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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
grantt3 (1) - USA - DEC 19, 2010 does not count
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.

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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evolutionary (252) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewaha (129) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2012
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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OhioDad (2493) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - DEC 22, 2006
The December special at the brewpub - Pours dark brown with ruby highlights and a nice creamy tan head that stays pretty well and laces the sides of the glass. Aroma is big of nutmeg, cinnamon, caramel, and a little vanilla. Flavor is caramel sweetness upfront but then the cinnamon, nutmeg, and a hint of vanilla find the tongue. Mouthfeel is pretty smooth and creamy with good body. A pretty nice beer here..

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10073) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2007
Draft at Elevator. Poured clear reddish brown color with an average fizzy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate nutmeg spicy sweet aroma. Medium to full body with a sticky texture. Medium spicy balanced flavor with a medium sweet spicy finish of moderate duration.

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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4528) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - NOV 29, 2009
On tap at Elevator. Pours clear brown with a medium tan head. Malty and spicy nose with allspice and notes of pine, cinnamon and ginger. malty and spicy ginger flavor up front with cinnamon and allspice before a semi-dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (2601) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2011
Poured on draft into a pint glass. Aroma is spicy with notes of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg. Appearance is an amber with a beige head. Taste is spicy and that’s about it. It will definitely warm you up.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
steelhead3686 (214) - 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 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.


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