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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1813) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Ruddy pour, minimal offwhite head. Aroma of figs, fruit, spices, and pine. Flavor is spruce, figs, orange, spices, cloves, nutmeg. Christmas tree in a bottle. Tasty, if a little too sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (2871) - New York, TURKEY - JAN 13, 2015
Draught at Blind Pig. Dark amber with reddish tint, medium creamy beige head, strong spicy aroma with cinnamon and nutmeg flavors, low carbonation, very spicy taste with strong cinnamon presence, long finish with a bitter aftertaste. Very glogg-like indeed! It was too un-beer-like for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Rated based on notes taken on 26 Dec 2014 -- Sample poured from the bottle. A very well spiced winter ale, but other than that a little unremarkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lownote (583) - Austin, Alabama, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Poured from bottle into a tulip glass l. Light brown with hints of red with a thick brownish head. Smells spicy. And a little malty. Taste is a punch of spices: cinnamon, Christmas like stuff. Get a bit of citrus but its light. Not sweet. Thin mouth feel. Sharp carbonation. Just feels overly spiced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (1576) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Pours a dark mahogany with a small white head. Aroma is lots of spices and some caramel. Flavor is sweet fig and spices. The spices are heavy, but dont overpower the beer. This is very well done and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dyetube (1378) - Hurst, Texas, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle from market street. Pours a reddish brown color with a thin white head. The aromas are bergamot, fig, cinnamon. The mouthfeel is watery, sweet and had a medium body with good carbonation. Cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
umich03jm (3513) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle. Reddish brown pour with a very small head. Aroma is a spice bomb. All spice, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. Tastes like a sweet spice bomb. Burnt sugar and spices dominate. Some light toffee too. Medium body. Overall, too sweet and too much spice but its not terrible.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
whynot44 (10) - Independence, Missouri, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Clear dark amber color with a modest white head that dissipated quickly. The aroma is all spice - nutmeg, cardamom, ginger?, who knows? The tastes is also heavy on the spices upfront, after that subsides you can detect a definite fig and malt background but it is overwhelmed by the spices. This one is actually better warm as the background tastes come out a little more. Light/medium bodied. Overall, not a style Im fond of but a lighter touch on the spices would make this more palatable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jethro6191 (508) - Indiana, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Pours Amber with a thin wispy off-white head. Ginger, allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon aromas. This is a big spice bomb that is heavy on the ginger. There is some earthiness in the finish and a hint of cinnamon. The mouthfeel is malty with moderate carbonation. Medium to full body with a little warming alcohol. It took me a while to get used the the spiciness, but the flavor improved as it warmed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Tap, amber pour, off white head, nose is spices, taste is strong, boozy, more spices

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