Baramba (428) - ITALY - DEC 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught. Dark red-brown, small off-white head. Malt and yeast aroma, notes of spices, dried fruits flavour, full bodied
Karstenborg (514) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark amber with a medium beige head. Aroma is spices, malt and caramel. Taste is very sweet with notes of hops and malt.
Plovmand (7115) - Helsinge, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours amber with a medium off white head. Dried fruity and malty aroma. Flavor is spicy and ripe fruity. Bit prunes and toasted caramel.
Cuso (6273) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 27, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Beergusto web shop. Dark ruby brown color with huge beige head. Sweet red fruity color, caramel, herbal hops, spices. Caramel, burned sugar, red berries, milk chocolate, salt, alcohol, spices. Spicy alcoholic finish. Nice Christmas sipper.
Nevalainen (291) - FINLAND - DEC 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A bottle 7,4%. Clear dark brown color with high tan head. Aroma is fruity and caramel. Also some alcohol notes, but not disturbing. Sweet, well balanced taste. Very good christmas beer.
olsvammel (4457) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from a bottle shop in Belgium. Fruity smell with dried fruit, raisins, dates and similar. Sweet and fruity with dried fruit. Fairly light body. The flavours haven’t quite come together yet but it’s close. Nice beer.
Nische (1282) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Medium dark brown color, small beige head. Smell and taste malts, sweetness, lightly alcohol, slightly a touch of herbs. Medium body and carbonation.
Temptation (256) - - DEC 11, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Weak and messy aroma, flat and without character. Good looking, dark and with an average head. The mouthfeel is yeasty and slightly tart...below average, not to repeat.
Fatehunter (1766) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours two fingers of head initially, then it quickly formed to almost four fingers. A dark brown body.
The aroma is brown sugar, molasses and anise.
The taste is mild at first, roasted malt and licorice sweetness, mild bitter in the middle, finish is long and mildly sweet.
The texture is light and soft.
Great smelling and nice flavor.
deanso (6975) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle from Speciaalbier, Leiden
thick creamy white head. Clear amber pour. A little sweet. A nice brew.