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RATINGS: 655   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.


3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burpfrank (299) - carpinteria, California, USA - FEB 1, 2007
Small head.Nice ruby-brown color.Aroma was not much,but I have a cold,so I really canít say too much about it.The taste was a nice toasty,somewhat bitter,caramel without the sweetness.KInda sticky palate,which I find desirable.Finishes with a nice bitter hops,but could be a tad more hoppy for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackfrost9p (297) - California, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Really enjoyable ale. Bottle. Nice roasted malts and a sweet caramel/molasses up front with a nice bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SamuraiArtist (292) - portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 23, 2007
One of my favorite winter beers. The easiest drinking of them all and one I wish i could have year round. Deep amber color with white head. Primary taste is a toasty burnt malt flavor and spicy hops blend together into a great bitterness. As bitter as an IPA but not just from the hops and a good malt backbone. I love it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Huge caramel raisin aroma and flavor, strong mineral depth with a bright malty finish. A really nice representation of an english strong ale!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
akinm (282) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 4, 2003
Nice thick body, very creamy in the mouth. the flavor is very subdued and friendly. the alcohol is warming in the end and as i exhale. a few spices are evident but there is nice hop flavor and bitterness in the end.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VinegarStroke (280) - Napa, California, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle: Deep brown with red. Clear. Good light tan head. Malt driven. Slight dank edge like North Coast and Mendocino beers. Dank lees. Cocoa, chocolate. Off dry to dry. Slightly bitter. Medium weight. Reasonably balanced. Lacks depth and length. Easy drinking.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkaiser (279) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2009
I didnít think much of the ale at beerfest last week in Orlando. It was labeled a winter beer on the table. Not as good as their lager

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
antisnobJP (275) - St. Michael, Minnesota, USA - DEC 29, 2004
Bottle. Root beer color with a thin off-white head that fades to a ring. Aromas of roasted malts, pine, and citrus. Flavors of bitter chocolate and orange peel that starts out sweet and finishes acidic and dry for a beer of this type. Canít shake the hops. Fairly thin mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Hides alcohol well. Good, but not enough malt flavors for me in a winter seasonal, or for an old ale any time of year.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
omnivore (270) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 31, 2003
Poured a nice warm brown color with a whispy tan head. Strong bitter smell. Spicy assault that opens up into a bitter body. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joekinty (263) - rockledge, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2008
pours a dark ruby color big head that fades quick fruity molasses spices pine hops nice malty flavor clean aftertaste somewhat complex hell it taste good in 90 degree florida sunshine. cant complain for 1.29 a bottle


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