mjs (4013) - Helsinki, - DEC 23, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Draught at the brewpub - ABV 7.2 %) The beer poured dark brown and almost clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had malts, yeast and spices. Palate was full bodied and dryish with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, spices, black pepper, sweetness, mildly hops and medium bitterness. Aftertaste was dry and malty.
kraddel (1934) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
pours fuzzy, amber/brown . small white head.
smells sweet, sugar, grains, low carbo . sweet, bit caramel, very earthy yet somewhat í chemicalí . weird !
77ships (3041) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled draft 15 cl.@ Modeste 2013. Murky brown, tanned head. Nose shows the infection, this is infected like all Pakhuis beers. Med. sourness in the nose, fermenting, lightly sour fruits, tart malts coupled with some sweeter malts, bitter herbs & faint spices. Taste is dull dark malts, sweet, BE yeast coupled with some light sour malts, the infection, brown sugar, caramel, sour red fruits in the back, light bitterness & very, very faint vinegar. Fuller esp. for ABV body & near flat. Infection is not that bad & heavier presence of malts masks most of it. Drinkable for Ďt Pakhuis but very dull & not very good.
JorisPPattyn (7547) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught Huge yellow-cream head, very stable over muddy brown beer. Spicy - pine, lavender, resin. Overspiced. Taste is the same as the above, with a sweet background. Gives some balance, but stresses the voluntary "X-mas" flavour. Well-bodied (!) and quite slick, alcoholwarming. It would do well with a venisonroast with rosemary sauce, but in itself, itís something I wonít drink on a whim..
tderoeck (3611) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 3, 2011
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
27/02/2011 - 1L bottle @ home - BB:
15/02/11 15/03/11 (2011-74)
Note: The Best Before Date had manually been changed from 15 Februari to 15 March. Good thing Iím not afraid of beer "gone bad", but still questionable if you ask me.
Clear brown beer, little white head, unstable and non adhesive. Aroma: yeast, spices (cinnamon), sweet caramel, fruity. Very christmassy aroma. Taste: caramel, spices (cloves), dried fruit, somewhat sweet but not cloying. Aftertaste: some hops, pices, citrus, chocolate or mocha.
Fin (6642) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 2010 version at Kerstbier Festival, Essen, Belgique, 19.12.10 This pours with excellent clarity, mid brown yellowing at the edges with off-white head. Really nutty and also fruity beer beer, soft carbonation in the mouth, some lingering sweetness. Fine but nothing special. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1
dnstone (2047) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brownish amber in color with a ring of white head. I was a bit stuffed up when I tasted it, but it wasnt bad.
fonefan (31813) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 12, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 100cl. w. swing top @ home.
Alc. 6.5%. Clear medium amber color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light butter and vinegar. Flavor is moderate to heavy acrid caramel sweet, light to moderate acidic and moderate burnt caramel bitter with a long to average duration, light to moderate vinegar, sour notes. Body is medium, texture is oily and sticky, carbonation is soft. There is clearly something gone wrong, but it is actually not bad despite the acidity. 
Earlier Rating: 2/25/2010 Total Score: 3.1
Bottle 100cl. w. swing top @ 15e Kerstbierfestival 2009, Essen, Belgium.
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, acidic malt, old apples, damp stained, earth, almonds. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, spicy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
armando629 (2324) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 12, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Huisbrouwerij ít Pakhuis, Antwerpen, Belgium.
Nice brown/reddish colored beer with a delicious, creamy tan/beige head. Belgian yeast, fine toasted caramel and mild spicies in the nose with a liqueric character. Smooth mouthfeel with a medium body, well rounded flavor with nice fruity taste of raisins, honey, nice malt based feeling. Fine liqeric and toasted aftertaste whit a pleasant alcohol-warming...
Bart (2944) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 16, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Huisbrouwerij ít Pakhuis in Antwerp. Darker amber coloured beer with some slight carbonation and an average off-white head. Malty sweet aroma. Medium to full palate. Finish is bitter sweet touched with some slight malty and alcholic hints. Nicely balanced, easy drinkable. Nice brew.