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Black Rooster The Pros and Cons of Christmas

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Black Rooster Brewery
Brewed at Søgaards Bryghus

Style: Brown Ale
Frederikssund, Denmark

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Hemmeligheden bag en god juleøl er at begrænse sig – der er så mange muligheder for at komme smag i brygget, at man hurtigt kan komme for meget af julens krydderier i. ‘The Pros and Cons of Christmas’ er en balanceret Brown Ale, med julen bagerst på tungen og den gode, runde Ale-smag forrest, hjulpet godt på vej af amerikanske og engelske humletyper, samt vores hjemmelavede maltsirup der er karamelliseret i 10 timer.
Indeholder: Byg- og hvedemalt, umaltet byg, vand, humle, gær og julekrydderier.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2014
Backlog. On tap at Green Lion Inn. I’m not a huge fan of the winter seasonals and this didn’t leave a lasting impression.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (675) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2013
Dark brown body with medium size brown head. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, sweet and hops.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HULK777 (349) - - DEC 23, 2013
Dark chocolate, coffee, and raisin aroma. Taste of coffee, red berries, charcuteries, and cocoa. Nice aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3317) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2013
500 ml bottle. Aroma with dark malt, alcoholol and lots of coffee. Tastes mostly of coffee and alcohol. Nice for a brown ale

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (1338) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2013
Aroma: Smelling of bread, apple, oranges, nuts and hay.
Appearance: A hazy brown colored beer. A off-white head with small lacing and some curtains.
Taste: Tasting sweet dark bread, toast, orange marmalade and red apple peel.
Palate: Medium low carbonation, a coarse texture. A medium body with a long dry finish.
Overall: Not bad at all, very much of both malt and hops. Balanced.
Note: Bottle 500 ml. (Vintage 2011) Reviewed 2013-01-01.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1339) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2012
Dark brown with almost no head. Nose is chocolate, honey, a little peat and coffee. Mouth is more muted, with honey, chocolate and hints of orange and cinnamon. Nothing spectacular, bit quite nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cool_Bond (1329) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2012
Pretty good smell and taste to be a Brown Ale. The aftertaste is left a little while. But so very good maybe it was not. Sadly, it comes in 50cl bottles. No beer I would recomend anyway.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (1585) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2012
Doft och smak av knäck, malt, sirap och bränt socker. 6p av 10 vid julölsprovningen 2011.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
POLK (2216) - Hørning, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2012
141211: Brown color with fine head. Aroma of caramel, slightly roasted. Dusty and to spicy flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LoFi (1592) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown with a beige head. Aroma: sweet and malty, lightly roasted, hazelnuts, some wood. Taste: chocolate, licorice, coffee, roasted malt, candy, some Christmas spice, some wood. Medium-bodied, smooth. Nice enough for uppesittarkväll.


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