Wednesday, 24 December 2008

Julmust - an Xmas must have in Sweden

Julmust / "Julemust" is a Christmas alternative to coke / beer. The dark, fizzy drink and is made from water, sugar, hops, malt extract, spices, citric acid, and preservatives. Similar to a dark beer then, but not fermented so non-alcoholic. The dark colour of Julmust is from caramel.

The translation of Julmust is simply Jul = Xmas, must = must.

Population of Sweden : Approx 9 million
Litres of julmust consumed in December in Sweden : Over 45 million

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