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RATINGS: 1075   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, it’s like Yule fire and family.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
nealblind (1027) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Dark red brown pour some tan head. Aroma of woody leather nuts slight citrus co2. Rich woody malty soy sauce flavor. Watery strong carb slight acrid. Mid bitter finish piney hops. A good one, but could use slightly more body and less carbonation.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shark_Pants (425) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2015
Pours cola red/brown with decent aerated ivory head. Sweet molasses aroma, with spices, cherries, dates. The taste is similar, with the spices quite pronounced. Light-med bodied. Pretty good but not great.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jennajlover (135) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Awesome aroma of dark fruits and complex malts. Big thick head and silky smooth carbonation. Flavor of complexity took on life of its own of prune and toffee. Finishes of molasses and earthy hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (370) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Cloudy dark mahogany, yellow tan head. Burnt sugar, light spice, dark fruit. Light earthiness. Touch of spice and bitterness, plenty of sweetness. Medium body, lingering finish that strays towards bitter. Light effervescence, not to much in the way of carbonation. Good.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beersmithbacon (111) - San Luis Rey, California, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Nice aroma of some cherry and raisin along with well balanced malts. Has a plum flavor accompanied by a maple malt character and a rich finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyW68 (1209) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Reddish pour. Sticky. Aroma is sweet cherry. Taste is the same. I need a few more characters.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (4797) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2015
355ml bottle. Clear, darkest ruby red colour with average to huge, thick, frothy, fairly lasting and lacing, ochre-ish beige head. Malty aroma with a cherry note. Taste is slightly sweet malty, fruity, notes of cherry, red berries, a minimally salty and peppery spicy touch, celery. Very clean wrought, soft and smooth palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2677) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 12, 2015
12 oz bottle pours brown with a tan head. Aroma of malts, grains and some cocoa. Taste is sweet malts and a bittersweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (583) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle pours a deep plummy red with an off white head. Sweet dried fruit aroma with a rich sweet malt. Sweet malty taste. Takes a long time for the slightly bittersweet finish. Full creamy paltry.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
zvikar (4000) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks troubles. Pours orange deep with a beige head, aroma of apples, caramel, honey, flavor is bitter with bread, caramel, medium bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
LetsGoState (660) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Appearance is medium white head and amber color. Aroma is some spices. Taste is small hints of spices and hops mixed with a sweet malt. Overall just not memorable.


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