WABeerFiend (301) - - JAN 16, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 12.30.13.
A: Red/caramel. Quickly receding head.
S: Malt, spices.
T: Gingerbread, cinnamon. Spicy on back end.
O: This is an average bock. It’s good, but...meh.
ElCapitan22 (211) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a nice color with some nice head retention. Smells malty and of cloves. Tastes similar to the smell. This is sub par at best and would likely pass if offered again.
McWorta (833) - LUXEMBOURG - JAN 10, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark amber colour with a dark off white short lasting head. Good viscousity.
On the nose aromas of malt predominates at first but also some fruity-spice mix appears. Soft texture medium bodied with mainly sweet fruity-malt flavours and a sift hop bitterness. A faint iron note was to be noticed, unfortunately! The finish was medium lasting.
mjmoen (121) - - JAN 7, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear brown/red color with tan head. Full bodied and a wonderful beer to drink by the fire on a cold day
jeffbigD (104) - - JAN 2, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pour dark with a lot of head. Dark chocolate taste with a nice spiced after taste.
dhatton (134) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2015
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brilliant amber body with two inches of khaki-white head. Malty spice flavor encourages warmness during the winter months.
bbertels (180) - NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Hints of so-called holiday spices greet the nose at first but the scents are not fully matched when tasted; cinnamon, grass, caramel, some dough. Ok enough as a drink in the bar.
ljthiessen (621) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Amber brown colour with a thin off-white head. Aroma is delicious fruit, spices and caramel, like a fruitcake; some cinnamon and citrus, some cherries and dark fruits as it warms. Flavour is much the same, with a touch of ginger and molasses, medium bodied and fairly sweet without being cloying. Wow, really glad I picked this up. By far the best beer I’ve ever had with the word Lager in the title.
ansalon (1758) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours clear amber with a medium frothy off white head. Aromas of caramel, rye bread, cinnamon, ginger and slight citrus. Taste is caramel, rye bread, citrus, slight herbal notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.
Boomersmancave1 (85) - Indiana, USA - DEC 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured an amber color with a small white head. Little lacing. Dried fruit and cinnamon in the taste. Classic lager aftertaste. Decent beer.