hammenlind (737) - Sundbyberg, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2005
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark amber with a thick, creamy tan head. Yeasty, toffe-ish nose with the usual Jämtlands house character. Some nuttyness is present. Spicy, slight hoppy flavour with some notes of yeast. Acidic and bitter in finish.
SamTheBarrel (735) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2014 500ml bottle, pours opaque dark mahogany with a small tan head. Aroma and taste of roasted malt, prunes, caramel and muscovado. Light sweetness and medium bitterness. Medium body, smooth texture and average carbonation. Less sweet and better balanced than most Swedish Christmas beers, low on spices however. A pleasant tasty beer overall.
mabjork (688) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Dark red/brown in colour, rich creamy beige head, lacings. The aroma is malty and sweet. Caramel and something else as well, can’t say what. The flavour is a mixture of malt and caramel. There is a sweet aftertaste. Nice.
Engelsmann (651) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Vintage ’03. Pours a dark brown, with a white head. Aroma is of fruit, malts, and butter. Taste is sweet malty, with notes of butter
Moz (613) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2005
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle, Dark brown. Aroma of raisins, honey and the usual "smell of Jämtland". Sweet taste, much of everything, some taste of liquorice in the aftertaste.
Malin_aiisa (588) - SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear, dark brown red, white head.
Aroma of burned caramel
Raset sweet, full body, round. Bitter bread feel,
konstifik (573) - SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
One of my Christmas favourites. Deep dark brown-red colour with a nice frothy off-white head. Deep toasty and roasty malt flavours with dark fruity and chocolatey notes with earthy english hops. Medium bittersweet with a lasting finish. A great companion to the Christmas foods.
7stern (552) - Bromma, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Reddish dark brown with low head. Nutty, sweet aroma. Earthy, sweet taste, rather long bitterness.
HULK777 (538) - - NOV 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2013 Farmhouse, cacao, and straw aroma. Similar taste, but also hints of raspberries and caramel.
Ljunkan (530) - NORWAY - NOV 27, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2009 Pours a dark red/brown color in my Jämtlands glass. It has a nice foamy head. A bit of lacing.
Aroma is interesting of caramel, very malty, some toffee notes along with a typical fruitiness.
Flavour is malty, caramely (very caramely actually) with a good bitterness. Notes of citrus, some aromatic hops, toffee and dried fruits, it also got a slightly burnt note with a bit of nuttiness. Overall very balanced and tasty. There’s also some special Jämtland note, which I tend too find in moast of there beer. Here it makes it very well with the other flavours, so nothing negative about that.
Mouthfeel is quite smooth and filling with a certain "bite" in it.
A very drinkable and nice Christmas beer, I’m glad I finally tried it.