Brewed by Gourmetbryggeriet (Harboe)
Style: Belgian Ale
Roskilde, Denmark


on tap


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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2009
Bottle 75cl.
Clear dark red amber color with a average, frothy - creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, a bit syntetich, light to moderate hoppy, grass, light to moderate yeasty, licorice - anis, cardamom notes, alcohol notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081112]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40833) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2008
75 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber to hazzlenut brown with a tan head. Mild spiced and roasted malty aroma. Light hoppy. Flavour is of a medium dry biscuit malt and slight roasted. Light spiced on the back of the tongue. Lingering medium sweet breadish and biscuit flavoured finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34658) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2008
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin tan head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of caramel and so is the flavor, with the caramel continuing for a long time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (26200) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2008
Bottle. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off white head. Fruity aroma of spices with noptes of yeast and orange peel. Fruity flavour of caramel, yeast and spices with notes of hops. Spicy and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25462) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 12, 2009
Bottled (thanks fonefan!)@Timo A Tasting Session, Tampere. Very reddish amber colour, not much head. Aroma is spices, burnt sugar, some toasted malts as well as caramel. Flavour is malts, some mashlike sweetness, mild alcohol, nuts and some herbal notes as well. As it warms up also licorice shows up quite strongly. Christmassy beer indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2008
Bottle 75 cl. Pours a clear amber golden with a rough, beige head. Spicy nose with chocolate accents. Quite full-bodied, spicy some pine needles and overripe fruit. The finish is surprisingly bitter with some alcohol showing. 311008

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 7, 2009
<i>Tasting at Papsoe</i>
Red-chestnut color. Caramel brew, light aroma, strong flavor; the aroma has also some cereals, and the aftertaste is also nutty. Strong bitterness. Easily boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (17803) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2011
Clear dark amber with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, malty and spicy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. The spicy and bitter finish has alcohol in it as well. 311009

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (17704) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 23, 2011
Malzig-herber Antrunk, mittelwürzig, im Mittelteil intensiver werdend. Etwas süßlich, die Herbe bleibt hier gleich, wird aber im Abgang stärker. Die Würzigkeit ist ok, könnte aber stärker sein, besonders angesichts dessen, dass dies als Winterbier deklariert ist. Süffiges Bier mit fruchtigen Herbenoten. Im Grunde aber nichts wirklich besonderes. 11/9/9/8//9

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (16972) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2008
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are malt, caramel, hops and fruits.

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