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RATINGS: 672   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kidmartinek (3977) - austin, Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2007
A sweet aroma of cofee, chocolate, oatmeal. The beer pours dark brown. IT is very frothy and carbonated. IT taste sweet, deserty, chocolately, mellow.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 12, 2007
Deep brown with very small head. Nuts and malt on the nose. Flavor is a sweet malt with some hops. Nothing great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redgold07 (308) - Irving, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2007
Pours a dark ruby color into the glass, with a smallish off-white head. Aroma is of caramel malt and hops. Taste is a mix of hoppy earthiness and bitterness, with light sugar and malt. The first time I heard the term "Wassail," it was referring to hot spiced apple cider mixed with spiced rum. 12 oz. beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 5, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2008 Draught. Mild sweet aroma, strawberry and cherry. Dark ruby with patchy off-white head. Opens sweet and muddled, finishes sour and slightly offensive. Cloying and dry palate.

Bottle. Sweet and spicy nose, some caramel. Dark ruby-brown with a steady head and good lacing. Somewhat chalky with notes of cherries and caramel. Very dry finish, somewhat harsh. Gets more undrinkable with every sip.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hivemind (809) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Draft at Pony with James, Andy, Feng. Pour was not memborable, very thin head, and I donít remember there being very much of an aroma either. This was thin-bodied and easy drinking, but wasnít a "good" beer in any other way. I tasted a little bit of a grainy maltiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - DEC 4, 2002
nice malt in the nose, but an astringent taste turned me off

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12363) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DrinkMoreBeer (21) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 19, 2006
Rather middle of the road in taste - neither very hoppy or truly rich and malty. On a night when friends and I rated 20 winter beers, this finished a bit below average

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
littlecarp (135) - Redding, California, USA - DEC 11, 2007
Pours brown with a rather insignificant head. I actually thought it was a bit too hoppy, with some unpleasant sourness. It settled pretty heavily on my tongue.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
oreogobbler (228) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 5, 2008
Black liquorice and cherry aroma, I also get some strawberries in there too, Pours a dark ruby red, thin filmy head. Flavor consists of oak, sage, and dark bitter chocolate, very creamy finish. Palate is biting, sour, and bitter in the finish.

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