MPA (866) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - JUL 30, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle (dmg notes). Beautiful orange. Slight ethanol along with a lot of spices in aroma. Heavy taste with a lot of anis and spices. All that was readable on the note...
Geokkjer (6866) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, at Esbjerg Beerfestival-09.Pours brown with an off-white head.Aroma is spicy with some licorice and anis.Some fruitiness .Flavor is candy sweet and warming with some bitterness and yeast.Medium body, average carbonation.
Beer5000 (5318) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle 2010, 8% ABV. Clear, dark amber body with a big, foamy off-white head that fades. Aroma is malty with spices, mainly anis and liquorices. Flavor is sweet and soft malty, spicy, a bit fruity, moderate bitter and with a sweet malty aftertaste. Quite OK, maybe just a bit on the sweeter side with some lack of bitterness.
bergstaden (1830) - Røros, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark amber with off white head - aroma is malt and some spice - taste is of sweet malts and a lot of spice in a good balance - very nice and drinkable
Meilby (9999) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 500ml Batch #379 @ home
Pours cloudy dark reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of sweet malts, licorice, dark fruits, spices and floral hops. Taste is medium sweet and a light bitter dry finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
Camons (8407) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Home. Dark brown with a small offwhite head. Nose of licorise, anis, raisins, xmas spices. Taste is sweet licorice, cimmamon, spices , drak dried fruit mostly raisins. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Overall a nice balanced xmas beer. 020111
berlinoise2go (675) - NORWAY - DEC 27, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle (50cl) from Vinmonopolet, Oslo. Batch 376 (2010 edition), ABV 8%. Dark golden brown colour, slightly hazy. Offwhite head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of malt, dried fruits, coriander seed, aniseed, alcohol. Medium/full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. Sweet, spicy malt taste, balanced by some fruity acidity. Long, alcoholic malt aftertaste with some bitterness. Very nice xmas brew.
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml bottle. 2010 edition. Bottle says 8.0% abv. Dark brown and seemingly clear. Tall fine-laced off-white head that clings to the glass. Sourish spicy aroma. Hints of Belgian yeast. Pepper, licorice, coriander, cinnamon and anise seed flavours. Warming alcohol. Soft carbonation level that balances the alcohol and spices nicely. Velvety texture. Balanced and quite enjoyable.
larsga (6930) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Big medium beige head. Red body. Spicy herbal aniseed and cardamom aroma with herbal coriander notes. A bit too sharply spiced, perhaps. Dry-sweetish oily earthy coriander taste with fruity aniseed notes. Full-bodied. Mild, faintly hot mouthfeel. Dryish coriander and herbs aftertaste with roasty soy sauce notes. Not bad, but very, very spicy. (0.5l bottle, wine monopoly Vika, Oslo.)
BoBoChamp (5757) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 17, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl, at 8%Vol, Danish brew anno 2010, with liquorice, thx to MadsNP!, complex brew, very spicy, yet balanced, hazy, good head, nice X-Mas brew