rsmeds (228) - Turku, FINLAND - JAN 13, 2006
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Clear dark brown, with small off-white head.
Distinct, smooth mocha aroma of fresh, dark roasted coffee and chocolate, with something like slightly sourish port in the background.
Sweet malts and dark fruit dominate flavor, with a slightly hoppy alcoholic finish.
Smooth. Very light carbonation. Yummy.
mabjork (688) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Dark brown with a minor white head. Aroma of mocha. Tha flavour is sweet with a scent of roasted coffee.
oh6gdx (24346) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled (8.8%). Dark amber colour with small beigeish head. Aroma of alcohol caramel and some malts. Also some plummy hints. Flavour is plummy sweet with some sour hints. Plummy aftertaste. Hides alcohol well, palate is a bit sticky, but still pleasant.
bmxutos (161) - Lisboa, PORTUGAL - DEC 27, 2005
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 33cl. Very good appearence. Dark brown with red hints. Beautiful beige head that leaves a nice lace. Aroma is roasted malt and brown sugar. Flavour is very strong, specially the alcohol notes. This one is a very robust beer but it lacks a little of complexity.
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cl bottle. No yeast in bottom. Dark amber/brown colour with a laces rocky head. Aroma of sweet caramel, spice and some alcohol. Pleasant flavour of sweet malt combine with spice and a little bitter finish, ends up with a warm feeling from the alcohol.
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.
Skinnyviking (8435) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2005
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. White head. Very dark. Caramel aroma amd stramgely a hint of liqorice that you cannot taste. . Caramel/black currant flavor. A sweet though nice surprise. Take care.
jonsiii (165) - Fredericia, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl. Red brown colour and a nice head. Sweet taste of christmas. An above average christmas ale.
DonMagi (5594) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice bottle. Aroma is malty with little on the way of spice and a little sweetness. Taste is similar with soem darkish fruits kickin about and again very little in the way of spice. A bit disapointing.
FrankJohansen (3614) - Sabro, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Red brownish color with a medium head. Very sweet taste of christmas spices and fruit. Bitter finish.