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WinterCoat Yule Ale

Brewed by WinterCoat
Style: English Strong Ale
Sabro, Denmark


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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
This beer has been a Christmas tradition in the brewer's home since 1996 and was the beginning of the WinterCoat dream - and with good reason! Its dark colour has a deep, reddish glow, the fruitiness is intense, accentuated by a touch of citrus and balanced by the spiciness which the 3 types of hops contribute in glorious harmony. If only Christmas could last til Easter, as the Danes say...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SinH4 (3194) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle BB 11/16. Dark brown color with beige head. Aroma is dead yeasts, a bit oxidized, spruce. Taste is spruce, spicy, caramel, bitter. Quite a spicy finish. Medium carbonation. Intense. I would not be able to finish a bottle of this on my own.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martin00sr (2786) - Haderslev, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2015
Brown with small offwhite head. Mild malt and caramel aroma. Flavour has dried fruit, brown sugar and warming alcohol. Sweetish and bitter, nicely balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Karstenborg (803) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2014
Clear golden with a off-white head. Aroma is malt, sugar and some spices. Taste is both sweet and sour with notes of malt and caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Plovmand (7882) - Helsinge, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle. It pours brown with a beige head. The aroma is high malty with spicy and light hoppy notes. Light toasted malty with a light sourish note. Some spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7843) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 9, 2014
Tap at the Lord Nelson, Copenhagen. Poured a clear dark amber with a round bubbly white head. The aroma is sweet malt, ripe red berry fruit. The flavour is moderate to strong bitter with a strong rich fruit alcohol spice palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (7057) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2013
Appearance: Cloudy deep brown/amberish color with a fine off white head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Fruity, malty and some spices.
Palate: Medium + body. A bit sweet and an ok bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, malty and some spices.
Overall impression: A little bit so sweet. Otherwise an ok ale.
Personal stats: Bottle from Mr Hyvik.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Valgreen (768) - DENMARK - DEC 7, 2013
Tap @ fairbar Aarhus. Cloudy dark brown, small off white head, okay lacing. Aroma, malty, yeast, roasted notes, spices. Taste, malty, spicy, yeast, hoppy bitter, fruity. Too much carbonation. Nice christmas beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 2, 2013
50cl, at 6.5%Vol, exclusive Danish brew, from the brewery, complex brew, spicy/malty and slightly fruity/roasted, balanced, cloudy, rocky head, nice X-Mas brew

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (9378) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 6, 2013
50 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20101103.
Pours copper color with a minimal head. Aroma of caramel malts, ripe fruits, licorice notes, toffee and some nuts. Flavor of caramel malts, ripe fruit notes, nuts, hay and toffee. Promising aroma but a bit boring flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ration (2138) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2013
This review is exported from olutopas.info with no comment. Original rating date 6.11.2010

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