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RATINGS: 472   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Ale brewed with Spices: Coriander, Cardamon, Mace, Grains of Paradise, Sweet Orange Peel. Adoration is a traditional winter ale, brewed in the Belgian manner, but with the twist of unusual spicing. Sip it on a winter eve sitting before a fire. Youll understand why we couldnt name it anything else.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2010
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark orange with a small white head. Aroma is dry and spiced, coriander and cardemomme. Sweet and spiced flavoured, light caramelish. Smooth and spiced into the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2010
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with an orangey head. The aroma has notes of alcohol and spices - primarily coriander, as well as lighter notes of hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and lots of spices - coriander, cardemomme, and more, leading to a dry bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2010
Bottle 75 cl. Pours a cloudy deep amber with a rich beige head. Yeasty, fruity nose - some overripe fruit. Solid body, fruity, lots of phenols, spices and alcohol with hardly any bitterness. 030110

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2010
Botlte. Hazy orange red coloured with a small off white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, marzipan, cake and spices. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, cake, marzipan and spices. Spicy and fruity finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16719) - Malm, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy dark fruit aroma. Fruity warming sweetish malty dark fruit and caramel flavor. Has a sweetish fruity malty dark fruit finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12626) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 5, 2012
Draught. Murky brown. Thin head. Has a Christmas cake aroma with the candied fruit, ginger and whatnot. Liquorice character is strong. The malts have a nice caramel note. Cinnamon and some other spices dominate, with a little bit of alcohol coming in late. Kind of harsh and unbalanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2009
(Draught) Pours a clear amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of raisins, grains of paradise, banana, and cardamom. Flavor of caramel malt, citrus, raisins, banana, red plums, grains of paradise, cinnamon, and cardamom. Interesting Belgian.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11905) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 21, 2010
750 ml bottle shared with Bryan, Dan and staff at Brasserie Beck. Decent copy of a Belgian Christmas ale, with nice spice and some sweetness. Cant complain.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 17, 2009
75cl bottle. Small tan head atop cloudy dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, cardamom, some orange peel, grains of paradise. Taste is moderately sweet, coriander, mace, some alcohol, light acetone. Smooth medium-full body, low carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11095) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 7, 2009
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours ruby brown with a beige head. Aromas of christmas berries and spices. Full bodied with firm, prickly c arbonation. Flavor is dark malt with evergreen, cinnamon and othe spice Maybe allspice? citrus? Smooth. Not at all harsh. Really good dark ale.


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