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

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Halvors Jul er et overgjæret, mørkt og godt humlet øl, krydret med karve og ettermodnet på 500 liters akevittfat. Rester av akevitt, og eikearoma i stavene gir et svært smaksrikt øl. Passer spesielt godt mot slutten av julemåltidet til søte kaker og sjokolade.

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3.8
borre_m (1651) - NORWAY - MAY 27, 2017
Pours a dark brown. Aroma is woody, aquavit, spicy, malty. Taste is malty, balanced, wood, spice.

3.1
TBone (17581) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Bottled 500ml (Vinmonopolet)
Dark ruby color, small beige head. Perfumic apple aroma. Medium-bodied. Light toastyness, fruit cake, apple, alcohol finish. I am not a big fan of akvavit and this is no exception.

3.4
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Bottled. Deep coppery brown colour, mediumsized off-white head. Aroma is wooden, some spirit, alcohol, mild chocolate. Flavour is mild toasted notes, some alcohol, some chocolaste and mild sweetish malts. Quite wooden aftertaste.

3.2
Hermod (7936) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 18, 2017
50cl bottle @ Norski tasting, Vaasa. Poured dark brown color with a thin white head. Aroma has spices, mostly cinnamon like, some chocolate, malts, some earthy notes. Flavor has roastedness, licorice, spices, sweetness, caramel. Spice bomb.

3.4
Foffern (1909) - Bodø, 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
bergstaden (2990) - Røros, 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
AnG_BrgNor (719) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2016
Flaske. Lite karbonering og lite skum. Aromaen er søte frukter, malt og treverk. Smaken er også søte frukter, malt og treverk, men også 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
metalspice (973) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2016
Nesten helt svart med høyt cappucinofarget skum. Mye lakris i duften sammen med noe eik og vanilje. Kjenner også et lite spritpreg. Lakrisen også fremtredende i smaken sammen med eik og karve. Lett bitterhet og noe fremtredende alkoholpreg. Behagelig munnfølelse.

3.5
Rune (12814) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2016
500ml bottle, batch 1021, bought at Vinmonopolet Sentrum Tromsø. Shared with fellow historian Ingebjørg. 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, Tromsø 21.12.2016).

3.2
aleksander9 (1736) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2016
Dark brown with white head. Toffee, herbal and roasty. Sweet, hoppy and cardboard finish. Good. Rough in the end.


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