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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A spiced harvest ale with a rich caramel color, unique dry hop character and subtle hints of cinnamon and nutmeg.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
arminjewell (6293) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark reddish pour with thin slightly off white head, aroma has notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, some slight hops, caramel, toffee, hints of earth, spice notes in there as well, smells pretty well balanced. Taste is a mix of sweet caramel, toffee, lots of cinnamon, ginger, finishing with some hints of earth, slight bitter grassy hops, finishing fairly dry and spicy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemattie (4217) - Georgia, USA - OCT 30, 2012
12oz Bridgeport bottle. Amber - copper color, light tan foam. Aroma of fall spices; nutmeg, ginger. Tastes of toasted barley malt, spices, ginger, cinnamon. Tastes like a liquid ginger snap. Light bodied, simple. (3505)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (2190) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 21, 2012
12oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of sweet malts and spices. Taste is the malt, nutmeg and cinnamon. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle: † Deep amber, reddish, moderate foamy light beige head, spotty lacing. † Bright fragrant citrusy nose, candle like as well. † Best I can say is very sweetened Ruby Red Grapefruit with a spicy fragrant candle. † Sweet citrusy rind up front, with a soft spicy backside. † Not as sharp or bright as one would think given its spicy and bright grapefruit on the nose. † The spices feel like very faint nutmeg and cinnamon, dull, not too sweet or vibrant. † Fragrant candle remains. † Tastes a little artificial. † Body and mouthfeel are moderate. † Little bit of a mealy finish, lingering Ruby Red Grapefruit. † Not bad, but a little bit of an odd duck with the Grapefruit and candle fragrance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDurden24 (1594) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - OCT 17, 2012
From the bottle..pours brown with an off white head, Aroma and flavor are fruity and spicy. Fairly sweet in the taste, cinnamon isnít noticeable very much. Decent, but missing something.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
marcus (6586) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 17, 2012
Pours amber with a rich beige head and a fruity spice aroma. There is a chewy smoked malt flavor with a spiced finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerguy101 (5287) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Sampled at 10/13/2012 at GABF. This spiced ale pours a light gold color from the tap. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity and sweet, hint of pumpkin spices. A medium bodied spiced ale. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are herbal and earthy. Decent carbonation. A touch sweet overall and the spices seem a little muted. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 14, 2012

Date: September 09, 2012
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Kennesaw
Appearance: clear deep dark amber, creamy beige head, laters of lace
Aroma: sweet spicy aroma, cinnamon, light caramel sweetness
Flavor: sweet cinnamon and nutmeg flavor, backing caramel sweetness, bitterness follows the spices
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2012 Pours a copper color with a medium white head that leaves ok lacing. Smells of caremel, nutmeg, cinnamon, and a few other spices. Tastes of all the things I mentioned in the nose and slightly hoppy on the back end. Mouthfeel is medium with light corbonation. This is a pretty average harvest ale. Pretty good use of spices without actually using pumpkin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2012
On the nose, notes of nutmeg and ginger spice appear on top of a sweet caramel candy backdrop. Flavor is again gingery nutmeg spices but the caramel backbone isnít so sweet. The considerable hop bitterness in combo with the astringency from the spice makes this beer almost undrinkable for me, without food. Along with some food it brought out some sweetness and a nice overall pumpkin pie flavor.

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