Farm Ale
Nils Oscar

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Style:
English Pale Ale
ABV:
4.2%
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Avg:
3.21 | pDev: 9.97%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
6
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Nils Oscar
 
Sweden
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Retired (no longer brewed)
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Notes: The last bottled batch was made in January 2009.

11.2° Plato.
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Photo of Phyl21ca
2.63/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Bottle: Poured a copper color ale with an average size foamy head with some retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of perfect fruity ester somehow clashes with dry bitter English style hops. Taste is a unbalanced mix between some fruity ester with strong dry bitter English hops with a medium caramel malt. Average body with good carbonation. This is really a good example where less hops would have been profitable.

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Photo of JanM
3.36/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The Nils Oscar Farm Ale I had looked good in its dark golden color. The smell was of toffees, bread and a note of honey. That was pretty much what it tasted like too with bitter hops and sweet candy/fruits dominating. Not bad but having heard such good things about the beer I admit I was disappointed since there was something lacking to give it a full body.

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Photo of gnoff
3.66/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Draught at Bishops Arms (avenyn) in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Light brown to dark amber color.
Finger thick beige creamy head.
Sweet like suryp scent, mix of a special malt, think it's wiener malt, and hops.
A bit of citrus hops in the taste as well as the slightest tone of coffee.
Medium body and bitterness.
Fresh fruity and citrus hoppy aftertaste.

The way I remember the bottle I like the draught a bit better.
All in all nice and refreshing.

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Photo of bark
3.1/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The liquid is clear, pale copper-coloured. The white foam is quite compact and finger-thick.

The sweet smell is mild with hints of dried fruit and plum.

The carbonation is perfectly balanced: Neither sticky, nor stale but very refreshing.

The taste is surprisingly discreet with a good measure of diacetyl, but I could also notice some flavours of raisins, prune and some dry malt. The finish was dominated by a fruity taste that evolved into a somewhat simple and dry bitterness. The aftertaste was remarkably short-lived.

I was told that this cask-conditioned variant (made exclusively for the bar Akkurat in Stockholm) is dry-hopped, a treatment that the bottled beer misses.

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Photo of Rocko
3.37/5  rDev +5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Clear, dark golden with no head at all, looks a bit dull. Medium carbonation and quite light mouthfeel. Hoppy smell with fruity touches. Semi-sweet taste not so bitter at all, quite hoppy, very 'lagerish'. Easy to drink though, otherwise pretty average.

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Photo of rastaman
3.12/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Light body and texture, very soft hoppyness. a touch sweeter than their others, and well, um, lighter, i nice session ale perhaps? Still quite tasty slightly resiny, slightly citrusy, a pretty top interperatation of ther style, although its not a style i am overly keen on.

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Farm Ale from Nils Oscar
Beer rating: 3.21 out of 5 with 6 ratings