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Style: Brown Ale
Florø, Norway

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Julefred er eit mørkt koparfarga øl i skotsk stil. Ølet har moderate mengder humle for å gje rom for ein rik maltsmak med karamell og litt rosintonar. Det er bryggja spesielt med tanke på salta og tørka julemat, men høver óg som sjelevarmar for ein frossen skrott.

Julefred er korkje pasteurisert eller filtrert og har difor gjærrestar på botnen. Bør lagrast ståande og serverast ved 10-12 grader C. Lat gjæra bli att på flaska.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Holmen1 (4741) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2014
Flaske (bb.18.12.12), hos Arve en riktig hyggelig lørdag i februar: kort gardinskum og brunlignravfarge. Denne har nok tapt seg litt i året som er gått. Ufrisk humlebitterhet, assosiasjon til tobakk og lite av maltkroppen er tilbake. Stritter imot på veien ned. Preges av å være en smule tilårskommen. Må prøve en fersk neste jul.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (4731) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 10, 2013
75cl bottle from Meny Kolsås. Pours caramel brown to amber with an off-white head. Malty aroma with fruity and mildly bready and roasty notes, moderate caramel. Medium sweet with mild roasty flavours and a nice bitterness in the finish. Easy to drink and quite flavourful. One of the nicest shop strenght Christmas beers in Norway in my opinion.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (4420) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - SEP 3, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 Old rating, 0,75l bottle @ home:
Fyldig sødmerik lukt med preg av karamellmalt, humle, nøtter, sjokolade, kaffi, tørka frukt, gjær, buljong. Sødmerik smak med preg av mørk malt, humle, mørk sjokolade, kaffi, nøtter, gras. Middels bitterhet som set litt. Grei.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (4074) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 5, 2011
Some samples from a 0.75l bottle @ Kai-Sindre’s (InBreak) wedding. This one pours a deep almost murky brown body with a lasting light tanned creamy head. Aroma has lots of dry cocoa, some chocolate malts and it’s lightly sweet. Really nice actually. Lively carbonation, it has a thin and somewhat watery mouthfeel and it’s quite light-bodied. Flavors are also dominated by that dry chocolate/cocoa found in the aroma, light yeast and it ends with some nice mild nutty flavors. Dry and kinda lasting aftertaste. Yeah, I quite liked this one, although it’s not your "standard" Christmas ale. Did suffer a bit on the palate because of only the ABV 4.7%, so I’m really looking forward to trying it’s big brother!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daje (3982) - NORWAY - SEP 4, 2012
Bottle. Clear red color, small offwhite head. Aroma of caramel, fruit and spice, taste of roast, licorice and spices. Low hop bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Enjoyit (3754) - Vadum, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2012
Amber of color with a small white head. An aroma of malt, citrus, spice and sweets. A flavor of bread, caramel, spice and grainy.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
abemorsten (3508) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2010
Courtesy of gunnar. Murky amber with a light brown creamy head. Yeast, grass, chocolate and roasted notes on the nose. Acidic, bitter, sweet and roasted flavors. Medium body. Dry. Medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djoeye (3441) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2014
Aroma of brown malts, caramel, apple’ish hops, berries, spices and dust. Fawn big head, deep amber-brown-red body, somewhat hazy, and particles. Lacing; some fields. Tastes spicy malts, hops, roasted malts, dark bread, roasted raisins, dark caramel notes all over the place. Finishes malty with spices, juniper, oak - a fine "brown" malty ale’ish aftertaste. Normal feel, quite good body. Overall nice and good brew. Good for heavy yuletide dishes. [75cl br btl, abv4.7%, B@Eurospar, BB11/2015, #510, T@YuleEvening]

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nilsas (3329) - Bryne, NORWAY - SEP 18, 2013
Duft av malt, sjokolade, rosin og noe krydder. Dunkel brun farge. Dekkende skum. God smak av rosin og krydder.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (3037) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2014 Rødbrun med hvitt skum. Karamellukt, nøtter og sjokolade. Søt smak lite bitter, medium kullsyre. Kort.


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