Stalin's Organ | To Øl

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
To Øl
Denmark
to-ol.dk

Style: California Common / Steam Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by eric5bellies on 06-14-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
11
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
9.49%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
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0
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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by eric5bellies:
Photo of eric5bellies
3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Drank from my Mane Liquor tulip

A - Pours a clear copper/straw colour with a large bubbled head that laces and reduces to a film.

S - Hop and grain

T - Up front some nice floral notes followed by grains and hop. The finish is zesty and bitter.

M - Light to medium body with medium to full carbonation

O - Nice steam beer with a pils angle to it.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Ciocanelu
3.56/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.33/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours amber with a large lasting head.
Nose shows spicy and grassy hops, grainy pilsner malt and faint peat. A fruity note enters later hinting at pear and apple.
The peat is more evident as a flavours, supported by spicy noble hops with a soft minty twist. Lots of grainy malt underneath.
Carbonation is a little excessive.

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Photo of kvangeeb
3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Barnoloid
3.67/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Interesting beer. Did not realize the style of this at first, as the lager and yeasty notes mix with a pale ale esque feel. Did not detect the smoke, though there is a quality in here that does not come through at first.

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Photo of leitmotif
3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AdamNowek
3.6/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of randomNBGD
3.82/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A nice hoppy beer, especially noticed in smell, but on the other hand it covers other beer properties too much. I am thinking whether I am imagining smoke from the description, and the yeast is also not really prominent. As a pale ale, I would give this a higher rating.

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Photo of bmaggot
4.74/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dcmchew
3.73/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear light amber, one finger white head that subsides to a thin cap that lasts.
Smell of dry grains, spicy and green hops, some faint smoke, apple and pear.
Taste starts with a nice malt backbone, with a touch of nice sweetness and a strong mixed grain feel. Touch of fruit. Some wood notes, smoked, rather faint. Hops refresh with a bit of citrus, bring spiciness (backed by some yeast), bring some pine and grass and a big bitterness in the finish.
Light bodied, medium carbonation, bitterness cuts off most of the flavours, leaving grassy hops, some faint charcoal and burnt bread crust.
A smaller hop ration would have helped, leaving more room for the steam beer notes, but it's good as it is anyway.

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Photo of Tdenham
3.57/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Stalin's Organ from To Øl
3.69 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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