nybol (2201) - DENMARK - DEC 24, 2016 Belgo (154) - Køge, - OCT 25, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours black with a nice thick espresso coloured head. The head retention isn’t too good though - hence the less than perfect score for appearance. The aroma at first is dominated by roasted malts and ginger. After a while the cocoa bits start showing up as well. On the palate it is rather light wiht lots of chocolate flavours and a nice hoppy note. Pretty long finish. A very nice beer that I’ll drink again. And for me, that’s a big thing with Christmas beers...... This one stands out as being a balanced beer without excessive alcohol.
Kardemomme? Den smager meget af julekage. Ellers en god sødme, og smagen af jul fortager sig langsomt som man kommer gennem øllen, og bliver god bitter i stedet for. altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 31, 2015
3/18/2012 3:02:06 PM Bottle from Saveur Bière. Dark brown body with huge head. Nose of spices, ginger and cinammon. Taste is also quite spicy, some malts and caramel with cinnamon notes. Then the ginger kicks in at the end turning into a sweetbread flavour. Not really my type of beer. But can enjoy its uniqueness. There is a BrewDog! TorbenJensen (1528) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2015
The aroma in the dense light brown foam reveals cinnamon, clove and an unusual scent of brown cakes. The taste has sweetness at the same cookie-like manner. There is also a pleasant taste of roasted malt with cocoa tones in the background. Hop bitterness is long and continuously and slightly ripe fruit in the luggage. Clove and orange peel takes you briefly from the many flavors. Stuu666 (13433) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, tastes a bit like mince pie. Light fruit, dry spices, a bit thin though. weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
Bottle at home. Dark brown with a thin off white head. Smell is very my type, cinnamon, spice, Jamaica cake and ginger. Flavour has some more Jamaica loaf or cake whatever it’s called, spicy finish, low carbonation. Would drink again, especially at xmas, I do love a xmas beer at xmas.
allmyvinyl (10624) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle from Brewdog online shop. Pours dark brown, thin creamy head. Spicy aromas, raisins, gingerbread. Taste is similar, but a little thin. kermis (13481) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle at La Capsule. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is pure Christmas pudding, nutmeg, raisin, cinnamon. Flavour is light moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation. VastActiv (7134) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 30, 2013
Bottle 0.33l from local market. Originally rated 06122011. Colour is dark brown with small head. Aromas and flavours: Spices, sweetness, ginger and malts. Lilja (3170) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Mörk och skummig. Vattning, tunn och besk. En besvikelse från ett annars fantastiskt bryggeri. Svesse (8601) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2013
(Bottle) Dark brown colour with frothy, beige head. Malty spicy nose with ginger, liquorice, dark bread, ginger biscuits, brown sugar and a touch of chocolate. Malty, spicy taste with notes of ginger, liquorice, cocoa, black rye bread, lots of gingerbread and a certain spicy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, mainly dry. Brings me back to mom’s gingerbread at Christmas (and makes me sound a bit like Proust...). Quite nice.