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A dark, malty celebration ale with layered flavors and beautifully balanced hopping. Jubelale pours deep garnet in color, medium bodied, with notes of chicory, earth, spice and fruit. To beer lovers, it’s like Yule fire and family.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (945) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 15, 2014
Aroma is citrus, orange, clove and sweet malts. Taste is a light sweet graininess matched with a fresh bitterness. Well balanced overall. Body is a cloudy orange/gold with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
furthur (332) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle, deep brown Amber, foam leaves quick. Aroma is malty with dark fruit. Flavor is roasty, then lightly malty, with a hint of cinnamon and citrus rind. Palate is light, smooth, carbonation adequate. Finish is sweet. Overall excellent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Livendadream (148) - New Mexico, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Btl pours a hazy dark reddish brown with a big frothy tan head that lingers leaving lots of lace on glass. Aromas of minerals, dark malt,brown sugar,dates, and cola. Tastes of sweet malt, caramel and earthy hops. Medium body, adequate carbonation, tingling mouthfeel and a dry slightly bitter finish. Nice easy drinking winter ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Barnoloid (277) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2014 Bottle pour. This is a festive treat! Pours a dark red, almost to brown color. Thin off white head with a small amount of lacing. The nose is English toffee and light clove. The spices here complement rather than overwhelm the palate. Definitely a complex winter seasonal - enough boozy heat and spice to make this a winter warmer but with plenty of other layers that allow for more balance and other pieces to fall into place. The toffee notes add a sweetness and brevity across the dark maltiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markas101 (1974) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
12 oz bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada via Zyn. Hazy dark amber, prune raisin aroma without being overly ’Chrstmasey’. Balanced flavour, thick, with more prune and clove then broken up with a nice resin bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rproff78 (145) - - DEC 8, 2014
Pretty good seasonal ale. Always a fan of deschutes and their fine beers! Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBear11D (359) - Michigan, USA - DEC 6, 2014
The Jubelale pours a maroonish, blood orange color with a thick frothy light tan head that lasts a long while The aroma is light spices mixed with dark fruit. The flavor is dark fruit initially with spice and a hint of pine. Overall this is a pretty nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerCoff4025 (31) - Iowa, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Poured from bottle into a tulip glass. Deep, brown color with off white head and good lacing. A lot of great flavors in this one: coffee, caramel, syrup, and chocolate to name a few. Great holiday beer, would pick up another 6 pack for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (1071) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Draft pour at Frankies. Pours an amber color with a foam head. Nutty malt aroma. Really nice holiday style ale. Creamy medium body. Really light spice, but definitely there. I’ll drink this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nathan30533 (836) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Very enjoyable christmas Ale. This one is not too over the top. Good look, good taste, good beer.

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