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

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Svesse (6159) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2012
(Bottle, Stockholm Beer Festival, 4 Oct 2012) Reddish brown colour with frothy, beige head. Roasted, malty nose with crisp-bread, dried fruit and spicy hops. Malty, roasted taste with notes of raisins, dark bread, a touch of brown sugar and mild, spicy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Quite decent Christmas beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gyllenbock (4657) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2012
Sample at a tasting at Systembolaget in October 2012. Clear dark brown with a small head. Sweet with notes of bread, syrup and some light notes of cardboard. Thin mouthfeel, no spices. Not very exciting to be honest.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2012
Dark Swedish Christmas brew, which tastes a little of vita malt, but without being so sweet. Ok regular lager style beer with a decent foam.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bax (1142) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2011
(Bottle 13/12-2011) low light brown head, clear dark red amber color, sweet malty aroma, medium co2, thin body.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
visionthing (2748) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2011
Bottle. Pours deep amber with a light brown head. A sweet and malty aroma with raisins, dried fruits and spices. Easy tp drink, but a bit thin. Some bitterness in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - NOV 28, 2011
Dark red beer with disappearing small beige head. TBoth aroma and flavour is dominated by sweet caramel malt and lots of spices. A bit thin bodied. nice but could have been much better.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4213) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2011
Bottle from SB cons 2011-11-25 Göteborg AR: melas, plums, rasins, barrell aged AP: frothy 1 cm highe creem beige head - deminishing, dark ruby red body F: rasins, plums and then ich to heavy carbonation, cola, medium high bitterness

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
chriso (7365) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2011
500ml @ Christmas tasting on 28 December 2010. Coppery amber colour. Seems to follow the standard Christmas beer pattern for the larger Scandinavian brewers. First take a fairly standard pale lager. Bump up the alcohol level a teensy bit. Add some caramel or colouring to darken the colour a little, taking great care to ensure the presence of loads of toffee and caramel in the flavour. Avoid hops at all costs. Make sure it is as sweet as hell. Leave in plenty of fat, under-brewed malt but skilfully contrive to make the mouthfeel thin and watery at the same time. If possible introduce some tinny or cardboardy elements. Preferably both. This one ticks all those boxes. Not exactly horrible but very dull stuff.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rasmus40 (11218) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2011
Clear dark amber with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty and caramel. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Nothing christmassy over this average vienna. 251109

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Camons (5987) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2011
Bottle @ DØE meeting. Pours dark brown with a brown head. Aroma of sugar, spices and malt. Taste is sweet malt and caramel. Thin water like body, low carbonation. 190111


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