on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A dark mohogany, medium-bodied porter. Chewy dark malt flavors have a big spicy overlay of fresh baked gingerbread men.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (19541) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Draft. Clear dark brown color, tan edge head. Aroma of lightly spiced brownies. Taste is gingerbread.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (15203) - San Leandro, California, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Copper colored pour with an off-white head. Nose definitely has some gingerbread character to it. Moderately spicy, some toast, chocolate, and a hint of dark fruits. Fairly sweet flavor of bread, toast, chocolate, and dark fruits. A nice bit of spicy ginger, some toffee sweetness, and a light bitterness. Somewhat watery, however.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (13522) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 29, 2007
Bomber from the COOP in Davis, CA. Well, to me, it smells like a stout laced with ginger. The color is nearly opaque brown, and the tan head ringed rapidly. Thin to medium body with creamy carbonation. The flavor is ginger and darkly toasted malts. Guinness on steroids (no, just ginger). Somehow this does not suggest Blandford Fly. It is suggestive of chewy (not the walking carpet), and it is very lightly sweet. Not much bitter, but the lack is made up by the toasted (nie burnt) malt. The finish is just a bit sweet, but that’s ok because the ginger balances. Hop? Who knows. This has got to be one of the best S/H/V brews I can recall. Having said that, and taken another sip, the long lost aroma (from the 50’s) of linoleum paste comes to mind. That may not be a bad thing. As a child I was into sniffing car exhaust, linoleum paste, and probably other things. Ale is better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13000) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2006
Bottle. Poured clear dark brown with a huge creamy light brown head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid spicy ginger and malt aroma. Light to medium body with a thin texture. Medium sweet spice malty flavor with a medium bitter finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (12818) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 11, 2005
(22oz bottle) Small beige head atop a clear dark red-brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, ginger bread and nutmeg. Taste is medium sweet, ginger, roasty, caramel, some nutty, light nutmeg. Watery light-medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12527) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a dark mahogany body with a medium beige head. Aroma of gingerbread, and nutmeg. Flavor of toasted malt, gingerbread, and some cocoa. Better than I expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 29, 2011
Bottle from The Caboose in Ashland, VA. Pours a dark brown color with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of ginger, spice, caramel and bready notes. Faint roast and chocolate as well. The taste is roasted malts, spices and a hoppy finish. Thin-medium bodied. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 02/23/2005
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

amber, gingerbread cookie aroma, light sweet malt flavor with light ginger and cinamon spices that fades as you get used to it, a cross between a normal beer and a spiced ale

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Score: *4
-------- /> The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10785) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 24, 2011
Dark brown. Creamy head. Ginger, cookie, fruitcake aroma. Flavor is heavy on the ginger. A little bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (10731) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2007
22oz bottle. Poured a dark brown color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of gingerbread with some chocolate and spices. Tastes of gingerbread, spices, and chocolate. The gingerbread was definitely there. I was a little surprised (pleasantly) by this one.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 29

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50