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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 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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brettpace (176) - New York City, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2007
This is a good winter beer, pretty strong, youll feel it after one or two. Came in a mix pack, but would definitley buy a 6er.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
duffman462 (175) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - OCT 9, 2006
Pours a dark amber color. Very small head which faded quickly. Aroma is some citrus hops, coffee, and some smoke. Flavor is very well balanced with a lot of toasted malt, and a fair bit of hop bitterness. FInishes well, with lingering hops and just a hint of alchohol. Only complaint is the small head. A very solid beer all around. Highly recommend! Paired very well with beef.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Quietman (173) - Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2008
Dark brown.Sweet spicy aroma.Some citrus and brown sugar.Subtle sweetness,hoppy bitterness.Medium body.Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Canadianlush (169) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2007
Poured a beautiful dark red with a nice light brown head. Aroma is sweet, citrisy and of toasted something that I canít discern. But I like it. Taste is full with strong notes of roasted malts, hops and nutmeg. Finish is dry, strong and bitter. Nice winter ale overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brewmaster (168) - USA - JAN 18, 2002
Not bad. I liked it after the second beer. The first beer (which counts) left a strange but welcome taste.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheTsunami (162) - Arizona, USA - FEB 14, 2003
Deep red to brown color. Small white head. Aroma reminded me of my grandmother's cabbage rolls. Flavor started out strongly as grapefruit. That (surprisingly) faded very quickly. Mellowed out incredibly in the middle to a malty sweetnes and finished with only a slight bit of hop flavor. Very unique.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmcguire1969 (161) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - NOV 23, 2005
I tried this one a year ago and was stoked to see it onthe shelf again this season. This was one of my favorite winter ales. Iím sure itís due to the shit load of cascade hops but thereís more...Aroma is slight but has a classic NW India Pale. The color give a hint to the malt character that hides within... deep mahogony. The carbonation on the toungue brings out a ton of the aroma-flavor that seems hidden early on..Big hops. The finish is a little tart and bitter...I would expect more sweetness from a winter. BUT>>>as a hop head this has to be my favorite seasonal so far. A ton of hop bitterness, flavor and aroma should keep you on the look out for this one all season.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cyanescens (159) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 23, 2006
12 oz bottle. Beer pours mahogany with a nice head. Spicy, medium body, and very balanced. Drinkable holiday brew but tastier can be found...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stampion (157) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Pours darkish red with little head, almost can't see through. Malty with a bit of hops at the end. Slightly sweet aroma. It sort of sticks to the top of your mouth. A decent winter beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulmetzger (154) - Pocatello, Idaho, USA - FEB 7, 2006
Clear brown/amber with quickly disappearing head. Surprisingly robust aroma with both malt and hops present. Starts crisp and hoppy then moves to roasted malt. Balanced finish. A pretty good winter ale.


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