morri (153) - NORWAY - NOV 28, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
330ml bottle from Vinmonopolet. Big light brown foamy head. Almost opaque reddish brown body. Aroma of caramel malt, basement aromas and yeast. Sweet on the tongue at first, then some bitterness. Taste fades quickly. Slight alcohol aftertaste. Dry on the palate, quite thin.
Aaron68 (466) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 19, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle @ home.November 19, 2013
Beer bought @ Vinmonopolet Oslo City
Dark brown to red in color with a white head and medium carbonation.
Aroma is sweet malt,dried fruits,plums and some wood.
Malty,sweet and wonderful beer with a slightly bitter finish
Quite hidden ABV
KL (26) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Moderately fresh, malty, a fulness embraced by a slight alcohol aroma and bitterness.A little unbalanced beer that could be better but I think it was good. God jul :)
ElDesmadre (1312) - Mikołów, POLAND - JAN 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle traded with Cunningham. Aroma of caramel, dried fruit and nuts. Quite fruity, no alcohol detected, with the exeption of a pleasant warm feeling in the finish. Light sweet, light bitter taste, not too complex but nicely balanced and pleasantly mellow. A very nice Christmas sipper.
Foffern (1041) - Bodø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Vintage 2011. Has a deep reddish brown colour with a beige medium and a bit creamy head. Aromas of dried fruit, wood, leather and some chocolate. More dried fruit in a sweet flavour along with much of the same and some smoke in the end. Has a slick and rich mouthfeel, and a light bitterness. The beer has a nice balance and richness, a Christmas classic.
Snegurochka (340) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2012
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
330ml bottle with pinnekjøtt@Mother-in-law’s Dec.28th 2012.
Deep brown body. Berries, prunes, plums and spices. Hint of alcohol in taste. I prefer their regular Juleøl or Mack juleøl both with food or just to drink.
TyggaBrown (358) - NORWAY - DEC 10, 2012
2.5 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A little too much of the smokyness, too. Dark and heavy and tasty otherwise.
visionthing (2305) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 27, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle from Vinmonopolet (2011). Pours very dark ruby with an off-white to beige head. Aroma of dark dried fruits, caramel and some roasty notes. Sweet and fruity with a lightly bitter finish. Alcohol is well integrated. Decent Christmas beer. (2012-11-24)
Holmen1 (1854) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2014 Flaske hjemme: skulle ønske at Aass kunne brygge dette hele året, skulle i så fall kjøpt det ofte. Desidert deres beste øl, enda bedre enn bokkølet. Innsmigrende aroma av krydder, malt, mørk karamell og litt humle, og smaken er helt upåklagelig - fyldig og balansert. De 9% kjennes først i magen. Et skikkelig koseøl både før og etter maten (hvis man absolutt må spise).
ABS (368) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours deep brown, red hue. Red fruit and alcohol nose. Malt, red fruit, lots of alcohol and some water aroma. Good though. Some carbonation. Sweet. Bitter ending.