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Brewed by Spendrups Bryggeri
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Grängesberg, Sweden

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Ingevara's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ingevara (816) - - DEC 24, 2012
Minimal head. Coffee colored. Good balance of sugar and bitterness, nice christmas flavors, but it lacks the aroma that makes it special. Better thjan most Spendrup produce though.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (2968) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2014
50cl bottle from Systembolaget, Strömstad. Pours very dark brown with a moderate sized beige head. Dark and malty aroma with some slightly roasty notes, dark, dried fruits, caramel and hints of chocolate, herbs and spices. Medium sweet, but fairly balanced and pleasant malty flavours and a certain bitterness. Nothing special, but quite decent.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gaultier (480) - SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2014
@ Nedre Mölla 11/-12-14. Bottle from Systembolaget. Aroma: Caramely, some roasted malt. Taste: Caramely, sweetness, roasted malty, notes of ashtray and chocolate. Body is medium, the finish is bitter and roasted with notes of chocolate.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bygers (847) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle 0,5l. Pours dark brown with a large dense off-white head. Very light aroma with roasted sweet malt, light hops. Taste is light sweet, light bitter, some metallic and harsh notes in the finish. Thin and watery texture. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (1838) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2014
Black brown body with beige head. Quite rich lacing. Aroma; dark sweet malts, grassy hops, plums, plum peel, sweet spices and dough. Taste; dark sweet malts, hops, plum peel, nutshells, cocoa toffee fudges, moves towards chocolate in finish with dark dark prunes under. Feels normal, average carbonation. Overall; despite lack of xmas tradition spices, this was a clean and good dark one. I hope Spendrups never changes the recipe. [50cl brown bottle, 5.6%abv, BB250915, B@Systembolaget Storheden Luleå]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
konungen (82) - - NOV 21, 2014
Väldigt mörkbrun klar öl med kaffe färgat skum. Doftar rostad karamell malt, lätt frukt och lite kryddor. Smaken är i samma anda och är ok. Saknar lite mer kropp och styrka. Helt ok öl som är väldigt lättdrucken! Flaska. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerSkull (1312) - SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2014
(Bottle). Aroma and flavor of malt, toffee, butterscotch and metal. Sweet and slightly spicy bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (5891) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -Brown coloured with red glare, medium to big sized beige head, nutty caramel nose. Toasted malt, caramel, dried fruits and brown sugar with light roasty notes in the finish. Hint of spices, slightly watery also.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4896) - Halden, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2014
Appearance: Clear deep nutty brown color with a big tan head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Caramel malty, toffee, some roasted malt and fruity.
Palate: Medium + body. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, nutty and caramel malty.
Overall impression: Ok ale.
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget in Strömstad, Sweden.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joakgust (950) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle, 50cl - Clear red amber beer with a large frothy beige head. Aroma is malty with notes of herbs, citrus, spices, caramel and rye bread. Flavor is malty with notes of caramel, bread, herbs and spices. Pretty decent and unusual Christmas beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
VictorStr (1424) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2013
Från SB. Röd brun i Färgen. Väldigt medioker öl. Kroppen är nog det sämsta, inget bra.


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