The pour was a very dark ruby reddish brown with an average sized (1-2 finger) foamy beige head that retained itself for a good long time while producing some excellent sheets of sticky lacing.
The aroma was extremely strong of piney hops, a grain malt and a woody yeast with notes of citrus, caramel, mild chocolate and a strong odor of pine needles.
It tasted mildly bitter and a bit malty with a hint of spices and caramel from the start to the finish with a very strong hoppy pine presence at the end. The flavor stuck around for a little while after the swallow leaving behind a lingering woody pine taste.
Mouthfeel was just a shade light of medium in body and dry in texture with the carbonation being rather soft.
Overall a brew with lots of malty pine flavor. If they were going for a beer that tasted like a Christmas tree, they hit the nail on the head with this one.