Hønefoss Brygghus Reviews




Holmen1
2.6
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Flaske delt med Einar på Kooperativen påsken-15: klar, mørkerød rav med kort skum. Førsteinntrykket er bra, vi noterer mørke bær, karameller og julekrydder. Når temperaturen stiger tar solbærsødmen overhånd og den blir for søt og endimensjonal. Ikke alltid at julen varer helt til påske.
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Holmen1
1.9
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
Fra fat på Kooperativen Nordsiden, Hønefoss: den hyggelige atmosfæren hjelper ikke, dette er en tynn og intetsigende industrilager. Lite aroma, skummet forsvinner nesten før du får sagt skål. Ettersmaken var heldigvis så kort at det var fort gjort å tømme glasset og bestille noe ordentlig fra det lille men fine utvalget fatøl (denne kvelden hadde de bl.a. Ægir, Austmann, Brewdog og Schneider).
Saturday, June 28, 2014

Beer5000
3.7
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Juleøl
Bottle sampled in 2009. Dark brown almost black body with a small beige head. Aroma has dark malt, chocolate and mocha. Flavor is Light roasted, dark malt, caramel, balanced bitterness and some fruitiness. Fine body and pleasant in aftertaste. This is nice and quite impressive at only 4,5 ABV. It’s a shame no other beers from Hønefoss seems to keep up with quality beers.
Thursday, October 3, 2013

Beer5000
2.2
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Konge
330 ml bottle. Pale golden body with a fast disappearing white head. Weak in aroma, hint of caramel malt. Weak in flavor, hint of caramel and fruit, little bitterness. Thin body and aggressive carbonation. Short in aftertaste. Not very interesting.
Thursday, October 3, 2013

Beer5000
1.6
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
330 ml bottle. Pale golden body with a fast disappearing white head. Weak in aroma, slightly fruity. Easy to drink, light fruity and weak malty, almost no bitterness. Thin and watery body, no aftertaste. Waste of time and money.
Thursday, October 3, 2013

Beer5000
2.1
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
330 ml bottle. Clear amber body with a beige head. Aroma is just malt and caramel. Flavor is like aroma plain malt and caramel, not much bitterness and no depth. Medium body, short aftertaste. Boring and uninspired lager.
Thursday, May 9, 2013

visionthing
2.2
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Konge
33cl from Meny Vollebekk. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Lightly malty aroma with hints of vegetables, fruits and caramel. Sweet and grainy with a light bitterness. Fairly light body. Finishes lightly hoppy and bitter. Easy to drink and refreshing. (Ikke akkurat helt konge, men faktisk helt grei!)
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Palme
1.8
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Konge
0.33l bottle courtesy of Mari & Ina. This is a clear golden one with a small quickly sidesticking off-white head. Smells sweet and grainy. Some corn and a bit of wet toasted skunk. Not too good in other words. On the carbonation it’s soft to average and it has a light oily to watery mouthfeel. The taste also kinda sweet and grainy. Floral tones with metallic flower water and a light skunky background. Ends with a clear metallic aftertaste. Not the best beer by so, but still many thanks for the bottle! 25.08.2012
Monday, October 1, 2012

altonbrownd
3.5
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Bottle at Quality Spa & Resort Norefjell. Dark caramel body with sweet nose. Taste is sweet and malty sugar. Some spices. Nicely done jule beer indeed.
Friday, December 30, 2011

Finn
2.7
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Flaske 0,33l spandert av Rune og delt under seanse i heimen 16 Jun 11. Dyp brunrød. Lyst skum som daler. God aroma av frukt & bær. Litt vassen smak. Søt frukt dominerer. Sherryaktig ettersmak.
Monday, December 5, 2011

Cunningham
2.6
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Juleøl
Bottle. Ruby colour with a tan head. Light sweet and some roasted malt aroma. Some caramel and roasted malt flavour, but a bit thin
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Cunningham
2.9
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
Bottle. Yellow colour with a white head. Light fruity aroma. Moderate malty and hoppt flavour with a light fruitiness
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Cunningham
2.6
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Konge
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Moderate malty aroma. A bit light flavour :-(
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Cunningham
2.9
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Bottle. Amber golden colour with an off white head. Sweet caramel aroma. Mostly a sweet malty flavour with some fruity notes
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Rune
2.4
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
330ml brought back home from Meny Gønland in Oslo. Bubbly, off-white head to a clear, dark ruby body. Dark grapes and bread-like malts to the nose. Malt-bearing taste of caramel and dark fruits. Mid-sweet and semi-dry. Short finish. About average for the style (shared with Finn, Tromsø 16.06.2011).
Monday, June 20, 2011

