tdtm82 (1701) - Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2016
Bottle, SX Bottle Share, 05/01/2016.
Beige lacing. Opaque chocolate. Huge chocolate, Christmas cake, leather, vanilla. Taste is Galaxy chocolate, smoke, leather. Velvet. Cinnamon. Tar. Motor oil. Creme. AWISLguy (3109) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 31, 2015
650ml bottle cellared 3 years and shared by all during the family Christmas vertical with the 08/09/10/11/12. Thanks for the help, bro, in acquiring these. Brownish/black pour. Big Christmas spice nose. Allspice, nutmeg, ginger, cloves. Quite sweet smelling, and cloyingly so in the taste. Too much, and perhaps should have been laid down longer to mellow? 12.9 gerbewa (253) - - DEC 24, 2015
Hmmm. What the heck is this beer. Smells different every time I try it. It’s good but only for one.... Maybe a half unclemike (3124) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - OCT 19, 2015
found in back of refrigerator Poured a dark color with a dark tan head. Aroma was some Christmas spices - touch of cinnamon, allspice, touch of orange peel. Flavor had roasted malts, sweet dark coffee character, Christmas spices. SpringsLicker (3639) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 21, 2015
Black pour with a small tan head.
Aroma of molasses, prune, alcohol, and spice.
Sweet and spicy flavor. not nearly as complex as the aroma hinted at.
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Drank out of a large bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a dark, dark beer with nice beige head. Smells slighly of bourbon, coffee, and chocolate. Has a nice smooth flavor, slightly bitter, a decent beer. Bkcaldwell (42) - - AUG 29, 2015
I let this one age. Very strong taste. Sweet aroma that was surpassed by the taste. Cloyingly sweet. It was like drinking a very spicy Holiday cake. Taken in moderation pleasant. Taken too large an amount it becomes difficult to enjoy. A sipping beer to be shared with friends. Enough of them to limit the amount to 5-6 ounces. Much more and you will go into sugar shock. UncleKorm (1319) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Opened 1-Aug-15, bottle poured a black hue with large frothy tan head slowly diminishing to a thin cap. Moderate to bold spiced aromas predominantly orange and cloves. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a mild bitter finish. Tastes are dark toast, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, orange peel, clove and lemon. Full bodied and a warm finish.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone larsniclas (7075) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2015
Bortled from Systembolaget
Black with a large, beige head.
Spicy aroma; cinnamon, ginger.
Very spicy flavour; Manila cinnamon and ginger hete aswell. Too spicy for me! TattooJack (518) - Illinois, USA - MAY 27, 2015
From the bomber, jet black with a very small tan collar, all I smelled was sweet & black liquorice. The taste is way less sweet than I was expecting (great). I missed out on the whole vertical epic experience, but I’m glad I was able to jump in at the end and get a taste of what’s been going on.