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RATINGS: 932   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 04/08/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Trade

Hazy amber, thin beige head, sweet cinamon and nutmeg aroma, big cinamon flavor, nice carmel malt that is balanced by the spices as only shows a hint of sweetness

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (10748) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 16, 2009
Bottle from joshuahfl. Pours slightly ruddy copper with a large foamy off-white head. Ginger aroma. Medium body with foamy carbonation. Flavor is ginger and cinnamon stick. Quite tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10635) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Pours a clear copper color with a finger of off-white head. Lots of cinnamon and ginger aromas, especially ginger. There is a nice bit of sweet malt and bread going on as well. The flavor has plenty of bready malt sweetness as well as some toffee. The ginger is fairly assertive, maybe a bit of cinnamon and nutmeg in there as well. Medium body with low to medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10450) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2005
Bottle. Dark amber color with roky medium head. Complex aroma with spicy sweet tone. Flavor was complex spicy holiday brew with full body. Finish was long and spicy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10141) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2005
Bottled: Light orange/amber coloured. Beige dense medium sized head. Spiced (ginger and cinnamon) and sweet aroma. Flavour is malty and spiced and reminds me a lot of Christmas. Smoothe and pleasant. Is light hopped in the end. This is a nice beer from Secret Santa Mike (BBB63). Thanks.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 1, 2011
Bottle at Birch&Barley. Lots of nutmeg and cinnamon up front, then a nutty and malty middle. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9765) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2010
An amber ale with a thin light moka head. A lightly cloying aroma of buttery malt, vinous notes, light spices, not bad. In mouth, a nice sweet biscuitty malt with smooth hops, juniper, warming alcohol, nicer than expected, nicely aged. 09 vintage on tap at MacGregors, July 31 2010.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9438) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 2, 2005
12-oz. bottle thanks to OhioDad. Pours clean coppery red with tiny fast rising bubbles and a small off-white head that dissipates to a film with some lined lacing. Yeast (sour leather) and fruity floral hop aroma with medium malt (meal) notes and some spice (cinnamon) hints. Bitter hop lightly acidic flavor with a medium caramel malt body and a hoppy rind, floral aftertaste. Medium bodied and fizzy, dry palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2006
Barrel Draught from the jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 29/09/2005 Golden coloured with some alcohol present. Spicy aroma. Crisp malt finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (8850) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 8, 2003
Beautiful, sparkling clear, copper ale with a creamy, white head. Good retention. Very malty and spicy aroma; allspice and toffee. Malty, sweet, unbalanced flavor. Lots of spice just like in the aroma. Medium-bodied with a syrupy mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Spicy, tangy, sweet finish. Great Winter seasonal brew!


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