jhamp9 (1034) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Near black with a dense tan head. Aroma is the list of spices with a good dose of orange and molasses. Almost like a spice cake. Taste is very similar but not quite as sweet as the aroma. Full body. Very soft carbonation.
Lmndrsn (25) - Philadlephia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Malty nose with a dash of chocolate and baking spices.
Beautiful , brown- black brutish color. No lacing, thin head.
Tastes like malt and chocolate.
This beer is beautiful.
halfonit (1162) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 11, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Driftwood. Pours black with a thick caramel head. Aroma is of malts, chocolate, slight smoke, and cloves. Flavor is of malts, cloves, chocolate, yeast, and booziness. Full bodied. Leaves a bitter sweet malt, chocolate, and clove finish. Unique.
nick76 (4209) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
The aroma is very spicy with chocolate, cola, molasses, and tasted malt. The appearance is dark brown with a tan head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is smooth. Overall this is good.
Palidor19 (2931) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2013
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Lots of Xmas flavors with taste of nutmeg and coriander. Dark roasted malts with a big astringent aftertaste. Decent beer with a few faults.
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JLLSU (238) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - JAN 10, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber--->tulip. Pours a dark black with a thick tan head and insane lace. Smells of gingerbread and light licorice. Nice pie spice notes and graham cracker in the taste with some roasty bitterness mixed in. Very full bodied palate that I could probably stand a straw up in. Not much alcohol in the taste, but it warms your innards as it goes down. I have a love of spice beers and this one doesn’t disappoint. Seems a bit more on the impy stout side, but whatever. Very nice beer.
patrick767 (3566) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 10, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle - Very dark pour with a lasting tan head. The aroma is of dark fruit and spices. There’s no question that it’s a Belgian style. The taste is of dark fruit and spice but also has a roasted character that dries it out. It’s a full bodied and very enjoyable beer, a fine finish to the series.
badgerben (4391) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JAN 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black color with a small head. Aroma of cinnamon, alspice and a bit of cardamom. Strong cinnamon flavor with moderate hits of alspice and cardamom. Lots of malt character. Light roastiness. Very dry, especially for the flavor profile.
BVery (6072) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Muddy Pig. Dark pour with a creamy tan head. Lots of gingerbread and molasses in this, sweet and spicy. Delicious.
nike (955) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
dark pour (wasn’t expecting black pour), aroma of spice, pine, hop slight malt. Flavors of lightly bitter, well balanced, medium to full body. Borders a light stout than a Belgian Strong Ale. Excellent brew, complex taste of spices, not as sweet as I thought it would be.