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Brewed by Aass Bryggeri
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sweet, caramel aroma. Clean, crisp taste, and an almost dry aftertaste. Interesting and complex. Very flavorful with strong malt presence.


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ABS (441) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2011
Pours dark brown. metal and malt aroma. lots of malt. a bit weird taste. quite full body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mixamatt (427) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 21, 2002
Malty chocolate aroma.Tawney appearance.Mellow malty chocolate buttery flavor.Very bockish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
zeke626 (418) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 29, 2007
Thanks to akevitt for sharing. Pours a clear brown body with red hue and off-white head. Head is foamy, but laces nicely. Spicy aroma with a very bock-like body. Finishes clean.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mezcalmannen (395) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2012
A clear dark amber/brown colour, whilst the head is off-white. Moderately malty aroma, taste is also malty, some roast and a slight cardboard feel. (Bottle)

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Snegurochka (382) - Tromsĝ, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2012
330ml with pinnekjĝtt@Mother-in-law’s, 28.Dec.2012 Red-brown body with tiny head. Sweet prunes, caramel, dates nose. Sweet, but balanced. A bit better in itself than Mack Juleĝl, but Mack was better with pinnekjĝtt.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
TyggaBrown (381) - NORWAY - NOV 25, 2012
Not the best christmas beer I know. A tiny hint of caramel, the rest isn’t christmassy at all, no spices or malty notes. Quite refreshing, and not thin at all.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcalbi (378) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 23, 2002
Deep brown color with a ring around the collar looking dirty white head. Rather sour milk-like aroma. Quite sweet with a very restrained hop presence.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HansJM (358) - NORWAY - DEC 31, 2000
Brewed in two versions for the norwegian market. One at 4,5% and one at 6,5%. Both comes in slightly different verions each year. Aass Juleĝl is one of the better norwegian ’Juleĝl’. But only the stronges version is drinkable. The 4,5% version is the 6,5 plus water. A ’juleĝl’ should be on the sweet side, with some spice character. One excellent german alternative: Rostock Hansebrau.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kasteelfreak (341) - Fallbrook, California, USA - DEC 29, 2002
Nice color. A little skunky with a boring tobacco like aftertaste. Won’t buy again

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
snzcujo (282) - RUSSIA - JAN 12, 2013
Tasted from the bottle, on 12/01/2013. Pours of amazing ruby brown, with a healthy foam, which has an ok retention. Aroma is of candy sugar, spices, mostly cloves and coriander, with faint honey notes in the end. Taste is overly sweet, honey character dominates, topped with different spices. Aftertaste is a bit tart. Worth to try. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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