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RATINGS: 646   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 itís warm flavors and festive holiday packaging. Itís 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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6321) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JAN 17, 2011
Bottle 355 ml
Aroma Pleasant blend of hops with hints of alcohol paired with sweet malt aromas. Top hints of light gourmet chocolate.7+
Appearance brown with amber light. Light creamy top. 3+
Flavor and Palate : Full bodied. Woody hop character is evident in its malty flavor base. Oily texture with drying alcohol. Felt as it was stronger than listed 7%. Quiet good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6156) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 20, 2009
Clear dark copper, thin beige head. Yeasty, figgy, spicy aroma and flavour along with some dark caramel. Finish is surprisingly bitter. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 12, 2004
2003 bottle. rich purpley brown colour with a small cream head. interesting mix of earthy and stonefruit flavours and a real warming quality

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emil (6067) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2006
Bottle. Dark red brown colour with a small beige head. Light roasted malty, grassy hoppy, fruity aroma and taste. Medium body with a dusty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6031) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 21, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2013 Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white, mostly lasting. Body is medium brown. Aroma is moderately malty (toasted bread/nuts, caramel), lightly to moderately hoppy (grapefruit, apricot), with notes of dried papaya/mango and black tea. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately to heavily bitter. Medium to full body, velvety/watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Surprisingly good for this brewery...balanced (in both nose and mouth), flavorful, nicely textured, attractive, etc. Quite nice, although itís certainly more American-styled than British (classified as an English Strong as of this writing).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6027) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 22, 2004
Bottle pours deep dark amber, almost brown, medium frothy off-white head, attractive lacing, with light carbonation. † Musty, malty, peppery nose. † Smooth hop bitterness up front, some licorice, with a malty backbone. † Some odd hemlock like tree flavor as well, or is it sagebrush? † Medium body and mouthfeel. † Light spices emerge on the finish. † Fairly smooth, not as hopped up as I would have thought. † Finishes herbish, slight hop, minor malt, semi-sweet.   Very different from most other Winter seasonals I have had.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (6015) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 3, 2006
This brown ale poured with a slight tan head, eliciting a malty aroma. The initial flavor is spicy, almost medicine-tasting, with a bitter hoppy finish. A very unique, but slightly unpleasant brew.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 20, 2008
bottle, dark brown pour with nice 1/8’ off whit e head, aroma of malty nuts and fruits, flavor is brown sugar, chocolate and spice, finish is good

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (5967) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (5958) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 16, 2009
12oz bottle into a pint glass. The pour is very dark brown with lots of red when held to the light and a 2-finger khaki head that sticks. The aroma is laid back but shows hints of malt, dark fruits, and pumpkin pie spices. The flavor is sweet up front but finishes quite dry, as perhaps a combination of roasted malts and hop bitterness. Slightly creamy but still medium carbonation.


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