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RATINGS: 654   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Brewed for the holiday season, Wassail is a delight with it’s warm flavors and festive holiday packaging. It’s a lush, garnet colored winter ale that has a malty full-body and a pleasant hoppy finish. Sure to warm the hearts of malt and hop lovers alike, Wassail is brewed with a 4 types of malts and is hopped with a special blend of imported hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4095) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 23, 2013
12oz bottle in a snifter. Pours dark brown with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of dark malts with caramel, chocolate, and light roasted notes plus some light spices and some floral hops. Flavor the same with a nice blend of everything. Average texture. Not a bad beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Pretty nice holiday ale. Very dark pour. Molasses. Brown sugar, honey. Very chewy and thick. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrodooo5 (1047) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Hmm, surprisingly uninteresting. The pour is a nice deep copper with a tan head that leaves some lacing. The aroma is where this beer begins to fall a little flat. It has some faint malt aroma but no spice and it certainly doesn’t scream a holiday brew. The taste is malt heavy with maybe a touch of hops in the finish. It’s simply just to bland for me - drinkable but less than spectacular!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 30, 2013
A - Pours a very dark brown. A descent light tan head that S - Dark chocolate, molasses, roasted dark malt, captain crunch cereal, brown sugar, raisins, T - Roasted malts/dark cocoa come first. The dark cocoa seems to stick on the tongue all the way through. Then brown sugar, woody roasted grain, raisins, faint spice. A candy grape "Now & Later" flavor resides in the background. It sounds weird but it actually provides a subtle tartness. Citrus hops open up and add bitterness at the end. M - Moderate carbonation. Syrupy yet creamy. One of my favorite winter warmers. Not a ton of spice in this one which adds to the drinkability. The hops balance out the syrupy sweetness without overtaking it. Highly recommended! Serving type: bottle 12-13-2010

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
zvikar (3546) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 17, 2013
Pours brown clear with a medium head, aroma of dried fruits, bread, flavor of spices, dark bread and malt acidity medium bodied

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beernovice39 (3151) - Montana, USA - MAR 5, 2013
On tap. Dark red with a tan top. Scent is caramel. Taste is caramel and earth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6812) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 21, 2013
On tap at Tapwerks. Pours a clear brown with a touch of amber and a brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has earthy grains and light spice with a hint of grassy hops. Flavor is similar with earthy dark grains and light spice but not much of a hop profile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6796) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Sample from a bottle at Cincinnati Winter Beer Fest (CWBF) 2013. Last one of the night. Kind of rushed this one, a drunk friend had just spilled beer on my notebook and I was writing around the wet spots. Clear brown. Decent khaki head. Spice, toasted malts. Smooth, ligther carbonation. More dry texture. Moderate spice. Solid spice ale. Light bitter. Light sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
magsinva (879) - Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle from Bruisin’ Ales - Entering old ratings from October and November 2012, reviews to come... Eventually.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Pours a reddish brown with a light off white head with light lacing. Smells of spices, dark fruit, pine and grapefruit. Tastes of all the same things in the smell with a good hop presence. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy with great carbonation. Overall this is one of the better winter seasonal beers I’ve had this year. Reminds me of a red ale with extra spices.

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