Apollo Julebryg
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Brewed by Bryggeriet Apollo
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2006
Draught. Orange red / brown color with a white head. Aroma of fruity and malty. Sweet taste. Very nice beer for food.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (40815) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2007
From tap at the brewpub (ABV: 5.9%). Pours beautiful red/hazzlenut brown with a dense off-white head. Sweet malty and butterish aroma with a slight spiced note. Flavour holds a soft citric/bitter note above the mild malt base. Not really sweet nor dry, medium. Slight bitterness in the finish, but once again - buttery. Has a note of cardemomme in the far finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34644) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2006 A deep red unclear beer (not filteret) with a beutiful head. It has a slight aroma of fruit. The flavor is very mild with notes of fruit - but no bitterness. It’s very light for a christmas beer of 5.6% abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (26166) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2005
Draft at the brewpub. Hazy orange coloured with a small beige head. Sweet aroma of fruits, malts and hops with spicy notes. Fruity flavour with notes of hops, yeast and overriped fruits. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2005
(On tap) Nice amber colour with a fine head. Discreet, slightly flowery nose and a light bitterness. Unfortunately this lacks both body and flavour - I expect a lot more from a Christmas brew. 111201

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 30, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2005 2005-12-03, 6.5% ABV, 6-3-7-3-13=32
Dark amber color, creamy head. Nice aroma of malt, some hop. Reasonable body structure, malty, some sweetness, caramel, some aromatic hop. Ends with a strong caramel-like bitterness, still some malt. Good blend, just too much caramel and lightly metallic.

2003-11-27, 6-4-7-4-14
Copper-amber color; generous head. Malty aroma, caramel; light. Average body strength, but quite a lot of malt character in the front (drier than suspected), then the caramel and finally a fairly good hopping, as usual from Apollo (maybe a little thin and lacking of character).

Dec ’02, 8-5-8-5-16
Hazy amber color; generous and thick head; wonderful lace. Very nice aroma: hop and fruits (mango, cherries, plums). Good body structure, with a residual sweetness and a good hopping; enough caramel; maybe just too much aggressive (too much carbonation). More caramel and less hop aroma than the Apollo Pilsner in the final, but it’s quite long and strong anyway, also with a long, nice sweet note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2007
Druahgt at the brewpub. Amber/orange color, offwhite head. Malty diacetyl aroma, vanilla, creamy and with toffee notes. Malty, fruity flavor, some hops, vanilla and cream. Fruity malty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rasmus40 (17797) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2011
Tap @ Sct. Clemens. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet fruity, caramel, malty and light spicy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Boring but not bad. 021210

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (16972) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2008
Draught at Sct Clemens. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, sugar candy, malt and spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15575) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2009
Tap @ Flakhaven, Odense. Pours clear reddish amber with a small white head. Nose is sweet vienna , with a hint of butter, grain and alcohol. Taste is dry and bitter with notes of grass, grain and perfumy hops. Medium palate. Ends dry. Fresh and fine offering from Apollo!

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