Travlr (14702) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 14, 2010
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Churchkey. Dark hazy golden color, thick off white head, massive lacing. Aroma of Christmas tree - orange, pine, light spice. Taste is bitter start to finish with more orange peel. Nice stuff.
harrisoni (14619) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2010
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at Chriso Gaylord tasting 09. Massive thanks to Fonefan for this one. My beer of the tasting, even though there was a lot to choose from. Lots of hops on aroma. Lovely. Really really good. Like the Festival 2009 beer. Lovely. Hops are stunning. Would happily dirnk the whole 1.5 litre bottle to myself. Have I mentioned the hops????
saxo (14434) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich hops, flowers, citrus, orange and malt. Very good balance and very refreshing, yet still bitter.
Dedollewaitor (14338) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
150cl bottle @ Vinens Verden, Odense. Pours cloudy orange with a creamy white lasting head. Nose is fruity hoppy. Grapefruit, orange peel and a bit of wheat. Smooth and medium bodied. Lasting hoppy finish. Alcohol is very well hidden.
Theis (14087) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2012 Draught at ØLbaren - ØJ-dag. Clear amber - white head. Aroma: Rhubarb, sweetness, white sugar, candy, yeasty, baking yeast (ingen vandbehandling - kalk). Taste: Candy, nice medium hoppy, sweetnes, yeasty, flowery, spicy, herbal, carrot, green apples, grape fruits, pine. Nice bitterness. A bit strange........ReRate: Rather hoppy, knækbrød, fruity, citrus hoppy, light light wheaty, orange, tropical fruity, works great with christmas lunch....
TBone (13536) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled (1,5 ltr, Pikkulintu, tappet 15/9/2009)
Hazy orange color, good cloudy off-white head, lace. Sweet grassy hoppy (=cannabis) aroma. Medium-bodied, medium carbonation. Very grassy, very fresh hoppyness in the flavor. Long bitter aftertaste. This beer is "green", not red and white :)
Rasmus40 (12694) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2011 Hazy orange with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and rather hoppy - grapefruit and pine. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 031111
brokensail (12361) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
The pour is orange in color with a white head. A strong citrus peel aroma, mostly candied orange. A mild spice note, some fruity esters such as pears and apples, and a hint of yeast. Quite a lot of candi sugar, brown sugar, and caramel, too. The flavor is decently sweet, but also has a hint of pine and citrus peel bitterness. Candied orange, brown sugar, and sweet caramel maltiness. Very mild ester notes and a hint of bread and yeast.
bu11zeye (12100) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(1.5L bottle) Pours a hazy golden amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of herbs, pineapple, red apple skins, light spruce, and caramel. Flavor of herbs, grass, florals, caramel, and citrus with a dry finish.
bhensonb (12016) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 21, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Magnum from Half Time. Pours hazy orange amber with a heavy foamy beige head. Lightly sour citrus aroma. Me. body; mild carb. Flavor is lightly sour, citrus, and rather decent De Proef funk that develops with a little time. Finishes smooth and Belgian. Wouldn’t have known this was Xmas ale. Good tasting ale.