Sigtuna Merry Christmas
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Brewed by Sigtuna Brygghus
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Arlandastad, Sweden


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miksu (5047) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2011
0.5 l bottle. Hazy reddish brown color. Sweetish aroma with strong perfumy star anise note with some nuttiness. Sweetish taste overpowered with anise and licorice, some caramel and toffee in the background. To my taste the spices are overpowering.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
SirLimpsalot (3808) - SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2010
Lite intetsägande doft, stickande kolsyra, fruktansvärd gummi-liknande smak och mycket vidrigt sediment som inte ville stanna kvar i flaskan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2010
Bottle. Pours out in a cloudy mahogany appearance with a medium-zed lasting bubbly head. Quite spicy aroma of anise-seeds, cloves, caramel, orange-peels and toasted malts. Medium-bodied with balanced notes of caramel, cloves, anise, fudge, toasted malts and orange-peels. Medium-bitter finish of orange-peels, cardamom, caramel and spicy hops. This is not a spice-bomb, more like a rather harmonious spiced ale. Quite tasty, this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vignale (3323) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2011
Julmustliknande till färg och skum. Doft av nejlikor, vanilj och choklad. Som en lätt, men rund engelsk porter i munkänsla och smakbild. Massor av torr mörk choklad, vanilj, aningens lakris, betydligt mer rök och blommig engelsk humle. Rund men ganska torr och fint markerad beska. Jag tänker Fuller’s London porter light. Ganska nedtonad julkryddning. Betydligt bättre än MNM.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2010
(Bottle) Pours dark brown to black with nougat coloured head. The aroma holds nutmeg, vanilla, ginger and cloves up front with a dry roasted, chocolaty malt backbone. Undertones of asphalt/tar, bark rye bread, ginger bread, citrus, dark sponge cake, Swedish julmust and liquorice root. The clove brings clear notes of German wheat beer phenols. The flavour is light sweet, light to medium bitter and light tom medium acidic. Tones of spices, roasted malt and citrus. The mouthfeel is soft and almost oily with a tart citric finish. Near medium carbonated. The finish is hoppy with light notes of spices and roast. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2910) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2010
Bottle. Pours redbrown with a golden head. Chocolate, caramel and smoke notes in the aroma. Sweet taste of caramel, smoke some dry malt, some butter and a touch of hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilsnerrogge (2818) - Finspång, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2010
Pours a deep copper brown colour with a large, thick head. The aroma has subtle notes of vanilla, clove and aniseed. Flavour is slightly roasted and has notes of vanilla and clove followed by a long bitter orange-bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (2792) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Smak och doft av choklad, vanilj, stjärnanis, laktris, humle, pommerans, en aning rök och blommer. Torr med en god beska.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (2716) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2011
High foamy head. Pours dark brown. Not many aromas but some christmas spices are there. Palate a bit mild. Bitter aftertaste which is fine. Overall better than I expected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJestersBeer (2391) - SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear, dark brownish copper with a beige head. Spicy nose, almost perfumed, vanilla, nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon, quite estery, yeast. Almost dry, medium bodied, almost a bit thin, medium bitterness. Spicy taste, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, quite yeasty, it has a sort of ’unfinished’ touch to it, quite rich in flavors, but with a thinnish, homebrewy feel. (2011-01-18)

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