Brewed by S:t Eriks Bryggeri (Galatea)
Style: Porter
Arlandastad, Sweden


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Klassisk svensk mustig porter. Bryggd med mycket karamell- och chokladmalt. Passar utmärkt till julbordets alla läckerheter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (2262) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2012
Aroma: Smelling of dark bread, red apples, spices, cardamom and vanilla.
Appearance: A deep mahogany brown beer. A high tan head with good lacing and good curtains.
Taste: Tasting sweet dark bread, dark chocolate, coffee and bitter orange marmalade.
Palate: Medium carbonation, a soft texture. A medium body with a slight dry finish.
Overall: Well, I have a cold, but in spite of that there was good aroma and taste in this one.
Note: Bottle 330 ml. Reviewed 2012-12-12.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23713) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2012
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Near black, small creamy head. Interesting coffee aroma with some rum and raisins. Mid sweet with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Mild spicy hops, chocolate and toffee. Fairly low bitterness. Elegant as always from S:t Eriks. Well balanced. Nice on its own, even better with sweet dishes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (6208) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2012 Bottle from Systembolaget. It poured a very dark black-red liquid with a light brown head. Sweet smell of chocolate, fruits (mainly strawberries) and vanilla. Similar taste. Fairly sweet. I like it, I think it would work well at the Christmas table.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (6846) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2012
330ml Bottle - Black with a tan head. Roasted malt, chocolate and coffee in the aroma. Chocolatey, smooth and roasted taste with notes of coffee, liquorice and roasted malt. Very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir (5608) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2013
330 ml bottle. Pours dark red-brown with small bright head. Aroma of dark syrup, dark malts and coffee. Also lots of coffee in the flavors. Taste is also a bit sweet with lots of dark malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (16972) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan berliner weisse, cream ale multistate tasting. Nice creamy head with excellent duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, cocoa, caramel, notes of coffee and hops. Nice and dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (2101) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2012
Bottle: Dark red colour, creamy head. Aroma is dominated of caramel, annd dark choclate, coffee, and sweet maltynes. Flavor had a nice smouth sweet maltynes, mixed with coffee, caramelly and dark choclate, some rye mouth feeling was there to! thin to medium body, medium sweet malty/dark choclate/caramelly finish. Nice Porter this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle. Reddish brown colour with a beige head. Malty, coffee, chocolate, caramel, just a bit sweet, medium bitterness, rather light bodied. Very balanced and easy drinking porter. But the alcohol level is a bit too high to make it a real session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium to dark brown colour with a large, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, chocolate, spicy, moderate roasted. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, spicy bitter, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130112]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (3420) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2012
Dark brown with a medium tan head. Malty with chocolate tones. Malt, chocolate and coffee. Medium body with a nice, balanced finish.

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