Listigovers (1085) - Toronto, Ontario, - DEC 26, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
A truly wonderful brew! A strong sweet winey aroma with lots of spice. This is absolutely the definition of a full bodied beer, it will warm you to the core on the coldest of winter nights. Perfectly spiced, with no specific flavour overpowering the others, which is a serious issue with some of the winter beers I have tried. Perfectly smoothed, tingles the tongue, lovely. Highly recommended for anyone.
tekstr1der (475) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 16, 2017
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Ruddy brown pour with everlasting tan foam. Aroma is malty and semi sweet with some astringent, somewhat sour/metallic notes. Flavor follows very closely. Having just had Rochefort 8 and regularly drinking Chimay Blue, this was a letdown for sure. The pink elephant had done well for me in the past, but not so much with this one. Okay, and drinkable for sure, but expectations were so high.
hawthorne00 (3802) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 16, 2017
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Deep clear red with a very large off white head. Aroma of caramelised bananas, raisins, prunes, mace, aniseed. Full bodied, not terribly syrupy or boozy. Moderate carbonation. Some roasted flavours join the dried and stewed fruit and the finish is drier than expected with moderate bitterness. Licorice and aniseed hang around. Good.
msbernac (2433) - Krakow, POLAND - FEB 21, 2017
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance-ruby, hazy, white foam
Taste-medium sweetness, lightly sour, lightly bitter,
Palate-full body, sticky, lively, long finish,
john44 (2986) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2017
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. As "Delirium Christmas" - Dark Amber. Strong, sweet (syrupy), very fruity and spicy ale. Fruits (cherry, citrus, apple). Malty, caramel, brown sugar. Yeasty. Warming in the finish, but alcohol well hidden. (2008)
MisoW (3534) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 10, 2017
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Porušenie deep amber color, huge white head. Aroma of strawberries, caramel, cherries, herbal. Taste is sweet, strawberries, cinnamon, cherries, caramel.
ozzy70 (1050) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 29, 2017
3.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. Pour was dark amber, lasting off white head. Aroma of dark fruit, caramel, yeast, raisin. Taste was moderate sweet, spices, dark fruits, alcohol.
Rod_beer (65) - DF, MEXICO - JAN 26, 2017
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy brown colour, thick beige head with long time lacing. Fruity aroma, like a christmas fruitcake, cherrys, caramel, molasses, cinnamon and malt. Balanced taste between sweet and bitter, very fruity flavor, hints of cinnamon and other spices, caramel, nuts and malt. Medium to full body, slightly astringent sensation on the end, the alcohol taste and sensation is present from the start to the end. Very good, should be available all year long.
phranq (149) - - JAN 25, 2017
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Probably 4 year old bottle. Pours brown red with offwhite head. Lots of floating yeast? Boozy smell of malt. Taste is ok roasted malts and biscuit.
DarkMagus (527) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 24, 2017
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a slightly hazy reddish color with a thick fluffy white head. No yeast sediment in the glass at all. Aroma of sugar cookie, caramel, spiced rum, dried dark fruits, candi sugar, and a hint of alcohol. Flavors were similar with lots of candi sugar, spices, cookie/biscuit, warming alcohol and a very slight bitterness. Thick and syrupy mouthfeel, very well carbonated, with a slick and sticky mouthfeel. A great beer. I prefer it to the regular DT.
gyhallmanti (397) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2017
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
33cl bottle at home. Pours a clear ruby colour with a creamy off white head which lingers for a long time. Aroma of spices, caramel, yeast, toffee, prunes, dried fruits. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter with a acidic finish. Notes of spices, dark malts, apple juices, raisins, prunes, yeast. Texture is oily, medium bodied with medium carbonation.