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RATINGS: 663   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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2006
A hazy nut-brown beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with a very light note of hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel and quite a lot of hops, combined with light notes of licorice root, leading to a dry slightly spicy hoppy end.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Clear orangey brown with a creamy, beige head. Aroma of nuts and roasted malt. Medium body with an underlying malty sweetness. Marked - somewhat raw - bitterness with a very present alcohol. Interesting brew, and very far from what the English categorize as Old Ale. 210606

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21509) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2006
Bottle. Clear orange coloured with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel, dried fruits and hops. Flavour of caramel, dried fruits, hops and pine needles.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2010
10th October 2008. GABF. Clear brown beer. Dry palate. A bit over spiced this winter beer and the palate is a bit too dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2007
Dark brown color. Some aroma of caramel. Strong caramel flavor, but smooth enough; caramel finish, sharp. Monodimensional but drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 21, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 14, 2008 2007: Hazy dark brown. Piney, spicy herbal, chocolatey...nice complex nose. Creamy body with a herbal/minty signature and a nice chocolate note. Malty, but sessionable.

2003: Dark burgundy colour with a rich, frothy, light brown head. Aroma and palate of chocolate, spruce, cinnamon, mint. Creamy body. Well-balanced. Like a spiced old ale. Thanks TTB! 7 4 7 4 14 = 3.6

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2003
(Bottle) Pours a dark brown color with a medium tan head. Had a the flavors you would expect to find in a winter ale, but just not still not that exciting of a beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11642) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 8, 2002
Clear deep copper body, minimal head. Nice hoppy pine aroma. Flavor is moderately sweet, malty and piney, with a nice hop bitterness that appears at the end. Nice balance.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Dark amber pour with a small off-white head. Toasted malt and dark fruit aromas with a light spicy hop character. Lots of bread, a bit of floral hops, and some fruity yeast esters. The taste is a little bit more bitter than expected. Some mild roast, a lot of toast, and plenty of bread. Spicy and floral hop notes on the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11526) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 19, 2006
Aroma of toffee malt with underlying citrus/pine hop. Very underlying. Color is dark with reddish tones. Mouthfeel is a bit thin. The flavor is malt, and it is accompanied by hop. Mostly dark fruit. Coffee comes around. The malt sweetness does not linger, and then hop bitterness continues. It’s not simple. Sort of hopped coffee thing. Really good.


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