Brewed by Brewpub København
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Editor’s note: Red X-mas changed style in 2009 from an American style Red Ale to a British style ESB.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2010
Draught @ Brewpub København, Vestergade 29, 1456 København, Denmark.
Clear medium to dark red brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, caramel, light moderate hoppy, flowers, chlorine water notes, medicine notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, red berry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091123]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40454) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2009
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy dark brown/amber with a small off-white to light tan head, leaving a nice lacing on the glass. Fruity and toffee roasted malt aroma. Mild bitter, fruity and toffee roasted malt flavoured with a light bitterness coming through. Bitter and dry flavoured finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34362) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2009
Draft. A hazy red-amber beer with a thin lazing tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, toffee, and a bit of spices. The flavor sweet with notes of caramel, malt, fruit, and a bit of spices, leading to a dry spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Hazy orange red coloured with a small off white head. Fruity aroma of hay, caramel and liquorice. Fruity flavour of caramel, liquorice and grass Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2009
On tap. Pours a cloudy dark brown with a small off-white head. Distinct aroma of sweet roasted malt and nuts with an ashy edge. A little low in carbonation. Dry, lightly hoppy finish. Pleasantly quaffable. 051109

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (18220) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2011
Draught at the brewpub. Amber beer with a brownish head. Malty aroma, roasted, some cocoa, some grassy hops. Malty bready flavor, some chocolate, some bitterness. Metal notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (17539) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2011
Clear dark red with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and a little chocolate. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 191111

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (16772) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2010
Tap at the brewpub. Color is red/brown. Aroma and taste are rich malt, caramel, spices, hops and some notes of chocolate and orange.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15537) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2010
Tap @ Brewpub, Copenhagen. Pours amber reddish with a small creamy off white head. Nose is sweet malty caramel. Sweet and fruity flavor with a bit of floral hops. Medium and smooth palate. Pleasant and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (15150) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2009
Draught at Brewpub, København. Clear red/brown - white head. Roasted, nutty, fruity, medium hoppy, sparkling, light sweetness, red berries, knækbrød, bisquit, caramel, light sharpness, raisins, prunes. It gives me gas.

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