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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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LET THE MELTDOWN BEGIN!! Be cool on Frosty nights and share a Winter Warmer with your friends. This toasty, rich, robust spiced brown ale delivers a flurry of flavors including nutmeg and ginger. It goes down smooth and only gets better with each sip. WHO KNEW WARMING UP COULD BE SO COOL!


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spector (906) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - MAR 30, 2007
On tap at Barleys.Lots of maple and brown sugar dominate the aroma.Pours brown with red highlights and a light off white head.Lots of maple in the flavor as well.Medium mouthfeel with a sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 2010
On tap at Elevator. Out of the 12 beers I tried, this on was my favorite. A truly nice winter warmer. Aroma was outstanding. Ginger bread and vanilla wafers. Flavor was cinnamon, gingerbread, caramel, black pepper. Sooo much going on here it was like a Christmas party in my mouth, but I loved it. Alcohol presence was pretty noticeable on this on.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfontain (822) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2012
12 oz bottle. Dark red; medium smooth beige head; negligible lacing. Nondescriptly spicy nose; vegetable; pumpkin? Flavor bready malt with the same sweet spiciness and vegetable notes; medium bitter piney hop finish. Medium mouthfeel. Not a bad beer but Iíd never buy this as a 6-pack.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2012
nuts, smoke, minimal head, medium bitterness, medium body, soft carbonation, a light christmas ale

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thechandler (577) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Pours a medium dark brown with a foamy tan head. Aroma is spicy and sweet. cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Flavor is good, sweet, smooth and spicy. Notes of cinnamon and nutmeg and clove. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
1010 (309) - Midlothian, Virginia, USA - DEC 3, 2008
Pours an amber color with a nice frothy white head Spicy aroma with a hint of caramel Taste like ginger and other spices reminds me of great lakes christmas ale Really a nice winter warmer with a good alcohol content

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evolutionary (305) - Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2012
6 pack from giant eagle. Sweet and spicy nose. Medium light body with a moderate carbonation. Nutmeg and maybe even pumpkin in there. Smooth finish with just a little bite to remind you that you're a man. One of the better Xmas beers. ---Rated via my mouth

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
steelhead3686 (252) - Athens, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2011
This brew pours a clear brown with a medium caramel head. It has an intresting spice smell that I canít quite place. I think it might be somewhere between chiles/peppers and some other, less spice-like vegetable. Decent bitter taste with a nice sweet/sour balance that isnít too overwhelming. A light to medium body with a lasting finish that leves you wanting more. This is a winter brew that I will revisit again and again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fromred2green (187) - , Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2009
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small white head. Aroma is of malts and spices. Flavor is malty, slightly nutty, and slightly hoppy with a holiday spice finish. Very good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Shot (183) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy brown with a beige head. Aromas are spices and citrus. Flavors are caramel malt and spice. Not much else going on here. Pretty ordinary.


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