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Kallholmen Levande Ale - Kallholmens Maltbryggeri AB

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 18.31%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kallholmens Maltbryggeri AB visit their website
Sweden

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Asgeirr on 12-13-2011)
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Asgeirr

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

3.7/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Kallholmen Levande Ale is presented in a darker shade of translucent amber along with a thick cream white crown and a rich amount of carbonation. Continually, the crown slowly dissipates, eventually leaving plenty of lacing alongside the glass.

Smell: Floral notes, peaches, maybe apricot, cream and vanilla along with a hint of passion fruit. Overall a really fresh character.

Taste: A durable vanilla sweetness that overlap an upfront and grapefruit-like bitterness that intertwines with notes of sour peaches. The floral notes does lurk in the background and fades rather quickly mid-tasting.

Moreover, we get sublte notes of caramel sweetness with a backing of the aforementioned vanilla. Thereafter the bitterness makes a triumphant return and enshrouds whatever remnants of sweetness there was and lingers on for quite some time, like a beast resting and digesting its latest prey.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, but somewhat thin in the body, alert carbonation.

Overall: Thoroughly constructed with lots of interesting aspects which resonated in a complementary fashion. Maybe a more robust body, but other than that it's well worth a try or two (or three!) since it's a properly crafted brew.

Serving type: on-tap

12-13-2011 21:11:47 | More by Asgeirr
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Aivnec


3/5  rDev +1.7%

06-28-2014 15:20:42 | More by Aivnec
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aztraz

Sweden

2/5  rDev -32.2%

05-25-2012 20:48:35 | More by aztraz
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jisak74


3/5  rDev +1.7%

04-26-2012 21:49:19 | More by jisak74
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3.03/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours copper with a white head that sets into decent lacings.

S: Sour; is this a bad bottle? I can sence the floral hops and the caramell malt. Some fruit as well. Kind of American in a mild sence.

T: Follows the nose - the sourness makes me doubt that this is how the brewer intended it to taste. Anyways; the sweetness is stronger in taste compared to smell. The "American-ness" of the hops is more noticable; pineapple and grapefruit.

M: Aftertaste holds the same sourness, but also nice bitterness. Body is medium while carbonation is quite strong.

O: Well; if this was how the brewer inteneded it to be; sour in a unpleasant way (my opinion) not worth the money - but if I sampled a bad bottle - I'll give it another try...

Yet again; the other beer on BA from Kallholmen I have reviewed was not very exciting - I still wait for a nice sample from Kallholmen...

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2012 18:46:43 | More by Evil_Pidde
Kallholmen Levande Ale from Kallholmens Maltbryggeri AB
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