jesperhammer (4134) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
18-JUN-2012, Santa-Bee bottle @George & Dragon, during "Un Mare di Birra".
Clear amber with lasting tan head.
Very spicy aroma with malt and alcohol. Dry and very spicy taste.
Malty, caramel, and bread.
X-mas brew. An OK one, but too spicy for me.
Lowenbrau (3180) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle, "Santa Bee" label. Malty and sweet aromas. Pours dark brown, hazy, with some white head, some persistance and lacework. Medium body and average carbonation. Taste is sweet, malty, some raisins, spices. Good sweet finish.
RuneStumo (2550) - Haugesund, NORWAY - APR 7, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
07.04.2012. 0,33l Bottle. Labeled Santa Bee. Thanks to gunnar!! Dark brown colour with white head. Very rich beer with nice malty aroma. Lots of malt, sweetness and alcohol. Strong and very well balanced. Very smooth beer with a soft malty and sweet aftertaste.
Martinus (4437) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown beer, beige head. Caramel aroma, malts, honey, citrus. Flavour malty and quite bitter for a dark christmas beer. Hops, light roasted malts. Caramel. Finish rather dry, caramel tones and hops touches.
(From 33cL bottle @ Het Brouwershuis, Baarle-Hertog, Belgium)
KingCecil (2081) - DENMARK - JAN 26, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle... It pours hazy brown with large fluffy tan head..... The aroma is yeast, beeries and sour.... The flavor is dark malty, spices, sour and light spiced fruitys......
charlotte (5173) - rødovre, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle.As santa-bee.Dark brownish colour with medium head.Aroma is sweet of sugar,honey,and spices,medium body with nice warming mouthfeels,hint of dried berries and malt.
Borup (11301) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Belgisk Bryg as Santa Bee. Dark brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, spice and fruit.
chrisv10 (15170) - DENMARK - JAN 6, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle as Santa Bee. Dark brown/amber with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, dark fruit and spices. Flavour is malt, dark fruits, medium sweet, caramel, hops and a little bitter.
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2011
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo. Pretyy wierd shit, brown pour, really sour tart. Hard to figure if it was supposed to be like that?? Pretty much drain pour & i like sours
Parket (581) - Bruges, BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2011
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
bottle, on christmas 2011 ’santa bee’. Dark brown colour with foamy white head. Smell: clove, alcohol and sweetness. Taste: overwhelming and overwhelming clove. Sweetness, alcohol, syrup. Ok for some gulps, but gets so monotone. Not the best Xmas-ale ever for sure.