adwoan99 (244) - Ft. Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark, murky brown with lots of sediment. Very light head. Aroma is very bready Thought it was a "christmas" ale ("noel") but not as spicy as I’d expected. Other than that, pretty good example of a belgium ale. Malty, yeasty, high abv is slightly noticeable.
Juelze (1141) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 17, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a nice ruby color with thick head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is belgian yeast, fruit with a bit of spice. The taste is very light and fruity and very enjoyable. The alcohol is very well masked. This is a very good BSA and I would definitely buy this again.
undsioux7 (832) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - DEC 16, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2007 Bottle. Pours deep copper/brown with a dark tan head. Aroma of sweet malt, bread and cherries. Taste is sweet dark fruits, yeast and alchohol
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 16, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
#964, Bottle, sampled at the Champaign Urbana Beer Club meeting in December of 2006. Yeah its a belgian.
SHIG (3832) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 16, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Pored an amberish brown with a off white head. Spicy fruit aroma with a melow ton of hops. Bitter at first but developed into a burnt spicy after taste.
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - DEC 15, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I had this beer at a bevmo tasting in Laguna Niguel, California. I think that the pink elephants on the bottle are cool
I thought it was a smooth and fruity beer and enjoyed it.
UCLAtoucan (6) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 15, 2006 does not count
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
Whole Foods Bottle 2006. Pours a caramel color thats a bit hazy. has an off-white head, lasted for a while. not an extremely aromatic beer, but has a fruity scent with mostly apple and a bit of cinnamon. has a strong alcohol finish with a skightly sour after taste. definately worth a try.
marcus (7142) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 13, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2003 75cl bottle. This amber ale poured with a decent off-white head, eliciting a strong fruity aroma. The flavor, too, is fruity with a caramel malt base and some spicy enhancements. There is an astringent alcohol finish.
tykjen (182) - Florø, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2006
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Quite light color. Alcohol, caramel and spicyness are the main elements, but the alcohol is far too obvious. Could benefit from prolonged storage?
PhillyBeer2112 (2596) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - DEC 12, 2006
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A real nice beer! Nicely fruity, with an alcoholic and spicy component. Like brandy-soaked fruitcake, glazed with molasses and caramel syrup. Probably better than that actually, as I’ve never had a fruitcake I liked, but i did like this beer. Easy semi-sweet finish.