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Brewed by Krönleins Bryggeri
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Halmstad, Sweden

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Kåstå (1273) - Mol, BELGIUM - APR 9, 2005
Dark amber coloured beer with a small head. Light spicy, fruity and sweet aroma. The taste is light sweet fruit caramel with spices and malt. It is a bit watery. The finish is light bitter. Not worth buying.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
veronika (410) - SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2005
Dark brown, with a brown head. Aroma from cinnamon, banana, cream and some cocoa. Flavor brings cinnamon, coffee. Has a sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bark (255) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2005 Bottle. The colour is dark brown-red, the big pale beige foam is quite compact.

The smell is fresh with a light sourish note; the malt is somewhat burned and sweet. A trace of cocoa is present.

The carbonation is refreshing; it feels OK in the mouth.

The taste is rather mild and a bit sweet with some notes of burned malt, brown sugar, sweet strong white wine, some diacetyl. The body is good and the bitterness starts with a very gentle taste that slowly grows to a well-balanced malty taste. The aftertaste is short with some notes of a gentle bitterness and a touch of boiled vegetables.

I found this beer very easy to drink; it will probably work fine as an after dinner drink when you just had enough of yuletide food. I found this lager a pleasant surprise as the Krönlein Brewery mostly brews generic lagers in an American/Australian style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2003
Copper-brown volour. Small bubbly head. Toffee, brown sugar and small notes of apricot in aroma. Fruity and malty, hints dark bread with decent hop bite. For a macro brew, it was a nice surprise.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ingevara (850) - SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2003
Very smooth, round aroma, a touch of chocolate, a touch of sugar, half a touch of hops. Drinkable, but nothing special.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (13393) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2004 Bronze color, quite ok off-white head. Not much aroma at all. Flavor is grassy and herbal, finish is spicy and bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2003
Bottled. Ruby colour. Frothy off-white head. Just slightly licoricy aroma. A bit watery and sweetish in flavour with only a little more obvious licorice than in the aroma. Herbal, spicy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (10485) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 19, 2003
dark ruby-brown colour, fine head, beautiful lace, grassy aroma, slightly sweet, medium-bodied, salty (!?!) with a dry bitter malty finish - balanced and original

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (21288) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2002
Bottled. Mahogany colour with small creamy head. Light toffee aroma. Light bodied, medium sweet with clean, pleasant malt profile. A salty bitterness followed by a syrupy feeling in the finish. An at least decent well balanced and very traditional ’julöl’.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
pilsnerrogge (2633) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2009 Pours dark reddish brown with a so-so head. Sweet and malry aroma with notes of plums and oranges. Flavour is that typical perfumy Krönleins flavour wicht usually is quite pleasant but this time theyve tried to mix it with sweet and roasted malt. The result was a bit unbalanced.


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