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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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2010
A Mes rate. Bottle thanks to Chris.
Murky brown with a thin beige head. Decent hops, light spice. A touch of cardboard. Malt is nice enough. Some bread in the finish. Dull, but drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (13608) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2010
Draught at KØ10. Mild roasted aroma. Cloudy very dark brown colour. Very small creamy tan head. The flavour is roasted, barley bitterness, a bit grainy. Funky yeast notes, a bit of spice, cough syrup, aniseed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUL 3, 2010
Sampled at DØE Beerfestival 2010, TAP1. Pours an unclear and brown beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt, caramel and spices. The flavor is malt, caramel and some hops. The palate is bitter with some caramel. Overall an average beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2010
Pours brown with a tan head. Aroma is roasted caramel, spice and orange. Flavour follows the nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2010
On Tap at TAP 1, Copenhagen 08/05/2010 Malt and hop aromas. Mid brown coloured and rich on the palate with a hint of dryness in a lasting malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skortila (4537) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2010
On tap @ CBF 2010. The aroma has some grass and caramel malt. Hazy, brown coloured beer with an off-white head. The taste is sweet, has caramel, some raisin, little grass. Bit sticky. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
abemorsten (2782) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - MAY 30, 2010
Murky brown with off-white head. Cappucino and malts in the aroma with hoppy floral notes. Alcohol, and malty sweetness in the mouth developing into nice bitter finish also carrying malts and revealing some acidity. Medium body. Syrupy. Well balanced. Sampler@Ølfestival København 2010.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19454) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2010
Draught at Copenhagen Beer Festival. Hazy mahogany colour, small head. Toffee aroma. Sweet and fruity with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Caramelly with a whiffoforange, salty spicy somewhat resiny finish. Quite harmonious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2010

Bottle 500ml.

Clear dark red brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, spicey, light burnt caramel, light moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100518]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2010
Had this one @ CBF 2010. Brown colored brew. Smoked, malty aroma. Flavor has sweetness, spiced, some hops, malts.

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