Naka (698) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours an orangish opaque amber color with a thick foamy butterscotch colored head. Aroma is brown sugar, a little ginger, and perhaps some nutmeg? The flavor is relatively plain. There is a little fruittiness to it, but despite the aroma, the flavor isnít that complex. Medium to rich body that has a very cream feel. It is ok, but not one of Bellís best offerings.
deaconmike (324) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - APR 10, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a beautiful amber with tan head. Grainy malt aroma. Taste brings a bit more caramel. Not much spice for a winter ale. Slightly on the thin side. Ok, but probably not a repeater for me.
Nekronos (3594) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 29, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
NIce to drink but a ltitle thin. Not so special. Quite aromatic but not much else to say.
terrybail (506) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle from Steve
Not sure why all the low ratings on this one it is pretty damn good
Dark hazy mahogany nice thick malt back bone could drink a lot of these
rumproasts (2549) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle. deep amber with one finger head. subtle for a christmas beer. medium malt and minimal spice. understated.
CpyNPrnT (213) - Indiana, USA - MAR 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From memory, nice spice and malt character. A great drink in cold weather.
Getbetter (720) - Cucamonga, California, USA - FEB 24, 2014
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From a bottle. Thereís a slightly citrus note and floral,cereal,slight butterscotch.This is one of the better winter warmers I have had.
arkurzynski (1394) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Brown-orange pour. Nose toasted malt, caramel, toffee, and light piney hops. Flavor is more toasted malt and caramel with a bitter pine and peppery alcohol. Lingering alcohol spice, toasted malt, and hops.
fattybladdy (449) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - FEB 10, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft, pours a dark cloudy copper. Taste is sweet caramel malt with slight bitterness. A little watered down tasting but certainly drinkable.
hubermi12 (13) - - FEB 7, 2014
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
I love this beer. Most Christmas ales have too many spices and are overpowering. This is the best christmas ale because of the great flavor. it just tastes like Christmas
Howlader (416) - - FEB 6, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On draught at Churchkey in Washington DC. 4oz taster. Kind of a dull beer.