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


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Steffo's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steffo (7) - - NOV 17, 2012
Pistonhead Christmas Carol, now with more holiday horsepower. When a genuine holiday-injected Pistonhead Cristmas Carol is in your hand, life is good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerSkull (1304) - SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2014
(Bottle). Aroma and flavor of malt, toffee, butterscotch and metal. Sweet and slightly spicy bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (5703) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4492) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joakgust (886) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
VictorStr (1287) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2013
Från SB. Röd brun i Färgen. Väldigt medioker öl. Kroppen är nog det sämsta, inget bra.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1606) - Varberg, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2013
Flaska från SB. Delade meningar runt julbordet. Hälften gillade inte alls den här. Den andra hälften var mycket förtjusta. Däribland jag. Är i stort sett en exakt kopia av Dugges Juldricka. Om den skrev jag: "Nötiga dofter tillsammans med knäck, citron och röda äpplen. Karamell, sötlakrits, nötter och grape i smaken. Trevlig beska." Finns ingen anledning att kommentera det mer än så.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
stefannilssons (1462) - SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2013
Egentligen är det inget fel på aromen eller smaken här, lite torr kanske men annars helt okej. Men den fånigt lilla kroppen fullständigt omintetgör den här ölen, tyvärr.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hackobock (1349) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2013
OK Christmas beers with good bass and a slight hint of root beer. Perfect for Christmas dinner and schnaps.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NosirIwont (1962) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2013
Bottle. 5.6%. Best before 26.09.13. Pours a clear, dark reddish brown with a big tan head. Good lacing. Malty aroma with a hoppy overtone. Light roasted and vanilla notes. Flavour is malty. Feels a bit thin/watery. Sweetish as it warms; a bit cloying. Bitter, tart finish, bordering wine. Lingering light roasted note and a bit of apple. Overall okay, if nothing special; aroma is better than flavour, which feels too thin, and a bit too sweet. 02.09.13.

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