olilitewu (4) - Seattle, USA - OCT 22, 2009
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
This beer has aroma of pine. It has nice roasty body, but not malty enough to impress me. dry finish
johnnymusky (676) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Shared with the fellas...not that great....too much malt balance is off...hey it was free!
fdomig (614) - München, GERMANY - MAR 5, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle in Reykjavík. Aroma is brown sugar, caramel. Appearance is dark brown with a light brown-ish head. Taste is bitter and light sweet. Dry-ish and a medium carbonation. Very nice.
bjakk (543) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - MAR 1, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Brownish, clear, with yellow foam. Mild Candice, malt, caramel, in the aroma. Sweet malt, with burned sugar in that grows into a sweet burned aftertaste that grows, Watery and high in carbon
BeerInHeaven (292) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours a burgundy copper with a medium off white head. Aroma is floral. Taste is bright and hoppy, hint of citrus. Moderate hoppy bitterness slowly creeps in then slowly fades through the finish. Good beer.
jds2008 (20) - Washington, USA - DEC 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Mahogany colored ale, fine head that lingers and clings, slightly roasty malty aroma with spicy hops, caramel beginning but strong hoppy bitterness and malty finish. Good but not great.
Eirikur (378) - hafnarfjordur, ICELAND - NOV 28, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours well, thick-ish dark amber, with medium head.
Its one of those non-traditionals.
For my taste its a bit too hoppy for a winter seasonal.
Apart from that, its well constructed and would siut better with food then on its own.
dliberto (216) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - NOV 14, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Drank from the bottle. Aroma consists of nuts, caramel, toffee, and pine. Taste is resin, metal, nuts, and caramel. Medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation and a slight sticky mouth feel.
klk343 (157) - - NOV 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A brown amber color. Roasty malt flavors. Some bitterness. I immediately thought red ale.
slowrunner77 (7878) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
"a nice nutty malt flavor greets you, but it kind of goes off the tracks after that. better than their average beer, but with the abundance of winter ales out there, this one is easily passable."
scarletfire65 (1193) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at home. A bit "out of season", but what the hell. Aroma is of spice, wood, toasted malt. High carbonation. Flavors include rye, pumpernickel bread, piney hops, crackers, cinnamon, grass. Dry, roasty finish. A great winter seasonal, even in August.