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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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An unconventional Christmas brew that departs from the tradition of Winter warmers being sweet and malty. Our Christmas brew is abundantly hopped with the four American C's: Cascade, Chinook, Columbus and Centennial. Cinnamon and coriander provides the Christmas spirit and adds to the merriness.
Brewed on Maris Otter ale malt, crystal malt, wheat malt, soft brown sugar and Demerare cane sugar. Ølfabrikken Jule Ale is, of course, unpasteurized, unfiltered and cask conditioned like all of our beers. Introduced on 'Fynske Øldage' 2005.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moolesen (195) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle 50cl. Dark brown with almost no head. Metallic aroma and some malt, but mostly metallic. Average flavour with some sweetness and spices. Medium length.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cantabrian (812) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 12, 2014
Very sweet, maple syrup and dried fruits aroma. Cloying. The appearance is not cool. Watery brown, looks like the product from a tummy bug. Flavour is malty, honeyish, with some boring Christmas cake, and a not particularly memorable combination of spices - but not unpleasant either. Palate is quite thin. In the end, this is not my kind of beer. I can’t say that it is bad, but seems to be far away from the excitement stirred by its Baltic Porter sister.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (1287) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2014
Bottle from systembolaget Sweden. Shorts brown head. Clowdy red amber color. Spicy aroma in a fine balanced style. Caramell taste but low sweetness. A bit thinn body and metallic taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (7579) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle 500ml (7.3%) @ home
Pours dark reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, dried fruits, brown sugar, nuts and hint of alcohol. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter with a slightly warm, caramel and fruity finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
WilleLW (177) - Lund, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2014
Dark colour with a small head. Aroma of metall, burnt sugar, some wood and molasses. Taste of burnt sugar, caramel and some molasses. Smoorh and soft taste. Althought with a somewhat thin mothfeel.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Inbreak (2074) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2014
23.02.2014, 0,5l bottle (7,3%) @ home:
Small creamy shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet, caramel malts, weeds, sugar, dried dark fruits, almond cake, grass, toffee, yeast, alcohol, nuts. Taste is slightly sweet and harsh, caramel malts, hay, yeast, grass, almond cake, sugar, weeds, raisins, toffee. Medium bitterness, slightly thin mouthfeel. Boring.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hotstuff (4072) - Indiana, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Rated on 5-21-2010 - This bottled beer pours a medium very fizzy head that quickly dissipates, orange brown body, minimal carbonation noted, floaties, and virtually no lacing. The aroma is malty, coriander, spicy, and cinnamon. The taste is sweet, malty, spicy, coriander, lightly hoppy, and has a semi-dry finish. The palate is tingly and this beer is medium bodied. This beer has a very nice flavor. It is a sipping beer and would be a nice winter time beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BiffNilsson (212) - Perstorp, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2014
Ljusbrun med gulaktig skinkorna som försvinner direkt. Söt doft och smak. Ganska alkoholig i smaken. Jag är inte överens med andra som gett denna ett högt betyg. Jag upplever den som obalanserad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Japalo (1161) - DENMARK - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle@home. Copper clear. One finger foam. Spicy sweet cinnamon coriander. Stale caramalty. Sweet some tart/dry medium mouthfeel. Complex. Interesting brew. Exp. 2009 but still standing with it's 8%. No sour milk!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alkolas510 (607) - SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2013
Mörkbrun med medium stort ljusbrunt skum! Maltig och någon sorts julkrydda i både doft och smak! Ok öl!


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