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

double spiced ale brewed in the tradition of Swedish Glgg

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
magsinva (1207) - Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Bottle - to me, this came off as a higher alcohol version of a typical winter warmer. Well executed, but not exciting.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
krittenhouse (23) - Shelby, USA - JAN 13, 2014
This is an awesome glass of extraordinary flavor. It is smooth, with a fullness to the mouth. The feel is also pleasant. I so needed this tonight!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sharkbcr (160) - Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2014
An interesting Christmas beer. Dark amber color, sweet spice aroma and a minimal head. The orange peel really comes through at first then gives way the spices, the figs give it a sweet finish. Very well done.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (4038) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 10, 2014
bottle - Pours clear amber with a rich fruity, spicy, malty aroma. The flavor is sweet with some alcohol, dark fruit, oranges, and plenty of spice including cinnamon and nutmeg. Good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Bottle...Pour is clear ruby..Nose is spice, orange, bitterness, caramels, toffee..Taste is christmas spices, orange, caramel,bread and some dark fruit.. some bitterness..

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djspe (2) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2014 does not count
A wonderful winter seasonal brew with a bite. I dont taste the figs as much as as orange peel and nutmeg, it definitely hits the mark as an xmas beer. Quite drinkable on its own and wonderful with a warm bowl of curry. Pleasant carbonation, a bit sweeter than I normally like but you cant tell this is a double caliber abv. Would definitely buy again, Im not sure I would want to drink more than one in a sitting though.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nittanyjim (113) - - JAN 6, 2014
Deep copper, slight off white head...nice lacing. Cinnamon and orange nose. Pine and spices are strong at the start, some slight bittering hops mix in. Nice amount of carbonation. Much more complex than Im making it out to be.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nittanytide (279) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Poured a deep ruby with a thin, white head. Aroma of fruitcake, raisins. Taste is malty with a little bit of fruit (cherry?) in there. Much drier finish than I expected.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derek881 (1269) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Poured from the bottle into a pint glass to drink. The beer had a cloudy and hazy deep amber-brown color with a dark orange hue and a large foamy off-white head with average retention, good lacing and cling. Its aroma featured notes of spice, pumpkin, grains, and yeast, along with some fruity and floral tones. The taste was a sweet fruity and floral component mixed with a deeply bitter and sour grainy effect. It is fairly wet and lively with average carbonation and a thinner mouthfeel. Thank you Siobhan!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (4800) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2014
12oz bottle from ABC on Apalachee. Brown pour, off-white head. Aroma is cinnamon spices, dark fruit. Tastes are strong spices - cardamom, clove, cinnamon. Also caramel and dark bread. I would have thought that the strong spices would have put me off, but I like this in comparison to other xmas brews. Its not too sweet.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 12 13 14  15  16 17 18 » 45
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5