Brewed by Hook Norton
Style: English Strong Ale
Hook Norton, England


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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Bottled, Pasteurised.
Twelve Days is a dark brown strong beer brewed for Christmas. A finely balanced ale, lightly hopped with a strong malt and nutty flavor. The strength gives the beer a smooth lingering aftertaste. A definite ale to savour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (3848) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle from Brewdog Slovensko. Aroma is chocolate, caramel, dark fruits, nuts. Huge off-white head, quickly disappearing. Clear dark ruby colour. Taste is cofee and caramel, bitter has the upper hand right away. Coffee, caramel and nut flavours work very well here, good balance. Drinkability is higher. Finish is longer in duration, bitter, Finally a beer from this brewery which can receive some decent numbers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (6461) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2013
Fine winter ale, full bodied with plenty of sweet fruitiness. It also has pleasant subtle roasted flavours and coffee notes. Very dark brown with a small off-white head.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2013
Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted caramel, light orange and light dried dark fruit. Flavour is roasted caramel, light orange, light coriander and dried fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyobon (1180) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 27, 2013
Clear reddish dark brown with nice tan head that doesn’t last. Subtle, pleasant malty aroma. Lovely palate, plenty of body, almost oily thick with a nice tingle of carbonation. Taste is rich and complex with malty sweetness and chocolates dark roast malts. Overall a great string dark beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lilja (2274) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2013
Smak och doft av humle, kraftig maltig smak och karamell, mörkt bröd och en bra beska. Lite rostad ton i eftersmaken.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lunkie (1641) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 26, 2013
Dark brown colour poor head and lacing. Sweet malt fruit cheery aroma. Rich malt fruity flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BoltonDK (572) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle at home. Nice fresh aroma notes of coffe, chocolate. Reddish brown clear color small white head. Medium body sweet taste notes of coffee and coco. :) Bolton Brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (801) - SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2013
A dark red beer with a thin, foamy head. The aroma is slight and sweet and the flavour is heavy malt and fruit but with a nice sharp, bitter aftertaste which balances it out very well. A very nice seasonal beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (3162) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 20, 2013
Clear nice dark redish brown with light brown foam head, lacing to glass. Aroma is bit weak, coffee and some roast. Taste is decent bitter dark ale with coffee, malt and some nut tones. Nice long bitter aftertaste. (Moscow 201302)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1800) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Pours a mahogany color with a good head that fades to ample lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, nuts with bit of dark fruit in the background. Taste of roasted malt, some nuts and dark fruit. Mild bitterness and dry finish. Medium body, smooth and creamy. Very nicely balanced. Very enjoyable beer. Well worth checking out.

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