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London - Gamla Slottskällans Bryggeri AB

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gamla Slottskällans Bryggeri AB visit their website

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pilsner, pale crystal and dark crystal malt.

Hops: First Gold, Sovereign, Opal and Hallertau Tradition

Yeast: S-04

Reintroduced in 2011 as an organic beer.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 10-23-2002)
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Photo of Arborescence
3.66/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Slightly hazy bronze. Pours a rather small head.

Aroma: Malty, but fresh. Raisins and yeast, hint of citrus.

Taste: Quite mild, but tasty. A bit bland on the face of it, but there are some nice fruity esters. Citrus-like hop bitterness in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, fairly low carbonation. Pleasant to drink.

Overall: A decent take on the English bitter, fresh and easy to drink.

Arborescence, Feb 05, 2013
Photo of bark
3.43/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The colour is deep copper – pale brown (29 EBC). The liquid is clear. The two finger head is compact and firm with an elegant crater on top.

The (rather mild) smell got some lightly roasted flavours. Dry hints of mixed fruits, some unclean notes of cereals and wood. Some clean bitterness, caramel/toffee, hay, and old-fashioned fruit candy.

The taste got some of the lightly crisp bread/fibreboard flavours that I recon from some other Slottskällan ales. Otherwise, the malt is smooth and semi-sweet. Some dried and fresh fruits. Clean bitter flavours emerge and grows in the aftertaste. Some flour and rye bread. The finish is medium bitter and a bit creamy.

The carbonation is mild; small fresh bubbles. The liquid is smooth.

bark, May 23, 2011
Photo of Sigmund
3.53/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

(500 ml bottle, in Sweden). Golden brown colour, good head, moderate but pleasant hoppy aroma with some caramel; malts and heavy bitterness in the flavour and aftertaste, perhaps too bitter in the finish. Not very complex. Decent effort, but the English do it better!

Sigmund, Aug 25, 2005
Photo of stjarnflikka
3.13/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours an clear, orange-golden beer with some carbonation and a thick cream coloured foam that dissipates fast.

Smell is sweet and bitter, some flowers in there together with sugar. A bit metal in there as well though, not good :(

Taste is bitter with a nice sweetness. Very malty with sweet caramel tones and flowery traces. Somewhat watery though with the taste of metal can in the start, surprisingly since this beer comes on bottle.

This could have been a better brew if the taste was thicker and more characteristic. Sadly for slottskällan, one of their lesser brews.

stjarnflikka, Jan 01, 2005
Photo of rastaman
2.68/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Decent. hoppy citrus nose, some burnt malts, quite light, burnt, edgy, hoppy and um, er, bitter. I liked it, but it didn't quite do it for me, they make some much better beers, nice for session drinking, its OK.

rastaman, Oct 23, 2002
London from Gamla Slottskällans Bryggeri AB
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.