POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown color with big head. malty and sweet aroma. Flavor is sweet and little fruty.
daje (2450) - NORWAY - JAN 17, 2011
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Dark copper color, thin layer off-white head. Aroma of caramel. roasted malt. Lively carbonation, good bitterness for the style.
Meilby (7610) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2010
1.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Can. Pours clear amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of bread and a little caramel. light sweetness and lightly bitter.
berlinoise2go (613) - NORWAY - NOV 28, 2010
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle from Ica, Vikersund. Clear, reddish brown colour. Finger-thick offwhite head that reduces quickly. Slightly sweet malty aroma quite well balanced with soft hop bitterness. Finishes too sour. Very average brew that failed to induce xmas emotions.
Zoney (144) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2010
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Can. Pours clear amber with a off-white head. Typical norwegian christmas beer. Could need a little more of everything, but a nice beer.
trapez (1514) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2010
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. Malt aroma. Clear redbrown colour with beige head. Malt and a bit of caramel in flavour with a discrete weak hops finish.
Palme (3380) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2010
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
0.33l bottle from Meny. Pours a nice dark brown-red body with a quite thin quickly disappearing head. Nose is fresh fruits and burned malts - otherwise quite anonymous. Tastes quite blend. Some malt, thin caramel and week leather hints. Finishes off with a small bitter ending. All in all; Quite boring. (could have sworn the alcohol percentage was 4,7 - not 4,5 but that’s another story)
abstractbeer (237) - NORWAY - NOV 3, 2010
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
"2010 edition", bottle from local store. Pours a brown brew with an off-white head which quickly disappears. Nose is sweet. Aroma has hints of licorice, dark sweet fruits, malt. Good mouthfeel, but slightly watery. Nice balance, not sickeningly sweet. Pretty good "grocery store juleøl", but not very exciting.
ClubGonzo (4024) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2010
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle from Lerøy Mat, Bergen. Pours a clear, bronze body with a small, quickly disappearing white head. Aroma is caramel and slightly roasted malts with some faint sour notes. Taste is mildly roasted malts with hints of caramel and grassy hops. Some metallic hints. Well balanced, but ultimately a pretty boring Christmas beer in my opinion.
jikvig (269) - NORWAY - OCT 25, 2010
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
A brown coulored beer
Aroma; Some corn on the nose, maybe some caramell?
Flavour; Same as the aromas, with some hops and caramell. Too high carbonation