Category Archives: Sweden

Omnipollo x Tired Hands Raspberry Milkshake IPA

Brewery: Omnipollo x Tired Hands Brewing Co.
Country: Sweden
ABV: 7.2%
Style: American IPA
Other Notes: Brewed by Omnipollo at De Proef Brouwerij (Belgium)

Brewer Description: (from Omnipollo Instagram) Dreamt up with our sweet angel creative genius life mates at Tired Hands Brewing Co. back in March 2015. Brewed with wheat, oats and lactose sugar. Conditioned atop vanilla and exceedingly aromatic raspberry. Consumingly hopped with Mosaic and Citra.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.14
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 500ml can, with a best before date of 28th March 2019. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A very nice looking cloudy ruby red colour with a two and a half finger pinkish head that had good retention and left lots of nice sticky lacing.
Aroma: Mixed berries, raspberry flavoured candy and berry jammy.
Taste: Tart, raspberry unset jello liquid, raspberry candy sweetness, jammy with a touch of sourness at the end.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. There is a tinge of alcohol on the back end.
Overall: Nice looking, nice aroma and good flavours. Not really much of an IPA though, and seems closer to a Fruit Beer.

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Beerbliotek Colonial Hipster

Brewery: Beerbliotek
Country: Sweden
ABV: 6.6%
Style: American IPA
Other Notes: IPA. #192

Brewer Description: (from can) In the early days, there was no place for haze, but without delay, it became all the rage. No filters get used, no palates abused, a beer for all, not just colonial hipster dudes.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.63
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.5

Intro: A 330ml can with a best before date of 5th June 2018. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy dark orange colour with a just over one finger white head that dissipated moderately, while leaving some nice lacing.
Aroma: A little bit light, but there’s pineapple, mango, grapefruit pith, grass and pine resin.
Taste: Mild bitter and sweet, tea, peach, pine, dank, grass, citrusy, grapefruit pith and orange rind.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: This was ok. Perhaps slightly too sweet for me though.

Beerbliotek Hip Hops IPA

Brewery: Beerbliotek
Country: Sweden
ABV: 6%
Style: American IPA
Other Notes: IPA. #049

Brewer Description: (from can) Hip Hops contains a combination of what we consider to be the current “Hipster Hops”. A clean malt profile of Pale Malt and Carapils leaves a crisp clean finish, allowing the hops to really shine.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.71
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.6

Intro: A 330ml can with a best before date of 1st June 2018. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden orange colour with a just over one finger white head that had decent retention while leaving some lacing.
Aroma: Citrusy orange, grapefruit pith and grass with hints of pineapple and mango.
Taste: Light to moderate sweetness, biscuit malt and caramel, light bitterness, grapefruit zest and pith with a dry grassy finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: This was quite good. Refreshing and easy to drink.

Brewski x Cycle 50 States Of Freedom

Brewery: Brewski x Cycle Brewing
Country: Sweden
ABV: 4%
Style: German Berliner Weisse
Other Notes: Berliner Weisse with Lime. Only real fruit inside!

Brewer Description: (from bottle) When our dear beloved friends from Cycle – St. Pete, Murcia – stepped into our brewery for the first time, we knew that this relationship would turn into magical and wonderful beers in a heartbeat. Together we poured the Florida sun, the breath of Swedish nature and a shitload of lime into this bottle. The result is a very refreshing and smooth brew with hints of freedom, motorized scooters and bald eagles, all perfectly balanced for you to enjoy on a warm summer day.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.91
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 330ml bottle with a best before date of 24th April 2019, ‘B7 lunch’. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden straw yellow colour with a just over two finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly and left some sparse lacing.
Aroma: Tart, fruity sour candy, passionfruit and lime.
Taste: Sour and tart, tangy, lime with hints of mixed berries.
Mouthfeel: Crisp, light bodied with high prickly carbonation.
Overall: Carbonation was maybe a little bit too high, but other than that, this was refreshing and enjoyable.

Brewski Red Robot DIPA

Brewery: Brewski
Country: Sweden
ABV: 7.5%
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: Double India Pale Ale. Only real fruit inside!

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Charming and cute as they are, the capabilities and intelligence of “emotional” robots are still very limited. They don’t have feelings and are simply programmed to detect emotions and respond accordingly. But things are set to change very rapidly and they just learned how to give robot hugs. So lets enjoy a hug from this little red robot with lots of love, passionfruit and pineapple.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.68
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.6

Intro: A 330ml bottle with a best before date of 16th May 2019, ‘B6 robotbin’. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy yellow orange colour with a one finger white head that had decent retention and left some lacing.
Aroma: Pineapple, melon, mango and pine with hints of orange rind and zest.
Taste: Grapefruit and underripe fresh orange juice with touches of mango and pine resin.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: This was quite good, but I didn’t really get any of the passionfruit or pineapple that was supposedly there in the taste. There was a lot more citrus that the expected tropical fruits.