Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Bitter Virtue. Brown. Toffee and autumn
fruits. Sweet but not especially thick or heavy. Has a fruity tartness in
the finish which helped this remain drinkable but wasnt particularly
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cL bottle, Kerstbierfestival 2007 in Essen/Belgium. Pours deep brown with an amber hue and lacing light brown head. Solid malty and slight dried fruity aroma. Favour is sweet with a light note of brett and apple. Solid dark caramel malt base beneath. Finish is slight acidic brett lingering between the malt notes. Nice.
Wim (2762) - Weelde, BELGIUM - DEC 23, 2007
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
dark brown coloured body with a off white head a fruity aroma a malty fruity taste and a sweet finich
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 20, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled@Kerstbierfestival, Essen. Deep ruby red colour, small beige head. Aroma is sour fruits, then also some milder sweet fruits, and slight notes of herbs. Flavour is mainly spices and sour fruits.
Bart (2940) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown coloured beer with an off white head. Strong herby malty and light fruity aroma. Full palate. Finish is light sour sweet, with a very light ending.
bierkoning (10210) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2007
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Deep dark brown color. Soft spicy aroma with brown sugar. Sugary sweet flavor with hints of spices (speculaas, cardemom). Goes down easy.
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber colour with a small off white head. Malty, fruity and spicy aroma with notes of sugar. Malty, sweet and light fruity flavor with alcool and spicy ntes.
nuplastikk (4399) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 4, 2007
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
250ml bottle. Lacey, effervescent, and rich. Deep dark ruby brown ale. Very well balanced in its use of spice and candi sugar (?). Clove and pine aroma, with a sweet finish. Recommended.
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2007
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled. Aroma is chocolaty malt, hints at dark fruit, and candy sugar. Taste is similar, missing quite a bit character wise.
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
250 ml bottle. Hazy dark brown color. Nice beige head. Very carbonated. Coffee, chocholate, but a bit on the sour side.