Category Archives: 4 – Good (buy)

Lervig Perler For Svin

Brewery: Lervig Aktiebryggeri
Country: Norway
ABV: 6.3%
Style: New England / Hazy IPA
Other Notes: Hops – Azacca, Mosaic and Simcoe

Brewer Description: (from can) A holy offering of Azacca, Mosaic and Simcoe hops give this IPA a forbidden fruit juiciness. Enjoy our pearls!

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

Intro: A 330ml can, with a best before date of 1st May 2020. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden colour with a two finger white head that had great retention and left nice lacing.
Aroma: Very citrusy, grapefruit juice, citrus rind and zest, with a splash of mango and pineapple.
Taste: Lightly sweet, tropical mango, calamansi, citrus zest and rind, hints of pine, and a balanced light bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable juicy tropical and citrus flavours with a good balance between sweet and bitter.

Stigbergets Trouble Sleep

Brewery: Stigbergets Bryggeri
Country: Sweden
ABV: 12%
Style: American Imperial Stout

Brewer Description: (from can in Swedish) Bryggt med kaffe från Per Nordby.

(translated to English) Brewed with coffee from Per Nordby.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.18
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 330ml can, with a best before date of 7th November 2020. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: Black in colour with a thin brown head that dissipated fairly quickly but left some lacing.
Aroma: Light roast, coffee, chocolate, cocoa, and vanilla, with hints of toffee, caramel and dark fruit.
Taste: Roasty, dark chocolate, coffee, with hints of vanilla and a nice lasting bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Rich, medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable sipper with nice coffee and dark chocolate notes.

Omnipollo Meret

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

Brewer Description: (from can) Double blackberry smoothie sour.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.16
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 330ml can, with a best before date of 6th August 2020. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A slightly hazy reddish purple colour with a two finger pinkish head that dissipated fairly quickly while leaving some lacing.
Aroma: Sweet, tart, vanilla, blackberry, milky, creamy.
Taste: Sweet, lightly tart, blackberry, vanilla, cream, mixed berries.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Any kind of berries and vanilla mixed together just works for me. Enjoyable and easy to drink.

Garage Project Super Fresh Vol.2

Brewery: Garage Project
Country: New Zealand
ABV: 10%
Style: New England / Hazy Triple IPA
Other Notes: Malts – US Ale and Wheat Malt. Hops – Mosaic Cryo, Mosaic, El Dorado and Galaxy. Yeast – Wyeast 1318 London III

Brewer Description: (from can) It’s time to get super fresh. More hazy goodness, more malt mouthfeel, and more hops bursting with juicy tropical fruit, citrus and pine. All this packed into a guaranteed brewery fresh 440ml can. It’s so fresh it’s super fresh. Get your booties on the dance floor.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.41
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.3

Intro: A 440ml can, with a best before date of 19th August 2020. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy murky dark orange colour with a two finger white head that had excellent retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Fruity, tropical mango, citrus pith and rind, orange, sweet mandarin, and a touch of pine.
Taste: Very citrus fruit forward, lightly bitter, orange zest and pith, sweet mandarin, with hints of mango.
Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with moderate to soft carbonation.
Overall: I’m usually not a big fan of Triple IPAs, but this was very enjoyable with a good balance between bitter and sweet on top of nice fruitiness and well hidden ABV.

Garage Project Turbo Fuzz

Brewery: Garage Project
Country: New Zealand
ABV: 10%
Style: New England / Hazy Triple IPA

Brewer Description: (from can) Your fuzz box just got an upgrade. Turbo Fuzz, Triple Hazy IPA, amplified and distorted in an even bigger wall of haze and hop feedback. Galaxy, Nelson and Mosaic riffs punch through a warm fuzz of juicy malt and tropical fruit noise. Plug it in and play it loud. It’s fuzzy ugly dialled all the way up to 11. Now in long play 440ml cans. Brewed in collaboration with Sydney’s Rock God Pizza Tossers Frankies. Play it loud!

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.13
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 440ml can, with a best before date of 3rd July 2020. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden orange colour with a nice two finger white head that had excellent retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Juicy mix of citrus and tropical fruits, orange peel and rind, mango, and a splash of sweet mandarin.
Taste: Sweet malts, citrusy orange, grapefruit, citrus rind and peel, mango, boozy, with a lasting moderately bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, boozy, full bodied, with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Wonderful fruity aromas. Taste had a nice balance of citrus and tropical fruits but, although knowing it’s a Triple IPA, I still felt that it was a touch too boozy.