RATINGS: 549   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
This Ale is Released In Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Release of F.Z. and The Mothers Absolutely Free

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (48159) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2008
Bottle 66cl. Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, pine, orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (280308)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (44223) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2007
From bottle, blind tasting at Papsoes - beer no 19. Pours golden yellow, clear, with a lacing white head. Strong grapefruit aroma with a sweet maltbase. Peachy and slight herbal malty too. Flavour is dry fruity, with a mild grainy note. Ends bitter and dry. Slight woody finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (36943) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2007
Bottled. A golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet malty - and really nothing else - a bit boring. The flavor is sweet with notes of peaches, as well as a light spicy hoppyness. It gains in complexity when it warms up, but never impresses me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (27737) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2007 Bottle. Clear golden coloured with an off white head. Fruity aroma of hops, pine needles, grass and grape fruits. Fruity flavour of hops, pine needles and grape fruits. Very dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (25814) - Malm, SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear pale amber color with a small white head. Grassy hoppy malty aroma with some hints of citrus and grapefruit. Sweetish malty grassy hoppy flavor with hints of grapefruit. Slightly sweetish malty hoppy finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2007
(Bottle 65 cl) Courtesy of MaltOMeal. Clear, golden with an off-white head. Fresh, hoppy aroma of pine needles and peaches. Medium-bodied and extremely dry with a rather downplayed malt base. The bitterness is very distinct but fresh, fruity and floral. 021107

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (20298) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 30, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2008 2008-08-10, 9-4-7-4-17=41
Hazy golden color, thin head, nice cobweb-like lace. There is a great hop aroma, very fruity, grapefruit and bitter oranges over all. Very good toffee flavor, less sweet than my liking, maybe just a bit drier than this beer deserves, at the end; powerful hopping, giving both a fruity and resiny touch, but never overwhelming. Powerful final, but if anything, less than expected, and shorter. After one year, it seems that some corners have softened, the flavors are well mixed together, and everything is more balanced.

2007-11-02, Papsoe Blind Tasting, 9-3-7-4-16=39
Hazy golden color. Wonderful hoppy aroma, a bit resiny and greatly fruity: grapefruit, sweet oranges, peach... Even a touch of cookies. The body is not too strong, almost dry; there is a quite strong toffee flavor, very strong bitterness with quite strong resins and bitter oranges, mango. Very good, but unbalanced between aroma and flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (19785) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 11, 2011
Sehr hopfig-ser Geruch, etwas beiend, armoatisch. Streng hopfiger Antrunk, wenig s und herb-trocken. Leicht alkoholisch, im Mittelteil etwas nimmt der Hopfen zudem etwas ab, das Bier ist trotzem relativ aromatisch, leider auch sehr trocken. Zum Ende erneut slich. Test vom 13.8.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 8,11,11,10,4,10 - 9,80

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (18236) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2008
Bottle at Chris_os The Wolf tasting. Thanks to Mes and Hogtownharry. Gold with thin off white head. Really nice PNW hop. Grapefruit is lovely. Some choc lime. Thats my kinda beer. Just lacking a little in the malts.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (18021) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2008
Bottle. Nice head with excellent duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich with grapefruit, other fruits, flowers and hops.

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