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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   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.


LED40's rating

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LED40 (67) - - DEC 25, 2012
Xmas day. Copper in appearance with a thick head. Spice on the nose with cinnamon the most noticable. The taste is actually quite watery, with medium bitterness, caramel sweetness, cinnamon again on the taste and dark fruit. Not too carbonated but pleasant and easy to drink.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (4221) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 9, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Pours clear golden amber, thin, short-lived white head. Aromas of spice, dried fruit. Taste is nutmeg, fairly dominated by the spice. Nutmeg-gy finish. A struggle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bergstaden (1376) - Røros, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2014
Light amber with a white head - Malt aroma with a hint of spice - Malty body with a gentle spice flavour - Malt and the spices goes into the finish that is gentle on the spice - This was nice

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nilsas (1718) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 2, 2014
Lukt: Frisk syrlig duft av frukter og noe krydder.
Utseende: Dunkel mørk orange farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynn hinnne skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Fin fruktig smak med litt krydder og en sur søt ettersmak.
Hvor: "Kjøpt@Vaaland, Bryne, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting med Gorm
Medium: Flaske@500ml

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorm (1457) - Sandnes, NORWAY - DEC 2, 2014
Dunkel lys brun farve med lys beige skum. Lukt av malt, karamell, frukt og krydder. Smak av malt, karamell, frukt og krydder. Lett bittersøt avslutning. Vaaland.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
IPAgutten79 (602) - Skui, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2014
Lys med lavt skum. Aroma av krydder, sitrus og malt. Smaken består av malt samt vag bitterhet i ettersmaken. Litt sur også.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frode (308) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle 50 cl.
Unclear orange brown, off-white head. Spicy, sweet, zesty, sour nose. Medium sweet, light bitter.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Holmen2 (1221) - NORWAY - NOV 9, 2014
From bottle at DSJT at Cardinal 09.11.14. Hazy golden. Small off-white head. Soft, fine hops and some sweetness in aroma and taste. Also a bit of pale malt. Low bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Deu (723) - Nantes, FRANCE - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden amber with a off-white head. Aroma of pale malts, caramel, fruit and spices. Flavor was sweet and lightly bitter with caramel, cinnamon, fruit and a lot of xmas spices with a thin and watery texture.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Cask at the Standing Order. Rich, light caramel, cinnamon spice, sweet toffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (2758) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2014
A nice Christmas beer with just a hint of the traditional spices. It still tastes like a beer and not some crazy egg nog like concoction.


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