Brewed by Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri
Style: Old Ale
Nynäshamn, Sweden


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RATINGS: 196   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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChristianSA (368) - Copenhagen, - NOV 7, 2007
Bottle. Let me start by saying that I’m not a big fan of spiced beers. Nonetheless this beer impressed me. It starts of with a tan head with good retention laying on top of a dark brown beer with a red hue. Nose is subtly spicy and a little sour and reminds me of worcestershire sauce. The flavor begins mildly roasted bitter going into fruitiness ending in a long and dry finish. A beer that is wonderfully balanced between an almost stout like roastiness and subtle spicing. Soft carbonation and easy mouth feel makes this an easy drinking experience. Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (3002) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - MAR 24, 2014
This one looks like it tastes. Wonderfully warming with some raisins, a bit of wood, some leaves and chocolate. Deep in its taste, deep in its aromas and just really well balanced. Wonderful one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (3002) - Ruhrgebiet, GERMANY - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle from Cunningham - many thanks, Henrik! The beer pours out in a deep dark amber-brown colour with steady low head and medium body. Nice aroma of barley and herbs. Taste of malt, barley, bread, nuts, herbs and spices. Aromatic finish with cinnamon woods hints. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MattiasA (621) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2014
Backlog. Bottle from systembolaget. A pretty average winter-seasonal. Not really my cup of tea.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (3580) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 4, 2014
Cask at the Bishops Arms (Gustav Adolfs Torg) Malmo. Poured a clear dark brown with a bubbly white head. The aroma is weak malt light red berry fruit. The flavour is weak bitter with a watery light hop spice palate. Light bodied with soft carbonation. No sweetness at all in the palate and lacks flavour & body. Way too light for a winter ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Psytron (1155) - Turku, FINLAND - JAN 18, 2014
Smell of coffee, malts. Dark brown colour, brown head. Aroma of copper, spices, coffee. Metallic. Medium bitter. Very flat carbon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andregoncalves (1100) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JAN 13, 2014
50cl bottle thanks to omhper. Color is darky and light red. Head is white and thin. Body is thin and smooth. Taste is medium bitter and light sweet but nicely balanced. Aroma is coffee, caramel, wood, herbs, spices.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aaron68 (490) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2013
500 ml bottle @ home.December 27, 2013 Beer bought @ "Systembolaget Strømstad" Beer from a tulip glas Dark brown in color with a thin beige head and medium carbonation. Aroma is roasted malt,spices,smoke and some wood. Taste is a bit thin with a sweet and slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mzaar (1366) - Varberg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2013
Flaska. Mörkbrun med lätt smutsvitt skum. Dofter av julkryddor, mörk choklad, citrus och omogna äpplen. Trevlig surhet i smakbakgrunden. Innan dess apelsin, citron, grapefrukt, mörk choklad, torkad frukt och utspätt kaffe. Fin beska. Medelsötma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (948) - 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 (809) - 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

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