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Mariestads Old Ox | Spendrups Bryggeri AB

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Mariestads Old OxMariestads Old Ox

Brewed by:
Spendrups Bryggeri AB

Style: Euro Strong Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Introduced in April 2009.

Added by bark on 04-15-2009

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 11
Photo of antott0523
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Mariestads Old Ox

Klass III Lager Öl

Poured from a can into a 0,3L Frankenheim Alt Rastal Tumbler

A: Translucent straw yellow color. No head. No lacing. Fairly carbonated.

S: Malty notes of bread, caramel and a hint of orange.

T: Bread. Honey. A touch of orange on the finish.

M: Fairly carbonated and not not as thin as expected.

O: . For 6.9% there's not too much alcohol present. It's a bit sweet for me to drink multiple, but not a bad euro lager given there's more flavor and body than your typical swill.

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Photo of Alex-Alkis
3.44/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A little more pressure and taste in this beer compared to the normal Mariestads Export, probably because of the alcohol content. The beer has a nice appearance and aroma in addition

I have drunk tastier beers than this, but still pretty good for a pretty normal Swedish pilsner.

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.11/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A standard 50 cl short-necked brown bottle. The label is in navy-blue and red with the writing in white.

A: The color is golden with lots of small bubbles in the liquid. The enromous white head is a bit uneven and airy but doesn't dissipate to fast. Some lacings.

S: Sweet malt and bitter hops. Corn? The alcohol is present in the smell.

T: Creamy malt, slightly sweet. Faint bitter hops.

M: The aftertaste is kind of discrete, but stays for some time holding a mild bitterness. Body is medium, smooth and carbonation is medium to strong.

D: Probably the best Euro Strong Lager I've ever had, but the Style is kind of weak. If you want to try this style I suggest you try this beer.

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Photo of rarbring
3.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer is clear gold, a white head that leaves some lacing.

The smell is rather clean, a bit septic. A whiff of malty sugar.

The taste is surprisingly sweet, light syrup and digestive biscuits, it is balanced with some bitterness that stays well. The alcohol is noted.

Medium carbonated, a bit dry in the finish.

A rather straight down-to-the-business strong lager. Works well with a standard western cuisine.

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Photo of bark
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The colour is medium gold; the firm two finger head is airy and white. Some lacing occurs.

The smell is sweet and malty with some alcohol, almonds, some bitterness and a slight hint of wet paper.

The taste is fresh and malty with some neutral bitter flavours, lightly roasted hints of boiled meat, minerals and a touch of sweet almonds. Medium body. The aftertaste got a slowly growing bitterness, some salty beef stock and a hint of alcohol.

The carbonation is medium strong, the small bubbles are fresh. The liquid is smooth.

Well. If you by any reason want to drink a strong euro lager (our version of the American malt liquors), this is one of the better with not-that-much slight chemical flavours.

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Mariestads Old Ox from Spendrups Bryggeri AB
3.18 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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