BeerFanDan17 (1033) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - DEC 8, 2012
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
A tasty seasonal ale with some obvious bite, warming, but still spiced. Dark red pour with a short head. Hint of pumpkin for sure.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
dkoonce (911) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - DEC 4, 2007
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On Tap at the Oak Room in Athens. Dark, with almost no head. Malty, hopy aroma with some evident spice. Tingly mouth feel, with obvious alcohol. Ginger is the most evident spice, along with cinnamon.
spector (906) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - MAR 30, 2007
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
sfontain (845) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
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 I’d never buy this as a 6-pack.
Wittales (715) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 10, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance was clear reddish brown with creamy beige diminishing 1/2 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, all spice with soft caramel malts. Taste are spices upfront then hints of crystal and caramel malt middle. The finish is warming alcoholic one:( Palate was soft smooth creamy CO2 with medium body, then alittle slick off balanced finish. Overall a solid effort, the finish needs to be softer in alcohol.
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
nuts, smoke, minimal head, medium bitterness, medium body, soft carbonation, a light christmas ale
thechandler (589) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
Evolutionary (391) - 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
1010 (309) - Dublin, Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
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