Gamla Slottskällans Bryggeri AB

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Gamla Slottskällans Bryggeri AB
Winter Warmer
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2.88 | pDev: 13.19%
Nov 05, 2017
Dec 09, 2004
Notes: During the brewing of this ale, very small amounts of ginger, cinnamon, oranges and cloves are added (those are traditional Swedish Christmas spices). The other ingredients are: Pilsener, dark caramel and chocolate malt, the hops are East Kent Golding and Hersbrucker.Yeast: Worthington Whiteshield.
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Rated: 2.71 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden

Nov 05, 2017
Rated: 2.75 by olradetbalder from Sweden

Nov 21, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by Jah_Json from Sweden

Feb 11, 2014
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Reviewed by JamFuel from Sweden

3.63/5  rDev +26%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Pours ruby with fine, tan head.

Smell is sweet and malty with a bit of spice. Notes of cinnamon, cloves and male syrup.

Taste is malty and quite sweet with a bit of spicyness. Notes of cinnamon, cloves, wood, pine and spruce tips.

Mouthfeel is medium, smooth and well carbonated.

Overall, a nice winter ale, a bit too sweet.
Sep 28, 2013
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Reviewed by Evil_Pidde from Sweden

2.65/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
A: Pours pale copper with a rather small white head. Looks kind of flat. No lacings.

S: Not very strong in smell. Sweet malt with an bitter-almondy-smell. Some cherries.

T: Sweet malt, but kind of artificial. Some bitter hops, but faint. Some fruitness: cherries and citrus.

M: Aftertaste is decent; medium-long and kind of bitter. Body is medium to thin and carbonation is smooth medium.

D: Goes down smoothly, but doesn't stand out from swedish macro beers in this style.
Dec 04, 2010
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Reviewed by rarbring from Sweden

2.81/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
A copper-toned, orange clear beer. Lots of bubbles but little head, that leaves nothing on the glass.

Rather weak smell, some sweet malty tones. some citric alcoholic nuances.

The taste is mostly sweet, some malty, raisiny impression. Some sharp bitterness that goes away quickly. Alcohol and some acidness is noticed.

Good carbonation and "easy to drink". Not a favorite.
Dec 26, 2009
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Reviewed by stjarnflikka from Sweden

3.21/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Pours a clear brown and red beer with some carbonation and a thick foam that dissolves rather quickly.

Smell is malt, peppers, citric and some dough. Traditional swedish christmas spices, sadly far too weak.

Taste is dry and fruity together with a nice bitterness to it. There is a somewhat smoked trace together with some peppers and bread. No mentionable aftertaste in this one though, a little weak as well.

It seemed as the intentions with this brew was great, sadly they dont manage to pull through.
Jan 01, 2005
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Reviewed by bark from Sweden

2.41/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
The colour is deep ruby red with a tint of rust red. The pale beige, finger thick foam makes a fizzing sound when poured.

The smell is somewhat musty. There are some burned notes of sweet yeast, dark bread and coffee.

The carbonation is fresh and a bit sticky with small bubbles.

The taste is loaded with dry malt, a powerful but passing bitterness and a rather weak body. There are traces of some spices. The
aftertaste is short with some bitterness and a little odd taste of malt.

I found the beer a little flat;from previous years, I remember it having a lot more flavours and body.
Dec 09, 2004
Nisse from Gamla Slottskällans Bryggeri AB
Beer rating: 2.88 out of 5 with 9 ratings