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Brewed by Aass Bryggeri
Style: Dunkler Bock
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Editor’s note: Formerly known as Juleøl, 6.5%, changed name for the 2014 Christmas season. Not to be confused with the beer known as Vellagret Juleøl, which was formerly known as Juleøl Premium and weighs in at 9%.

The original strong version of Aass Christmas beer. In Norway sold only in Vinmonopolet stores. Well rounded aromatic flavour with hints of spices and caramel. Rated on top (or as runner-up) year after year in Norwegian Christmas beer ratings.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydslip (386) - Washington DC, USA - APR 13, 2017
Dark amber beer with a medium foamy light tan head that dissipates quickly. Nose of molasses, brown sugar, and spice. Flavor is a little more astringent than the nose with bitter chocolate, coffee, nutmeg, and clove. Slightly thin body with crisp carbonation, this is a strange hybrid of a beer. Decent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gripweed57 (2152) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2017
From old tasting notes. Orange, brown color topped by a creamy tan head. Light toasted malt nose with sweet caramel notes. Sweet toasted malt flavor upfront with very little carbonation. Rich spicy flavor is spicy and delicious. Creamy mouthfeel and full-bodied. Mild hops in finish, but this is a malt dominant beer. Long malty aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (12513) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2017
33cl "hologram" sparkly embossed bottle. Oddball import. Amber pour, off white head. Aroma is oxidized raisin bread. Flavor follows, though less oxidized. Yes this tastes like "Christmas beer". Good taste of Aass.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maits (367) - ESTONIA - MAR 14, 2017
Dark amber beer with little beige head. Aroma is malty and caramel. Taste is sweet caramel, light sweet and bitter. Reminds little bit bread. Quite light body for christmas beer, maybe a bit watery. Descent dunkel but I expect something more from traditional christmas beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
metalspice (905) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2016
Mahognibrunt med fint skum. Deilige maltaktige toner i duften som brent korn, tørt høy og karamell. Smaken domineres av det samme sammen med noen fruktige toner. Lett metallisk avslutning.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
daigoon (199) - - DEC 10, 2016
330 my bottle shared. Brown color with minimal head and no lacing. Christmas-like taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (44223) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2016
33 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty, herbal malty. Toasted, sweet and breadish. Malty and dry. Toastedmalty far finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Desverger (10887) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2016
[email protected], Copenhagen (22/11/2016) - dark brown pour with a beige head. Medium sweet to light toasted sweet malty aroma and taste, caramel, dark fruit, bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (13825) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2016
33 cl. bottle. Clear dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, caramel and bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
k92488 (468) - KVERNALAND, NORWAY - DEC 4, 2015
Nøtterøy klar med offwhite skum. Aroma nøtter brent malt. Smak søt karamell. Co2 middels.


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