MrW (356) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - FEB 28, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Smoky aroma with a touch of coffee and some sweetness.
Darkred, not a sticky head.
Sweet smoked taste, sticky feeling, some bitterness of chocolate or coffee in the aftertaste.
jacobwennbom (352) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown with medium head. Sweet with lots of bitterness in the finnish. Caramell, toffee, chocolate in the flavour.
footy (345) - scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 8, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
1/3/05. 330ml. Belgianshop. Beer bottle brown with minimal brown head. Malty sweet aroma. Nice sweet upfront with some alcohol harshness at the end. Not as good as bush noel.
bask (305) - Leuven, BELGIUM - DEC 13, 2005
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Dark colour. Aroma of honey, hops, dark fruits and alcohol. Sweet caramel flavour, more light bitterish finish.
Voivod (304) - Como, ITALY - MAR 7, 2003
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Ruby red colour, good, creamy and lasting head. Delicate aroma with just some hints of caramel and malts. The flavour is sweet, with good traces of burnt sugar, chocolate, liquorice and cherry. The sweetness is well balanced by the bitter aftertaste. Alcohol is well hidden.
Holmen2 (302) - NORWAY - FEB 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear dark copper. Beige head. Good lacing. Aroma and sweet taste of nuts, cherries and white dessert wine.
msbernac (294) - POLAND - DEC 25, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance-dark amber, clear, white foam,
Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, lightly sour, lightly sour,
Palate-medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, bitter finish
SkyCop32 (287) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 20, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Had this one thanks to Oldrtybastrd. This pours a wonderful dark brown with the spice coming frm the glass. This tastes are from sweet to bitter, but the right amount at the right time. Good Christmas beer.
MMR (284) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a nice dark brown glass with big white foam head. Wonderfull beer with a nice sweet touch. Aroma of chocolate, toffee, yeast and a bit of coffee. All very well balanced and with an enorm intensity. Great mouthfeel too!
OwainTurner (284) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Belgium. Very nice indeed. Bell balanced and very tasty. A real festive treat