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

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kriegbaum (845) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2011
Flaske 50 cl. Mørkebrun hælde med lille rubin rødelig skær. Lille off-white hovede som hurtigt forsvinder. Aroma og smag er sødelig krydderet, med noter af malt og nødder. Sødelig afslutning med en velafbalenceret tør og let bitter humle finich.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (4546) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2010
caramel, nutmeg,dark golden, clear, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
KingCecil (2042) - DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010
Fra flaske, dufter syrlig, sød honning, fremstår meget mørke gylden med svagt lysebrunt skum, smager syrlig med en lidt sød smag af honning, næsten ingen fylde...ialt efter min smag er den under middel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5653) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2010
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark maghony, fast dimishing offwhite head. Looks a little dull after the head is gone. Nose is malt, cinnamon and other spices. Taste is sweet at first, some caramel, malt, cinnamon, then some bitternes from hops and spices, slight alchohol finish. Medium body, flat carbonation, dry finish, good balance. Decent, not sterotyped xmas brew. 101121

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (9172) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 8, 2010
600ml bottle (Kitty’s, Helsinki) - had in april, so with several months of ageing on it
6 sweet cakey aroma, molasses, light cake spice.
4 Very deep orange, small ring head.
7 Sweet cakey retronasals, rich roasty body, plenty of molasses. Some metallic hops.
4 Pleasant carbonation. Sweet, but still quite crisp. Leaves the mouth quite tingly, not sure if that’s the alcohol, the spices, the carbonation or the hops - all are candidates, but none stick out too much - very well balanced
15 Thank god this is not another boring stereotyped xmas beer. Spices, while clear, are not dominant and caricatured. Balanced and dare I say it, sophisticated. I’m pretty sure it was the extra ageing that mellowed this, I would expect it to be more raw and sweet younger.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - FEB 15, 2010
Bottle. Pours a copper beer with a weak offwhite head. The aroma is weak with malt and caramel. The flavor is sweetness. The palate is bitter. Overall an average beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
onystrom (1318) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2010
Bottle. Clear amber colour with okay head. Very spicey flavour with cinnemon and some licorice, burnt malt. Alcoholic.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2010
Pours copper with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, spice and cinnamon. Flavour is malty, heavy spice, cinnamon, clove, coriander, orange and light bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tranquillity (1410) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2009
Golden-red brown, off white head. Ginger-bread cookies and honey in the aroma. Palate a bit flat. Taste sour apple at fisrt (i had a flu), then cinnamon. Cool and original!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (6582) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 24, 2009
660 ml bottle. From København, Denmark.
Hazy dark amber colour with small to average off-white head. Yeast, dark malt, fruits, spices and juniper in aroma. Sweet yeasty, fruity, malty, bitter hoppy flavour with spices and juniper. Quite Sahti like brew. Very good.


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