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Aass Gourmet Jule Ale

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Brewed by Aass Bryggeri
Style: Brown Ale
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Norwegian: En dyp kobberfarget, overgjæret Jule Ale, preget av julens aromaer. Et fyldig øl med god balanse mellom sødme og bitterhet. Lang ettersmak. Passer til: Tradisjonell julemat, kraftige kjøttretter, vilt og julens gode stunder.

English: A deep copper colored, top-fermented Yule Ale, distinguished by the aromas of Christmas. A full-bodied beer with good balance between sweetness and bitterness. Long finish. Goes well with traditional Norwegian Christmas dishes, powerful meat courses, game, and the cheerful moments of Christmas.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cunningham (5327) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2012 Bottle from local grocery store. Amber colour with a light beige head. Sweet nose. Caramel and roasted malt flavour with a strange soapy? note.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
SirLimpsalot (2556) - SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2010
Aass Jule Ale ser helt ok ut i glaset, fast visar tecken på mycket kolsyra. Doften är väl iofs heller inte så illa, fast den doftar allt för mycket sötma. Smaken är lite småkryddig men mest metallisk.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bergstaden (1600) - Røros, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2009
Dark amber / brown with large off white head - nice bitterness from roasted malt and hops - lingering bitterness in the finish - good beer

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7595) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2009
Bottle. High creamy and long lasting off-white head leaving nice long curtains. Clear dark ruby body. Mild and sweet roasted barley malt with a soapy note. Mild sweet roasted barley malt flavor with a bit of caramel cocoa and a spicy note. A bit watery. Low carbonation. Short aftertaste.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Finn (4711) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2009
Dark red/amber colored. A large tanned creamy head. Sweet roasted aroma. Flavor is very burned with a dry roasted aftertaste. Lacks sweetness for a proper Christmas beer, but not bad. KI=6

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ErikTheViking (76) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2009
31.12.08: Christmas ale from my local brewery. The traditional christmas beer is even better.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Clear brown with large off white head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and chocolate notes. Sweet flavor with roated malt, caramel and spicy notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2008
(Bottle 33 cl) Courtesy of yngwie. Clear orangey brown with an off-white head leaving some laces. Lightly sweet caramel nose with a fruity touch. Medium body with roasted malt and lightly burned and ashy notes. Also has a little fruit and caramel. The finish is dry with a lightly burned bitterness. 220608

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (34358) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and deep golden brown with a lacing tan head. Ligh chocolate note and vague spiced aroma. Mild chocolate malt flavour to a medium dry bitterness. Light bitterness into the finish mixed with a nice chocolate smoothness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29992) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2008
Bottled. A red-brown beer with a medium tan head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of dusty hops and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of metal and caramel as well as lighter notes of nuts, leading to a dry bitter and metallic finish.


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