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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A dark mohogany, medium-bodied porter. Chewy dark malt flavors have a big spicy overlay of fresh baked gingerbread men.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blairgus (3178) - California, USA - DEC 11, 2013
11 Dec 2013, bottle. black. nose is nothing but gingerbread. thin body and moderately fizzy. tastes of gingerbread at first but strangely immediately i get hints of McDonald’s hamburger, slightly burnt. bit of a sweet finish. meh.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Eberndt (231) - - DEC 9, 2013
12 oz bottle. Spices present in aroma but it tastes a bit thin. Honestly doesn’t taste very different from most "pumpkin" beers.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b33r (717) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Dark brown color with small tan head and minimal lacing. Aroma and flavor have great cocoa malts with slight spicy, ginger notes. Slightly sweet and slightly bitter. Pretty good overall.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1554) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Ok. Good ginger bread aroma, followed through in flavor. What I don't like is this is quite thin, and the base beer is not superb. Should've been a stout. B- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iphonephan (4305) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2013
On draft at Galaxy Hut in Arlington VA. Pours a ear cola brown with a tan head. Aroma of cloves and cinnamon. Only a hint of ginger. Light to medium bodied. Short dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrettTaylor (636) - Radford, Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Poured from bottle. Pours a dark brown, 1 finger head which dissipates fairly quickly. Aroma is initially ginger and sweetness from the malt, followed by a bit of coffee. Taste is good with a fairly typical porter profile of coffe and chocoloate followed with the ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg. The carbonation is fairly high, but not so much that it is out of style.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Pours a dark brownish black color with a light tan head with good retention and lacing. The aroma is holiday spices and dark roasted malts. The taste like the aroma is dark roasted malts up front with some sweetness and the spices coming through in the finish. The mouthfeel is light bodied with a good amount if carbonation. Overall, not a bad little holiday porter that is worth a try. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (1016) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Rich dark chocolate colour. Aroma of gingerbread and spice. Pleasant malt and ginger taste. Unpleasant metallic finish.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TempeCoyote (63) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2013
12 oz bottle poured to pint glass. Pours dark with slight tan head. Ginger spices on the nose and in the taste. A little sparkly like ginger with your sushi, not like in a cookie. Just ok for a seasonal, and you would have to really be in the mood for one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BobbyAnalog (334) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Refreshing dessert beer that lacks the pulp and moxie of a thicker, more meaty ale. The cat’s cradle of spices are a decent diversion to the fact that the actual body of the brew is lacking (even the nose comes up short). Still, it’s an okay brew, but one that’s not quite worthy of a six pack.


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