BBHansen (371) - Křge, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ home w senior. Appearance: pours clear copper with ok off-white soapy head and lacing. aroma/taste: caramel, toffee and dark fruits. palette: medium aroma, low carbonation, light to medium body, some malt sweetness, average bitterness, medium duration, and an oily texture. Overall: somewhat thin "old ale"
DraftDodger (420) - - MAY 3, 2015
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Copenhagen 3/5 2015. 50 cl bottle from Skjold Burne - from a box of Christmas leftovers. A slightly boozy Santa is looking bewildered at me from the label. Pours clear golden brown with off/white head which dissipates after half a minute. Aroma of fermented fruit and toffee. Soft carbonation. Taste is not as sweet as expected. Some caramel and spices balanced with dry bitterness. Ok Christmas experience but a bit flat - the good old English way.
ianwelby (731) - SCOTLAND - JAN 4, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear copper-coloured beer with a good foamy head. Aroma is spicy caramel. Flavour is initially malt and caramel but there’s a nice citrus-y, fruity follow-up to that and even a tinge of hoppy bitterness as it settles on the tongue. It’s not really what I think of when I think of a Christmassy beer but, despite a slightly watery finish, it’s really rather drinkable.
alexsdad06 (6876) - Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from backlog notes. Pours a clear deep amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet caramel, lightly nutty, noticeable Maris Otter character, hints of fruit and a splash of general hop character, not much to get excited about.
Desverger (3605) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle@The Globe, CPH - amber pour with thin white head. Sweet malty aroma and taste, some faint dark fruit, light spice, slightly watery, but overall pretty decent.
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Nuffield (3802) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Murky, caramel colors. Sweet nose, moderate palate somewhat oily. English, to be sure. (at Ale Jail Anniversary Party 2014)
Niko100 (2226) - Illinois, USA - AUG 13, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark amber/cider color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of sweet malt, fruit, & caramel; Flavor of roasted malt, caramel/syrup, hops, and dark fruit; Just decent.
rumproasts (4008) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 23, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle. deep copper with one finger head. malty with substantial breadiness. mild hop bitterness. flat flavor, rather boring. definitely not old-ale-like.
bersek (108) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
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Dfonorow (1721) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2014
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pour is red/orange with a small white head. Aroma is of apple juice, perfume, coriander, and nutmeg. Taste is sharp, metallic, acidic, wheat, and light spice.