Idiosynkrasie (3822) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Clear, deep reddish, dark copper colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, beige head. Sweetish malty aroma, notes of toffee, cautious hoppy overtones. Taste is minimally sweet malty, cautious hints of toffee, dry and bitter hoppy overtones.
bjakk (345) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - DEC 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Reddish golden, with nice white foam. Mild orange aroma. Orange peel, malt, with a bitter mildly burned aftertaste that grows. High in carbon.
mjs (4613) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Keg at Black Door, 20131222) The beer poured brown and clear. Its head was small, dense and almost white. Aroma had malts, caramel, sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, caramel, raisins, hops and bitterness. Aftertast was sweet, malty and bitter. A tasty winter warmer.
murran (178) - - DEC 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a nice amber body with a medium head. A bit too much hops for my taste.
reebtogi (4194) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pint on tap at Beer Revolution in Edmonton pours amber in color with a small off-white head that leaves some spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is light fruits with some caramel and hops. Taste is malty and fruity sweet with a generous hop bitterness for the style. Medium bodied with some decent carbonation. A nicely done and tasty winter warmer that is sure to satisfy most palates.
brnandersen (1928) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50 cl. bottle poured in to a snifter. Dark amber colour with a bubbly, off-white head. Sweet aroma with nuts, caramel, toffee, a vinous note, light coffee and spices. Taste is sweet. Medium body with a creamy texture an a soft carbonation. Finishes sweet with caramel malts ad spices. Nice winter warmer.
Vells (690) - LATVIA - DEC 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Quite intense malty, caramel, decent hops, bit fruity, some spices. Mostly sweet with light bitter finish.
Quite OK balanced. Nothing special, but drinkable brew
AndySnow (3317) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: Light brown colour with a tan head.
Aroma: Malt, caramel, spices, fruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, hops, caramel, spices.
mikkopen (835) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle. Clear coppery colour, dense off-white head. Caramel malty aroma with fruity and nutty notes. The flavour is malty, with notes of caramel and dried fruits. Lingering bitter hoppy finish. Pretty good.
reyman (5) - - DEC 14, 2013 does not count
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Aroma of caramel malt, dark amber in color, earthy hops, malt and some roasted malt. Solid, similar to a bitter or ESB.