tonypreto (127) - Akron, Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
1 quart bottle poured into glass. Decent aroma and head, not really doing much of a flavor that was noteable. Prolly would pass up.
esox (1112) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Light amber color, thin lacy head. Strong hoppy nose: cat pee, lots of flowers, apricots, orange, green grapes, water melon. Slightly caramelly malty, sweetis/sugary flavor. Pale dried fruits. Caramel malty finish, medium strong bitterness. Medium to full body, somewhat sugary texture. Nice hoppy aroma but too sweet.
nothingbutIPAs (23) - Hillsborough, USA - DEC 4, 2014
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Out of a 32oz bottle. all I have to say is WOW! was not expecting that! quite a potent beer, loved it! was expecting a much milder brew, but this one is strong on the palate which I love. very hoppy. would definitely recommend!
chribban (205) - SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours clear amber with a one finger high, white head.
Lacing stays on the glass.
Nose: Orange, vanilla, sweet malt, pine, pineapple, apple, tropical fruit, resin and a litte bit of grass.
Taste: Citrus, melon, orange, pineapple, a LOT of hops! Butter, herbs, marmelade and caramel malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation. Full taste with a great, balanced bitternes.
This is true love!
ansalon (1617) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours clear amber with a medium frothy white head. Aromas of citrus, kiwi, peach, apricot, grapefruit. Taste is citrus, peach, grapefruit and apricot. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Not that Christmas-like, but quite good nonetheless.
wlajwl (4058) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma and flavor is citrus, earth, malts, bread, light grapefruit and a long and bitter finish.
tdeyoung24 (16) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice golden appearance with a hoppy fruity aroma. Taste is a bit bitter but is overall very smooth with a light hop aftertaste. Great beer!
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
klas (314) - SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Branded as Lagunitas Holiday Ale. Bottle from Systembolaget (26:60 SEK). Bitter, Tropical fruit. More like a (D)IPA than an american strong ale. Very good!
laakus (29) - Nossebro, - NOV 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance is golden brown with a nice white foam. Aroma is deliciously fruity. Taste is sweet and malty with a hoppy bitterish finish
demitriustown (1090) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - NOV 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Quart bottle: Appearance is a golden pour with a thick white head that diminishes slowly. Aroma has got a nice pungent pine hop notes with no real malt scent. Taste has got a really nice pine hop notes with no really malt characteristics. Palate has medium to low carbonation with a nice astringent hop aftertaste. Overall, Good but a little one sided. Cheers!