Brewed by Thisted Bryghus
Style: Heller Bock
Thisted, Denmark
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein


on tap


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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - NOV 17, 2006
Bottle. Nice golden colour. Malty and bit fruity aroma of raspberries and strawberries. Average whitish lasting head. Malty aroma. Sweet malty flavour with some fruitiness. Bitter hoppy end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beermouth (435) - Langeskov, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2006 Golden yellow with reddish notes and a super white rocky head. Smoke, spice, hay and cane sugar. nice balance and body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Haack (101) - Hornslet, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2006
Bottle. it has a very nice head and a nice malt aroma. I though strong beers like this one would be more sweet than it was. It had a nice color.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cheeta (1181) - Langå, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2006
Moderate malty beer. With a large white head and mostly diminishing. The body is light brown with a good leasing head. Flavor is moderate, duration average. I like it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (8073) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2006
Bottle. White lasting head. Clear golden body. Malt aroma. The flavor not with the expected bitterness actually it is quite sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
highlandlad (1448) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - JAN 21, 2006
An untypical Christmas beer out of Denmark. Feels a bit like a Duvel clone but without as much character. Intense gold colour with a solid, lasting plug of foam. Surprisingly soft aroma for a 7.9% abv bock. Very light pale malts, a hint of sticky wine and some grassiness. Remiscent of Duvel or perhaps Carlsberg Special Brew. Still, there’s not a great deal going on there. Medium bodied, with quite an oily mouthfeel. Nice soft carbonation. The flavour mix is as subtle as the aroma: sweet and malty, with faint spices, tropical fruit and some peppery bitterness in the finish. Again, very much like Duvel. Very drinkable for its strength but a little short on character. (33cl bottle, trade with Papsoe - thanks Henrik!, bb 23/4/06)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (15762) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2010 Bottled. Golden with a small off-white head. Light malty aroma with some hay. Sweet malty flavor with too much hops for a christmas beer. Stinging bitterness in the finish, and some alcohol. Rating:4-2-5-3-11-2.5. 061115

Bottle, courtesy of fonefan. As Jul i Underhuset. A clear, golden beer with an off-white head. Alcohol, malty sweetness and fruit notes in the aroma. Quite weak. Sweet, fruity flavor with some alcohol. Medium to full body with a certain warmth. Decent bitterness in the finish. A rather uninteresting beer, but maybe with some sandwiches. 091024

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (5176) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2009 Bottled. Very bright golden. Almost no head. A pleasant sweet taste and aftertaste. Went well together with cheese. A different Christmas beer. KI=0

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - DEC 19, 2005
Pours dark golden. Aroma rather skunky, but gets better as the beer warms. A nice bitterness in the flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (12054) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2005
Bottle. Creamy white fair mostly deminishing head. Warm yellow colour. Moderate malty aroma. Nice flavour and palate. A nice beer.

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