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Brewed by Jämtlands Bryggeri
Style: English Strong Ale
Pilgrimstad, Sweden

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Veer (362) - Landskrona, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2006
Aroma: nice, fruity with hints of red apples, cloudberry, cinnamon, several different malts. Fruity, fresh hops accompany the malts superbly. Burnt sugar, coconut (vaguely), liquorice, cream & almonds.
Appearance: pale beige head that fizzes away in a matter of seconds, leaving as suspect looking island in the middle. Rusty red brown, clear colour.
Flavour: initial dry spicyness - lovely. Apparent hop bitterness w/ sourish-sweet malt, caramel/hop aftertaste. Overall very balanced, fruity and refreshing. Noticable alcohol.
Palate: really nice considering the high co2. Full-bodied, smooth yet crisp.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Trickbrewer (1) - SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2006 does not count
Bottle. Aroma: Fruity with some caramel and hops, however shadowed by a slight sour and burnt / rubbery touch. Flavor: Surprisingly thin caramel / toffé compared to other years. Some rubbery notes and a heavy sharp and metal like bitterness. Hops are not apperent until it warms up.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lgklotet (432) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2006
Bottle. Deep amber/red. Malty throughout with hints of hops. Lacking in some way.. Slightly disappointed, but I find Jämtlands to be slightly hyped..

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Svesse (6285) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2006
(Draught at Oliver Twist, Stockholm) Dark amber colour with ruby notes, brief off-white head. Fruity nose with notes of dried apricots, wort, caramel, cherries, chocolate, spices (cinnamon, ginger) and hops (grapefruit). Malty, fruity taste with notes of caramel, chocolate, toffee, wort, citrus (blood oranges, grapefruit) and a heavy spicy bitterness in the finish. Very well balanced. Lovely!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (7975) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2013 First rating
Initial Rating Date: 11/19/2006
50 cl bottle from Swedish Systembolaget.
Fruity and malty a bit chocolate scent, some sourness and burnt rubber. Some hops in the back. Clear red brown color, tan head. Full mouthfeel. Lots of smoke and metal, coffee and burnt taste. Low hop bitterness, but astringent and sharp tannins puckering mouthfeel. High CO2 spritziness. Some spices and alcohol. Cascade like hoppy taste when it warms up. All in all not as good as I had expected it to be.
5/3/5/3/10=2.6

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50 cl bottle thanks to Daniel (not on ratebeer). Sampled on December 23, 2012.
Clear brown color, big teal head. Sweet, malty, caramel, fudge scent. Sweet, buttery, bitter taste. Dry finish. Smooth mouthfeel, high dry bitterness.
7/4/6/4/13=3.4

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50 cl bottle at Haket, Göteborg. On November 30, 2013.
BB 05-14
Clear dark brown color, small off-white head. Grainy, malty, alcohol scent. Sweet, malty, grainy, bitter taste. Bitter aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high to high bitterness.
6/3/6/4/12=3.1

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marsiblursi (3028) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2006
Pours dark brown/red. Caramellish with roasted hints. Some chocolate and hints of fruits. Sour. Nutmeg and crispbread. Peppery with rubber. Sour flavour, toffeeish malt. Citric peels and pepper in the aftertaste. Hints of liquorice. Grape and orange hoppyness. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertGBG (109) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2006
Bottle "aged" 9 month, Flowery, some fudge, little burnt taste, dark with off-white head. Doesn’t seem too improve by ageing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thomat (2155) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2006 Pale amber with a thick pale foam. Malty and fruity notes (citrus ?). Medium body with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MI2CA (1340) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - MAY 15, 2006
50cl - Best before 4/06 - Thanks MrWalker - Aroma of toasted malts and nuts, sprouts, and a bit of spice. Pours transparent mahagony with a medium head and good lacing. Flavor matches aroma with more roastiness and a touch of cranberry. Palate is sticky. A pretty tasty easy drinking brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Furseth (1979) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2006
Tested 21-november 2005. A dark red body, with a nice white foam.Lots of cacade in the aroma, and a medium body, with caramel and chocolate arom. Long smoth finish.


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