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Backyard Brew Bomble Bee 17 - Carlsberg Sverige AB

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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 2.87
pDev: 3.83%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carlsberg Sverige AB visit their website

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bark on 05-20-2013)
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Reviews by humulus:
Photo of humulus
2.75/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

A: golden yellow, clear. Two finger high foam (warm white), leaves lacings on the glass.

S: grassy, sweet, hops.

T: not really that bitter for being "hop-struck" but the hop taste is there, but the malt sweetness is the most noticable taste. It's got a buttery aftertaste with notes of white bread.

M: carbonation is medium high, smooth liquid.

O: it's an alright beer for it's price, but it's overly sweet in my opinion. More bitterness would have made it more balanced and simply better.

humulus, Jun 05, 2013
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Photo of aztraz
3/5  rDev +4.5%

aztraz, May 15, 2014
Photo of BuddhaBrowett
2.75/5  rDev -4.2%

BuddhaBrowett, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3/5  rDev +4.5%

bigbluebeerguy, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of Saksis
2.75/5  rDev -4.2%

Saksis, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of bark
2.83/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The colour is gold (7 EBC), the liquid is clear. The two finger head is off-white and compact. It sinks slowly leaving some lacing.

The smell is light with some english/german hops. Notes of marzipan, grass, and fresh hops. Candy sweetness and an odd hint of fresh fish.

The taste is malty with clean sweet notes, medium bitterness and a touch of caramel and bitter herbs. The hoppy flavours tastes like hay and dried flowers. Medium body. The creamy aftertaste got growing artificial sweet flavours (saccharine, cheap candy) and some flowery green hops. White bread in the finish.

The carbonation is medium to strong, the small bubbles short-lived. The liquid is semi-smooth.

Although this beer is marketed as a “pilsener with refreshing bitterness”, I think that it lacks bittering hops to match the sweetness and the hay-ish hop flavours.

bark, May 20, 2013
Photo of SimonTja
3/5  rDev +4.5%

SimonTja, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of Evil_Pidde
2.85/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

A: Clear golden with a medium tall white, a bit uneven head. Some lacings.

S: Grainy malts, but the corn lures in the back... Bitter hops. Marzipan, never a good thing in a Lager. White bread.

T: Very mild and smooth. Malty but with corny notes. Bitter hops. Some citric notes in the back. Buttery.

M: Long bitter and creamy aftertaste. Creamy, almost oily body, medium full. Carbonation is on the lower side.

O: Very creamy, almost buttery - and that's the biggest problem with this beer; it's so creamy that it's almost oily.

Evil_Pidde, Jul 03, 2013
Backyard Brew Bomble Bee 17 from Carlsberg Sverige AB
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.