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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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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34222) - 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]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small brown head. Aroma is mild hops fruity and roasted breadish and caramelish malt.light liqourice touch with a nice fruity hopsnote showingthrough. Sharp / crisp bitterness coming through. Lingering roasted and fruity flavoured finish. Nice malty and good balanced hoppyness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2009
Draft. An unclear dark brown beer with a huge brown. The aroma has strong notes of chocolate and roasted malt, as well as medium notes of herbs. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of roasted malt and dark chocolate, as well as medium notes of herbs, rose water, and a bit of cinnamon, leading to a dry spicy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 5, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a slightly hazy amber with a nice and creamy off-white head. Aroma is roasted malts - hops are rather subdued. Medium body, really a malt showcase this one, lovely roasted malts with a whiff of ashes - fortunately the X-mas spices are very downplayed. Hops and malts duel to add bitterness to the finish. A solid and well made Brown Ale. 050410

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20545) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2009
Draught at Lord Nelson. Hazy darj brown coloured with a small off white head. Fruity aroma of yeast, hops and nuts. Sweet and light roasted flavour of nuts, fruits, liquorice and hops with notes of dried fruits. Dry hoppy finish. Nice to have a danish christmas beer, that isn’t overly spices, but too much yeast in the aroma.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 14, 2010
Draught@CPH BeerFest2010. Hazy amber colour with small beige head. Aroma is spices, fruits, wood, some grassyness as well. Flavour is sweet malts, some earth, mild wood as well as some earthy and spicy notes. A rather spicy brew, but would probably fit the Xmas table rather well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19194) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16289) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2010
Draft @ Copenhagen Beer Festival 2010. Pours a slightly hazy dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel and dark fruit aroma with some spicy hints. Fruity spicy malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty slighlty spicy dark fruit and caramel finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14298) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 9, 2009
Draught at Ølbaren, Copenhagen
Cloudy brown color. Dusty chocolate aroma. Chocolate flavor, sweetish and quite round. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2009
Tap at Fairbar, Århus. Nice cream head with excellent duration. Color is dark brown and hazy. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, caramel, nuts and spices. Extremely smooth.


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