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RATINGS: 411   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12757) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a thin off-white head. Aroma of mollasses, nuts, dark fruits, and I agree with Lumpy’s description "spicied rum". Flavor of sweet caramel malt, dark fruit, and spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (11681) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2008
12oz bottle. Poured a deeper and muddy amber color with a huge sized off white head. Aromas of toasted malts, caramel, and a little bready. Tastes of basically the same.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (11424) - Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Sweet, slight metal, bready malt, caramel, light spice. It is a decent brew but very metallic to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (11411) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2011
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma of fruits, sweetness, some spice, herbs. Flavour of spice, fruits, caramel, herbs, light liqourice and some roast. Medium bodied. Has a herbal and light roasted bitterness in the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 12, 2010
Amber pour. Off white head that disappeared quickly. Aroma is loaded with caramel malt, some light dried fruit notes and some earthy hops. Flavor starts sweet, caramel and fruit and finishes with a very light bitter, hoppy kick. Pretty good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 17, 2007
Date: 12/15/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

clear dark brown, wispy off white head, chocolate and dark caramel malt aroma with a touch of spicy hops, big body, rich dark caramel and chocolate flavor, nice caramel sweetness, earthy hops provide a good balance for the sweetness, lingering sweetness in the finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+/4

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (10591) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2008
Bottle. Pours a cloudy dark amber color with a medium creamy light tan head. Not too much on the nose but light caramel. Sticky lacing on the glass. The taste is a malty with a bitter finish. A good English Strong Ale from Bridgeport.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2010
Tasted from 12 oz. bottle purchased in Fort Collins, Colorado. Medium to deep copper body with a medium head. Hoppy and slight alcoholic aroma. Juniper, hoppy flavor with a distinct alcohol flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (10261) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
"man, i;d had this a couple times in years past and liked the malty, subtley spiced goodness...this year’s was overwhelmingly boring. no aroma, little body, little taste. what the hell is going on here? older versions at least a 3.4. currently a 2.4 at best."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (10221) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2013
On tap at Tapwerks. Pours a clear amber red with a tan head that dissipates to the edges and laces. Aroma has notes of sweet grain and caramel with hints of earthy grain and biscuit. Flavor is similar with sweet grain and light caramel throughout with backing notes of biscuit and grass.

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