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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%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
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.

3.6
stefannilssons (1582) - SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2013
Det här var en trevlig svensk sommaröl, med en välavvägd kropp och en behaglig men stabil beska. Smaken bar på lätt fruktiga toner och kanske även lite brödiga, ack så svårt att precisera denna. Beskan var, i vilket fall, angenäm och kroppen likaså.

3.6
aleksander9 (1898) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2013 Pours clear bronze With a little white head. Smells amazing, almost like a well made perfume.. alot of Peaches, sweet Oranges, grapefruit. Lovely hop combination. medium+ carbonation With medium mouthfeel. lingering Peaches, grapefruit, some dryness in the aftertaste. what a great summers ale! Truly refreshing.

3.6
RexTalionis (3798) - FINLAND - JUL 29, 2013
Draught. Pours hazy orange in color with a small head. Fruity, slightly tropical in aroma. Very soft mouthfeel. Light piney grassyness with some ripe garden fruity sweetness in taste. Delicious. Ripe, sweet wild strawberries in aftertaste.

3.6
rarbring (2290) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2014
Overall: Balanced, citric fresh hoppiness.
Note: On-tap at De Klomp. Reviewed 2014-06-28.

3.6
tlind2 (1772) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2014
[email protected]'s. Deep golden color, white head. Sweet hoppy aroma. Smooth, hoppy flavor with sweet caramel notes. Medium-full body, medium carbonation. Nice

3.6
Turtles (2967) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2015
500ml bottle from Systembolaget. Almost clear golden with a big fluffy head. Sweet aroma, citrus, orange, caramel. Low carbonated with a medium body, thick sweet mouthfeel. The taste start caramel sweet, fruity, orange and grapefruit, sweet caramel and biscuits. Finish with pleasant grapefruit bitterness.

3.6
Gbgbrouge (388) - SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2015
Poured from bottle, clear deep gold with medium off white head. Aroma with fruity notes, traces of caramel and bread then mostly citrus. Taste is low key bitterness backed up by a very well blanced malt body leading to a nice bitter finish. More fruity and citrusy notes. Very nice summer beer!

3.5
mjs (7685) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 30, 2012
(Draught at The Picts Bar, 20120627) The beer poured deep amber and clear. Its head was medium sized and whie. Aroma had pine, fruitiness and malts, Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were hops, pine, toffee, malts, mildly sweetness and medium bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy, malty and bitter. A tasty APA lacking some edges.

3.5
Vignale (4011) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2012
Bärnstensfärgad, klar vätska, lågt skum. Lätt doft av kådig humle, tallskott, grape och mango. Grape, resinolja, tall, gräs, färsk humle, rejäl beska. Munkänslan är blöt, smakerna rena men en liten metallsmak kommer fram i eftersmaken. Mer besk än fruktig. En av de bättre och framförallt beskare svenska APA jag druckit.


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