Category Archives: Beer

Lowlander – White Ale

Lowlander is a brewery located in the Netherlands. Lowlander brews with botanicals, meaning they put a large range of herbs and fruit into their brews. Founded by Frederik Kampman in around 2017 – 2018, as age of brewery is only given in years on their website, who knows?

I bought this 330 ml bottle at 5% from a wine shop in Odense, Denmark at the price of 4 Euro.

Light yellow in the colour with a white tone to it. There is a few big chunks of sediment, be careful with drinking bottoms up.

No head or very little foam.

Medium strength aroma that has a sweet and fresh fruit aroma, good balance with the hops.

Okay CO2 level, dominating wheat in the taste with notes of sweet fruit, just a slight hint of citrus and bitterness. Good balance.

Overall rating 75 / 100

Bryggeriet Frejdahl – Fjalar

Frejdahl is the brand result from a cooperation between brewer Christoph Behnke and designer Jim Lyngvild. The beer is brewed at Bryggeriet Vestfyen, located in Assens, Denmark. Bryggeriet Vestfyen has been in operating since 1885.

I bought this wheat beer from a wine shop in Odense, Denmark at the price of 3.5 Euro for a 330 ml bottle at 4,8%

Hazy yellow without a glow to it, comes off with thoughts about sewers in the colour.

No foam head on the top.

Fruited wheat that is dominated by a flowery hops in the aroma.

Good CO2, wheat and hops in the taste and after taste. Not a bitter ending, but still with a dominating hops.

Overall rating 74 / 100

Thisted Bryghus – Thy Humle Økologisk

Thisted Bryghus was founded in 1908 where it bought up the broke Thisted Aktiebryggeri that had existed for a mere 10 years before it had to close. The brewery is mainly owned by local people holding shares in the brewery. Thisted bryghus is located in Thisted in Denmark.

A friend brought a case of different Thisted Thy beers to a dinner and we got through a lot of them. This is a 330 ml bottled biodynamic hops ale at 4.6% alcohol.

Dark yellow in the color of this clear filtered beer. No head or foam.

Weak hoppy aroma.

Powerful CO2, hops and darkness in a fine balance, aftertaste in dominated by the bitterness.

Overall rating 79 / 100

Thisted Bryghus – Thy Pilsner Økologisk

Thisted Bryghus was founded in 1908 where it bought up the broke Thisted Aktiebryggeri that had existed for a mere 10 years before it had to close. The brewery is mainly owned by local people holding shares in the brewery. Thisted bryghus is located in Thisted in Denmark.

A friend brought a case of different Thisted Thy beers to a dinner and we got through a lot of them. This is a 330 ml bottled biodynamic pilsner at 4.6% alcohol.

Light yellow and golden in the color of this crystal clear beer.

A expected light pilsner aroma.

Okay CO2 levels along with a pilsner taste in good balance. It feels good.

Overall rating 83 / 100

Thisted Bryghus – Thy Classic Økologisk

Thisted Bryghus was founded in 1908 where it bought up the broke Thisted Aktiebryggeri that had existed for a mere 10 years before it had to close. The brewery is mainly owned by local people holding shares in the brewery. Thisted bryghus is located in Thisted in Denmark.

A friend brought a case of different Thisted Thy beers to a dinner and we got through a lot of them. This is a 330 ml bottled biodynamic lager at 4.6% alcohol.

Dark brown with red notes in the color. No head or foam.

Slightly dark caramel notes in the aroma, comes off a bit too artificial.

Low CO2, malty and nothing more special happening.

Overall rating 73 / 100

Thisted Bryghus – Thy Classic

Thisted Bryghus was founded in 1908 where it bought up the broke Thisted Aktiebryggeri that had existed for a mere 10 years before it had to close. The brewery is mainly owned by local people holding shares in the brewery. Thisted bryghus is located in Thisted in Denmark.

A friend brought a case of different Thisted Thy beers to a dinner and we got through a lot of them. This is a 330 ml bottled lager at 4.6% alcohol.

Brown in the color, no head or foam worth mentioning.

No special aroma to take notice of.

Good CO2 level, very good balance and a tasting experience going from malt to full-bodied to the bitterness in the aftertaste.

Overall rating 73 / 100

Thisted Bryghus – Rød Thy

Thisted Bryghus was founded in 1908 where it bought up the broke Thisted Aktiebryggeri that had existed for a mere 10 years before it had to close. The brewery is mainly owned by local people holding shares in the brewery. Thisted bryghus is located in Thisted in Denmark.

I found the red and blue Thy craft beers at a local supermarket in Odense, Denmark. Price was around 3-4 Euro for a 500 ml bottle beer at 3.5%. A product advertised as a light beer for lunches.

Rød Thy is a Belgian wheat beer with added flavours.

Rosa-yellow in the color, slightly hazy and with a fine foamed head.

Fruit and fresh hops in the aroma.

Good CO2, wine-like and light rose notes. Elderflower cordial in the taste. Feels too light from the low alcohol level.

Overall rating 76 / 100

Meckatzer Löwenbräu – Weizen

The brewery Meckatzer Löwenbräu goes back to 1738, the brewery was originally just named Löwenbräu but have to give up the name in the start of the 1900 hundred to the Munich brewery Brauerei Löwenbräu. Since 1853 the brewery has been owned by the Weiß family and today it is run by the 4th generation Michael Weiß.

I bought this beer from a German webshop at the price of 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,2%

This unfiltered beer has a nice light orange color. Medium sized head, foam with a rough structure that disappears rather fast.

Good sweet fruit in the aroma, with the freshness of the hops.

Powerful CO2, sweet fruit notes and ends up in fresh hops and wheat in the after taste.

Overall rating 80 / 100

Bryggeriet Frejdahl – Miklasgaard – Mango Witbier

Frejdahl is the brand result from a cooperation between brewer Christoph Behnke and designer Jim Lyngvild. The beer is brewed at Bryggeriet Vestfyen, located in Assens, Denmark. Bryggeriet Vestfyen has been in operating since 1885.

I bought this beer in a local supermarket, Odense, Denmark. Completely lost track of its price. This mango witbier comes in a 500 ml bottle at 4.8% alcohol.

Beautiful hazy yellow and orange in the color. Fine foam on top of the head.

Sweet and fruitful wit aroma with a distinct mango scent to it.

A tad too low CO2 to the not so powerful taste. It has a good balance between the sweet fruit and the bitterness of the hops.

Overall rating 80 / 100

Alaryk – Blanche

Alaryk craft brewery is located in Béziers, France. Alaryk was founded in 2017 by Sébastien Alary and Jean-Olivier Rieusset. Their goal was to create beer that would be found in wine shops.

I got this beer as a birthday gift from my family. Hence the price is unknown. The biodynamic beer comes in a 330 ml bottle at 4.5% alcohol.

Very active CO2 that makes pouring a bit of a challenge. Huge head that quickly disperses back into a thin layer.

Beautiful hazy yellow in the color.

Dry and bitterness in a deep fruity aroma. Scents and sharpness of nature wine and yeast.

Powerful CO2 in when drinking. A funny softness and wine-like texture to the taste. Tender taste, fresh and with a too short after taste.

Overall rating 84 / 100