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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
Gnar-Gnar Lumpkin, the shreddingist snowman this side of Nantucket Sound, likes nothing better than catching a wave on his board...a Cisco wave that is, cold, fresh, and wicked cool! Get mad shacked with the Shredder and have yourself a merry little winter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
BVery (9668) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 27, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2013 Bottle.

There once was a beer from Nantucket,
which sucked so much ass I said "fuck it."
Scratching an itch, while I drain-pour this bitch,
if this wasn’t so bad I could’ve drunk it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheBeerGod (6029) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle. Gorgeous dark ruby-tinged copper. Tall, foamy tan head. Aroma is toasted malt, caramel and light spice. Taste is caramel, earthy hops, toasted malt, soft spice, light nuttiness and soft hoppy bitterness. Body is medium with a soft, bubbly carbonation and mild stickiness. Ends with more toasted malt notes, chewy caramel, light spice and light, bitter hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GL2814 (361) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 26, 2013
A typical winter ale in that it has notes of nutmeg, cinnamon, and pours a deep dark color with a mild head. Not to shabby.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GandGKevin (934) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2013
A little caramel and spice aromas. Bitter spice and fruit flavors. Overall a decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcox90 (1931) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 14, 2013
12 oz bottle. Cola like appearence with a one finger, creamy off white head. Typical winter warmer spicey scent. Cinnamon, nutmeg etc. A little bit of pine bitterness in the taste. Some dark malty sweetness. More spice. Moderate in body. Along the lines of Harpoons Winter Warmer, but sharper and more astringent. It was ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Dacrza (863) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Situation: Shark Tank Friday--the best hour of TV deserves a beer rating! Glassware: Kisatsky’s Tavern pint... Appearance: nice nut brown body; thick, creamy head reminiscent of a snow drift (three-finger crater-filled mound!)... Aroma: vanilla, berry (?!), syrupy and sugary--a complex hodgepodge that cannot be verified as the beer glass drains... Palate: warming--no abv on the label?! A turn-off--and then the beer finishes in a flourish of cough syrup...oh no... Taste: oddly thick vanilla and syrup/nut taste--a bit too medicinal to be considered an attractive holiday option.... Overall: "Gnar-Gnar Lumpkin" sounds fun when you say it to your spouse aloud, but he sticks in your throat and nostrils like a liquid sasquatch; divulge the alcohol content, Cisco, and we may have reason to see past the muddle that is this beer’s body and flavor...not sure "cold, fresh, and wicked cool" isn’t longhand for Coors Heavy...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK (5808) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Brown. Flavor of brown sugar and some caramel, with underlying spices, and perceivable, but very light hops, in addition to the very light spiciness. Very much a rich brown ale. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badgerben (4888) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Dark brown color with a small head. Light malty aroma. Flavor of brown sugar. Moderate bitterness. Something that tastes like very dark caramel.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
essjay (18) - California, USA - JAN 7, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2014 One of the worst beers I have ever tasted. Couldn’t finish the bottle. I can only call it medicinal, and not in a good way.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ben4321 (5780) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Location: 12 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 1/6/13

Aroma: The nose is a bit fruity, with some spice, toasted malts, earth, and floral notes
Appearance: It pours a dark reddish color with a small, creamy off-white head and drippy lace
Flavor: The taste is spice and sweetness, in an odd, unbalanced mix that just doesn’t quite work
Palate: Medium bodied, it has a something unpleasant about the texture, with a lengthy, astringent finish
Overall Impression: I wasn’t a bad fan of this one. It is a very nice looking beer, and the nose is decent enough as well, but there’s something unpleasant and unbalanced that kind of takes over the flavor and leaves a poor feel on the mouth. Bleh...

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