RuneStumo
3
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
29.04.2011. 0,33l Bottle. Thanks to Magne and Steinar for sharing! Dark brown colour with sweet malty aroma. This beer is sweet but there is also some sour elements. Very smooth malty flavours. Not to much bitterness. Good beer!
Friday, April 29, 2011

daje
2.5
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Bottle. Dark red to brown color, small beige head. Sugary aroma with bread, some spices. Taste is some roast, dominated by sugar, which also stays in the end. Overall I find this beer a bit too sweet.
Saturday, March 26, 2011

larsga
3.1
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Medium beige head. Deep dark red barely translucent body. Fruity wild berry aroma wih papery roasty notes. Dry-sweetish roasty papery wild berry taste with perfumy minty notes. Mid-bodied. Sharpish mouthfeel. Dry mealy strawy aftertaste with minty papery notes. Not bad, and has some character, but is a bit too papery. (0.33l bottle, Meny Grønland Torg, Oslo.)
Saturday, December 4, 2010

yngwie
2.3
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Bottle. A clear, brown beer with a small, beige head. Caramel and some diacetyl on the nose, dull. The flavor has caramel sweetness, notes of roasted malts and diacetyl. Medium body and a sort finish. Definitely not the least interesting among the low alcohol Christmas beers, but that won’t make me buy it again. 100611
Monday, November 1, 2010

gunnfryd
2.6
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Bottle. Brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is dry, caramel, malt. Flavour is dry, caramel, roasted malt. Medium body. Boring /OK beer.
Sunday, October 31, 2010

tarjei
1.7
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
33 cl bottle at home. Clear golden color. Disappering white head. Aroma is light malt and some fruity hops. Flavor is on the sweet side, almost no bitterness and very thin body.
Sunday, October 17, 2010

Maria
2.5
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Thanks Yngwie. It’s mahogany-red with a creamy head and the aroma has notes of syrup, caramel and bread. The flavour is sweet with notes of syrup, bread, caramel, “hvidtøl” and the finish is slightly dry and bitter.
Monday, September 13, 2010

fonefan
2.4
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

[ Trade by yngwie ]. Clear medium amber color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, malt extract, brown sugar. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration, burnt sugar notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100711]

Thursday, July 22, 2010

gunnfryd
2.4
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Konge
bottle. Dark golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt. Flavour is fruit, malt, hint of caramel, hint of hop. Medium to thin body. Thin beer.
Sunday, May 16, 2010

gunnfryd
2.1
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, fruit. Flavour is dry, malt, fruit, flower. Medium to thin body. Thin beer.
Sunday, May 16, 2010

KimJohansen
3
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Clear mahogany with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and and hints of hops. Flavour was sweet, roasted malt, caramel and breadish notes. Finished dry.
Saturday, May 1, 2010

yespr
3.2
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
33 cL bottle, courtesy of Papsoe. Pours clear and golden dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted and breadish. Roasted, overripe fruity and dark breadish. Light sweetness into a lingering roasted malty finish. Vague bitterness coming through.
Saturday, May 1, 2010

Ungstrup
3
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Bottled. A deep red beer with a lazing tan head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel as well as hints of citrus. The flavor is quite sweet with notes of caramel, malt, metal, and hints of nuts, leading to a dry slighlty metallic finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.
Saturday, May 1, 2010

Papsoe
3
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yngwie. Pours a clear, dark orangey brown with a creamy and lacing beige head. Sweet aroma of roasted malt and a little overripe fruit. Medium body, soft and smooth, lots of toffee, caramel and roasted malts with a very subdued bitterness. Appears stronger than what it is. 010510
Saturday, May 1, 2010

Gr0ve
2.5
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
330 ml bottle. Deep amber. Crystal clear. Tall white fine-laced head. Malty aroma with hints of bread and caramel. Crisp hop bitterness with a certain fruitiness. Notes of apricot and grass. Quite flavorful pilsener with strong flavours of straw and bittering hops.
Saturday, April 17, 2010

fonefan
2.1
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Konge
Bottle 330ml.
Clear light to medium golden amber yellow color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly to fully diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, grain, toasted, molasses, light light hoppy. Flavor is light moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20100409]

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

fonefan
2.4
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
Bottle 330ml.
Clear medium orange yellow color with a small average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, light to light moderate hoppy, green grass. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20100409]

Monday, April 12, 2010

joergen
2.4
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Konge
Bottle at Papsø. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Malty aroma of caramel with notes of grain. Malty flavour of caramel with notes of hops and cardboard. Hoppy finish.
Saturday, April 10, 2010

joergen
2
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
Bottle at Papsø. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Malty aroma of fruits and corn. Malty flavour of corn and hops. Hoppy finish.
Saturday, April 10, 2010

