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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Distinct sweet and complex flavor, this beer has been reserved and set aside for special occasions.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of Pinball. Comes as "Old Tom" credited to Iron Hill, West Chester. Pours a cloudy amber with a tiny, rough off-white head. Lovely complex aroma of sweet spice and overripe fruit. Rich body, lowish carbonation, overripe fruit, a little coconut and a warming alcohol finish. Nice and rustic. 080512

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29084) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes malt, caramel, alcohol, and straw, leading toa sticky finish.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle that’s been in my cellar for years. I think it came from hopdog. Pours brown with a lasting tan head. Smells of cherries, nutty, some molasses, touches of welcoming oxidation. Tastes of Spice, some fruity undertones, caramel, cognac with some toffee and cherry hints on the finish. Delicious!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
brew3crew (166) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2012
Caramel body with a white lacing head. Smells sweet but a little rusty. Taste just the same and that’s not a good thing

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
theyshookhands (243) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Pours a clear amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is of roasted malts, fruits, some hops and notes of citrus. Sweet, fruity, a nice balance, some alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3303) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 20, 2012
Bottle. Pours brown with off-white head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is sweet malt, dark fruit, caramel, and light alcohol. Flavor matches the nose and is sweet throughout. Medium body, carbonation, and warmth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (4553) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Sampled at the DC Local Tasting a 750ml bottle pours a hazy brown with some creamy off white head. Nose is oranges, caramel, minty, a little grassy, brown sugar, some cookies. Flavor is sweet, oranges, mint, earthy, sweet carrots, squash. Smooth finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9400) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a medium, fizzy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is caramel and cookie malt, alcohol, brown sugar and spicy hops. Flavor is malt, brown sugar, alcohol and dates with a sweet finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11329) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 30, 2011
75cl bottle. Large beige head that mostly dissipates atop cloudy dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, plum/raisin, some brown sugar, vinous, herbal. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some raisin/plum, molasses, vinous, light herbal. Medium-full body, some stickiness, low carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (8777) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2011
On tap at NW. Poured a deep amber color with a thin sized off white head. dark fruits, caramel, with some lighter fruitiness and toffee. Overall alcohol well hidden.


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