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

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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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


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hurula (1) - - OCT 4, 2012 does not count
Creamy aftertaste and neat citrus through the taste. Very mellow and balanced.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vesavee (6) - FINLAND - JUN 14, 2012 does not count
Nice and murky, quite pale with a white-ish head. Smells gay. Tastes like joy leading to a bitter end. At first it seems 0,5 litres is a bit much due to heavy bitterness. However, once the beer warms up a bit (drank it straight out the fridge), the bitterness smooths out a little and gives way to bubblegum and strawberry notes of Sorachi Ace. More please!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - APR 28, 2012
#1450 draught; nose is urinal cakes, very dry lemon, some corn, yeast whiff, later sweet bile, feel is medium, carb is medium, taste is early red berries, then quite fat lemon, some celery, yellow pepper, bile, quite dry finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5120) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2013
330 ml bottle, from Voldby Købmandsgaard. ABV is 4.6%. Sampled some months after BB date. Hazy amber to brown colour, moderate off-white head. Nice aroma of malts and lemongrass, a hint of herbs and dill. The flavour is well hopped, with distinct notes of dill and lemongrass, some malts in the background. Very tasty, would buy again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10846) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2012
cloudy yellow, smooth white head. Citrussy us hoppy aroma. Quite hoppy fresh pine and citrus aroma. Tasty , dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14288) - 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 ...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2012
In bottle at Craig’s. Pours a blonde colour with a fair white head. Aroma of strawberry jam, nectarines and caramel. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel. Nicely bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jesperhammer (2897) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2012
10-MAY-2012, draft @DØE Ølfestival 2012. Hazy orange with beige head. Distinct sorachi nose with coco and perfume. Taste almost bubblegum-like. Very APA-ish with thin body. Dry and fresh. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6158) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2012
(Draught at Monk’s Porterhouse, Stockholm, 18 May 2012) Golden amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with citrus, apricots, grass and floral hops. Malty, fruity taste with notes of citrus, grass, caramel, a touch of dill and fresh floral hops in a fairly dry finish. Medium body, quite dry. Tasty, refreshing and nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (2236) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2012
Pours cloudy golden with a high head. Aroma is malts and hops. Flavor is malts, fruits, dirt and hops. Quite nice.


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