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RATINGS: 403   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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A true Winter Warmer made in homage of the season: Full-bodied and rich, deep amber in color, crowned with a creamy head, and finished with a mild bitter flush.


3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - JAN 8, 2005
Bottle poured dark amber with a heavy foamy head and stringy lacing. Aroma is a bit weak of hopps and very light malts. Flavor is tangy and just a bit bitter, a slight roasty flavor is also hidden in there. Very good easy drinking beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
atpayne (615) - Zionsville, Indiana, USA - JAN 6, 2005
Pours a beautiful dark ruby red with a perfect full creamy head. Aroma is somewhat weak. Sour malt and a slight bitterness. Mashed together flavors, some malt flavors, a bit earthy. Some sharpness but mostly mild in flavor and feel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - JAN 1, 2005
Pours a brownish red with ruby hints along the edges and a nice two-finger sized head. Aroma is plums, grapes. spices and alcohol. Taste is roasted malt, yeast, green apple and spices. Smooth and medium bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2004
Beige head over a mahogany body. Nose is a tad sweet, caramel, some vanilla. Hops. Medium bodied, lightly carbonated. Flavor was pleasant but not exceptional. A nice drink.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
irishsnake (355) - Oakland, California, USA - DEC 15, 2004
pours a very pretty ruby/amber, with a dense tan head. aroma is richly malty, with roast and caramel notes, and a nice wif of piney hops on top. flavor is juicy-a nice full malty/toffee flavor with enough bitterness to balance. very nice mouthfeel and consequent drinkability. so far, one of the best domestic x-mas beers.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6241) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 13, 2004
Bottle pours dark cherry, light brown hues, medium sized of-white foamy head, fairly nice lacing, with light carbonation.   Aroma of evergreen trees and slightly burnt spices.   Malty up front, slight sweetness in the background, with a biscuity punch.   Body and mouthfeel are fairly tame.   Finishes rather quick, bland, with only notes of unsweetened cherries and biscuity malts.   Boring...


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Odeed (1776) - Bakersfield, California, USA - DEC 12, 2004
ol’ ebenezer had an amber body witha creamy 1/4 inch head.i couldnt get much out of the aroma honestly.the flavor contained malts,a bit of hops,with an after taste full of straw hay,and christmas tress.not bad at all.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Padron4KM (535) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - DEC 11, 2004
Pours a deep Tawny port color with ruby red hues, thick creamy, redddish brown head.
head dissapates slowly and leaves a thick even glass coating lace.
Aroma is fruity, hoppy, flowery.
flavor is sweet, fruity,honey, mildly acidic, mildly spicy, with a piney hop background.
finish is slightly sweet, slightly bitter, with a touch of pine on the lips.
POS on 6 pack says it is "formidable enough to temper even the crankiest of spirits". Well it worked for me, I was in a bad mood and now I’m not. lol

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 10, 2004
Copperish color with ruby hues, thin white head. Rich malty aroma with notes of plum. Earthy, pine flavors, notes of nutmeg near the finish. Moderate, hop bitterness in the finish. Light toasted notes as well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - DEC 9, 2004
MAlty aroma with a hint of spices. Malty with a bit of a bite. Finishes slightly sweet. A good winter brew.


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