Ratman197 (10850) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 28, 2005
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
.5 liter bottle poured a clear amber with a small, lasting amber head. Aromas of sweet malt, carmel, and a hint of fruitiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of sweet malt, carmel, and dried fruit with a semi dry, sweet, lingering finish.
mjg74 (2720) - Salem, Oregon, USA - DEC 26, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Pours a light orange color. Minimal head. Aroma is sweet and malty. A little fruity as well. Sweet/roasty malts right up front. Light roasted malt flavor throughout. Fairly mild, but still tasty.
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2005
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear orange with a dense off white head. Malty and sweet aroma with notes of grain and a light caramel touch. Malty, light brewmash sour flavor with a buttery sweetness. Dry sticky finish.
Kinz (3459) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - DEC 17, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Light copper, quickly fading small head. Aroma was mostly caramel, a tinge of lemongrass. Flavor matched. A bit watery, and the touch of sourness was unappealing. Malt driven flavors, but not ones that I enjoyed.
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - DEC 16, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
New in our area for winter 2005. Dark amber, medium head, good lacing. Aroma was sweet and slightly spiced (like nutmeg maybe). Taste was medium thick and mostly caramel sweet with a dry and somewhat earthy finish.
HenrikSoegaard (11278) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2005
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Frothy good mostly lasting head. Nice orange colour. Week bur delicate aroma. Very bitter finish, but otherwise not that powerfull. Nice palate.
Skinnyviking (7595) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2005
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. White head. Golden body. Aroma of malts and fruits. Caramel / malt flavour with just a hint of hops and coffee. More taste please!
FrankJohansen (3605) - Sabro, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2005
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Orange colour with a medium creamy somewhat lasting head. Sweet malty aroma. Taste of fruit and spices. Average lasting taste
pivnizub (9166) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - NOV 14, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Copper coloured, thin, fluffy off-white head; malty nose (caramel&faint traces of molasses) with a touch of aromatic(!) hops; slightly sweetish malty taste in the beginning, becoming quickly dryer in the mouth; mild bitter flavour; malty and fruity finish with a moderate bitterness; well balanced, well drinkable !
ChillCoat (1029) - Concord, California, USA - NOV 2, 2005
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Pours a bit murky. Amber colored with a white head. Yeasty aroma with notes of cherries, malt and caramel. Flavor is malty with planty of dark fruit notes. Somewhat watery and the carbonation seems somewhat flat. Finishes sweet but clean.