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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   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of joergen. Pours a clear reddish brown with a beige head. Spicy nose, lots of Xmas spice and some star aniseed. Solid body, roasted malts and again lots of spice. Some herbal licorice accents - cough syrup. 301110

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mad_Ferret (644) - SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2010
Clear dark ruby red. Dirty brown head. Aroma is spicy with some caramel and dark berries, liquorice. Taste is a bit bitter/sour with spice, liquorice, coffee, bitter chocolate, some dark fruit, burnt. Body is medium. Quite aggressive carbonation. For the christmas dinner table I guess it might work. Otherwise...naah.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
konstifik (573) - SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2010
Pours a very nice mahogany brown with a tanned head. Aroma is of bittered christmas spices and alcohol. Some oranges and cognacsoaked raisins in the background. Taste also has a lot of harshly bitter christmas spices. It’s just wrong for me, christmas spices should be on the sweet side. Lots of flavours going in all different directions too. I just don’t think this is a good spice beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2010
Bottle. Dark brown with a beige head. Malty, spicy aroma with lots of cloves, also some chocolate and citric hop notes. Flavor of spices (lots of cloves again), roastad malt, licorice, chocolate, cough syrup and citrus. Rather strong carbonation. Less heavy on the cloves and a bit smoother carbonation would make a really nice beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nisse666 (4139) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2011
Bottle from SB cons 2011-04-06 Göteborg AR: christmas cloves, sourness, brown farin sugar, roasted malt AP: semi dark brown, wee fizzy bubbles 4 cm in height, but turns into steady rocky head F: first a bit watery, then cloves, growing into the bitter, a bit chocolatt story, but the is something sour that is lurking - that isn’t at all exciting. Wee vinos feeling

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (10764) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2010
clear amber , no head. faint aroma, malts and caramel. flavor is spicy, caramelly, faint malty. bitter.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bov (9424) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 24, 2011
courtesy of Per - slightly hazy reddish-brown in colour and with a solid creamy beige foam; earthy aroma with fair notes of cinnamon and nutmeg; overcarbonated and medium-bodied, some sweetness and a late tart bitterness; long and robust overwhelming spicy finish - unbalanced

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
SirLimpsalot (2104) - SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2010
Lite intetsägande doft, stickande kolsyra, fruktansvärd gummi-liknande smak och mycket vidrigt sediment som inte ville stanna kvar i flaskan.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
grungejesus (51) - SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2010
Lunktar surt och lite plastigt.red, clear, frothy, tan foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, Besviken. Luktade inte som det smakade. Smaken var ganska intetsägande, viss lakrits och rostadetoner. Smakade som ett halv ok hembryggt öl. Förstår inte hur Sigtuna kan vara nöjda med detta öl!


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