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Brewed by Hook Norton
Style: English Strong Ale
Hook Norton, England

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RATINGS: 377   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, Pasteurised.
Twelve Days is a dark brown strong beer brewed for Christmas. A finely balanced ale, lightly hopped with a strong malt and nutty flavor. The strength gives the beer a smooth lingering aftertaste. A definite ale to savour.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (12071) - Troms, NORWAY - JAN 5, 2014
500ml bottle from Vinmonopolet, Bestillingsutvalget. Deep mahogany coloured body with an initially huge beige head that stayed for a while leaving fragile lacework behind. Malt-fruity aroma, mid-sweet and mid-dry. Nicely roasted malty taste of nuts and caramel. Dark fruits beneath. Bittersweet ending with a pleasant touch of resin. Fine bodied. A likable malty beer enjoyed on a Saturday eve at home in Troms 04.01.2014.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (12031) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2008
a little faint aroma, cereral, roasted stuff. clear amber/brown, white head. flavor is roasted grains, slight sawdust, kinda grainy, but nice. also very slightly smoked notes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (11839) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2009
Tasty, drinkable bottle obtained recently from Premiere Gourmet. Pours reddish brown with spicey nose. Nicely integrated spiciness, though not thick mouthfeel, caramel makes it a breeze to drink. Reports in nicely with its a.b.v. you can still function. Satisfying aftertaste. A bit of ginger and cinammon.Bee-aye #3600.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (11747) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2013
Bottle @ Studenterbaren, rhus. Pours brown with a fading offwhite head. Aroma of malt, coffee, licorice, spice. Flavor is malt, light coffee notes, licorice, wood, light fruity, spice. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 161113

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (11655) - Sborg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2005
Bottled: Amber coloured. Clear. Dark beige head. Aroma of malts, light hops and spices. Fruity and hoppy flavour. Quite pleasant and refreshing. Is light bitter and fruity in the end . Nice one.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 15, 2009

Date: December 03, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ale Atlanta
Appearance: clear dark brown, wispy beige head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet chocolate aroma, sweet dark fruits, light spicyness
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, touch of caramel sweetness, balancing earthyness keeps it pretty dry, light essence of dark fruits, hint of spicyness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10664) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 28, 2007
Bottle. Brown colour with a medium bubbly average lasting white head. Strong malty, fruity hops and dark fruits in the aroma. Flavour is quite malty, sweet fruity, plum and raisins, some nuts, moderate hoppiness. A very tasty Christmas ale indeed!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (10515) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle from SuperBest Amar Foodmarket, CPH - dark sienna/brown pour with a nice beige head. Aroma and taste is caramel malty, toffee, nutty, knkbrd, some dark fruits, some nice spicy nuances, pretty satisfying overall.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10486) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2008
Brown with medium beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt and caramel. Somewhat sweet flavour with spicy and chemical notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (10465) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2007
Bottle from Capones. Deep brown with off-white head. Aroma is caramel malt, fig, hops, spice, with a noble hop, raisin, and spicy malty flavor.


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