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Brewed by Slottskällans Bryggeri
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Uppsala, Sweden

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed by the Münchener tradition with Münchener, pilsner, pale and dark caramel malts, and chocolate malt. Hops used: Spalter Select and Hersbrucker. Gravity 12,4° Plato, 4.8% abv.

Returned in 2009, and again in 2011, to the Finnish market, same recipe but slightly lower gravity. 4.5% abv.


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29484) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2003
An amber beer with no head. The aroma is slightly sour and a little sweet - as if it has been brewed on brewing cereal. The flavor is very malty sweet - of an OK maltblend - but not really a special flavor. An OK beer - but nothing compared to other Slottskällans beers.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2005 (Bottle 50 cl) Comes as "Slottskällans München". Reddish brown almost without any head. Notes of caramel and roasted malt. Soft, only vaguely bitter and a bit too carbonated. But overall an OK brew. 060203

(Bottle 50 cl) As "Slottskällans Wien" 7/4/7/3/14=3,5 270303

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (21081) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2006
Bottle. Clear orange coloured with a small off white head. Aroma of malts, grass, caramel and slottskällans-yeast. Flavour of malts, caramel, grass and hops. Dry hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20620) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2006
Bottled. Reddish copper colour, small beige head. Caramellish sweet malts in aroma along with grassy notes. Weak roasted malts in flavour, which is smooth, sweetish bitter (caramel meets bitterness). Wellbalanced, like slottskällans beers usually are .

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19670) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2002
Dark amber. Dry, light bodied, lightly roasty, clean, medium bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2006
Bottle. Dark amber colour with a longlasting off-white head. Malty and slightly roasted aroma. Malty flavor with some floral hoppy hints. Also some hints of caramel. Dry bitter aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (14990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2006 2006-02-13, 5-4-5-2-10=26
The aroma is strange, mixing some soap, flowers and hop. The mouthfeel is weak, with some caramel and light hop touch. Poor.

2002-12-01, 7-5-7-4-14=37
Beautiful amber color, thick head. Nice aroma, roasted malt, hop. Flavor dominated by the roasted malt, pretty dry, with a very light smokey note in the background. Pretty strong and quite long final.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13750) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2006
Bottled. A nice copper-colored beer with an off-white to beige head. The nose has caramel and malt, with a light touch of fruits and grains. Flavor-profile is like a traditional Norwegian Christmas beer, with sweet caramel-malts and a balanced hop-profile, but without the notes of alcohol. It has a lightly dusty mouthfeel and a medium body, and a bitter, and slightly dry finish. (060428)

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13671) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2006
Bottle. Dark amber colour. Unstable, colaish head. Quite dusty flavour. Pleasant enough, but a bit boring. Low bitterness.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (12816) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 30, 2005
Bottled
Clear copper brown, small white head. Flowery hoppy with sweetish diacetyl-like toffee hints. Quite light with butterscotch, grassy - notes (diacetyl? I’m not sure, not used to find it in Slottskällans, maybe just too caramelly). Drinkable but too sweet.


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