Holmen1 (1075) - NORWAY - DEC 25, 2012
2.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Flaske delt med Einar 1.juledag: lite aroma og lite skum. Tynn smak som avslutter noe metallisk. Litt krydret ettersmak.
Gutifa (97) - Bad Wurzach, GERMANY - DEC 23, 2012
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark brown with two fingers of creamy head.
Difficult to find something in aroma, maybe some spices.
Malty and nutty in mouth, with some smoke. A good "low alcohol" christmas beer.
visionthing (1637) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle from Meny Løren. Pours slightly hazy dark brown with beige head. Lightly spicy and malty aroma with some roasted notes, caramel, anise and hints of smoke. Medium body. Sweet, a bit caramelly and roasty with a fairly dry and lightly bitter finish. Decent Christmas beer at this alcohol strength.
ekstedt (4544) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle (50 cl), courtesy of ingo. Cloudy orange brown, large beige head. Sugary and caramelly with some roasted aromas, spices and glue. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi sweet, low bitterness.
Beerhammaren (547) - FINLAND - DEC 15, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
.5l bottle from West Road
Pours clear dark copper with low head. Aroma is smoke, malts, ham. Flavor is smoked ham, roasted malts.
magnuskjensen (12) - - DEC 15, 2012
1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
Shared bottle at Christmas beer tasting 15.12.12.
Red-copper color, little to no head, sweet, malty slightly sour aroma.
Slightly unpleasent bitterness with hints of detergent, malts dominate the taste but it finishes way to thin for a beer of this style.
gnoff (6320) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
50 cl bottle thanks to Ingo! At ekstedt’s x-mas beer tasting, on December 14, 2012.
Murky brown color, big fluffy light brown head. Sweet, fresh, fruity scent. Sweet, malty, roasted taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness,
TyggaBrown (255) - NORWAY - DEC 14, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice one, with touches of christmas, and tropical fruits and dark roasted malts and nuts. Bitterness is great.
Nisse666 (3158) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2012
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle Ekstedts jul kul 2012 2012-12-15
AR: butter, licorice, see salt
AP: brownish, volcanic Mega head cremy head
F: first watery, thin fizzy, then for à short time butter fudgy, thin fizzy thin watery and à bit boring, weelicorice, caramel
Gr0ve (2038) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 8, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml bottle. Dark brown. Clear. Small off-white head. Nutty aroma with spicy toffee notes. Black pepper, cinnamon and a little caradamom. Waffles. Dry powdery texture. Light bodied, but there’s enough things happening here for the beer to be interesting. There’s something Belgian here, but not overly typical.