goozen (3174) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2009
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Kerstbierfestival, Essen tap: Redbrownish coloured ale with an nice spicy taste and some hints of smokeyness.
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
@ Kerstbierfestival Essen (B). A little hazy almost brown colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma of caramel, with coffee candy and fruits. The taste of caramel, with brown spiced biscuit. There is bitter with some fruits. The aftertaste is bitter sweet.
maupie (927) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
After the beer was served in the glass there was found a lasting quantity not wall adhesive white foam collar which was fine and evenly of structure. The beer also contained no carbonic acid in the glass.
The beer has a thick brown color and a sweet taste. The after tast of the beer is hoppybitter with a fruity touch. This beer smells anise-like.
daniele (6056) - ITALY - DEC 13, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
ambrato carico quasi scura non molta schiuma media persitenza naso speziato maltato frumento in bocca bilanciata armonica discrete note tostate ma morbide riscladante con un buon finale leggermente luppolato nel finale
Wim (2996) - Weelde, BELGIUM - DEC 13, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2010 hazy brown coloured body with a off white head a spicy fruity roasted malty aroma a spicy fruity malty bitter taste with a bitter finish
Yves (2441) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - DEC 13, 2009
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Light hazy brown coloured beer with small off-white head. Very spicy aroma mixed with some fruits. Full palate. Finish is bitter hoppy with a little touch of mint.
yespr (33597) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From tap, Kerstbier Festival 2009. Pours hazy dark orange to brown with a bubbly off-white head. Aroma is spiced, annis seed and coriander. Sweet malty, roasted and with a nice matching spice note to this. Lingering roasted and annis seed flavoured finish, rather dry into the far finish.