_angst_ (4802) - Göteborg, - DEC 25, 2012jookos (6743) - FINLAND - MAR 1, 2017
500 ml bottle courtesy of RoNo. Pours clear amber with a rather small frothy and bubbly goldenish beige head that quickly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is sweet, tiny fruity and malty with sweet dark bread, caramel, orange peal, cloves, cookie dough, grass, toffee, dried apricots, dark grapes, vanilla fudge and hints of unripe banana and glue. Taste is sweet, bitter, fruity, malty and very tiny metallic with sweet dark bread, toffee, figs, caramel, orange peal, grass, pine needles, gingerbread, dried apricots, banana bread and hints of cloves and vanilla fudge. Mouthfeel is round, tiny spicy astringent and medium bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with sweet bread, caramel, toffee, orange peal, figs, ginger and pine needles. Quite tasty malty beer.
bottle. coppery clear. nice smooth caramelly, bit buttery, butterscotchy caramelly nose. medium bodied, tastes a bit herby metallic, slight nutty caramelly. some spicing. malty, caramels, burnt sugary. bit nutty buttery. fine by me. isn’t a really heavily xmassy- spiced drink, unless that buttery thing is it. and it isn’t an unpleasant faulty buttery note, just sorta rounding soothing one. DoubleGee (1) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017 does not count
Great strength with lots of warming flavours present. It’s a pity this beer is not available all year round. One of my favourites. stravale (3055) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JAN 22, 2017
Bottle from Joyces, Athenry 
Milter (905) - Nyborg, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2017
Dark amber, clear, frothy white head
Aroma of sweet caramel fruity malts, light alcohol, quite complex fruity malt
Taste of sweet fruity caramel, soft raisin, fruity malts, soft bitter English hops, slight roast
Palate - Medium carb and body, fairly sweet, quite smooth. Finish of sweet fruity malts
Overall - Better than expected
God, men noget ordinær engelsk strong ale. Tilpas med sødme i smagen. Flot udseende og skum. g_georgiou (565) - CYPRUS - JAN 18, 2017
Clear orange body with a thin white head. Aroma is malty, grainy, toffee. Taste is sweet and light bitter. Watery texture, soft carbonation, light body.
Finn (7513) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2017
Flaske 500ml. Spandert av Rune. Delt med ham og djoeye i WCveien 9 Jan 17. Gyldenbrun. Middels høyt skum med litt farge. Pen kniplingslacing. God aroma av honning & karamell med hint av frukt. Smaken som aromaen. Bra fylde. Grei - men litt tungdrikkelig. Ikke mye julepreg.
Rune (12587) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2017
500ml bottle bought at Systembolaget PK-huset,. Stable pearl white head, spotty lacing. Bright amber in body colour. Smell of dried fruits and caramel. Malt-fruity flavours of honey, caramel and dried fruits, lightly spiced with cinnamon. Malt-fruity end, rather sweet. Fine bodied. Nice, a bit heavy to drink though (Shared with Finn and djoeye at a session in Tromsø, 09.01.2017). djoeye (4605) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2017
Nurmis (629) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 10, 2017
Aroma; honey, caramel, mild dry prunes, xmas raisins. Look; big fine off white head, golden clear body.
Taste; honey, caramel, toffee, apple, dry prunes, some raisins – monotone sweet finish.
Feel; ok. Overall; sweet thing, no holiness.
[50cl.btl 7% BB:# provided by Rune [email protected]
0,5l bottle. Pours reddish with quickly diminishing head. Sweet caramel malts, some spicy notes. Nice body. Subliminal64 (170) - London, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2017
Smells of malts and mild spices. Pours a redish gold colour, and head disappears quick. Taste is of an ale with very mild spice notes. Good carbonation, with very little aftertaste.. Overall I was happy with this one. Will buy again at Christmas.