Gr0ve (2173) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle. Dark brown with red hues. Clear. Medium-sized light beige fine laced head that clings to the glass. Delicate spicy aromas. Hints of cinnamon and cacao. Crisp bitterness on the tongue, but this nicely balanced by malt complexity. Dry powdery texture. Yeasty notes. Clean lightly bitter finish. Excellent Christmas beer. Nicely balanced and very drinkable. Love it.
Joakgust (1073) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2010
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, 50cl - Semi hazy dark brown red beer with a medium sized head. Aroma is spicy with notes of caramel, kloves and fluor. Flavor is malty with spicy notes of kloves, cardemom, and caramel. Classical house flavor and rather unbalanced.
rlgk (12381) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark amber beer with a brownish head. Licorice aroma, orange, citrus, chocolate, hops, citrus and some soap. Hoppy citrus flavor, chocolate, mint various spices, dry hoppy finish.
screwball (1099) - Motala, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle from Systembolaget. Brown-redish colour. Aroma has lots of X-mas spices. Coffe, malt, liqurice. Flavor is from roasted malt and spices.
joergen (22443) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Ungstrup.
Clear orange brown coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Spicy aroma of caramel, cinnamon and cloves.
Sweet and spicy flavour of caramel and cinnamon with notes of cloves.
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2010 Bottled. A deep red beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of cardemomme, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of cardemomme, malt, caramel, and cloves, leading to a dry spicy finish.
yespr (33728) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cL bottle. Pours dark amber with a small off-white to light tan head. Aroma is spiced and caramelish. Light roasted. spiced and mild bitterness. Lingering spiced. Dry and herbal.
Pinball (11055) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2010
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
clear amber , no head.
faint aroma, malts and caramel.
flavor is spicy, caramelly, faint malty. bitter.
hirigalzkar (2420) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours redbrown with a golden head. Chocolate, caramel and smoke notes in the aroma. Sweet taste of caramel, smoke some dry malt, some butter and a touch of hops.
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of joergen. Pours a clear reddish brown with a beige head. Spicy nose, lots of Xmas spice and some star aniseed. Solid body, roasted malts and again lots of spice. Some herbal licorice accents - cough syrup. 301110