peter (445) - Normal, Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nose is a bit spicy. Flavour is a bit chalky, with very sweet rhythm. The beer’s mood is right on target with the holiday season.
grat (433) - ST. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 8, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Decent beer enough I guess. Watery copper color, slight white head. Dies off. nose is very fruity with a slight chalkiness that is welcome but not too welcome. Jockstraps dance around my nose...hmmm. Flavors are the same, with a flatness that pervades after each sip. Not too appealing, more appaling than anything else. Ehhh
albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 24, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Brown color with fizzy tan head. Aroma of fruity malt with some spiciness. Medium bodied, flavor is slightly toasty, fruity with a bitter spicy somewhat dry finish.
redpooba (401) - New York, USA - FEB 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
An amazing beer that can be bought in the grocery stores of Texas. The spices and seasonings make you feel like your in a log cabin around a fire even when Texas doesn’t offer a winter.
pjk33 (390) - Sligo - Curllsville Heights, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. I got this one from kaggie97 - thanks! Pours a dark amber with a little cloudiness and no head to speak of. Nose is malty, sweet, leathery with a sweet aroma of brown sugar and butter cooking on the stovetop. Reminds me of Christmas dinner I guess. Malty taste with a little bitterness in the finish, but not much. Actually light to medium bodied in an odd way. Tastes good. Gets better with every drink. Merry Christmas!! Good stuff!
Voodoo (380) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a copper color with a thin white head......aroma of dates, bubble gum, raisins......taste is raisins, malt sweetness with a good chewiness with a bit of woodiness in the finish. Quite enjoyable
ford9719 (371) - Vilseck, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle. Poured a auburn reddish color. Aroma is strong spice and cloves. Taste is nice and smooth with a crisp spice finish.
raradel (342) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Really solid rendition, great balance and awesome body! Spice is lower for a holiday beer but still stands out as so. Go get some if you can!
foduck (330) - Denton, Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2002
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Didn’t like this so much. Seems to have some sort of Koelsch yeast maybe? Some popcorn in there with a weak body and not much else going on.
AndresTM (329) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - DEC 10, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2012 Great aroma, teeming with dark fruits, caramel, and floral hops, which results in a very Christmas-evoking sensation. I even got some Gummi Bear, which just adds to the awesomeness of it. The taste is a bit more one-dimensional, albeit still good, with hops taking the lead and the malt-derived sweet notes in the background. I want to give this another try.