Lubiere (10840) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A clear brown ale with a thin white head. In sweet fruity malt with light rye, dried fruits, orange peels, nice. In mouth, loads of spices, caramel malt, nutmeg and cinnamon, alcohol warmth.
GuillaumeCL (344) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from the beer mail. Pours a clear deep red with pretty much no head. Smell is slightly sweet, with a bit of spice, cinnamon, ginger, and maybe a tiny bit of grassy hops. Palate is medium bodied with good carbonation. Taste is a bit spicy at first before having a bit of sweetness, which gives way to the ever building spiciness and bitterness. Spiciness lingers for a bit in the aftertaste. Pretty decent, but there’s definitely better winter warmers.
Radek Kliber (6594) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JAN 18, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Volo
Aroma: plenty of sugars up front, funk, dry plum with refined , perhaps tad try alcohol. Spicy hints , cherry , vanilla and clove.
Look: fine haze on amber with medium plus sized creamy , mid beige cap.3+
Taste / Palate etc.: Medium bodied. Nutty, nutmeg, milder carbonation. Candy sugar , root, some alcohol dryness. Finishing with hint of cherry.