Brewed by Mack Bryggeri
Style: Dunkler Bock
Tromsø, Norway


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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Bryggingen av juleøl er ekstra viktig for et bryggeri. Enhver bryggerimester med respekt for seg selv forsøker alltid å forbedre smaken fra året før. Mack Juleøl Sterkøl har en rødlig og dyp farge, og har et meget godt skum. Smaken er søtlig, med en hentydning av krydder. Mack Juleøl Sterkøl skal serveres med en god og fyldig skumtopp, og er ypperlig til julematen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7540) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
Stopped regular rating 22nd Oct 2012 so this is one of my occasional ratings. Bottle at Olhallen, Tromso, Saturday 19th January 2013 in the company of Finn & Rune Pours with good clarity, colour is brown with some ruby glints, soft in mouth. Some dried fruit a little caramel, even a touch of brown sugar. Decent beer if a bit thin in the mouth perhaps A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov13 3.3

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Albertsen (75) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2013
Deep readly color, light, minimal foam. Almost no smell. The taste starts of very bright, but fails to keep up. Its aqueous. Had big expectations. Thats a shame. At its best an average christmas beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Snegurochka (389) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2012
330ml bottle with pinnekjøtt@Mother-in-law’s place. Brown-reddish body, prunes, plums, dates and sweet malts, some spices. I like the new bottle-design and I really enjoyed this with my food. Better with pinnekjøtt than Aas. (Tromsø 28.Dec.2012)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aaron68 (595) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2012
330 ml bottle @ my parents place, December 25, 2012 Bottle from Vinmonopolet Rosenkrantzgate,Oslo. New bottle and label for 2012 edition. Dark brown to red in color.Aroma is malt,hop,coffee and a bit caramel Medium carbonation and foam.Ok and descent macro beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillHick420 (429) - North Dakota, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2012
Pours hazy red/brown with a brownish head. Sweet malts on the nose. Aroma of light caramel and spices. Weak aroma. Another macro brew, but OK if you’re out of other stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
smmaaren (229) - NORWAY - DEC 15, 2012
33 cl bottle (new recyclable) Fruity aroma, small head and redish colour. Good beer, typical norwegian christmas style.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Holmen1 (2575) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2013 Flaske hjemme: rubinrød, noe uklar. Beige skum, nokså kortvarig. Behagelig munnfylde med smak av lett røstet kaffe of karamell. Kompetent juleøl, men kommer ikke til å huske det som spesielt. Flaske på Utheim, delt med Johnne: nesten ingen aroma, smak av gammeldags hjemmebrygg/tomtebrygg og en ettersmak som forsvinner fortere enn du kan si "verdens nordligste bryggeri". Ned fra 3.0 til 2.3. Kan det ha tapt seg så raskt?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TyggaBrown (406) - NORWAY - NOV 11, 2012
330 ml bottle. This is too much of the dried fruites, but the body and level of bitterness is close to perfect.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daje (2556) - NORWAY - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown body, small beige head. Aroma of raisins, fruit, caramel. Taste of rye, prunes and chocolate, hops. A bit thin, but a nice beer overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2012
22nd March 2012
On tap in Olhallen, Tromso. Clear dark red - brown beer. Small cream coloured head. Smooth palate with fine carbonation. Creamy malt. Dark toffee. A little molasses - marmite. A whisper of spiciness. Lacto. Good tart fruits bringing up the rear. Figs, prunes and berry fruits. Semi dry finish. Another decent Mack beer.

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