Rubin77 (1456) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 22, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
F: pale brown, big, good retention.
C: dark brown, opaque.
A: malt, molasses, brown sugar, figs, dried fruits, dates, chocolate, cocoa, coffee.
T: chocolate, cocoa, woody, brown sugar, dark lingering fruits, molasses, dried fruits, hint of coffee, full body, medium to high carbonation, good balanced, worth to try, sample from vat @ Kerstbierfestival Essen 2016.
wekker84 (2204) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle a dakr brown colored beer with a white head aroma malts spicy caramel yeast fruits and some hops flavor malts spicy fruits caramel yeast citrtus dark fruits and some hops
kermis (12176) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle sampled at Essen Winterbeer Festival 2014. Pours murky brown with a tan head. Aroma of caramel, raisins and toffee. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Vaiz (4460) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Gusher. Murky brown pour, thick off-white head. Aroma of roasty malts, dark fruits, candi sugar and licorice. Flavor is very sweet, slightly spicy and slightly roasty. Decent body. Too sweet.
Alengrin (4892) - BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Winter beer since 2008, with off-white, loose foam and dark copper colour. Rich aroma of sweet tobacco, candied cherries, peat, orange liqueur, carrots; sweet onset, resinous, oily, drying towards the finish with warm alcohol and mild herbal hoppiness. Very agreeable Belgian-style barley wine.
berntholer (1612) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2014
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
light yellow-beige head, quite dense. brown colour. aroma is stale, sour, spices, spruce, wood. taste is liquorice, sour with quite a bitter aftertaste. dry and very thin mouthfeel, quite carbonated, medium body. abv well hidden. bottle 75cl
pivnizub (10357) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAR 9, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bouteille(75 cl): Reddish-amber coloured, stable mid-sized off-white head that slowly collapses, "green" sweet and fruity nose, toasted malt, but also traces of infection underneath; moderate sweet-bitter flavour with a faint acidity, medium bodied; slightly lingering sourish and sweetish fruity to caramelly finish. Poor…
MoritzF (9600) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(swing top bottle, 75cl) Clear, pale golden colour with a big and blond foamy head. Yeasty, slightly dusty and spicy molassy dark malty aroma with notes of caramel, as well as a vinous fruity touch. Sweet flavour, full bodied with a calm carbonation. Sugary dark malty taste with notes of raisin, caramel and gingerbread; sugary sweet dark malty finish. Quite sweet and spicy brew. 29.I.14
MarcoDL (4498) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark beer, with lots of ingredients like hops, fruit, malt and herbs. Decent, but a bit unbalanced.
timmwillum (92) - BELGIUM - JAN 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Golden brown unclear color. Nose of sweetness with a bit of choko and light anis. Thick golden head that disapears quickly. Taste is bitter hops with light anis and some herpes. Not as sweet as you would expect from a Christmas beer.
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