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RATINGS: 971   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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, itís like Yule fire and family.


Concealer's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Concealer (785) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle. Clear, dark reddish brown with a frothy tan head that laces down the sides. Aromas of toffee, toasted sugar, and light coco. Flavor is sweet toffee, coco, light fruit and spice. Medium bodied.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
liquidhedonism (73) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - OCT 1, 2014
12 oz bottle from Fred Meyer in Hillsboro, OR. Aroma is sweet and a bit nutty, with hints of toffee, biscuit, and mild fall spices. This beer has an incredible balance of malt, hops, and spices. Mouthfeel starts sweet, thick, and creamy, and finishes the same, but with a pleasant bitterness from the hops and a slight, strangely welcome astringency from the spices. Wow, this year?s batch is great!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
julesjis (58) - Oregon, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Poured from a 12. Color is a beautiful chestnut brown. Very inviting! Comes off very easy on the spices but still there. I get a bit of "cola" taste to it, sweet but not overdone with the spices. It sounds like a weird description but it works very well!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lemke10 (798) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 30, 2014
This pours a medium brown color with a foamy, light brown head. The aroma is malty with a bit of spice. The flavor is very bold with malts and spice flavor. Fairly decent for the style of beer. It does leave a bit of a chalky after taste.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopwine (338) - Bend, Oregon, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Spice, fruit cake, mild cocoa, roasty astringency, baked pear, bready. Meh as with prior years itís overly spiced. Iíd start from scratch with this tired ass recipe.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrinkyCrow (10) - Washington, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Itís only September... seems a bit early for a holiday beer. But, as usual, the 2014 Deschutes Jubelale is very good. Rich dark color, creamy head, roasted maltiness, lightly spiced, and balanced hops flavor. A delicious holiday ale... but seriously, Deschutes, at least wait until October next year, sheesh.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crispy34 (392) - Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Draft. Aroma is a medium malt. Appearance is brown with some lacing. Taste is almost Belgian, but is a medium malt. Palate is a weird one. Overall, a decent beer, but not much to write home about. A Belgian brown is what it tastes like. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (29) - - SEP 25, 2014
6.7% ABV. Winter Ale. Nice thick light brown head. Vanished quick enough. Nose is redolent of sugar plums, rum raisins and fruitcake. First mouthful is full of the muscled forearm of a strong ale. Nicely alcoholic without being unpleasant or rough. A first impression of oak ash leaving a nice warms feeling in the belly. A good vehicle for flavors that are reminiscent of cinnamon-laced hot cider, mulled wine, plum preserves, cranberry sauce, nutmeg and even a brief hint of cloves. Makes me want to have turkey. A bit of a flat-footed finish, but overall a nicely balanced ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnbthompson (35) - Bend, Oregon, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Jubel 2014. Just released Sept 2014. 12 oz bottle. Being a local Bend resident, we always await the release of the newest Jubelale. Although Sept seems a little early for the winter beer, we drink it anyway! This year is a nice product for the upcoming cooler nights and winter days. The warmth fills your tummy. Now need to try it at the Pub on tap!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (3448) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2014
On tap at Scratch Bar. Rating from December 2013. Lots of spice in this beer. Perfect for a cold winterís day but also went down well on a hot summerís day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1398) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Pours a nice amber color with white head. Spice, dark fruits, and sweetness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes warm and earthy.


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