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Ugly Duck Ugly Christmas

Brewed by Indslev Bryggeri
Style: Brown Ale
Nr. Aaby, Denmark


on tap

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
No commercial description

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (12935) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2015
KRS 240115. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, pine, caramel. Flavour is roasted malt, hop, caramel, yeast, grain, coffee, nuts. Medium body. OK beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (5457) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 7, 2015
(Bottle, 0.33 l - BB 25.02.2016, at Pikkulintu, 20150507) The beer poured clear and very dark brown. Its head was medium sized, almost white and it lasted long. Aroma had malts, molasses and unfermented malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, fruitiness, citricness, molasses, caramel and bitterness. Aftertaste had molasses, malts and bitterness. A brew that mostly brings memories of the molasses pellets I’ve tasted while I was a child. But as it was back then it is also now: too much molasses is not good anymore.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (18948) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
20th April 2015
Hazy deep red - amber beer, tidy cream colour head. Palate is mildly minerally crisp. Rich malts, little dark toffee and thin cream. Ripe fruits in the end, some prune. Trace of esters. Crisp finish. All about the malts here. Okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAR 13, 2015
0.33 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Reddish brown color. Sweet raisiny, figgy and toffeish aroma. Sweet taste with raisiny caramel, toffee, dark sugar, cocoa and bitter caramel. Full body. Fairly caramelly taste, which I don’t normally like, but this one goes down well.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (6709) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, some roasted notes, caramel and yeast. Flavor is sweet and malty with some roasted notes, grains and caramel. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15606) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle. An almost clear one, dark amber to brown in color and with a dense, finger-thick light beige head. The aroma is roasted and caramelish, with a pleasant hoppyness. Nuts and a touch of coffee. It’s quite bitter on the palate, medium to full-bodied and with a pleasant carbonation level. Roasted malts, nuts, caramel and hoppy bitterness in the flavor, lasting for a good while. Quite tasteful this one, and dangerously easy drinkable. 150124

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (9820) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours hazy reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, cinnamon, dried fruits and spices. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long caramel and spiced finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (2511) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 5, 2015
Lukt: Syrlig duft av frukter, rosin og krydder.
Utseende: Brun farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt lag skum, ring langs kant.
Smak: Smak av rosin, sjokolade og krydder.
Hvor: Kjøpt@VP Bryne, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting med Gorm
Medium: Flaske@330ml, ABV@7,5%, Når@2014.01.05

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorm (1834) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 5, 2015
Klar mørk amber farve med beige skum. Lukt av malt, karamell, frukt og krydder. Smak av malt, karamell, frukt og krydder. Bittersøt maltavslutning. Vinmonopolet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1465) - Bodø, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle at home. The color is clear, deep, reddish brown topped with a creamy, light beige head. Sweet aroma of dried fruit, chocolate, fruity hops, coffee, pine needles and leather. The flavor has more fruity hops with pine and grapefruit, and roasted malt and coffee lingering in the background. Has a slick mouth feel, and a balanced bitterness. A nice ale with a fine mix of roasted malt and fruity hops.

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