fromred2green (187) - , Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
steelhead3686 (181) - Athens, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This brew pours a clear brown with a medium caramel head. It has an intresting spice smell that I can’t 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 isn’t 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.
kmyers8807 (176) - Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. brown pour with ample head. lots of malt, with flavors of ginger and spices. hints of fruit and nuts. not my favorite beer.
Evolutionary (169) - Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
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
drewaha (118) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours an amber with little head. Smells of nutmeg, cloves.. A spiced cider.
Tastes a little piney. Not in the hoppy way but in the Xmas way. Reminds me of southern tier 2xmas but just a little less good. Still tasty.
BabyJoe692 (109) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2007
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Seasonal Draft. Dark brown to ruby in color. Malty flavor, followed by a mix of holiday spicyness.
nihar (68) - Ohio, USA - DEC 4, 2007
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Oakroom, pours light brown, has a very strong spicy aroma of cinnamon... plenty of alcohol in the taste... a bit too much cinnamon and ginger for my palate...
grantt3 (1) - USA - DEC 19, 2010 does not count
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Served on tap at Dewey’s Pizza. If you like spicey winter beers, this will be good. Pours a caramel brown with an off white head. The spice taste is fairly pronounced and has a warming alcohol taste at the end. I don’t know the ABV but I’m assuming its aroun 7%. I taste ginger and cinnamon. This has a roasty, Toffee like malt taste through out which is
complemented well by the spice. A very good winter beer.