Klackabackens Kristianstad 400 år

Brewed by Klackabackens Bryggeri
Style: American Pale Ale
Kristianstad, Sweden


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Tillsammans med de eminenta Kristianstadsbryggarna Charlis och SjöCrona har vi plockat fram tre olika öl som passar grymt bra att fira en 400åring med. Klackabackens bidrag är en Pale Ale bryggd på lindhonung från Vinslöv och humle från Nya Zeeland. Dessutom kommer du på etiketten kunna lära dig lite om sådant som du förmodligen inte visste om Kristianstad, bl.a. om grundaren Christian IV:s dryckesvanor. Ölen kommer att finnas ute i butik hos Systembolagen i Kristianstad och Åhus från 1 april. Mycket nöje!

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Nische (2661) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
Clear golden beer with a nice lasting white head. Butter and toffee aroma, citrus, grassy hops, bready, some caramel. Hoppy citrus flavor, grassy, butter, and toffee. Lacking in hops.

rarbring (2290) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2014
Overall: Grass, nettles, grapefruit peel and some cardboard. Dry.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at home. Reviewed 2014-09-12.

anders37 (27577) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small longlasting white head. Has a fruity malty spicy citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy hoppy bitter finish.

AndySnow (8305) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Citrus, grass, fruit.
Body: Light to medium body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, citrus, bread, hops. Bitter finish.

gnoff (11138) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2014
33 cl bottle from Systembolagets beställningssortiment, on July 23, 2014. BB 140914.
Since it was released April 1 and likely made only once it seems I’ve managed to pick out a beer that is not very fresh for its style.
Murky orange to apricot color, fluffy off-white head. Head looks nice, though the extreme lack of see through is more than I’d expect even with "unfilt and unpast" in a beer, doesn’t look very tasty at first sight. Phenolic, hoppy, light fruity scent, also sweet and herbal, like you mixed in some meadow plants of some sort. Mineral, light bitter, grassy taste. Fizzy thin mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Grainy, pith aftertaste. Unpleasant bitter harsh finish.
The grassy notes mixed with the overly harsh bitterness makes me wonder if brewers perhaps used extensive amounts of whole flowers in the beer, but that the beer itself was not very stable when it comes to keeping the hop notes over a few months. Might have been better fresh if there were more hop notes to mask the harshness better, at this time though, the beer got dumped.
Didn’t really get any honey notes, unless the lind/Tilia cordata was that meadow green I couldn’t place my finger on what it was?

gyllenbock (10025) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget, e-order in May 2014. A bit hazy golden/orange with a huge white head. Aroma of citrus, grass, bread and some apricot. Similar taste. Fairly soft and not that bitter.

Cool_Bond (2846) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2014
Good fruity aroma. The taste is also fruity but also watery. Decent bitterness finishes the beer that is trapped in the upper part of the mouth for a long time. Pretty mediocre according to me. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

NordicV (2542) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
Gyllengul öl med vitt skum. Brödig, maltig med inslag av citrus och viss gräsighet. Samma återkommer i smaken. En trevlig sessionöl.

SaintMatty (7603) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2014
330ml Bottle - Hazy gold/amber with a foamy head. Slightly earthy aroma with notes of citrus and grain. Tangy and hoppy taste with peach, grapefuit, apricot and a hint of mango. Fairly enjoyable but a bit ’raw’.

BiffNilsson (270) - Perstorp, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
orangegul grumlig vätska med obefintlig vit krona som snabbt försvinner helt. Ganska liten neutral aledoft. Smaken är bättre än doften men även den är liten och kolsyran är trött. Dessutom finns en bismak i ölet som jag inte riktigt gillar. Ingen höjdare från klackabacken denna gången

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