chrisv10 (9687) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Clear very dark brown with big beige head. Aroma is malt, chocolate, yeast and caramel. Flavour is malt, yeast, chocolate, dried fruits, sweet and caramel.
Rasmus40 (9588) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear reddish with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and a little alcohol. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish with warming alcohol. 180112
madsberg (9530) - 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.
Lubiere (9301) - 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.
BeerandBlues2 (8986) - Hanover, Maryland, 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.
Bov (8967) - 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
Ratman197 (8830) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 25, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle poured a clear dark mahogany with ruby highlights and a small lingering amber head. Aromas of pear, apple, carmel, yeast, light spice and a hint of brown sugar. Palate was medium bodied and smooth withj a slightly dry finish. Flavors of carmel, tobacco, toffee, light spice and hints of fig and raisin with a smooth slightly dry bittersweet finish.
pivnizub (8531) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Deep chestnit-amber coloured, bigger stable off-white head; moderate to solid sweet-spicy nose: caramel, (dried) fruits and x-mas spices like cinnamon plus traces of chocolate; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied; increasing bitterness towards the caramelly and vinous-fruity finish. Nice, very nice.....
hopscotch (8458) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2003
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Murky, mohagony ale with a large, fizzy, khaki-colored head. No real retention.
Malty aroma with notes of cola, light molasses, dark bread and dates.
Medium-bodied, regardless of the ABV. Sweet, malty dates, toasted marshmallows with a hint of milk chocolate. An astringent, bone-dry, lightly bitter finish. Leaves the mouth feeling very dry for minutes.
hopdog (8444) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2005
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a dark, murky reddish-brown color with a smaller tan head. Aromas and tastes of plums, raisins and molasses. Malty. Aromas are stronger than the tastes. Dry finish.