RATINGS: 444   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%

double spiced ale brewed in the tradition of Swedish Glgg

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Tejas (1004) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 16, 2014
I don't know what the spice is in this but if I were to guess, I'd guess ginger. Nevertheless, it's way too much. Very unbalanced and undrinkable. Drain pour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kramer (6570) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear dark chestnut body under a one finger frothy off-white head. The nose is super crazy spicy, huge amounts of cinnamon, nutmeg, maybe some ginger, orange peel, and fairly heavy sweetness. The flavor is just as over loaded with spices as the aroma was showing. The cinnamon and ginger are so heavy they almost burn the tongue. The sweetness is even muted by the heavy spice, and I know that theres a heavy and sweet malt base down there. Medium bodied with a sticky and clingy finish and lots of fizzy carbonation. Not an easy drinking beer, thankfully this one is only a 12 oz bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
akoeninger (740) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Reddish, strong spiced aroma with hints of black pepper and ginger. Spiced and caramel malt flavor. Spicy after taste. Fully body. This beer is all spice but very good. It's not something you would drink a few of. Best drunk as part of winter celebrating and full festive meals as an after dinner drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lstorie3 (23) - Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours a copper reddish with a very small slight off white head. Head dissipates rather quickly. Smell is cloves and banana and cinnamon and bubble gum. My God it smells like Christmas. Medium mouthfeel with plenty of carbonation. The taste is very interesting. It was a good bit piney-er than I expected. A bit of alcohol warmth. Honestly, theres a little too much going on tastewise - all the smells are represented in the flavor - maybe just a bit too much. Not really sure if I like the taste, but I know I like the smell a whole lot more.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrmartin (780) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Clear brown red pour and no head. heavily spiced, cloves and piney hops nose light, slightly sticky body. bitter clean spiced finish

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (2863) - Richmond, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2014 Deep clear reddish brown with a cream colored head. Aroma of pumpkin pie, clove, fig, berries, and pine. Taste is well spiced, malty and slightly sweet, just barely boozy, and a little bitter. Medium-full bodied. Very well done; lots of spice/holiday flavors without overdoing it or lacking the necessary backbone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FemaleBrewRevu (4) - Troy, New York, USA - DEC 4, 2014 does not count
Tap-Dark Amber in color. Cream colored one finger head. Wonderful cinnamon and nutmeg up front and a malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (1147) - Bavaria, GERMANY - DEC 4, 2014
On draft. Copper with off white head. Cinnamon and nutmeg aroma. Similar taste with some citrus. Pretty good one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettTaylor (761) - Radford, Virginia, USA - DEC 4, 2014
Pours a copper color with light khaki head (1 finger). Nice aromas of spices (cinnamon, nutmeg), fig, malt. Nice balanced flavors - spices, fig, malt, and a touch of alcohol. Very nice for the season.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jflopsu (1520) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Pours a clear dark amber. Has a sweet spice aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg and some peppermint. Has a strong spice flavor of cinnamon and nutmeg with malts and some caramel. Has a lingering bitter malt and spices tastes like Christmas!

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