anchr (18) - Trondheim, - MAY 28, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Great malty character. Somewhat sweet, bready, spicy, and with a large body and decent light brown head - all of which fits the Christmas beer style. Though, can be slightly overpowering due to its full-bodied sweetness: should be drunk to food, not as a stand-alone. Some bitterness that lingers on, and a reminiscence of strong Scottish ale. Nice dark brownish-red color. Good to great-ish, but far from extreme.
Cool_Bond (904) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
The aroma of malt and oats. Sweet taste of fruit almost a little floral flavor too. Decent aftertaste with some bitterness. One of the better English strong ale I had drunk. But it was not as impressive as I thought it would be. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.
Steinus (2) - - DEC 6, 2013 does not count
3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark wooden colour. Yellow lasting head. Smells of citrus, predominantly of grapefruit. Nothing strong. Tastes bitterly of citrus and chocolate. A little heavy on its own. Didn’t settle properly in my stomach if you get me. I expect it to be better alongside food. I still enjoyed it and would recommend it.
HULK777 (212) - - NOV 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Farmhouse, cacao, and straw aroma. Simular taste, but also hints of raspberries and caramel.
SamTheBarrel (147) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle, pours opaque dark mahogany with a small tan head. Aroma and taste of roasted malt, prunes, caramel and muscovado. Light sweetness and medium bitterness. Medium body, smooth texture and average carbonation. Less sweet and better balanced than most Swedish Christmas beers, low on spices however. A pleasant tasty beer overall.
Pyrmir (2423) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle, rated from backlog. Dark ruby with tan head. Aroma is sweet, honey, fruit, grass and malt. Taste is well balanced with a bit of dried fruit, citrus and sweet malt.
Leini (431) - SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Dark brown with some yellow tones. White foamy crown with a dash of brown. Sweet and fruity flavor with elements of wort bread, citrus and spices. Medium, bitter aftertaste with orange peel and burnt bread. Medium carbonation with small, sparkling bubbles. Medium body.
Nice x-mas brew from Jämtlands.
ElDesmadre (1200) - Mikołów, POLAND - JAN 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle traded with Cunningham. Lots of caramel and chocolate in the aroma, with dried fruit and earthy hops thrown in. Full, dark, chocolatey, malty body. Light sweetish with a dryish finish and a rather strong, earthy bitterness plus some roasted notes. This brewery manages to brew English beers that taste more English than those from England. Very nice!
stefannilssons (1182) - SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2012
2.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Doften påminner om doft och smak från lageröl fast någo kraftigare, dock vet jag inte varifrån den kommer ifrån. Smaken påminner även den om lageröl med maltiga inslag och en svag syra. Kroppen är okej men ölen upplever jag som obalanserad.
Rasmus40 (8908) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 24, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear brown with a lasting beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, light chocolate and moderate hoppy. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. Very drinkable. 231212
Lilja (1221) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: APR 15, 2013 En frisk och lagom söt julöl. Smak och doft av malt, torkad frukt, lätt kolsyrad och besk. Välbalanserad. Har provat denna öl sedan 2006, står sig gott.