RateBeer
Flossmoor Station Cinnamon IPA
     click to upload


 No Score 

Requires
more ratings

Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Day 1 of the 12 Beers of Christmas


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4854) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - DEC 30, 2009
On tap at Flossmoor. Pours a hazy reddish copper with a medium beige head. Citrusy hop nose with cinnamon and sweet malt. Grassy hop flavor giving way to spicy cinnamon and a bit of malt. Very interesting concept and they pull it off with this nicely balanced brew.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6131) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2009
Tap at Flossmoor. Jet black pour. Big lacing. Thin body (surprising). Huge cinnamon nose, like red-hots. It works - remarkable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2009
#1 of the 12 beers of Christmas: Fairly true to the base beer (Black Magic IPA) but with the fairly robust addition of cinnamon, which was very, very prominent in the aroma and only slightly less so in the flavor. As Cornfield says...cinnamon candy, big time, but I was reminded of Red Hot Dollars, which I never realyy liked at all. OK.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (5687) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2009
Draft poured on tap at the brewpub (Flossmoor, IL). Day 1, Black Magic as it’s base. Pours a very dark brownish black opaque pour, a nice offwhite tannish head that dies to a small film, laces pretty well, darker. Aromas are a potent blast of cinnamon, a touch of roasty malts and piney floral hops. Very nice, surprisingly potent on the cinnamon. Initial gives a decent blast up front, but settles back, letting the base beer do some decent work. Medium bodied, decent body, and firm bitterness sticks to the palate. Piney, florals, a decent roastiness. Cinnamon sticks decent amounts to the palate, giving a refreshing blast of spice and a touch of those hard red candies. This beer actually works very well on the whole. Kudos to Day 1.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cornfield (5473) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2009
On tap at the brewpub - Day 1 of the 12 Beers of Christmas: This brew surprized me. I didn’t think the combinaton of cinnamon and PNW hops would work, but it held my interest for a few rounds. It had a deep brown pour, almost black, with a tan head. The aroma and flavor reminded me of red hot cinnamon candies, spicy with a bitter burn. The dark caramel malt flavor kept the whole thing in balance and it spiced up the tongue and mouth while cooling and quenching at the same time. Another unusual winner from Mr. Shimkos.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »





Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50