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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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The essence of Christmas is captured in this very bottle you are holding. Perfectly blended spices compliment Frosted Frog’s rich malt flavors, creating the ultimate Christmas experience. Celebrate the holidays as you savor this very special seasonal offering.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6595) - Helsinge, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear deep amber with a medium beige head. The aroma is lots of spices like cinnamon, ginger and cardemon. Light oak. The flavour is spicy and lots of malt. Fruity and light hoppy. A true xmas brew. Much like the unbarreled version. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7181) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Bomber. Poured deep coppery-amber with a yellowy-beige head. The aroma picked up sweet whiskey, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves over toasted biscuity malts.. some caramel too.. lots of components I enjoy, but it sure was mighty sweet. The flavor found tart whiskey and oak on the tip of the tongue with toasted caramel and biscuity malts following.. lots of cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg laced throughout.. tartness, sweetness, and spices fought each other on the big finish. Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation on the palate.. again there was a lot of stuff I enjoy in there, but too much of just about all of it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Headbanger (3386) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2012
22oz bottle 12/6/12 (Binny’s Downers Grove)-45° in Snifter-Pours a dark amber with a small tan ring for a head. Aroma of bourbon and spices. Taste of spices, malt, sweetness, smoke, and vanilla. This full bodied brew is a nice mixture and I agree with a previous rater that people will either hate it or love it and I am another lover. Great brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark copper/ruby red color with a small off white head. Aroma is of cinnamon, peppernødder, brunkager, ginger bread or ginger snap cookies, spiced christmas cake, peppery notes, cookie dough, ginger, oak and whiskey. Flavor is again of peppernødder, brunkager and other christmas cookies like ginger bread, spiced christmas cake, cinnamon, ginger and other spices, honey and some faint dark fruit in your first sip along with the oaky whiskey notes and a touch of vanilla. The body is medium with a very smooth mouthfeel. This beer is just the essence of christmas in a glass and the barrel balances out the spices a bit more, than the regular version. Its either a beer you hate or love. I love it!

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11237) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2012
Bottle, bought @ hop-head.dk. Pours cloudy chestnut with a small, fizzy, off-white film head. Aroma has lots of spice, coriander, cardemum, cloves, berries, caramel, raisins, mild whisky. Highish carbonation, oily and light dry mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, caramel, mild chocolate, dry oaky, sweet malty whiskey, nutmeg dryness. A bit much.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jeff257 (2) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2012 does not count
This beer screams Christmas, the cinnamon ginger and nut meg jump right out at you with a smooth alcohol taste on the back end

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (6306) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2012
Bottle @ Home. Pours slightly hazy light brown with a offwhite head. Aroma of malts, oak, lots of x-mas spice. Flavor is malts, oak, strong cinnamon, nutmeg and other x-mas spices., light whisky / alcohol. Medium body, lively carbonation. Way to much spice here. 281112

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11891) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2012
Hazy reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and quite spicy - cinnamon and nutmeg. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 281112

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11372) - DENMARK - NOV 28, 2012
Bottle. Dark amber/red with small beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, cinnamon and other "Christmas spices" Flavour is malt, medium sweet, caramel, "Christmas spices", "whiskey/spirit" and cinnamon.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2012
Bottle. Medium head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are christmas spices, christmas pudding, caramel, malt and hops. Too spicy and unbalanced.


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