jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2007
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle@Home. Light skunky hop aroma, sugary as well, some burnt sugar even. Dark brown color, beige head, good lace. Sweet, bitter, dark malts, light sugary, roasted, light nutty. Sugary mouthfeel. Baltic Porter??? No way! This tastes more like a macro brewed Dunkel. Still many thanks Yngwie!
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - APR 13, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark red brown, creamy head. Coffee, dark chocolate, liqourice, roasted, some hop bitterness. Next to Ringnes´ Julebokk, this is the best «dead» Norwegian xmas beer.
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 1, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
rbesg06gt, bottled. purple brown with a steady beige head. molasses and asphalt aroma, a bit on the sticky side, some caramel and light grainy bitterness. quite alright
HenrikSoegaard (10090) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Heavy malty very caramellic aroma. Powerfull flavor. Long caramellic flavor, oily palate.
OleR (4602) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. 2006 Christmas seasonal. Dark reddish brown body with a light-brown small head. Unusual aroma of cigar and tobacco... also dry dark malts and spices. Taste is roasted malts with a nice hopbitterness. Medium body, dry finish. A very unusual and enjoyable Christmas beer.
gnoff (7445) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2006
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
(Bottle at RBESG 2006) Deep red color, tan head. Sweet scent. Sweet malty taste. Low bitterness, small mouth feel.
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2006
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled. Dark ruby red colour with small beige head. Aroma is vegetably malty and slightly roasted. Flavour is sugar, roasted malts and dry dark druits. Lacks some spices etc to be a good Christmas seasonal.
TBone (11905) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2006
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Dark ruby brown, small tan head. Crisp, papery malty, slightly roasted nose. Burnt sugary, syrupy, quite industrial Christmas drink.
joergen (19647) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at RBESG 2006.
Clear brown coloured with a ebeige head.
Aroma of malts, caramel and spices.
Roasted flavour of caramel and liquorice.
Furseth (1928) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2006
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Dark red colour , with a nice creamy foam. Aroma is werry sweet malty, and a little bit of bitternes in the end. The beers body is medium, and is dominated of a large sweetmaltynes, and a litltle bitter finish. no balnce betwen the sweet and bitterness. Short finish