Category Archives: Sweden

Brekeriet Raudhetta

Brewery: Brekeriet
Country: Sweden
ABV: 4.5%
Style: Belgian Flanders Red Ale
Other Notes: Brekeriet Raudhetta is a part of our collection known as the Specials, made as experimental batches in limited edition

Brewer Description: (from bottle) An elegant and complex red sour ale spontaneously fermented in ten different oak barrels for several months.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.15
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 750ml bottle, bottled in February 2017, with a best before date of 9th February 2022. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy dark amber, reddish brown colour with a one finger beige head that dissipated fairly quickly while leaving some sparse lacing.
Aroma: Tart, red fruit, berries, funk, vinegar and hints of oak.
Taste: Tart, lightly sour, red fruit, mixed berries, light sweetness, oak, light funk, and vinegar.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Easy drinking red sour ale. Fruity flavours were a little light, but still enjoyable.

Brekeriet Wrapped In Red

Brewery: Brekeriet
Country: Sweden
ABV: 5.6%
Style: German Berliner Weisse
Other Notes: Wrapped In Red is part of our collection of beers known as the Sour Patch, fermented with different wild yeast strains and lactic acid bacteria cultures

Brewer Description: (from bottle) A fruity and refreshing wild ale fermented with cherries, raspberries and strawberries.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.39
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.3

Intro: A 330ml bottle, bottled in May 2018 #158, and with a best before date of 9th May 2023. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A hazy reddish colour with a one finger white head that dissipated quickly and left no lacing.
Aroma: Lightly tart, red berries, raspberry, and strawberry.
Taste: Lightly sour and tart, with light jammy sweetness. Berry candy, raspberry, cherry, and strawberry with hints of lemon zest.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Maybe not a complex beer, but I really enjoy the candied berry flavours. It just tastes good to me and its refreshing.

Brekeriet Pink Passion

Brewery: Brekeriet
Country: Sweden
ABV: 4.7%
Style: German Berliner Weisse
Other Notes: Pink Passion is part of our collection of beers known as the Sour Patch, fermented with different wild yeast strains and lactic acid bacteria cultures

Brewer Description: (from bottle) A fruity, refreshing and gluten free oat Berliner fermented with passionfruit and hibiscus flowers.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.96
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 330ml bottle, bottled in June 2018 #170, and with a best before date of 20th June 2023. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A hazy light orange pink colour with a thin half finger white head that dissipated quickly and left no lacing.
Aroma: Light tart and funk, guava, rhubarb, and passionfruit.
Taste: Tart, light sourness, passionfruit, guava, with hints of red berries and lemon peel, maybe some slight band aid.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Nice easy drinking Berliner Weisse with great fruit flavours. However, I didn’t get any floral character despite the addition of hibiscus flowers.

Omnipollo Hypnopompa Rum BA

Brewery: Omnipollo
Country: Sweden
ABV: 11%
Style: American Imperial Stout
Other Notes: Brewed by Omnipollo at Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Imperial Stout brewed with marshmallows & Tahitian vanilla beans.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.04
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 330ml bottle with a best before date of 12th December 2024. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: Black in colour with pretty much no head or lacing.
Aroma: Rum, vanilla, liquorice, molasses, sweet soy, light roast, chocolate.
Taste: Light roast, chocolate, rum, vanilla, brown sugar, oak, raisin, liquorice, lightly herbal.
Mouthfeel: Light booze, medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: A nice balanced sipper. I’m not a huge fan of rum, but it adds a nice touch here.

Omnipollo Bruno

Brewery: Omnipollo
Country: Sweden
ABV: 3.5%
Style: Sour Ale
Other Notes: Brewed by Omnipollo at De Proef Brouwerij (Belgium)

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Raspberry lime crush sour.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.78
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.6

Intro: A 330ml bottle with a best before date of 20th December 2019. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A murky light beetroot reddish purple colour with an almost two finger pinkish head that had pretty good retention while leaving some lacing.
Aroma: Crushed raspberry juice, lime, tequila, mint, herbal.
Taste: Sour, tart, raspberry, lime, mint.
Mouthfeel: Dry, medium bodied with soft to moderate carbonation.
Overall: The idea is right, and based on my taste descriptors, everything sounds like it should work. But for some reason, it just didn’t quite pull together as well as it could have.