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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This hearty Seasonal Ale renders smooth and warm spice malt flavors expertly, balanced by a complex aroma of Magnum and Crystal hops. Notes of nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon and orange zest make this the perfect brew for brisk fall and winter days.


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2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
doubelknv3 (941) - Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Copper with off white head. Mild lacing. Caramel, spice, floral, and citrus aroma. Spice, cinnamon, caramel, and sour finish. Unbalanced, dry, mild bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fritz123 (804) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2013
Bottle in South Florida. American pint glass. White head disappears quickly. No lacing. Aroma is light with spices and malts. Smooth mouth feel with a malty taste. Spices are light, but present. Kind of a weird aftertaste and overall it falls flat. I didn’t get any of the orange "zest".

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (586) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JAN 19, 2013
In bottle cant rate appearance, ok beer decent taste but not great, smooth and flavorful

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 4/20
jdeslip (2) - - JAN 16, 2013 does not count
You can definitely taste the spices. But that is about it. Not very bitter. Not very smooth.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RSRIZZO (1847) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2013
12oz bottle courtesy of Headbanger. Color is a bright golden brown with light carbonation and a thin head. Aroma is a sweet candy sugar scent. It has a lighter body with a thin crisp mouth feel. Flavor light and sweet, I get a hint of the nutmeg with a feel that the other spices are trying to come out but just can’t get there. in the after taste the orange seems to show giving a faint pepper note. Overall its a bit weak.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
unclemattie (4035) - Georgia, USA - JAN 15, 2013
12oz bottle. Copper color, thin white ring. Aroma of old chocolate. Moldy oranges. Flavor of thin toasted malt. Not much spice. Forgetable. (3582)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3005) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2013
12oz bottle 1/4/13 (Whole Foods-Naperville)-42° in Lager Glass-Pours a clear light brown with a small off white head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, and toffee. Taste of the same with spices coming thru on the back end. This light to medium bodied brew is not bad but was expecting more spices per the description.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Pours clear, copper-red with a huge, light tan head. Nose is caramel malt. Taste is woody....bread...caramel. Watery feel...plasticky notes..bland spicing. It had promise....then it began to taste like it was shaken up in a sports bottle....blaah.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ghawener (1433) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JUL 18, 2012
Bottle: Drank it in the summer maybe that’s why I didn’t like it..... nuh it’s just not good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radagast83 (4131) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2012
12 oz bottle. Dark copper color with a thin head. Aroma is toasted malts, brown sugar, toffee, spice notes. Flavor was just the same. Pretty sweet, slightly artificial tasting but decent enough I suppose, especially for the price point.


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