A old brand that has been sold off and is now brewed on license by more than one brewery. It can also be found from the German brewery Darguner Brauerei. This beer is brewed by Harboe Brwery in Denmark.
Harboes Bryggeri is located in Skælskør, Denmark and was established in 1883. Harboes has been family-owned and managed for five generations.
I bought this beer from a wine shop in Odense, Denmark at the price of 2 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,4%
Beautiful nut brown in the colour.
Medium sized head with a fine foam on the top.
Sweet medium strength fruit aroma with a hops darkness to it.
Slightly wheated in the taste. Fresh like thin darkness with classic dark notes. After taste is over as fast as it is discovered.
The supermarket group in Denmark called COOP have re-released their brand “Pokal” in a new version, where it originally was a cheap and low quality beer, it is not targetted the growing market for special brews.
This organic wheat beer comes from a private owned micro brewery located at Koege in the Denmark. The micro brewery is from 2011 and is run by two brothers that also own it. They try to target a smaller market with their special beers and especially their organic beers.
I bought this biodynamic 500 ml bottle at 6% from a Danish supermarket at the price of 1.3 Euro. Good price for biodynamic.
Slightly orange tones in the yellow colour. Unfiltered with a light haziness.
Completely white foam on the big head, rough structure underneath a fine top.
Hoppy aroma with a delicious sweetness from the fruit notes and wheat.
Good CO2 level accompanying a fresh fruit taste. Good balance between the wheat and hops. Ends in a slightly bitter after taste.
Ø-bryg was founded in 2008 by Erik. In 2015 he opened Thurø Brewery at the small island of Thurø in Denmark.
I bought this 330 ml bottle at 4.5% from a gourmet food market in Svendborg, Denmark at the price of 5 Euro. Quite steep for a small beer, but from a new small brewery.
Yellow with orange tones in the colour.
Medium head that disperses into a thin layer rather quickly.
Spices and sweet fruit in the aroma with a surprisingly scent of barrel ageing.
High CO2 level makes it go full force with a mysterious hint of barrels from the spices and citrus. The fruit is deafened by the hops which however is not just a classic bitter wit, mysterious play and combination must be the keywords.