Lubiere (11014) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep clear brown ale with burgundy hues, and a thick oka head. A pleasant herbal aroma, slight caramel, currants and alcohol. In mouth, a sweet caramel with nice light maple, light hopping, cointreau overtones, lacking a bit in body, but overall, a very nice x-mas ale with warming alcohol. Bottle at Oud Arsenaal, 1.90 Euro, Nov. 2006.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Name: Winterkoninkske (Winter King)
opaque dark rupy red, whispy beige head, frop of lace, nice ripe fig aroma, rich dark fruit flavor, good chocolate, a hint of tartness, a touch of alcohol, strong solvent character,
Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 3/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 5/20
FatPhil (10724) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 17, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle - - Pikkulintu, Helsinki
Massively fruity berry aroma, some christmassy spice. Sweet cakey taste, spice, berries. Soft and well-balanced - not caricatured, but definitely strongly themed.
BeerandBlues2 (10715) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 30, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle purchased at Liquor Max in Loveland, CO. Pours clear dark brown with an average, fizzy, light brown head, diminishing with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, caramel, straw), average hops (herbs, grass), average yeast (earth, leaves) with notes of plum. Full bodied, creamy texture, lively carbonation, and a chalky finish. Average duration, moderate sweetness, light acidity and bitterness.
madsberg (10684) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Dark brownish coloured. LIght brown head. Plums, alcohol and some brown sugary sweetness. Flavour of brown sugar, some caramel, light spice and alcohol. Medium bodied. Ends on a plummy alcohol note.
jtclockwork (10663) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Decent dark winter ale. Slight licorice notes. Light and airy for the style. A little sweet finish. Rated 4/12/10
Bov (10377) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 7, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
clear hazy brown colour, little foam, malty, yeasty and nutty, touch of spices, earthy, sweet and medium-bodied, malty and earthy finish
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy brown with tiny off white head. Sweet aroma with caramel, ripe fruits and yeast. Sweet flavor with raisins, plums and anise. Lacks complexity...
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUN 23, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Botella. Rating no. 5400. Unclear dark red brown colour. Beige steady medium head. Sweet spiced dark fruity aroma. Good mouthfeel. The flavour is sweet and spiced with dark malts and a pleasant bitterness. Spiced dark maly bit sweet finish.
daknole (10255) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice brown pour, tan head. Nice fruity nose, good yeast, sweet cake. Flavor is sweet, fruity, caramel, yeasty goodness.