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

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deflagro (106) - Lund, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2009
Bottle. Red-brownish, clear liquid with a medium-sized, off-white head. Aroma is a bit buttery and sugary with some fruitiness and a hint of yeast. Taste is richer, with a nice sweetness and some notes of spices, but unfortunately also butter. A decent but not very good Swedish christmas beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
konungen (73) - - SEP 29, 2014
Brun i färgen, kryddig god maltig/söt smak som hänger med i eftersmaken. Lagom styrka. Flaska från Systembolaget. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBeachtwig (54) - Sandared, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2009
50cl bottle. Wonderful darkred colour with big beige head. Aroma is sweet and a bit spicy. Taste is malty with some lacorice and nuts. Taste is quite long with a nice bittness I really enjoy. Perfect for Christmas.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jessoj (52) - DENMARK - JAN 15, 2010
bottele,aroma caramel, roasty, chocolate, color brown, liquid clear, head off white., finish long finish,

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tolik99 (47) - USA - DEC 18, 2002
Perfect beer for Christmas night.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Minamizawa (44) - DENMARK - APR 13, 2004
A very good swedish X-mas beer. The beer has a fruity aroma, and so is the taste, but there is also a hint of spice, that makes the taste complete. The aftertaste is slighty sweet.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikeyswede (37) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2012
A bit dark and quiet tasteful dinner time beer but as a stand alone christmas beer I wouldn’t choose it

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bananamaniac (35) - Kristinehamn, SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2008
One of the very best beers from Jämtlands together with the Postiljon ESB. Rich flavours of different nuts, a nice hint of raisins and som liquorice too! Have to buy som more of these next christmas, only got to lay my hands on one..

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bullrup (20) - SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2006
Bottle 2005 Edition. Swedish julöl that usually gets the top score among swedish julöl. One of the best editions in the last years. Pours dark brown with foamy head. A bit sweet, but roasted and hoppy. A little taste of licorice. Goes well with smorgasbord food.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anchr (18) - Trondheim, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2010
Great malty character. Somewhat sweet, bready, spicy, and with a large body and decent light brown head - all of which fits the Christmas beer style. Though, can be slightly overpowering due to its full-bodied sweetness: should be drunk to food, not as a stand-alone. Some bitterness that lingers on, and a reminiscence of strong Scottish ale. Nice dark brownish-red color. Good to great-ish, but far from extreme.


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