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Gourmetbryggeriet Jingle Ale

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Brewed by Gourmetbryggeriet (Harboe)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Roskilde, Denmark

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by British Strong Ales, spiced with honey, nutmeg, and cinnamon - Jingle Ale is perfect to the Christmas food! Is best enjoyed in a Trappist Glass.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1273) - DENMARK - JUN 4, 2016
Der findes to lejre med hensyn til juleøl, nemlig dem er kan lide tilsætningsstoffer i ølle, og dem der ikke kan. Normalt hører jeg til den første gruppe, men den her er godt nok krydret til den gode side....Muskat hører til i boller og kage, og ikke i øl. Nå, men ellers er den den julet, med god sødme, og let humlet. Skal smages, tror det er en enten eller øl.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TorbenJensen (1439) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2015
Nice dark brown and clear beer with a foam that is thick and persistent. Indeed, I can with a finger make a gap in foam without foam pulls together again! It smells deliciously of nutmeg, hops and malt. It tastes although of all the good that belongs to Christmas and the aftertaste is long. The finish is first a little bitter in a pleasant manner, then in a short time becomes sweet with touches of honey and nutmeg.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Valgreen (768) - DENMARK - OCT 30, 2014
Tap @ unibaren, døe general. Clear dark brown, medium off white head, nice lacing. Aroma, malty, caramel, chocolate notes, mild spices, Belgian yeast. Taste, malty, caramel, chocolate, spices, sweet, sugar. Medium carbonation. Oily mouth feel. Low bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (11689) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 23, 2013
courtesy of Antonio Ruiz - clear dark red-amber beer with a persistent beige foam left; the aroma of nutmeg dominates leaving notes of honey in the background; full-bodied and pretty sweet; fizzy, gently bitter and with a fair dry spicyness in the finish nicely balanced by the honeyish tones

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olio (8882) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 9, 2013
33 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20100219.
Pours copper color with a small head. Aroma of spices, herbs, some grain and caramel malts. Flavor of malts, grain, herbs and some spice notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (7912) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2013
66 cl bottle @ Amsterdam, Helsinki
Aroma has cinnamon, some ripe fruits and distant floral notes. Flavour is rather strong on cinnamon. Also some ripe fruits, spices and floral notes. Yet another too spicy Christmas beer. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (4849) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear copper brown with airy off-white head. Clear aroma of malt, hops, caramel and spices. Sweet taste of malt, honey and cinnamon. Dryish finish. Quite OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MPA (916) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle. Amber with small beige head. Spicy aroma of nutmeg and cinnamon. Sweet flavour with a little spiciness. Above average.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2011
Tap. Deep chestnut colored beer with a diminishing brown head. The aroma is sweet, dark fruity and spicy. Taste is sweet malty with quite some caramel and notes of plums, brown sugar, chocolade leading to a mellow finish with a harsh dash of nutmeg, that gets a bit annoying after a few sips. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jesperhammer (4049) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2011
26-JUL-2011, botte(s) @home. I taste the 2009 and 2010, side by side. The 2009 has spend most of it’s live in the fridge whereas the 2010 has lived in my "beer cellar". Clear brown with beige head. Loads of honey here. Spicey and sweet. Charamel, honey, and sweetness. The quite high alcohol level gives the beer a fine body with low carbonation making it very easy drinking. The 2009 is fresher and cleaner than the 2010 indicating that storage conditions in my "cellar" are somewhat short of perfect. :(


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