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Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hark! A limited editon seasonal stout brewed with cocoa nibs and ginger stems.

In the true spirit of Christmas ’cheers’ we at BrewDog have taken it upon ourselves to create a Santas’s little helper for all those battling through the festive season.

Our crack team of elves, penguins and red nose raindeer have been crafting, brewing and perfecting this warming winter stout as a reward for all those driven to the brink and back in the name of Noel.

Now all you have to do is don that customary yule tide sweater and find a roaring open fire to enjoy it by.

In fact this beer is so good, we specifically advise against sharing it with any chimney intruding, night time visitors.

Oh and just remember, this BrewDog’s not for life, it’s just for Christmas.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Furseth (1927) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2012
Bottle: Dark red colour, creamy brown head. Aroma is dominated of fruits,spicy,fruits and caramelly,brown sugar. Flavor had a mouth feeling of cinamon, spicy,fruits, caramellynes,Kanel. thin body and had a nice medium fruity finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wkalle (263) - SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2012
Pours dark brown with a light bronw head. Aroma of cinnamon and apple. Flavor of cinnamon and fruits.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4830) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - FEB 9, 2012
0.33 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Dark reddish brown. Strong sweet clove, cinnamon and cocoa aroma. Spicy bitter flavor with clove, cinnamon, ginger and licorice. Very spicy, nice christmas cookie aroma, but the flavor would need more backbone and body.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirstyrabbit (998) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 6, 2012
Small bottle. Dark brown body, minimal head. Herbal aroma with a light touch of ginger. Thin palate. Taste is herbal too, with some cough syrup but no alcohol warmth to follow, which in this case would have made it better.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brandman (1992) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2012
Dark cola colouredn body, light brown head. Aroma of cola, cinnamon. Flavour has some cinnamon, mint, herbs, oregano and basil. Thin and quite light.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingstoni (1333) - FINLAND - JAN 23, 2012
Bottle. Very dark amber colour with a light brown head. Strong aroma of cinnamon and other spices. Tastes like a christmas cider. Dry on palate. Medium thin texture.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maledictum (555) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - JAN 21, 2012
Dark brown with a small off-white head. Strong and perfumed spicy aroma with a touch of dried fruits. Sweet roasted flavour with coffee and chocolate notes, and lots of spice. When you know it you recognize some ginger, but it feels like a big mix of spices. Odd and oddly fascinating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TorbenH (781) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2012
brown, black, clear, tan foam, herbs, soy sauce, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, bitter, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stefannilssons (1300) - SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2012
Det här var lite av en besvikelse, ölen är alldeles för tam och intetsägande. Smakan präglas främst av kaffe och ett gäng kryddor som jag inte kan precisera. Ölen är dock inte direkt dålig men ändå en besvikelse.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sputnix (1) - - JAN 16, 2012 does not count
33cl bottle. Very aromatic, cinnamon and ginger mainly. Maybe too much spicy for someones. For me: a very good Christmas beer to drink sporadically.


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