Jouluolut IV | Oy Sinebrychoff Ab

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Brewed by:
Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
Finland
koff.fi

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by ark57 on 02-19-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3
Reviews:
2
Avg:
2.73
pDev:
21.98%
 
 
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Photo of bsm80x
3.15/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bark
1.96/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

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.

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Photo of ark57
3.28/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

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Jouluolut IV from Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
2.73 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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