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RATINGS: 826   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian Christmas ale aged in oak barrels.

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3.4
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2008
(Bottle 75 cl) Courtesy of FlacoAlto. Clear amber golden with a dense and lively lacing beige head. Tart Brettish aroma. Medium body, a little low in carbonation. Fruit and woody accents but also an astringet phenolic finish, that isnt overly pleasant. 190608

3.3
joergen (27984) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2008
Botte #23 at Papsoes blindtasting. Cloudy orange coloured with a huge off white head. Light acidic aroma of wood, fruits and brett. Light acidic flavour of brett, wood and vanilla with notes of hops. Tart finish.

3.3
yespr (44810) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2008
Bottle. Papsoes MadsBerg homecoming blindtasting, bottle #23. Pours slight cloudy orange to brown with a slowly collapsing off-white head. Solid lacto and hoppy aroma. Mild milky note following. Flavour is sour and dry citric with a mild malt note. Dry citric finish. slight milky note into the finish.

3.5
Grovlam (4222) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2008
Bottle. [After party @ Papsoe, thanks buddy] Hazy dark amber color. Aroma of strong bratt, fruit, malt. Over the palate note that sour with good counter sweet fruit and toasted malty notes. Mild floral and hint of spicy feel. Medium bodied with an average carbonation. Moderated sour and sweet flavor. Spicy sour and sweet lingering finish. Quit nice.

4
MrBendo (1064) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2008
Thanks to RagallachMC for the bottle (750ml). Batch (blend) 3. Hazy burnt orange color with a large head. Aroma of brett and malt with a lot of fruitiness (apricot, pear and cherry). Some spiciness in the taste, as well as a little oak. Tangy texture, dry with a lot of fruit/ funk.

4
skoisirius (1909) - Earth, Washington, USA - MAY 22, 2008
750 ml. YUM! Big malty beer with lots and lots of spice notes that tingle the palate while getting hit simultaneously with a blast of oaky goodness! Small hints of possible cherry notes, and overall, a nice big tartly sour finish. One of my favorite from JP!

3.7
DuffMan (10278) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 22, 2008
Deep copper brown, brief scanty head. Very skunky sour aroma. Sour cherry, funky earthy hops, spicey, very woody, puckeringly tart finish. Ive had a few sour ales recently, and they can be hard to sort out on the palate, but this came across as having a bit more spicey and woody character rounding out the sour tartness. Interesting and delicious, but not for everyone (half the table turned away from this one!).

3.5
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2008
Bottle. Pours murky amber Brown. Traditional JP funk and citris. Some oak in the flavor and some light pigmented fruit. A nice dry finish to end glass.

4.1
Drake (13652) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2009 Bottle from Pailhead. Thanks! Poured muddy brown (though I got the end of the bottle) with a big head. Light retention and excellent lacing. Funky, citrus aroma with notes of horse blanket, lemon, grapefruit and caramel. Very smooth. 7/4/8/4/16

750 mL bottle courtesy of a friend. Pours a clear vibrant red color with a large head. Good head retention and lacing. Fairly funky aroma with a cherry and berry notes, almost like mixed berry lifesavers. Taste is also funky with the same berry lifesavers, citrus, cheese. Slightly vegetal. Soft, lively carbonation. Full bodied. This really hit the spot. 9/4/8/4/17

3.7
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - MAY 16, 2008
Draft at Sputyen. Cloudy brown in color with a little off white head. Dark fruity woody aroma. Caramel vanilla notes. Tart dark fruity flavor. Sour notes. Medium bodied. Finish is dry. Very drinkable.


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