camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - NOV 18, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber in color . Toasty malt flavor. Citrus , Caramel and dark berry notes. Good winter beer
RABinCO (1508) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours ruby amber. Slight off-white head. Slightly spicy, malty aroma. Taste is a sweet, creamy lager. with a nice hop bite.
shrubber85 (10670) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Berry/apple malt aroma. Amber with moderate head. Sweet berry malt and moderately bitter citrus peel flavor. Nice body. Very good.
PorterPounder (7315) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tallahassee, Fl - New Leaf Market - 12 oz bottle. Dark copper pour, thickish off-white head that sticks around a while and leaves a bit of lacing. Aroma has some nutty accents, a hint of caramel. Full-bodied flavor with some caramel sweetness, some cotton candy hints, a wee bit of bourbon-like booziness. Thickish mouthfeel. Overall, a decent winter warmer.
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours copper amber with a sand coloured head. The aroma holds mild grapefruit, apricot/orange marmalade, ginger, rosemary, flowers, honey, bread, toffee, caramel, butter, grain and cookies. The flavour is light to medium sweet, light to medium bitter and tiny acidic with mild citrus, flowers, light herbs/grass, bread, caramel and cookies. The mouthfeel is round and soft with a near medium carbonation. Balanced bitter and soft malty finish. Near medium bodied.
VsXsV (3920) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Clear red/amber liquid with medium off-white head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, red berries, caramel, biscuit, tropical fruit and bread. Nice. Taste is dry and medium bitter with a nice caramelly malt base and some fruity hops. Medium bodied with a bit high carbonation. Pretty decent stuff.
Linnet (1673) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Ar: jam, marmalade, honey, alcohol, discrete fruitiness and hop profile, although it is clearly there. Oranges and citric notes.
Ap: deep amber colour, medium beige head.
F: big bite up front, thick malt profile, jam, marmalade, caramel, short aftertaste.
M: overly carbonated.
SaintMatty (6804) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355ml Bottle - Dark amber with a foamy head. Fruity, malty and slightly spicy aroma with notes of rum and fruitcake. Fruity, malty and slightly sweet taste with notes of sultanas, raisins, ginger and grapefruit.
Chuckaduck (674) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - NOV 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a clear dark amber with a red fluffy white head. Aroma is spicy, herbal, fruity, citrus. Taste is spicy, herbal, bitter lemon peel, citrus; pretty good. Some lacing, nice full mouth feel. Try this one out.
Thisis12ptfont (1107) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - NOV 10, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Aroma is generously hopped with a slight pine smell. Deep ruby/amber with a quick dissipating foam. Immense and full bodied with complex flavors of wheat, heavy caramel, molasses, brown sugar and oats. Booze is very well masked. Overall, this is absolutely fantastic. A genius winter ale with a hop dryness upfront and a very sweet finish leaving you a pleasant alcohol warmth.