Sleepy Bulldog Pale Ale
Gotlands Bryggeri

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Pale Ale - American
Ranked #2,680
Ranked #44,832
3.48 | pDev: 16.95%
Gotlands Bryggeri
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sherillc from Canada (ON)

3.66/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Not the most appealing to look at or smell, but it tastes pretty decent. Nothing that blew me away but its refreshing and fruity, mainly grapefruit on the palette with a hint of maltiness and piney bitterness. Pairs well with food.

Oct 19, 2019
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Thomas_Wikman from Texas

3.93/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I recently drank Sleepy Bulldog Pale Ale from Gotlands Bryggeri in a restaurant in the Old City Stockholm. I thought it was a pretty decent beer.

Look: Hazy reddish amber with a thick white head

Aroma: grapefruit, slightly floral

Taste: The flavor is fruity but not sweet, black currants, grapefruit, and a mild piney bitterness at the end.

Feel: light body, easy drinking

Aug 01, 2018
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JamFuel from Sweden

3.42/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden orange with low, fine foam.

Smell is herbal with notes of pepper, minerals, onion and some floral hops.

Taste is a bit oniony with herbal notes and some sweet malt balancing the mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium, well carbonated.

Overall, a pretty good pale ale, nothing fantastic but drinkable.

Jun 26, 2018
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drmeto from Germany

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

-pours a clear amber-red with a medium,foamy,offwhite head
-medium to high carbonation visible
-Follows the nose plus pine
-medium,lingering bitterniss for the style
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
Fairly decent Pale Ale

May 16, 2016
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beepill from Hawaii

4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Had this beer on draft at Bjork Bar (in the Marriott) in Stockholm. I wasnt expecting much, but I ordered a pint because there were only two beers on draft that day.

A - Amber-brown body and light tan head. Light lacing throughout.

S - Balanced smells of citrusy hops, bready malt, and sweet apple.

T - Earthy, rye-bread malt flavor and slight orange-like dry hop to finish it out. Seemed quite well-balanced IMO.

M - Perfect carbonation from tap. Refreshing after a long, cold day of sightseeing.

O - I thought this was a pretty well-balanced pale ale, not too malty and not too much sharp hoppy notes. I thought I was just going to order just one, but ended up ordering about 4 pints before going to bed. Its not something I would seek out in bottle/trade, but I would definitely get if I see it on draft again somewhere.

Dec 05, 2014
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Alex-Alkis from Sweden

3.05/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

A little boring and stale pale ale without having any excessively exciting flavors or aromas. It isn't nearly as tangy as some other beers in the same style but at the same time 4,8 is quite low ABV.

The taste is however pretty good for being such a easy beer to drink. Drunk on tap.

Jun 22, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

One of my favorites. In it's understated simplicity a fantastic beer. Neat, sorted and with a crystal clear taste profile. Loads of citrus, especially grapefruit. Clear, amber like liquid. Only 4,8% of alcohol. All and all a great summer and session beer.

Nov 27, 2012
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mltobin from Connecticut

3.62/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on draught at Engelens in Stockholm.

Appearance is amber with a finger of a light tan head, one large finger tall, that soon leaves some lacing. The nose on this pale ale is nutty, citrus fruits, some grass. Its taste come through with malts, hops, apple and other fruit. Mouthfeel is medium, carbonation is present, a dry finish to it. All in all, a respectable pale ale, but nothing worth going out of your way for.

Sep 03, 2012
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dirtylou from New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

bottle, Pelikan - Stockholm, paired with a pork knuckle

from notes

appearance: shaker pint, pale golden body

smell: grainy, light citrus notes

taste: pretty basic pale - light dry hoppy notes, toasted grain, touch metallic. refreshing beer after the walk to dinner, but nothing special

mouthfeel: light and crisp

overall : decent

Jun 08, 2011
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RblWthACoz from Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours nice. Clear amber brown with an eggshell colored head. Nose is sweet but seems a bit thin, kind of like the feel. Flavor is nice. Brings enough body to keep it interesting. Nice lasting aftertaste. Though as time goes on, too much of a metallic/dirty tone shows. Okay enough, I guess.

Jun 20, 2010
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bark from Sweden

2.44/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

The colour is brass; the finger thick head is white. Some lacing occurs.

The smell is light. Some grapefruit notes and a metallic bitterness.

The taste is somewhat sweet with very mild notes of grapefruit and American-style hops. The short aftertaste got some sour hints, anonymous hops and a toch of cookie dough.

The carbonation is fresh, the liquid is light.


May 05, 2009
Sleepy Bulldog Pale Ale from Gotlands Bryggeri
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 39 ratings