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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Once upon a frozen evening way up north, a sweet local honey named Holly inspired our Jolly Fat Man (as only Holly can) to create this festive spiced holiday ale. We think you will enjoy his holiday creation with itís aromas and flavors of Christmas day. Sweet malt, ginger, honey and cinnamon spice. Sip this by the fire with your significant other. Who knows, maybe it will lead to a little inspiration of your own. From our Jolly Fat Man to yours, Happy Holidays.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (3786) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 30, 2013
12oz bottle from barrel and bottle in North market, Columbus. Red - brown pour. Aroma is pumpkin spice, nutmeg, cinnamon, nutty. Tastes are same with citrus peel vibe. Not crazy sweet like a lot of these. 7.0

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (7742) - Ohio, USA - NOV 23, 2013
12 oz bottle from Dutchís. Pours a clear dark amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have ample spices, ginger, cinnamon, sweet malts, a splash of citrus, spiced apples mild toasted malts. This is a decent Christmas beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1960) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 20, 2013
12oz bottle shared. Pours bronze orange with off white head. Very pleasant aroma of nutmeg primarily. There is some soft cinnamon in there as well. The flavor is the soft cinnamon and plenty of nutmeg. On the very back you get that bit of ginger. There is a mild alcohol burn but it is faint. This is a medium bodied beer. Overall this is pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Daytonbeer (720) - Ohio, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Pours bronze with white head and nice lacing. Aroma of licorice and spices. Reminds me of cola. Taste is the same with extra nutmeg and some cough syrup.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DoublEE (783) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Cinnamon and spice, and everything nice. Cinnamon, clove, allspice, malty toast, spicy alcohol, brown sugar, and some hops in the finish. Sweeter than it is bitter. Tastes classically like a winter warmer, but has a nice buttery sweetness in the middle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kassner (1468) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2013
This is a great Holiday beer on tap at Mad mex in July. spices and caramel with darker color than most. Nice mouth and finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sikash (240) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 1, 2013
I think I waited too long to drink this. Aroma is very spicy with heavy nutmeg and some cinnamon but also some malt. Flavor is very similar with heavy nutmeg finish is acidic but not much alcohol noted. Mouthfeel is average carbonation is average. Overall this is an okay beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbfobes (2845) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2013
Poured from 12oz bottle, this was sent to me a while back and I apologize I canít remember who! Any hoo, pours a really dark amber red with an off white head and a little bit of lacing, aroma has a little bit of spice with a good amount of caramel and malt, the flavor has a really sweet front end with a little bit of cinnamon in the finish, dry mouthfeel, nothing crazy but not bad I suppose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAR 30, 2013
12oz bottle. Rating #38, thanks for the bottle George. Not bad overall, a little too much spice for me, more of the combination of spice and not the quantity. (2615)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
TheHOFF43 (1856) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Bottle. Another winter ale I donít like. So much nutmeg it hurts to drink it. I like fat heads but this is not good.

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