reberiii (498) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber/copper pour from 12 oz. bottle, heavy on the unfiltered sediment (not necessarily a bad thing), the beer has a citrus, almost fruit based taste/aroma. The beer is excellent for the Christmas season due to itís unique flavorings.
PanMarek (267) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2016
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear, amber pour with quick beige foam. Caramel malt nose with some faint spicy notes. Medium body, thin fizz. The malts are complex with caramel dominating but good roasted notes too. Faint spices, but not much. Hops at the end. Less heavy than expected, easy to imagine having more than one.
Mep3222 (1285) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - SEP 25, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dry malty aroma with some slight honey and medicine to the finish. Some spice and not too heavy but the almost cherry medicine feel to the finish is a downside. Still descent but not my favorite bells beer.
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mjmoen (332) - - JUL 24, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 10/20
D. Pours a deep amber color with white head. Not a good flavor. Doesnít get better through the glass
BREWMUSKCLES (2569) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
caramel and butterscotch with a bit of dank. how can you dislike that? touch of pine and chewy in the body in spots.
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep dark color. Malty and sweet aroma. Flavor is of roasted barley, chocolate malt and light hops in the finish.
JDBaker11058 (1963) - Maryland, USA - APR 12, 2016
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
appearance: medium amber, lots of floaters, short, fizzy beige head. aroma: brown bread, hint of caramel, some earthy hop notes. taste: toasted pumpernickel, hint of cracker jacks, light earthy, spicy hops. finish: abrupt, palate is medium carb and slightly astringent. notes: Disappointed. I like just about everything Bells puts out, but this was a miss for me. I get what they were going for, but there just wasnít a lot of character to this beer.
obguthr (5724) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 28, 2016
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Strong pecan, medium roast nose. Cloudy copper, many fine floaties, medium lacy yellow head with pretty good retention. Slightly sweet pecan at first, finishes drier with malt and dried leaves. Light body, moderate carbonation. Better than most scotch ales, IMO, because it is not as cloying. No British malt character though probably more of an ABA.
maley1 (1177) - Calgary, CANADA - FEB 3, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Copper colored pour with small off white head. Aromas of malts, caramel, hops and spices. Taste of roasted malts, grains, hops, slight caramel and burnt toffee. Light bodied, higher carbonation, bitter hop finish. Not coming all together very good on this one. A little disappointed.
Alpha10 (639) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 25, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2015/01/25 - Pours a hazy amber colour with a thin, creamy, khaki head that quickly reduces. Aromas are roasted grain, bread, light toffee and earthy hops. Taste follows nose; toasted malts, sweet toffee, cereal, bread and earthy hops. Starts slightly sweet and ends moderately bitter. Mouthfeel is medium and slightly oily with average carbonation and a sharp, drying finish. Pretty bland. Should have read the label more closely, as this tastes nothing like I expected when I read "Christmas Ale."
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Beerdedone (3235) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a dark copper color with a foamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel, bread, and toasted grain. flavor of toasted malts, caramel, bread, light toffee and had some nuttiness.