Brewed by Oppigårds Bryggeri
Style: English Strong Ale
Hedemora, Sweden


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RATINGS: 315   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (9108) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 30, 2013
6oz on tap at Noen’s. Totally hazy, darker amber red color. Thin off-white bubbly head. Couple bits of lace. Bigger body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Reasonably easy drinking. Toasty, caramel malts. Light spice. Moderate bitter taste. Moderate sweet. Light belgian yeast influence. Some euro type crisp hops. Solid, mildly hoppy belgian amber strongish winterish ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aaron68 (608) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 27, 2013
500 ml bottle @ my parents place.December 25, 2013 Beer bought @ "Systembolaget Strømstad" Beer enjoyed from a wineglass with Pinnekjøtt and Aquavit. Amber in color with a thin beige head and medium carbonation. Aroma is hop,citrus,grape fruit and a bit floral. Tastes a bit hop and fruity with a slightly bitter finish. The beer reminds me of a Pale Ale or IPA,but a weak one All in all a ok low ABV beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiffNilsson (270) - Perstorp, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2013
Rödbrun vätska med brunvit krona. Ganska låg stabilitet i skummet. Doften är fisk och syrlig med tydliga humletoner. Doftar av citrus och barr. Smaken är frisk och ganska söt. Ingen tydlig eftersmak. Viss beska som kunde varit större. En trevlig öl som öl som levererar utan att exaltera.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (1419) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2013
Pours dark copper with white head. Aroma of fruit and roasted malt. Taste is fruity bitter with a long bitter finish. Good ale, however I would want some more spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Seffle (360) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2013
Flaska från Systemet. Fin alefärg. Mycket maltig smak med god beska utan för mycket humle. En utsökt julöl. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Vighals (2239) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2013
Klar rødbrun med beige skum. Mild karamell, korn og alkohollukt. Lite smak, metallisk, medium bitter. Medium kullsyre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (5169) - Olympia, Washington, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Dark amber in color clear with a thin head. Super malt forward with a good amount of bitterness in the hops. This was strong with a great finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Senap (514) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2013
Nu mer en klassiker runt jul. Till skillnad mot andra svenska julöl så är den tämligen besk och torr. Passar strålande till julbordet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steinus (4) - - DEC 7, 2013 does not count
Dark ruby red. White head dissolved quickly. Smells wonderfully of bread then citrus. Taste of cocoa. Aftertaste of figs. I like this ale and would recommend it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SamTheBarrel (695) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2013
500ml bottle, pours clear dark amber with a small beige head that reduced quickly. Aroma and taste of apricots, orange peels, caramel, and a hint of bread and spices. Light sweetness and medium bitterness. Medium body, somewhat thin texture and medium carbonation. Overall good but not what I expect from a Winter Ale, lacks spices and strength.

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