ... soft jammy strawbery fruits ... bitter herbal hop ...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (18577) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 29, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2012
2012-05-06, draught at Fairbar, Århus, 7-4-7-3-13=34
Cloudy golden color with creamy head. The aroma is quite mild. The flavor is very dry, weak body, with a sopay lemony malt flavor. Strong bitterness, a bit too much of it in the end.
Unexciting, they can do better (fresher and fruitier) things with Sorachi Ace.

2012-04-29, draught at Fairbar, Århus, 7-4-7-3-13=34
Cloudy golden color; creamy head. Mild aroma of Sorachi Ace, less deep and pungent than in many other beers; it has also a cookie, biscuity touch. Dry but soft mouthfeel, medium-weak body; some malt flavor with a toffee trace; lemony hops with a light vanilla-cake touch; but also, unfortunately, too much bitterness.
A dirty, unbalanced Sorachi Ace beer.
Not bad, but unelegant.

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