KimJohansen
2.7
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Konge
Clear golden with a medium off white head. Sweet aroma with malt, caramel and mild hops. Flavour had malt, caramel and grassy hops. Finished dry.
Friday, April 9, 2010

KimJohansen
2.5
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
Clear golden with a tiny white head. Sweet flavour with toasted malt, caramel and hints of grassy hops. Sweet flavour with malt, caramel and grassy hops. Finished dry and bitter.
Friday, April 9, 2010

yespr
2.9
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Konge
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is caramelish and breadish. Bitter and dry malty flavoured. Dry and slight metallic into a bitter finish.
Friday, April 9, 2010

Papsoe
2.3
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Konge
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yngwie. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Sweet malty nose. Medium body, malt, brewing cereals and a metallic tang. Dry and lightly hoppy finish. 090410
Friday, April 9, 2010

yespr
2.9
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is roasted malty. Sweet caramelish and subdued fruity. Sweet malty finish. Rather simple.
Friday, April 9, 2010

Papsoe
1.9
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yngwie. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Aroma of malts and brewing cereal. Medium body, malt and a little cardboard. Unrefined hoppy finish. 090410
Friday, April 9, 2010

zeke626
2.7
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Juleøl
Bottle, thanks to akevitt for sharing. Pours a red-brown body with a very generous brown foam head. Aroma of sweet malts, bread, light yeast sourness, and some spice. Flavor is a tad bland - it is mainly just sweet/caramel malts with a light cocoa or coffee flavor. Thin body with a pitted fruit aftertaste. It is possible our bottle sat a little too long.
Sunday, January 31, 2010

Sigmund
2.7
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
330 ml bottle, thanks to OleR. Contract brewed by Krönleins Bryggeri, Sweden, for Hønefoss Brygghus, Norway. ABV is 4.7%. Mahogany coloured beer, moderate beige head. Malty aroma, like a Münchener dunkel, notes of brown bread and caramel. The flavour is also malty and bready, sweet first with distinct notes of caramel, while the finish is fairly dry but not very bitter. OKish.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010

OleR
3.2
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Bottle from Smart Club, Alnabru, Oslo. Tan fluffy two-finger head. Body is bright, dark ruby. Well prononced malt aroma, sweetish and Christmas-spicy. Grassy hop notes. Taste is quite sweet, genuine malty, with a a fine fruit note, and hints of peppery hops. Well-bodied, slick in the mouth. Rounded malty, light spicy-bitter finish. One of the best Norwegian ’light’ Juleøl.
Monday, December 14, 2009

Gr0ve
2.9
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
330 ml bottle. Dark mahogany with a strong reddish hue. Medium-sized off-white fine-laced head. Dusty aroma with peppery hops. Red berries flavour with notes of dark caramel and toffee. Feels very clean, but also quite soft and mellow. Nice Christmas beer.
Thursday, December 3, 2009

abemorsten
2.3
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Pilsner
Pours clear yellow golden with a frothy white head that lasts. Good lacing. Aroma is also inviting. Malt, light syrup, flowers and herbs. Unfortunately the good impression stops once in the mouth. tastes like sweet bun dough. Easily swallowed and forgotten @ Cardinal 11.11.2009
Friday, November 13, 2009

KnutAlbert
2.7
Hønefoss Brygghus Helt Gull
Bottle at VG’s Christmas beer tasting. Reddsih brown, fine head. Sweet and sour, some cherries.
Friday, November 13, 2009

KimJohansen
3.9
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Juleøl
Clear burgundy with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with hard roasted malt, dark chocolate and coffee notes. Sweet flavour with burned malt, chocolate, coffee and hoppy notes. Finished dry. Lovely, this if defintely my new session favourite. I want more.
Monday, November 9, 2009

Ungstrup
3.2
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Juleøl
Bottled. A dark chestnut colored beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has strong notes of alcohol, soy sauce, and caramel, as well as notes of malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, dextrose, soy sauce, and chocolate, leading to a very dry dextrose finish. What happens to the flavor. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.
Monday, November 9, 2009

Papsoe
3.3
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Juleøl
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yngwie. Pours black with a reddish hue and a beige head. Hard roasted malts in the nose with a whiff of vanilla. Body is a little thin, hard roasted malts, tropical fruits and again vanilla. A little malt bitterness in the finish. A pleasant little Stout. 091109
Monday, November 9, 2009

yespr
3.3
Hønefoss Brygghus 1716 Juleøl
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden deep deep amber brown with a small tan head. Caramelish and dark roasted malty. Dark malty, vague metallic and lingering roasted malt flavoured finish. Light acidic roasted flavoured finish - ends with a slight watery touch and thin bodied.
Monday, November 9, 2009