bhensonb (13852) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 16, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from joshuahfl. Pours slightly ruddy copper with a large foamy off-white head. Ginger aroma. Medium body with foamy carbonation. Flavor is ginger and cinnamon stick. Quite tasty.
Tmoney99 (13253) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2005
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark amber color with roky medium head. Complex aroma with spicy sweet tone. Flavor was complex spicy holiday brew with full body. Finish was long and spicy.
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear amber with minimal beige head. Aroma is sweet, ginger, some nutmeg. Taste is strong ginger, some fruity (slightly artificial blueberry), minimal bitterness. Light-medium body.
Ratman197 (12958) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 24, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, yeast, spice and light fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of caramel, spice and light fruitiness with a smooth dry lingering spiced finish.
Lubiere (12702) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
An amber ale with a thin light moka head. A lightly cloying aroma of buttery malt, vinous notes, light spices, not bad. In mouth, a nice sweet biscuitty malt with smooth hops, juniper, warming alcohol, nicer than expected, nicely aged. 09 vintage on tap at MacGregors, July 31 2010.
bu11zeye (12616) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of hops, cinnamon, and other spices. Flavor of sweet malt, cinnamon, ginger, and pumpkin spice.
jcwattsrugger (12122) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 21, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks markwise-12oz bottle-pours a big foamy white head with amber color. Aroma is cocoa/nutty-medium malt, some hops. Taste is cocoa/dusty/nutty-light/medium malt, honey, some earthy hops.
BeerandBlues2 (11974) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 2, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12-oz. bottle thanks to OhioDad. Pours clean coppery red with tiny fast rising bubbles and a small off-white head that dissipates to a film with some lined lacing. Yeast (sour leather) and fruity floral hop aroma with medium malt (meal) notes and some spice (cinnamon) hints. Bitter hop lightly acidic flavor with a medium caramel malt body and a hoppy rind, floral aftertaste. Medium bodied and fizzy, dry palate.
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
About freaking time I get to try this. Bottle shared at the Richmond Industry Gathering. Pours a clear copper color with a thin creamy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of brown sugar, toffee, nuts, toasted malts and a spicy finish. The taste is brown sugar, toffee, nuts, toast, and a mild lingering hoppiness. Medium bodied. Nice beer.
madsberg (11317) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2005
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled: Light orange/amber coloured. Beige dense medium sized head. Spiced (ginger and cinnamon) and sweet aroma. Flavour is malty and spiced and reminds me a lot of Christmas. Smoothe and pleasant. Is light hopped in the end. This is a nice beer from Secret Santa Mike (BBB63). Thanks.