Brewed by Jämtlands Bryggeri
Style: Pilsener
Pilgrimstad, Sweden


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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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"Jämtlands president is a bottom fermented beer in the style of a north German pilsener. The beer has a medium bitterness and nice aroma of Czechish hops."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2005
Clear golden colour with a fast disappearing white head. Malty, grainy light sweet aroma. Sweet malty flavor with fruity notes and a very dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21938) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2005
Bottled. Clear yellow coloured with a small fast disappearing head. Malty aroma with notes of caramel and some acidic notes. Sweet flavour of caramel and fruits with a dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hammenlind (737) - Sundbyberg, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2005
Golden colour, medium head. Toffee nose with citric hints. Hoppy, toffee flavour. Medium bitterness, sweet fruityness. Smooth, refreshing taste. Medium bodied. Slight bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2005
Keg @ Glenfidich Warehouse No. 68 (fkna Ardbeg Room), Stockholm Backlog 30 May, 2005
Loads of butterscotch in aroma. Thin body. Malty and boring. Not like it used to be. Needs a rerate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dalle (1145) - Skørping, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2005
Bottle. Golden with small head. Hoppy aroma with notes of honey. Sweet followed by a firm bitterness. Pleasent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bark (255) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2004
Bottle. The colour is pale yellow; the firm white foam is two fingers thick.

The smell is malty and somewhat bitter; it is rather anonymous.

The carbonation is quite right; fresh with medium sized bubbles.

The taste stars with a mild bitterness, some fine malt and a sourish touch. The quite simple aftertaste got a soft bitterness and a note of dark bread.

This is probably the most “average” beer from Jämtlands Bryggeri. A standard lager/pils made with a little more craftsmanship and some better ingredients than the major breweries (although it reminds me of the German pils DAB). I’ll guess they are brewing it for those poor people that want “A normal beer, nothing strange please”.

Oh yes. The style... The front label says "Lager", but the back label reads "A beer in the style of the Northern German Pils".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorisPPattyn (8120) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2004
Straw-golden, very big bubbled to small, transparent head. Very grainy nose, warm summergrain, chaff. Toasted malts, not overly sweet taste. Tad of medicinal flavour in the background. Finish is dry, metallic-hoppy. Light bodied. Nothing but a ’luxus’ Pilsner, really.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - NOV 27, 2004
Sampled from draught at Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2004 (#9).
Clear golden, creamy snow white head. Blond-like aroma of yeast and hops with flowery tones. Not very full in the flavor. Dry and slightly hoppy with some sharp citrus notes. Good for a pilsener.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 30, 2004
(Bottled) Light golden color with small head and small, light beige yeast particles in the bottom. Mild aroma, slightly sweetish. Somewhat hopped, slightly sweet flavor. Light to medium-bodied, smooth-carbonated palate. A decent lager, but not much more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (13212) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 13, 2004
Bottled (BB 11/2004)
Golden, a bit hazy yellow, small white head, mostly vanishing. Excellent fruity and flowery Saaz aroma. Malty, fruity and lightly hoppy flavor. Ending sweetish, aftertaste is fruity and grassy.

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