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Brewed by Inveralmond
Style: Bitter
Perth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - December. Also available bottled.
A dark copper coloured Christmas ale, traditionally hopped with Fuggles and a hint of seasonal nutmeg and cinnamon.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Enjoyit (3445) - Vadum, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Unclear amber of color with a small off white head. An aroma of sweets, malt and appels. A flavor of fruit, appels, sweets and hay.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Clear orange with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and spicy - nutmeg. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 280112

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle. Hazy amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, fruit and hops. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit, hops, little sweet and a little bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt and hops.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle @ Too many Geuze’s - only one toilet , Ulfborg 2012. Pours clear orange with a small off white head. Sweet. Bitter citrus and marmelade. A bit of butter.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogbomb (917) - ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2012
Bottle. Pours a crisp clear amber with a thin white head. There’s a hint of nose in the form of cakey spices. Once in the mouth it wakens out - liquid christmas cake. It’s mild, but it’s there. Cinnamons, nutmegs, the cakey maltiness. Not overly sweet as it’s balanced with a decent bitterness. A nice seasonal.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kavu (2075) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 4, 2012
Pours amber with a medium head. Aroma is fruits and malts. Flavor is fruits, malts and hops. Pretty decent ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALLOVATE (2334) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 3, 2012
Pours an attractive, radiant deep orange, not quite bright, with a big, dense, rocky white crown fuelled by fine streams of bubbles. Pronounced nutmeg and cinnamon on the nose with an odd hint of ginger and root beer, and toasted marshmallow. Unexpectedly raw and bitter, herbaceous hops in the mouth. The cinnamon and nutmeg blend in to the biscuity toasted malts to give a savoury edge to it’s sweet front. Mild buttery notes and hints of caramel are forgettable. Not too long in the finish, ends quite crisp, the body light and adequate carbonation gives it bounce. This wasn’t too bad a drop but I can’t see it being overly sessionable! (50cL, BBE 02/13, Cellarbrations Kinross)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6140) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2012
Cask at Blackfriars, Aberdeen. It pours clear amber, with a thick white head. The nose is spice, cinnamon bun and brown bread. The taste is toasted malt, cereal, lime, brown bread, spice, dough and cinnamon bun, with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3170) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2011
Cask @ The Ben Nevis. Minimal fruity aroma. Amber colour, good head. Mild Christmas pudding flavour. Quite smooth. Average bitter.


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