danlo (1057) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Clear copper amber colour, foam white head and spicy malt aroma. Malty taste, with roasted earthy caramel notes, alongside a slightly lemony citrus bitterness that lingers. OK.
Euggs (21) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 23, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle, from Aldi. Dark brown colour, no head, mild aroma and a surprisingly gentle flavour for such a dark beer.
Bygers (636) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a dark brown color with no head or lacing. Aroma of chocolate and some floral notes. Chocolate brown with minimal head. Taste of coffee, chocolate and smoke. It is medium bitter.
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kingstoni (1436) - FINLAND - DEC 15, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Mostly clear amber color with a disappearing thin head. Aroma and taste of caramel and fruity hops. Oily feel. Watery.
flemmingwillum (978) - Nysted, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Rating #782, bottle brought by Brian to Christmas Brew Tasting 2012. Brown beer with a small beige head. Roasted and spicy aroma with a bit coffee. Flavor has more coffee, caramel, a nice touch of smoke, a bit sweetness and a bit bitterness. Still feels dry in spite of the sweetness. Medium thick palate.
andrewturba (944) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear brown with off white foam leaving mild-medium lace. Aromas of toasted malts, earthy, floral, bread, and a nice faint sweetness. Flavours of roasted malt, earthy, floral, caramel, mild-medium bitterness.
RichardW (1448) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle, Morrisons. Lacking any discernible aroma, but has a soft sweet palate, with good biscuity malt, clean light citrus and a berries and brown sugar finish Not what I expected, but pleasant enough all the same.
Stuartyboy (597) - SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Geordies byre in Ayr a clean crisp beer with nice malt hop balance lemon and grapefruit prominent with slightly spicy notes smooth drinking slightly bitter finish
daniele (5180) - ITALY - DEC 1, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Mogano buona schiuma piuttosto persistente legger maltato un toccocitrico discreto corpo amaro medio leggero biscotto toffe un leggero tostato
leaparsons (7934) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Brown with a white foam Aromas are malty with raisins and lemon. Cookie dough with plummy notes. Flavours are sweet malts with brown sugar and raisins with mellow lemon. OK.