overall
97
99
style
Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Traditional Ale
Drammen, Norway

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 402   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a strong hearty festival beer for those good relaxing moments when you are cuddling up in front of a roaring fire feeling the warmth from both beer and flames.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerGantzel (382) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2016
Aroma of coffee and chocolate with spicy notes. Black with a little light brown head. Medium-high sweetness and light-medium bitterness. Creamy texture, full body. Very tasteful Christmas ale.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
josanguapo (1319) - SPAIN - OCT 15, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2016 From Zombier. In Teku glass. Watching Los Soprano 4x10-11. Pretty smoky, not so much to make it disgusting but enough to not make it easy to drink. ABV well hidden. Low on foam

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OminouSC2 (521) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2016
Dark brown ale. Herbal armoa, (my wife mentioned shampoo), some chocolate. Starts off with some dark malt and chocolate, some spices and a slight bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (2946) - GREECE - JUL 6, 2016
500 ml bottle. Dark brown color with beige head. Malty aroma, caramel, some chocolate notes, dark dried fruits, some smoked notes, spicy too. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alvaro78 (305) - Sevilla, SPAIN - JUN 29, 2016
En aroma domina el ahumado intenso pero agradable Buen aspecto negro con espuma abundante y persistente color beige En boca al principio maltoso que dura muy poco para entrar el ahumado potente pero agradable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lacho (85) - USA - MAY 24, 2016
Dark pour, thick foamy caramel colored head. Aromas of raisin and licorice. First taste is potent, with the alcohol level very subdued. Amazing beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyF (1051) - rebro, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2016
Flaska frn SB. Svart med ljusbrunt skum. Doft av choklad och hasselntsglass. Kaffe med mjlk och choklad i smaken.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SvanteL (391) - SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2016
Batch 655 frn 2013: Svart med brunt skum. Maltig doft med rostade toner, choklad, lakrits, lder, lite mrk torkar frukt och aningen rk. ven i smaken finns en ltt rkighet och stora rostade toner med choklad, kaffe och lakrits och lite pralinstma. En mycket trevlig jull, fyllig, smakrik och vlbalanserad med den lilla rkigheten. Den har helt klart rundat till sig under lagringen, mums.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (4152) - Troms, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2015
Look; beige bigtop, ultra dark mahogany-cherry body. Aroma; roasted malts, tar, dust, attic, liquorice. Taste; roasted malts, liquorice, orange flavoured dark chocolate, tar, moon anise - finishes salty malty. Palate, good feel, smooth. Overall traditional ale, grandfathers eve sipper? [50cl brown btl, 9%abv, BB14.10.17 #918, [email protected]]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bbertels (436) - NORWAY - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle. Nice brown colour and moderate head. Rich, rich and rich - and some bitterness. A real winterwarmer!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 41
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5