sagmarium (69) - SPAIN - DEC 11, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sabores a clavo y especias que explotan en su conjunto. Si te gustan subespecies esta es tu cerveza.
3fourths (7771) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 11, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
A strongly-spiced brown ale with almost unbearable nutmeg, allspice and potpourri. Medium body with sweet Dr Pepper / plum malt on the approach followed by a harsh herb and hop flavor, it’s like a wood oil astringency in a lengthy, bitter finish. Burnt and astringent malt graininess. That’s where the dry, perfumed potpourri wood character becomes overpowering.
czar (3683) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
pours clear brown-reddish with an abnormal tall rocky light beige head, good retention and lacing. pickled ginger, roasted and caramel malts, cinnamon bun, pepper, booze, HCO3, loads of coriander - in fact, loads of spices - overdone, bit earthy and ashy, abrasive citrus - cascade-like, indian masala. cloying caramel and raisins. abnormal lively carbonation - fizzy, medium body - oily, slighty drying early brett, über-spicy and cloying finish. meh. DP.
tony_gorilla (110) - Fiskum, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2013
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
The first two times i tried this beer, i poured it in the sink...the third time i finished it but didnt like it. This time i cant get enough of it! Smell is intense! Mostly ginger and some cardamon and cinnamon. Flavour is the same. A bit "soapy" mouthfeel, but definitiv less than the previous years. Maby they have changed it, maby it’s me that have changed.
I thinck it’s me...
Arve_Christian (2675) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Økern. Vipper colored, some sediments- good foam. Immediate aromas of christmas spices, malt. Medium body & complexity .well balanced . Very enjoyable
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visionthing (2308) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle shared by Arve_Christian. Slightly hazy brown with a beige head. Spicy aroma with dark malt, cardamom, cinnamon and hints of dark fruits. Quite sweet with lots of spicy flavours and a pleasant bitterness in the finish. Name fits well. Interesting beer.
bjerkeaa (132) - NORWAY - DEC 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brown, dark red pour. Very spicy, citrusy aroma. Nice spicy taste., thin aroma. Lively mouthfeel.
HopfenWeisse (856) - - DEC 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Really black color with small brown color. Aroma is roasted, salmiak, spices. Flavor is roasted, bitter, alcohol, spices, long lasting taste.
hockeybeerguy (549) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - DEC 5, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours dark brown slightly close to a black colored body with a nice soft looking lumpy foamy head that is about two fingers worth, a fair amount of lacing graces the sides of the glass but slides at a reasonable pace; the aroma has coca cola up front with a fair amount of spice involved with this on as I’m gettin’ some gingerbread and some toastiness; the taste is coca cola comes back again in full force with an added sharp roasty pininess, the aftertaste is coca cola-ish with a watery finish; its pretty easy on the palate; overall good herbed/spiced beer for the most part, might be worthy of another pour in small doses
graham_murphy (212) - - DEC 4, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Lots of cinnamon with pepper on the side. It’s a peculiar beer alright. Feels like a porter without the sweetness. Hops are good in the background too. I can feel Christmas coming!