Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 24, 2011
courtesy of Per - slightly hazy reddish-brown in colour and with a solid creamy beige foam; earthy aroma with fair notes of cinnamon and nutmeg; overcarbonated and medium-bodied, some sweetness and a late tart bitterness; long and robust overwhelming spicy finish - unbalanced Pinball (12155) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2010
clear amber , no head.
faint aroma, malts and caramel.
flavor is spicy, caramelly, faint malty. bitter.
gyllenbock (9177) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2010
Reddish brown with a small beige head. The aroma was subtle in terms of spices. Tasted mostly malt and spices, also some chocolate. A lot of carbonation. Drinkable but nothing sensational. Svesse (8601) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2011
(Bottle) Dark brown colour with huge, foamy, beige head, leaving traces of lacing. Malty, roasted, spicy nose with anise, liquorice, ginger, clove, nutmeg, chocolate, wort and dark bread. Roasted, spicy taste with notes of liquorice, anise, clove, ginger, chocolate, orange peel, caramel and dark bread. Finish is quite spicy, with a mild bitterness. Medium body with a slightly spritzy mouthfeel. Balanced sweetness. Very spicy and quite nice beer. Cunningham (7982) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2012 Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Spicy nose, dark malt, vanilla, cinnamon. Complex flavour, dark malt, christmas spices :-)
Nisse666 (7433) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2011
Bottle from SB cons 2011-04-06 Göteborg
AR: christmas cloves, sourness, brown farin sugar, roasted malt
AP: semi dark brown, wee fizzy bubbles 4 cm in height, but turns into steady rocky head
F: first a bit watery, then cloves, growing into the bitter, a bit chocolatt story, but the is something sour that is lurking - that isn’t at all exciting. Wee vinos feeling SaintMatty (7364) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2010
500ml Bottle (Tack Nina :) ) - Dark brown with some red tinges when held to the light. Spicy aroma with hints of spiced orange, nutmeg, cinnamon and fruitcake. Spicy, fruity and slightly sweet taste with fruitcake, spiced orange and hints of Christmas pudding. Rather complex and there’s a lot going on, but I don’t think I’d be able to drink too much of it. olsvammel (7225) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2010
Bottle from Systembolaget. It poured a dark hazy amber liquid with a big beige head. Smell of spices, orange peels, star anis, cloves, vanilla and chocolate. Similar taste but also some caramel malt. Mostly smooth mouthfeel with a thick body and medium amount of carbonation. Nice balance with the spices, none of them takes over but still enough to make it interesting. larsniclas (7075) - Billdal, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2010
Bottled from Systembolaget
Very dark brown. Medium, beige head.
Spicy aroma along with som metallic notes.
Spicy flavour as well; wormwood, chocolate...
Medium, dry bitterness. ekstedt (6782) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2010
Bottle (50 cl) from systembolaget. Clear red/brown, medium off-white head. Caramelly malt aroma with spices and citric hops. Some sweetness, followed by a firm bitterness. Odd combo of spices and strong hoppiness.