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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.71%
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Our winter seasonal, a big and robust winter brew, brewed with fresh ginger root, sweet orange peel and cinnamon!


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
k9coug (101) - USA - APR 7, 2012
Big wollap on the back of tongue. Dissapates quickly, dry finish. Beautiful color, laced the side of glass. I’m getting licorice, though, which detracts.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Old bottle. No date. Pours a graham brown with some surface etchings of light tan foam. Smells of cinnamon, brown sugar and some oxidized malts. Tastes of dark, sweet malts, some rye cracker, some coffee grounds and a bit of cinnamon still. Medium bodied with low carb and an off dry finish. I kinda expected this to be infected or overly brutalized by oxygen, not the case. Decent enough Serving type: bottle 11-01-2012

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beernovice39 (3140) - Montana, USA - DEC 12, 2012
On tap. Amber with an off white head. Scent is spices, caramel and pine. Taste is herbal, spices and citrus.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Roasted malts up front fruity notes light sweetness orange peel clove vanilla. Nice nose. Pours auburn with a nice head and creamy lace. Flavors of roasted malts vanilla orange peel light clove. Fruity sweetness balanced with dry roast and a decent hop presence. Good!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9225) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 8, 2012
22 oz bottle. Dark brown pour, light brown head. Very spicy aroma, cinnamon and ginger are big players, licorice, molasses and some roasted malt. Flavor is sweet, body is pretty nice. I get a lot of cinnamon and clove, oranges, licorice, birch syrup and roasted malt. This is really damn good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jake65 (2675) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle: Dark amber pour with a rich, creamy tan head. Nose is malty with a subtle spice. Picking up the ginger and orange peel per the description. Flavor has an increase in intensity, relative to the aroma. A little more maltiness along with a strong orange and ginger presence. Picking up a little cinnamon too, which I could do without. Still, this is flavorful and refreshing overall.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6990) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - FEB 2, 2012
22oz bomber pours clear amber with tan head. The aroma has a good deal of rich nearly vibrant winter spiciness and then heading into roasted malts and some spicy anise like black licorice. The taste is similar where I get spicy anise infused Christmas cookie and black strap molasses. Well behind those notes are echoes of malts and faint dark fruity esters. This is a darn tasty winter type brew

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (6122) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 2, 2012
Bomber thanks to Ibrew2or3, thanks Dave. Pours a deep amber/purple color with a small white head. The aroma is sweet spices, toffee and caramel. A nice flavor; rich berries, some dry yeast, lots of ginger, sweet spices but not overdone. Very dry and nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8100) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 15, 2011
bottle. mahogany body. orange, ginger and cinnamon all fairly obvious in the nose, with no room for much else. smells like wassail. chewy, sweet, oily approach. rich malt-driven body with medium-to-low carbonation gives it a bulbous chewiness throughout. plum, black cherry and caramel malt flavors with medium orange and mild ginger. mild to medium spiciness in the finish. chewy, sweet, spiced. that about describes it.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
vacantskies (208) - Spokane, Washington, USA - FEB 20, 2011
The aroma is dry with herbal notes. it is a clear amber color in the glass. The flavor is sour and kind of caustic on the palate.


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