madmitch76 (15420) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
2nd February 2013
Opaque black beer with a big tan head. Airy palate with fine carbonation. Quite light. Rich cake flavours here! Ginger cake and Golden Syrup cake! Mild minerals. Just a touch of dark malts in the background. Slight lactose. Not bad at all but couldn’t drink loads.
Travlr (12462) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 23, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Dark brown color, small tan edge head. Aroma of cinnamon and assorted spice. Taste is spiced chocolate soda bread.
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(22oz bottle) Pours a black body with a thick brown head. Aroma of gingerbread, clove, cinnamon, chocolate, and graham cracker. Flavor of clove, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, graham cracker, marshmallow, chocolate, and roasted malt.
argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 7, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle. Small beige head atop cola dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, gingerbread, some milk chocolate, light cinnamon. Taste is moderately sweet, gingerbread, cocoa, some cinnamon, roast. Soft medium body.
bhensonb (11272) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 8, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from the Folsom BevMo. Pours a very dark brown with a 2 finger creamy dark tan head. Aroma is dark malt and lots of spice - clove and ginger seem to stand out. Full bodied with creamy carbonation. The flavor is incredibly flavorful. Nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, particularly (in sort of aftertaste) ginger, but there seems to be even more. The spice is so strong I’d go for rosemary, except the evergreen is missing. To borrow from the movie: "Intense is the word" Woof.
jcwattsrugger (11115) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle-lt brown-black. A-ginger/molasses-dk malt. T-gingerbread/molasses-dk malt, earthy hops.
brokensail (11101) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black pour with a tan head. Big spice aromas of clove and nutmeg. Plenty of ginger, some sweet molasses, toast, and chocolate. A bit of sweet potato, maple syrup, and roast. There’s a really good gingerbread, clove, and nutmeg flavor. Notes of maple syrup, sweet potato, bread, molasses, chocolate, and roasted malt.
Tmoney99 (10841) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Poured clear dark brown with an average frothy light brown head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid allspice ginger and dark malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium dark sweet spice malt flavor with a medium spice sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable beer.
Ratman197 (9982) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 17, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown nearly black with a lasting brown head. Aromas of ginger, cinnamon, clove, carmel and dark chocolate. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavorsof clove, cinnamon, ginger, carmel and dark chocolate with a smooth lingering spiced finish.
BeerandBlues2 (9903) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by sonnycheeba. Pours black with a medium, creamy tan head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is ginger, toast and cookie malt, cinnamon and nutmeg notes with dates. Flavor is malt dominant with medium spices, ginger, dates and plums with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.