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style
Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Halvors Jul er et overgjret, mrkt og godt humlet l, krydret med karve og ettermodnet p 500 liters akevittfat. Rester av akevitt, og eikearoma i stavene gir et svrt smaksrikt l. Passer spesielt godt mot slutten av julemltidet til ste kaker og sjokolade.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foffern (1722) - Bod, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2017
Bottle. Has a dark brown colour and a small beige head. Has a complex aroma and flavor of oak, liquor, dried fruit, coffee, leather and hints of spices. Has a slick mouth feel, full-bodied and light bitterness. An interesting and complex ale.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bergstaden (2625) - Rros, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2017
Brown with low off white head and low carbonation - Malt and spicy aroma - Malt body with a good spicy flavour with some wood in the back - The malt and spicy flavours goes into the finish and there is some hints of good warming alcohol - This was good

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AnG_BrgNor (604) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2016
Flaske. Lite karbonering og lite skum. Aromaen er ste frukter, malt og treverk. Smaken er ogs ste frukter, malt og treverk, men ogs anis og alcohol. Ganske god og fin og kose seg med, men tror ikke jeg hadde klart mer enn en flaske av denne pga at den er litt "voldsom".

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
metalspice (784) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2016
Nesten helt svart med hyt cappucinofarget skum. Mye lakris i duften sammen med noe eik og vanilje. Kjenner ogs et lite spritpreg. Lakrisen ogs fremtredende i smaken sammen med eik og karve. Lett bitterhet og noe fremtredende alkoholpreg. Behagelig munnflelse.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (11653) - Troms, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2016
500ml bottle, batch 1021, bought at Vinmonopolet Sentrum Troms. Shared with fellow historian Ingebjrg. Almost black in the glass with a deep ruby glint. Low fawn-coloured head. Spotty lacing. Smell of oak vanilla and dark malts. Blending elements of chocolate, oak, and brittle caramel to the taste buds backed by dark fruits and berries. Drying malt-fruity ending joined by a touch of aquavit. Warming alcohol on the swallow. Fine bodied. Likable (Aperitif before Julebordet at my workplace, Troms 21.12.2016).

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (1460) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2016
Dark brown with white head. Toffee, herbal and roasty. Sweet, hoppy and cardboard finish. Good. Rough in the end.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vighals (3471) - Srumsand, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2016
Rdbrun klar med fingerhyt beige skum. Lukter kandis, vanilje, trevirke, brent karamell, svisker, dadler og noe kaffe. Middels pluss i fylde. Smaker kandis, brent karamell, trevirke, vanilje, krydder og noe mrk sjokolade. Stlig noe stikky avslutning.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ston3s42 (234) - - NOV 19, 2016
Quite black appearance with little head. Tastes of licorice and burnt anise. Medium body and a finish of dark licorice. Not very Christmasy

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciocanelu (1745) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - APR 11, 2016
Murky dark amber, almost brown color with beige head. Aroma is spicy/herbal with cloves and liquorice. Taste starts also spicy with a complex combination of flavors, really well integrated and easy to drink. Finish has also some coffee and bitterness. Medium body with low carbonation. Really good one. Tasty with lots of flavors, integrate very well.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finn (6824) - Troms, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2015
Fra flaske p Smakselv 10 Des 15. Delt med mange. Takk til Haandbryggeriet som hadde med denne godbiten. Ekstremt dyprd. Filmskum med litt farge. Lett st fruktaroma. Mest svisker. Smaken balansert. Smaken minner mest om sherry & madeira med et lite innslag av treverk. Skikkelig kosel.


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