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Brewed by Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri
Style: American Pale Ale
Nynäshamn, Sweden

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Stenstrand SommarAle har fått sitt namn av Stenstrand som ligger i det vackra naturreservatet Ören på Torö. Stranden är känd som en av de bästa vågsurfing-stränderna i Sverige. Denna ale bryggs med golvmältad malt från det anrika mälteriet Thomas Fawcett och humlas med tre amerikanska humlesorter. Till sist filtreras ölet genom vår humlekanon, fulladdad med humlekottar för att ge det extra mycket sommar. Som alla våra öl är den opastöriserad - och bryggd med omsorg och kärlek

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3.7
gyllenbock (10035) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2010
On tap at Akkurat, Stockholm, July 19. Slightly hazy orange with a thick white head. Pleasant aroma of tropical fruits. The taste was nicely balanced, fruity with a nice bitterness. A good beer.

3.7
TheJestersBeer (2431) - SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours a hazy, medium orange/amber, with a white head. Hoppy, floral aroma, apricot, spruce, caramel, orange peel, faintly grainy, marmalade. Off-dry, medium bodied, medium to high bitterness, balanced CO2. Hoppy, fruity taste, apricot, resin, spruce, caramel, passion fruit, faint robust note of earth or grain. Dries out nicely in the finish, the alcohol is very well hidden. (2012-09-25)

3.7
Linnet (1941) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2013
Ar: grapefruit, resin, pine, grass, lemon zest, bread, hay, metallic and minerals. Ap: amber colour, small off-white head, lacing. F: big bite, grapefruit, resin, pine, bread, hay, cereal, slightly metallic. P: medium body, small lively bubbles. T: enjoyable.

3.7
hackobock (4073) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear amber with a one inch white head. Aroma has orange peel, sweet papaya and grain. Taste is sweet fruits with a light caramel backbone, light bitter notes all the way. FInish is sweet fruits with a nice lasting bitterness. Very smooth.

3.7
KM (418) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2013
Bottle. Fresh and sweet hoppy aroma. Elegant flavour, fruity hops. Medium bitterness. (Påland, 24.07.2013)

3.7
Senap (750) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2015
Faktiskt uppfyller den beskrivningen väl, en bra balanserad lättsam funkar bra till det grillade.

3.6
Svesse (8982) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2010
(Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm, 16 July) Pale amber colour with frothy, white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with notes of citrus, orange peel, grapefruit and grainy malt. Fruity, hoppy taste with citrus, grapefruit, grainy malt and a slightly piney bitterness in the finish. More than medium body with a certain sweetness. Very nice one.

3.6
Nisse666 (8153) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2011
Draught at Ölrepubliken 2011-07-27 AR: apricot, and a bit light herbal tea AP: copper colored body, wee frothy bone white head F: first watery, but then rich in apricot, pine - you know the story... white peppery

3.6
SirLimpsalot (4706) - SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2012
@Akkurat: trevlig fruktig doft med tydlig ananas. Smaken är välhumlad, stor frukt och kolatoner. Fin krämig eftersmak. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 22, 2012
In short: A very floral (flower petals) well balanced golden pale ale. Very clean and refreshing.
How: Tap at Black & Brown, Stockholm.
The look: Clear light golden body topped by a persistent small beige head leaving lots of lacigns on the glass.
In long: Nose is very floral hops, this is flowery to the point of being borderline girly, but a sensitive man like me can appreciate a flower bouquet when it comes from a beer. Taste starts with typical clean honeyed cereals with a touch of caramel, a mild sweetness sensation, then the floral hops bring a nice refreshing flowery bitterness of medium intensity with light resinous undertones. Don’t need to speak much Swedish to understand that “Sommar Ale” translates to “Summer Ale” and in that regards it is a success, I had it on a very sunny hot day sitting on a Stockholm pub patio and it was indeed a nice summer ale. Another good Swedish beer I had on tap on location, but Sweden is a very strange country, the public bathrooms are on the sidewalks, the toilet paper is like a book, people can see you doing your thing because the walls are see-through windows and also there is a phone.


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