dnstone (2046) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Spiced, almost minty aroma. Roasty, full-bodied with some red fruit in the flavor. Brown-copper in color with a soft white head.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Name: Balls of Holly
Date: December 01, 2011
Appearance: clear dark red, creamy tan head, lots of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet spiced aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg, caramel sweetness
Flavor: rich malt flavor, rich chocolate with lots of spices, light cinnamon, heavy nutmeg, allspice, drying effect from the spices with just a touch of caramel sweetness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
dwyerpg (4257) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 9, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Now this has quite an aroma. Sweet and sprucy, this strongly reminds me of the Alaskan Winter Ale in the spruce flavors throughout. Lots going on and quite thick, but nice in a 8 oz. size.