Jouluolut IV - Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
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1.9/5 rDev -36%
The name means "Christmas Beer" in Finnish.
The colour is deep brown with a tint of wine red; the two finger off white head is airy. Very little lacing occurs.
The smell got notes of lightly roasted malt, some bitterness, alcohol and hints of dried fruits. I found it a bit unbalanced with some chemical and frowsy flavours.
The taste is... even worse: An unpleasant sourness blends with an artificial sweetness, notes of roasted nuts and rye bread. The aftertaste is slightly perfumed with fruity flavours, some alcohol and a chemical finish.
The carbonation is mild, small bubbles. The liquid is somewhat smooth.
One of the least inviting beers I have had in a long time.
11-08-2008 21:19:34 | More by bark
3.25/5 rDev +9.4%
This beer is slightly darker in color than its sibling beer Jouluolut III. It is also not as hoppy. There is a fuller body and some spiciness, but it does not seem to be as bitter. Not really my cup of tea. There is a difference between these 2 beers and I recommend sticking with the Jouluolut III.
02-19-2004 13:25:48 | More by ark57
Jouluolut IV from Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
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