RateBeer
overall
60
54
style

bottled
common

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Combines premium malt with aromatic specialty hops. Brewed with our special yeast, this beer has a vanilla like finish. A robust ale. Pair it with holiday meals.


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RxForHealth (154) - - MAR 24, 2013
473 mL can from the LCBO. I really wanted to like this beer more. The first thing you notice when you pour it, is the aroma of vanilla. On the palate is some hops but still a strong vanilla taste. Same with the finish. Not a bad pint, but not a beer that I would have more than one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
patlab (23) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2013
Excellent winter beer that has a great aroma of vanilla and a taste reminiscent of mint chocolate. Wonderful flavour, aroma and taste. Great find.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
yrstruly (333) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2013
500mL can. Pours clear with a rocky head and large bubbles. Aroma is of cherry cola and malt. Taste is of cedar and vanilla, and very malty. The carbonation is higher than it should be, and results in a light body that shouldn’t be the case for the style. Unique aroma and taste that are brought down by a lackluster body and finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnurda (1149) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 13, 2013
On tap at the tasting room In Vancouver. Huge vanilla finish. Very sweet. Quite enjoyed this one ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cinctus (171) - - MAR 3, 2013
Strong creaminess with plenty of chocolate flavour. Gets sickening half way through, but is a tasty gimmick on first sip.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Metalchopz (2372) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 28, 2013
Granville 12-bottle mixer pack at The Beer Store. Pours a clean copper colour with a big frothy off-white head, great retention and lots of dirty lace. Sweet and spicy nose with caramel, chocolate, grass and hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and nuts. Nice, mildly creamy mouthfeel. Mostly chocolate taste with the malt, light alcohol and a light nutty finish. Was not expecting chocolate in this one, but must admit this mixes well with the spices. Quite interesting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OntBeerDrinker (445) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 25, 2013
3 finger head dark red. Smell is soft vanilla and roastedness smells so flipin good. Taste is some water but also vanilla roastedness,some fruit and sweetness. Sips have some spice taste and carbination is felt on tounge. Good soft light flaved ale also can taste a bit of ginger. But its basiclly a light roasted vanillaness. Good stuff. Cheer’s!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
lambo47 (8) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 16, 2013 does not count
Great beer and sits on the tongue just long enough to fulfill the vanilla palate. Do not get more than a six pack because it is a thick drinking beer but well worth the lethargy. So mouth invigorating

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chris__hartley (276) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 9, 2013
It pours ruby with orange highlights; the head if off-white and foamy. The aroma has notes of: treacle, vanilla, ruby-fruit jam, and a slight sarsaparilla. The taste is light sweet that finishes light bitter; there are notes of: cereal grain, vanilla, and that sarsaparilla note. The palate is light bodied, has medium carbonation, and a medium finish. Overall, it gets novelty marks.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hungarian_G (90) - - JAN 28, 2013
Pours a deep copper amber with a decent creamy off-white head. Foamy and quickly receding. Nice aroma of vanilla up front, with some caramel malt sweetness, herbal hops and seasonal spices. Great flavour; fairly sweet, vanilla notes, malts and some hoppy bitterness. Also, some hints of roasted nuts, cinnamon and spices. Slightly sticky mouthfeel with nice bitter but not overpowering finish. Well balanced, nice flavour... something different from the standard ale.Great beer!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 3 4 5  6  7 8 9 » 19


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50