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Brekeriet Brettlehem 2012

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Formerly brewed at Brekeriet Beer
Style: Saison
Staffanstorp, Sweden
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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Brekeriet White Label
Brettlehem is a Scanian Christmas beer spiced with cloves, that gives a special character by fermentation with the mixture of different yeast strains, particularly those of the genus Brettanomyces. The beer is carbonated naturally by fermentation in the bottle which gives a thin layer of yeast sediment on the bottom. The taste of this beer continues to develop in the bottle for a long time


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12999) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Bottled 330ml @Petalax. 700th Sweden-rating
Dark opaque brown color, decent creamy beige head. Woody, slightly bretta aroma, hints of caramel-yeast. Lingering woody tartness, some salted licorice. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle on October 20, 2013. Thanks to Skakapa! Marked 2012.
Dark brown to black color, big fluffy brown head. Brett, sort of sweet scent. Reminiscent of fermented tate, hard to describe. Metallic, wheat aftertaste. Semi smooth mouthfeel, low bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mzaar (1746) - Varberg, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2013
Flaska (tack NordicV) BF Oktober 2014. Mörkbrun med gräddigt smutsvitt skum. Tunn arom, kryddnejlika och hästsadel och apelsinmarmelad. Mycket bättre smak och det är ju vad som gäller, eller hur? Kryddnejlikan är betydligt intensivare, följs upp av en örtighet och citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20930) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2013
Bottled (thanks omhper!). Ambery brown colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is fruity, mild sour wood, farmyard and mild raisins. Flavour is fruity, mild sour wood, some raisins and quite tart.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (3051) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2013
Bottle bought through Systembolaget. Pours hazy dirt brown with a frothy and creamy brownish white head that slowly dissipates while leaving some trace on the glass. Smell is malty, heavy spicy and tiny funky with sweet dark bread, bread spices, curacao, cloves, allspice, black pepper corns, wood, barnyard, lemon zest, St John’s wort and hints of smoked meats and liquorice root. Taste is slightly bitter, tiny sour, malty, spicy and tiny funky with dark bread, lemon zest, barnyard, moist wood, red wine, black pepper corns, cloves, St John’s wort, liquorice root, allspice, moist soil, cured meats, leather and hints of smoke. Mouthfeel is round, soft, tiny spicy astringent and medium bodied. Finish is bitter, spicy and funky with dark bread, lemon zest, black pepper corns, cloves, allspice, barnyard, leather and cured meats. Weird but also interesting...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 6, 2013
Botella. Reddish amber colour. Roasty malty brett soiced aroma. Good mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet like and fruity like with brest and roasty malt along with spices. Pleasant.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hirigalzkar (2361) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark Brown with a creamy grey head. Fresh aroma with notes of nutmeg and sour cherries. Taste is malty, spicy and bretty at the same time. Notes of nutmeg, milk chocolate, salmiak and sour yeast funk. Nice balance. Smooth. Maybe a little too thin? Interesting!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (5742) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2012
Bottled from Systembolaget Dark brown with a small, tan head. Light and spicy aroma with vinegarnotes and some brown sugar. Very light body and low bitterness. Some spicy flavour with grassy notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2012
Bottled. Thx yespr. Dark burgunds coloured. Dense beige coloured. Aroma. Yeast, berries, roast, sweetness, light Spice. Flavour. Berries, sweetness, Spice, light grape, yeast. Medium to full bodied. Ends full of berries and yeast. Light grapy touch. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19974) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2012
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Clear dark brown, small head. Interesting aroma with cobwebs, spices and some caramel. Dryish with fairly light body. Tart and fruity, cardamom and nutmeg. Some pine needled in a long bitter finish.


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