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RATINGS: 275   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.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jethro6191 (452) - Indiana, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Gingerbread and nutmeg aromas. Similar flavors with coffee, chocolate, and roasted grain notes. Medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is a little thin. The finish is spicy with a little residual hop bitterness that lingers in the aftertaste.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2418) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2014
12 oz bottle from Total Wine & More - Gilbert (AZ). Dark brown appearance with a tan head. Aroma of bread, cinnamon, nutmeg, light ginger, herbs, other spices and dark malts. Flavor is spiced, rich and malty with mild sweetness. OK.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreatDane1632 (511) - North Dakota, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Rated based on notes taken 25 Dec 2011 -- A good beer for Christmas Morning/Afternoon/Night. Very Christmas spicy. A little lacking on backbone.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
radagast83 (4943) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured a medium brown, almost cola-like color with a small off-white head. Aroma was some light spices and sweet malt characters, some light ginger notes. Flavor is cocoa, toasted malts, and some thin notes of gingerbread. A bit disappointing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrewFace (846) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Malty, light roasty, some spice, muted. Sale pour, nearly black, small/no head. Metallic, grainy, some roast, spice -ginger, cinnamon...but lacking overall. Mehhh

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricyclist (805) - Florida, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Not a bad pour of moderate darkish brown. Zesty nose of some sweetness and moderate spice, some cinnamon and nutmeg. Flavor is similar with more caramel sweetness. Not bad but multiple won’t happen with me.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bpreo (1730) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 25, 2014
It doesn’t really taste like gingerbread, but it still has a great dark malty flavor to it that makes it a good beer standing alone.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 17, 2014
"cooky-ish, thinner on body than i expected. pleasany malty roasted aroma. i appreciate what they were going for here, even if they didn’t quite get there. good for bison, just ok overall."

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (13023) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Draft. Clear dark brown color, tan edge head. Aroma of lightly spiced brownies. Taste is gingerbread.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5821) - Ohio, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle from old backlog notes 07. Pours dark brown in color with reddish highlights and a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have mild roasted malt and chocolate with heavier doses of gingerbread cookies and spices,. The body is on the thin side which distracted me a little.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerFunGuy (713) - California, USA - JUN 7, 2014
This rich dark brown ale has a strong ginger aroma and cinnamon flavor. Very interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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