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RATINGS: 931   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Murrow (69) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 4, 2012
Bottled. Pours pale to medium amber, with creamy white head. Light, slightly tart fruit aroma blends well with spice aromas; ginger and clove, perhaps? The flavor opens with cinnamon and mellow, sweet malt. These flavors are balanced by a touch of hop bitterness that picks up in the middle. Finish is sweet, but not cloying. Thin, smooth mouthfeel, light to medium bodied. Well-balanced combination of flavors, evokes the holiday spirit well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eachnotesecure (66) - Kentucky, USA - NOV 21, 2011
This just tastes like Christmas. The cinnamon and ginger balance make this one of the best Winter Warmers I’ve had.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ExSpectator (65) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 5, 2006
on tap at the brewpub, i’ve also had it bottled. Pours reddish with a beige head. Aroma of cinnamon and ginger. Tastes of malt with a heavy spice taste of cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Finish is smooth, the high alcohol is not in the taste. Always look forward to this one around the holidays.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
uhljoseph (65) - TAMPA, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2012
A great Christmas ale that's hard to find. One of my favorites for the holiday season if you can find it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hbchrist (64) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 10, 2012
A surprisingly soft palate and almost no aroma. Little lace, but an intriguing orange-bronze color. Not a bad beer, just middle of the pack for Christmas seasonals.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheLevi4000 (63) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JAN 2, 2014
The best Christmas or Holiday Ale I have had. The description above explains it very well, the beer actually lives up to it. The only flavor it leaves out is the honey. It is not overwhelming, it just adds a little sweetness to make the beer not bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rob897 (62) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 10, 2007
love ths spice combination for this seasonal brew, dark amber pour with very thin white head. Great for winter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppyScallywag (62) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Not too sweet but a lot of holiday, sugary, kind of flavors. Good for a bottle or two. Certainly wouldn't buy a case. A six pack would be pretty iffy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tramp55555 (61) - Lisbon, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2007
An excellent beer withall the qualities a beer should have. Words cannot describe beer made like this one. If you want an accurate review of this beer, buy some. You won’t be sorry.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slats1221 (60) - Ohio, USA - FEB 8, 2012
Tastes like Christmas. Great for around the holidays if you can find it. Cinnamon and honey in a perfect blend. Lots of flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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