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Melleruds Utmärkta Pilsner - Spendrups Bryggeri AB

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 10
Avg: 3.16
pDev: 17.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spendrups Bryggeri AB
Sweden | website

Style | ABV
German Pilsener | 4.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bark on 12-14-2011

Introduced in March 2012. A reinterpretation of a beer originally brewed at Melleruds Bryggeri in the 1950's.
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

The beer is pale straw colored, has a white head that settles somewhat unevenly, leaving some lacing, small curtains.

The smell has some bread and cereal notes, lemon and some boiled vegetables.

Initial white bread sweetness, some lemon juice notes, a pure alkaloid bitterness.

Medium carbonation, small bubbles, soft, slightly sticky and a sharpish dryness.

Overall a clean and straight lager, a bit closer to the Swedish (sweet) pale lager style than the dry German pilsener.

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3.86/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The colour is straw yellow, maybe with a tint of gold (5 EBC), the liquid is clear. The high head is compact and white. It is very firm, and it leaves some lacing while slowly sinking.

The smell is malty and clean. It is much drier than expected from a Swedish pilsener. Clean medium strong bitter notes, hints of hay and fresh flowers. Perhaps a hint of butter in the background?

The taste is fresh and clean. Mild yet noticeable hop bitterness, some flowers and hay and an elegant sweetness. Low to medium body. Hints of black pepper and smooth hops in the clean and refreshing aftertaste. The finish got hints of mint and white loaf.

The carbonation is fresh and medium strong. Lots of very small long-lasting bubbles. The liquid is light.

A fresh no-nonesnse German pils. Much better than expected.

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A: Pours clear golden with a tall white compact head that sets slowly into pretty nice lacings.

S: Grassy and bitter hops. Nice pilsener malt, semi-sweet. But sadly a bit too modest (or mild).

T: Bitter hops and semi-sweet pilsener malt. Light in taste. Some Citric notes well hidden.

M: Lovely long bitter aftertaste. Body is light and a bit metallic. Carbonation is medium and smooth.

O: A Nice pilsener, with a lot of things right - but way too weak.

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Melleruds Utmärkta Pilsner from Spendrups Bryggeri AB
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