dfearnley (349) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750mL bottle to pint glass
Prunes, toffee, dough, grape and alcohol aromas. Deep opaque brown with a creamy medium tan head. Alcohol with light coffee, sweetness in the middle and a late back of the tongue bitterness. Full bodied and creamy with a alcoholic burn.
Travlr (8186) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Dark brownish maroon color, nice dark brown head, solid lacing. Aroma os slightly medicinal coffee. Taste is coffee spiked with a schnapps of some sort. Muvh tastier than the aroma would suggest.
WilleLW (127) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2012
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black colour with a great creamy tan head. Aromas of malt, chocolate snd some roasted coffee. Also hints some raisin and sourness. Taste of chocolate, some malt, fruits ans dried plums. Aftertaste of some spices and orange. Much sweetness. A hint of sweet liqourice. Medium-full body.
Wittales (447) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 8, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance was clear reddish root beer with creamy diminishing tannish 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are sweet caramel, chocolate, molassas, cherry, candi with spicey yeasts. Taste are dark fruits; cherry, fig, date, plum, prune and sweet candi malts. Palate was silky creamy CO2 with meduim-full body, then long warming smooth sweet clean finish. A Gem...
argo0 (10422) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 7, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
75cl bottle. Medium beige head atop clear cola dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, chococaramel, some alcohol. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, caramel, light alcohol, spicy. Sticky medium-full body, light effervescence.
Ktwse (776) - SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours brown to black with minimal tan head. Aroma of Christmas spices, basement, belgian yeast, bread, caramel malt. Taste is very nicely balanced with a distinct sweetness. Finish is abrupt. Body is medium with low carbonation.
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tkrjukoff (3393) - SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
@ Tiddes Bar. Pours potch black with a great creamy tanned head leaving lace. Aroma is ashy roasted spicy malty hoppy slightly sweet. Flavor is syrup sweet roasted malty candy fruity bitter vanilla. Finishes sweet bitter roasted.
Frovigalning (2041) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from systembolaget. Chocolate, dried fruit, spices on the nose with a boozy finish. Similar taste with earth cellar notes. Nice beer better then 2010, but 2011 was better.
Habanero (1698) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled. Pours deep brown witha red glow and a medium sized beige head, leaving a fair lacing. Malty nose of yeast, caramel, spices, chocolate, orange peel and licorice. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry, slightly bitter and with alcohol notes. Medium to full bodied, oily texture and soft CO2. A great christmas brew. ★★★★
Kavu (1590) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
0,75 l bottle @ Vihreä Haltiatar. Pours dark brown with a medium tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, alcohol and spices. Flavor is roasted malts, spices and alcohol. Quite nice.