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RATINGS: 676   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikebeertaster (114) - washougal, Washington, USA - DEC 25, 2006
This is one of those good to drink holiday beers if it is what you have available. If you have had many Winter Ales this one will leave a little disappointed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeg (114) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2007
Dark amber color, spicy candylike aroma. Caramel malty flavor. Nice but unspectactular winter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppyGuy (111) - Washington, USA - OCT 18, 2008
Bottle. Pours an ebony color with a one-inch tan head. Malty, somewhat floral aroma with a hint of evergreen. Taste is malty, a bit roasted, with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Good hops balance. It has a deep flavor, with lots of character, that really speaks to the tastebuds. Soft mouthfeel. I’d like to pair this brew with a hearty stew or a stroganoff dish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DallasBryan (111) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 24, 2003

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
troysworktable (109) - Washington, USA - JAN 16, 2008
12 ounce bottle. This ale was a beauty. It poured a brilliant dark red with an inch thick cream-colored head. The head stuck around and left some nice lacing behind. The aroma and flavor were both a mixture of molasses, light grain, resin, light woodiness, brown sugar, and some undetermined spices. There was also a subtle dark fruit flavor that I am almost convinced was cranberry. The initial flavor was a heavy sweetness that allowed some bitterness to squeak in on the finish. Overall, I would describe this ale as "heavy." It sat heavy on the tongue and against the palate, with only soft carbonation to lighten the heaviness. It was heavy on flavor, balancing malts and hops rather well. It was heavy on its malts. This is what a winter ale should taste like!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppedHead (106) - seattle, Washington, USA - APR 21, 2005
pours deep mahogany, with a thin head, sweet aroma of plums and rasins which carry through in the flavor, rasiny with a balnced bitterness, a very drinkable x-mas ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ESPh (106) - Branchburg, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Nice dark pour with a thick white head. Feint roasted malt, nutty aroma. Tastes of roasted malt, slightly sweet and nutty with a slightly bitter finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hoorayforbeer (105) - Denton, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2003 Deep red with small, quickly diminishing head. Spicy and malty, with a good deal of burnt flavors. Still has a bit of hop kick , especially for a Christmas ale, but they aren't overdone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
giarcsr (104) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 24, 2005
This beer has a very sharp hoppy flavor that really hits your tongue with some force. It really reminds me of a pine tree, which is nice in a way since I miss western oregon so much. There is also a slight malt base flavor to it that makes sure this beer isn’t completely bitter. Not to bad a beer from full sail.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
odannyob (104) - Colorado, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Poured from a 12 ounce brown glass bottle into an english pint glass (which means I opened another bottle to top it off to a true pint) and proceeded to explore. Some winter ale’s need to be available year ’round. The Full Sail carton sez "Available for 90 days only", so, enjoy, imbibe when here and wait 275 days or so until the circle twists back.

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