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RATINGS: 1016   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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It has a cinnamon and ginger spice flavor, a rich copper color, and a medium body that will fit with any holiday meal.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
fstEddie (1) - garfield heights, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2014 does not count
Cleveland tradition...the secret to enjoying this beer is to coat the rim of your icy glass with brown sugar... it offsets the bitter/high alc % taste and as the beer warms the flavors of spice/honey are moe palatable...many have tried to duplicate but this beer stands alone!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (13236) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours copper amber. Nose/taste of ginger, cinnamon, spice, honey and light malt. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ESPh (121) - Branchburg, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Nice Amber color and white head. Very smooth, ginger, honey, cinnamon, malt and exactly enough bitterness to keep it from being sweet. Will look for this in the future; excellent Christmas beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lemke10 (947) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Pours a clear, amber color with decent head. The aroma is mildly malty. The taste is decent with lots of grains and malt. Not bad, a little over rated in my opinion but still quite drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vandeija (3) - - DEC 19, 2014 does not count
This was a great beer with a cinnamon and sugar rim. The beer paired well with a classic Irish beef stew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryrpat (292) - Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Nice season beer. Definitely gives off the Xmas spirit. Not sure about the steep cost but would drink one if available ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARH (1100) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into an imperial pint glass. Initially ginger ale and lime aromas kick off the beer, but this fades and is replaced by honey, cinnamon, warm caramel, berries, and sweet citrus. The beer is sparkling clear and effervescent with a copper orange color and a dense, soapy and creamy, white head. A medium ring and cloudy surface is retained, with a decent, webby lace, consisting of tiny bubbles. The taste is a medium sweet and medium bitter - slightly more sweet than bitter. The texture is oily and fizzy with a medium full body. Caramel, honey, and cinnamon flavors are present on the palate with a light, toasted gingerbread and zesty spice finish followed by citrus peel waxy swallow. More honey comes through as it warms and it leaves a mellow, syrupy and waxy, spice and dark chocolate aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Yinzerita (17) - - DEC 13, 2014
One of the better xmas ales ive had. Good honey taste with aome ginger kick to it. Very malty not much hops which i actually prefer. Would recommend but a case of this is about $15 too much.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
coombuyah26 (11) - Youngstown, Ohio, USA - DEC 12, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Poured into a snifter. Decent foamy head, but it doesn’t last. Aroma is like an amber ale infused with honey. Some notes of the ginger in there too. Taste is definitely honey up front, with the more subtle spices coming through on the back end. Appropriately carbonated with a very nice, warm finish. I feel like the ginger has been toned down this year, but production is up, so who am I to complain?

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (5304) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Honey, cinnamon, golden grahams cereal aroma. Clear copper, thin head. Strong honey and kibble flavor, slight cardboard, even more subtle cinnamon, ginger, and cardamom. Medium body, harsh mouthfeel. No more spicing than you would want. Nice underlying base beer and not some random garbage.


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