Brutal Brewing Sir Taste-a-Lot Christmas Lager
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Brewed by Spendrups Bryggeri
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Grängesberg, Sweden


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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Don´t get stuck of what to offer family or friends this holiday. Share the gift of great taste with every adult on your Christmas list. Filled to the brim with enough good cheer to last throughout the year. Pilsner – Münchener – dark caramel – caraaroma and melanoidinmalt and with the bespoke blend of hops: Magnum, Perle and Amarillo. Brewed for all: Naughty or nice Have a merry one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ekstedt (6526) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2012
Can (50 cl) given to me by Nisse666. Clear copper, large tan head. Grainy and eathy malt aroma with some caramell and tobacco, and some piney hops. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, low to medium bitterness, slightly metallic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nazzty (1271) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2012
Tasty beer to Christmas dinner with a good and balanced hop flavor. A Christmas beer shall have clearer effect in the malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2012
Can. Clear Reddish, amber colour. Hoppy, fruity, grainy, caramel, grasssy. lightly roasted. A bit astringent. Light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (23711) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2012
Canned. Clear mahogany colour, rich head. Rich aroma of tropical fruits. Sweetish with clean mouthfeel and light body. Toasty and ashy with sal, black currant and pineapple. Mid bitter finish with notes of plastic. A tolerable dark lager with enough fancy surface in form of hops to take the focus away from the shortaages underneath.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
finol (3119) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2012
Can from Hemköp. Pours mahogny with a little head. A hopped up nice low abv alternative for a dark lager at the christmas table.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2953) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2012
Can. Pours redbrown with à off white head. Aroma has got notes of syrup, grain and chocolate. Taste has got notes of almonds, burned caramel and butter. Slightly hoppy. Good quality! Well done Sir!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (6303) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2012
Can from COOP Forum Eriksberg cons 2012-12-12 Göteborg AR: tropical fruits, caramel and apricot AP: ruby, semi transparent creme beige frothy deminishing head F: caramel, butter, tropical fruits, wee watery, grape fruit, bread, pretty good actually - would never expect that from that brewery ;) Poured another zip even better...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2012
Canned from ICA Maxi, Motala. Clear amber/mahogany color with a decent beige head. Hoppy fruity aroma, pineapples, mango, bready, pine, hazelnuts, caramel notes. Hoppy flavor, roasted, chocolate, pine needles, mango, citrus, caramel, hay, pineapples. Nice bitter finish with pine, fruits, hay and caramel. Very nice folköl.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7930) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2012
(Can) Reddish brown colour with dense, beige head. Malty, hoppy nose with notes of dark bread, blood oranges, orange peel, black-currant and pine needles. Malty, fruity taste with dark bread, dried fruit, orange peel, caramel, toasty malt, a touch of chocolate and piney hops in a finish with a decent bitterness. Light to medium body, with a touch of sweetness. I didn’t really expect this from Spendrups, this was a very nice surprise. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (7049) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 4, 2012
A fine brown and subtle red colour with a big bubbly tan head. Good lacing. Caramel malt and amarillo in the nose. Medium light body. Light sweetness and an ok bitterness. Roasted malt, caramel malt and some hoppy notes. Well done for a Swedish grocery store beer.
[Can from Coop Forum in Trollhättan, Sweden]

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