Brewed by Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri
Style: Old Ale
Nynäshamn, Sweden


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RATINGS: 211   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6603) - 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 (468) - - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SamTheBarrel (590) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2015 500ml brown bottle 2014 years vintage, poured into a snifter glass. Appearance is opaque dark brown with a large frothy tan head, that when reduced left lacing on the glass. Aroma of orange peels, caramel, bread, herbs and spices. Flavours of rye sourdough bread, orange peels, caramel and spices. Taste is light-medium sweet and medium bitter. Palate is medium bodied, soft texture and average carbonation. Overall a good beer, tastier than what I remembered from previous year.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Murrzik (1) - - NOV 16, 2013 does not count
Good. A bit thin perhaps in the end. A beer to drink a boring winter Sunday but not necessary on Christmas table

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mora2000 (5927) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2013
Dark brown pour with a tan head. Aroma is full of herbs with some menthol notes as well as some roasted malt. Flavor is roasted malt, chocolate, herbs and some very dry cocoa. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1603) - Røros, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
Dark amber with a light brown head - Malt and some spice in the aroma - Good malt body and there is olso a good spicy taste that is well integrated into the beer, and the spice lasts for a long time - long spicy finish that lasts - this was good and had interesting flavours

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daje (2633) - NORWAY - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle, november 14th 2012. Dark brown body, red tinted, small tanned head. Aroma of cloves, berries, roasted malt. Metal taste, lots of malt, vanilla and juniper. The metal taste is disturbing an elsewhere good beer. Sweet and thick mouthfeel, with a vanilla and juniper finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TEJA (1536) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Vintage 2010, sampled in 2013. High brown head that is semi lasting. Clear dark red color. Spicy aroma from christmas with ginger and carnations and possibly some dried peels from Seville orange. A bit plain in the taste were just the spices come forward and thinn body. Have I aged this too long?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leini (1215) - SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2013
500ml bottle, 2012 edition. Dark bread, gilly flower, dark syrup, clementine, dark chocolate, roasted malt and some spices that made me think of Jägermeister. Well done but I’m having a hard time with the flavor from the spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorgosh (298) - - JAN 25, 2013
Det sägs att flest husbränder inträffar under den kallaste delen av vintern. Om det var det som fanns i åtanken när de skonigslöst brända tonerna som dominerar den här midvinterbrygden mejslades fram ska låtas vara osagt, men det är den bästa förklaringen jag kan komma på just nu. Väl godkänd trots eldsvådan.

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