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


on tap

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fukito (945) - Santiago, CHILE - JAN 4, 2007
Bottle - January 2007, thanks to Omhper for sharing!. Pours a deep, clear, red-copper with a finger wide slight head, that diminishes to a small head that accompanies all my pint leaving some lacing behind each sip. Aroma is nice, some caramel and sherry with some red fruits. Tastes fruity, strong caramel, bittersweet, some cider, spices, woody and a subtle vinous vein. Aftertaste is bittersweet and firm, some earthy hops. Chewy mouthfeel. Maybe a bit oxidized but it really fits it. A comforting and solid winter brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2005
Finally I got down to rate this. Have had it every year and enjoyed it. A rich head and the house aroma we all love is there. Very good balance of malts and hops. Fullbodied and moreish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
elektronikfagtekniker (891) - kbh, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2007
bottle. amber color. small head. sweet malty and caramelly taste. sweet and xmasy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ingevara (863) - SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2002
Nice one. Dark and mushy, bitter and sweet, adult candy by the christmas fire. More!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2004
Spicy and strong aroma of cloves, cinnamon, cardemom and orange. Flavour starts with an exploding spice and herb combination. Then moves over to a mild and dry middle and a deliciously soft finish. The aftertaste keeps on for long with a combination of citric fruits and dry, roasted cocoa and coffee notes. The palate is overwhelming and stabile. A very delicious brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrBeer (862) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2004
Dark redbrown with pretty good beige head. Malty aroma with tones of coffee and roasted malt. A bit hoppy. Caramel flavour with fruity tones. Quite low bitterness for being a Jämtlands beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ha1ag (787) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2006
0.5l bottled Dark amber color, thick head, low carbonation, a nice julol Malty taste, with chocloate and sticking sweetness. Well composed beer but could use some less chocolatemalt

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mad_Ferret (780) - SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2011
Bottle. Clear chestnut red with a medium crackling beige head that leaves some minor lacings. The first whiff of the same old buttery toffee as always in Jämtlands, then comes a vinous tobacco spicy fruity aroma with some chocolate. Taste is extremely malty and a bit rough with burnt earthy tobacco notes and dark fruit. Vinous. Chocolate in the aftertaste with peppery herbs. Feels much stronger than it is and it stings the tongue a bit. Full bodied with a soft but tickling carbonation. A well made but quite rough malt bomb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
voota (765) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 24, 2007
Clear dark brown with a big lacy off-white head. Aroma is a pleasant and uncomplicated mix of chocolate, caramel and spicy German hops. Flavour is suprisingly earthy, with a light sweetness and some roast chocolate and nutty flavours, the hops taste a little green and grassy. From memory, it didn’t taste too different from their tiotaggare, which is by no means a bad thing. Overall its very satisfying and a great beer, perfect for Christmas.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnoaksson (758) - , SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2009
Välkomponerad smakbild med snyggt utplacerade balanspunkter. Kraftfull samtidigt som den är mild och varlig. Jämtlands bryggeri vet vad kvalitet innebär.

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