Brewed by Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri
Style: Old Ale
Nynäshamn, Sweden


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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A strong, dark spiced mid-winter ale. used to be sold under the name Järflotta Julöl until 2002.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1676) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2013
Pours black with a compact off-white head. Aroma is cloves, chocolate, cardamom, honey, roasted malts, brown sugar, spices. Taste is cloves, cardamom, honey, brown sugar, spices. A very good christmas beer. Drinkable and spicy, yet not overdone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Staffan47 (887) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2013
Real ale på OT. Doften är sig lik. Julkryddor med dominans av nejlika. Smaken är behaglig och kryddningen håller sig lagom i bakgrunden. Betydligt trevligate än den förvisso också bra flaskvarianten. Lägre kolsyra jämfört med flarran. Riktigt bra julöl

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esox (1154) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 17, 2013
Bottled. Dark, reddish brown colour. Thin head, some lace. Aroma darkly toasted malts, dark crystal malts, a hint of bitter chocolate, slightly sour berry notes. Balanced spiciness possibly includes cloves and fennel seeds. Medium sweet flavor, nice and round maltiness. Rather complex finish gets quite dry, and it has layers of dark prunes, slightly tangy spices and light sourness and some herbal bitterness. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Nice beer,not overly spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarpa (977) - FINLAND - DEC 16, 2013
Tap @ De Klomp, Linköping. Dark Britten, mein off white head. sour berry aroma. Thin mouth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeKeller (902) - Kemi, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Cola brown beer with beige head. Sweet aroma has smoke and spices. Flavour has berries, roasted malts and some smoke. Medium bodied, quite well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (6251) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2013
Draught @ Pikkulintu
Nice, smoky aroma with malty tones and berries. Also some odd sulphur tones. Flavour has smoked wood, malty tones, some berries and ashy tones. Confusing; smoky tones are nice but malty ones are not. Also some peaty tones, licorice and hebal notes occur at the end of the glass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3631) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Tap @ pikkulintu. Dark brown, brown head. Licorice candy, light smokey, bready aroma. Flavor has licorice, herbal notes, burnt malt. Mild sweetness in finish. Decent.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6484) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Draft at Man in the Moon, Stockholm. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white to light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is cloudy medium amber. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (cookie, toasted grain, caramel), with notes of coriander, candy sugar, orange peel, dried mango. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, moderately bitter. Medium body, creamy texture, lively/soft carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Spicy and kinda candyish, but well-balanced and pleasant (and fitting for a winter brew).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
HULK777 (436) - - NOV 30, 2013
Syrup bread and banana aroma. Some metal also. Taste of lemon, burnt toast, and potatoes. Watery texture. Some metal in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SamTheBarrel (513) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2013
500ml bottle, pours brownish-black with a medium sized tan head, that reduced quickly. Aroma and taste of orange peels, caramel, herbs and spices. Light sweetness with and light-medium bitterness. Light-medium body, thin texture and average carbonation. Okay overall, but has a somewhat too strong taste of clove.

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