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Brewed by Grebbestad Bryggeri
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Grebbestad, Sweden

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
I oktober mäskar vår bryggerimästare det som ska bli årets Julöl. Varsam jäsning fram till tappning i slutet av november ger ett lagom sött och lagom mörkt öl som passar utmärkt till julbordets smakrika rätter.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gnoff (9472) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2013 First rating
Initial Rating Date: 1/15/2007
50 cl bottle from Systembolaget.
Light roasted and chocolate with caramel scent, also a slight bit acidic. Clear red brown color, tan head. Malty and grainy taste with some chocolate hints. Spritzy mouthfeel. Medium bitterness.
6/3/6/3/11=2.9

Earlier Rating: 12/9/2006 Total Score: 2.6

UPDATED 3/30/2007
Alias merger
50 cl bottle at Carnegie Kaj Bar & Restaurang
Tried as Carnegie Kaj Julöl.
Specially brewed/labeled by Grebbestad for the restaurant.
Clear brown color, tan head. Sweet scent, sugary. Slightly roasted taste, mostly sweet. Roasted aftertaste. Some what metallic. A bit thin mouthfeel. Low bitterness.
Didn’t get to keep the individual scores with the alias merger.



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50 cl bottle at Haket, Göteborg. On November 30, 2013.
Marked 5.7% ABV from what I could read, Systembolaget has it listed this year as 5.2%.
Clear dark reddish brown color, tan head. Grainy, a bit harsh, hints of smoke scent. Light acidic, grainy, flat taste. Thin and fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.
4/4/4/2/8=2.2

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (15710) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2006
Bottled (BB 03/2007)
Ruby red color, small steady off-white head. Lifht nose: hops, toasted malts. Palate is quite weak, dry roasted malty flavor. Overall dry, even metallic. Too watery to be actually good one.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (24607) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2006
Bottled (thanks gnoff!). Dark amber colour, small brown head. Aroma is sweet malts along with fruity hints. Flavour is samekind of bitterish sour as many of their other beers. Has some sugar, caramel and malts in it too. Unbalanced and a bit too "crispy" carbonation.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
stouby (4392) - Holbæk, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2006
Bottle at home. Brown with a light brown head. Aroma moderate malty (brown sugar), light hoppy. Flavor moderate sweet, light bitter. Light body, watery. Rather unharmonic.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thomat (3176) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2006
Bottle, 2006. Dark, redish brown color with a creamy tan head. Malty and coffee tones. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (2077) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2006
Bottle: Thanks to Gusgus for this bottle: Deep red colour, with a nice creamy head.. Aroma of coffee, caramel,dark chocolate. Flavor is coffee,round smouth mouth feeling of dark chocolate and coffee in a nice balnced combination, caramel and a nice dry hopy finish.Medium finish, medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (13925) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2006
Bottled. Dark brown colour. Beige head.Aroma : christmas smell. light rosted caramel flavour. light roasted finish

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (16391) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2006
Bottled. Reddish-brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is malty, light hoppy and with some alcohol. Flavor much the same, but with a caramel-note in addition. Medium body and a dry, hoppy finish. (060210)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (15158) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2009 Bottle. Aroma has a hint of malt, brown sugar and metal. Brown colour, unstable head. Flavour is at first sweet and malty, turning a bit watery and then malty again. The finish is actually quite nice. Carbonation is a bit high. 4 3 6 3 14

Bottle, 5.2%. Weak roasted aroma, hint of fart. Clear dark brown colour, red shine. Good roasted flavour. Some mild cream. Slightly sweet. 7 3 7 3 14

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maupie (926) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - JAN 14, 2005
This beer has a dark brown body - hue apperance and a coarse white scum collar. I have drunk the beer from the bottle and it had no carbonic acid. The initial flavor taste is sweet.


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