Brewed by Grebbestad Bryggeri
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Grebbestad, Sweden


on tap


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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
I oktober mäskar vår bryggerimästare det som ska bli årets Julöl. Varsam jäsning fram till tappning i slutet av november ger ett lagom sött och lagom mörkt öl som passar utmärkt till julbordets smakrika rätter.

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Oakes (18828) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 6, 2001
Very quaffable; fruity-malty; the nuances of yeast, chocolate and Mandarin oranges are very subtle.

TBone (18223) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2006
Bottled (BB 03/2007)
Ruby red color, small steady off-white head. Lifht nose: hops, toasted malts. Palate is quite weak, dry roasted malty flavor. Overall dry, even metallic. Too watery to be actually good one.

yngwie (17234) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2006
Bottled. Reddish-brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is malty, light hoppy and with some alcohol. Flavor much the same, but with a caramel-note in addition. Medium body and a dry, hoppy finish. (060210)

MiP (15973) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2009 Bottle. Aroma has a hint of malt, brown sugar and metal. Brown colour, unstable head. Flavour is at first sweet and malty, turning a bit watery and then malty again. The finish is actually quite nice. Carbonation is a bit high. 4 3 6 3 14

Bottle, 5.2%. Weak roasted aroma, hint of fart. Clear dark brown colour, red shine. Good roasted flavour. Some mild cream. Slightly sweet. 7 3 7 3 14

gunnfryd (15281) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2006
Bottled. Dark brown colour. Beige head.Aroma : christmas smell. light rosted caramel flavour. light roasted finish

HenrikSoegaard (14608) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 9, 2010
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy very nice caramelliv flavor. Alas not as nice flavor. Light bitter strange notes. Short weird finish. Watery palate.

Rune (13508) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2015
500ml bottle, many thanks to djoeye. Pours a two-finger thick, fawn-coloured head slowly fading over a bright mahogany coloured body. Firm lacework. Aromas of nuts, caramel and dark leaves. Brittle caramel flavours, mid-sweet, supported by leafy hops leading to a bittersweet malty ending. Medium bodied. Not bad at all (Tromsø 28.12.2015).

Bov (13221) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 24, 2003
bright red-brown colour with a big head, malt and earthy aroma, quite neutral flavour with a dry and rather unpleasant malty finish

madsberg (11776) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2004
Bottled: Dark amber coloured. Clear. Brownish small head. Barnyard and metal in the aroma. No spices but a somewhat watery flavour. Light chocolate notes. Is watery in the end. Not what I expected.

gnoff (10985) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2013 First rating
Initial Rating Date: 1/15/2007
50 cl bottle from Systembolaget.
Light roasted and chocolate with caramel scent, also a slight bit acidic. Clear red brown color, tan head. Malty and grainy taste with some chocolate hints. Spritzy mouthfeel. Medium bitterness.

Earlier Rating: 12/9/2006 Total Score: 2.6

UPDATED 3/30/2007
Alias merger
50 cl bottle at Carnegie Kaj Bar & Restaurang
Tried as Carnegie Kaj Julöl.
Specially brewed/labeled by Grebbestad for the restaurant.
Clear brown color, tan head. Sweet scent, sugary. Slightly roasted taste, mostly sweet. Roasted aftertaste. Some what metallic. A bit thin mouthfeel. Low bitterness.
Didn’t get to keep the individual scores with the alias merger.

50 cl bottle at Haket, Göteborg. On November 30, 2013.
Marked 5.7% ABV from what I could read, Systembolaget has it listed this year as 5.2%.
Clear dark reddish brown color, tan head. Grainy, a bit harsh, hints of smoke scent. Light acidic, grainy, flat taste. Thin and fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.

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