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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Our ever-changing spiced winter seasonal. A tasty brew that complements all your holiday festivities. It is typically malty in body, lightly hopped, and rounded out with spices that we vary from year to year.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Delirium (636) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2007
Bottle. Pours a fairly dark reddish orange with a moderately-sized creamy off-white head that lasts a while and leaves nice lacing. Aroma is somewhat sweet, with cinnamon, vanilla, bready malts, a bit of caramel, and a hint of pine hops. Flavor is a pretty strong rush of sweet spiced bready malt---cinnamon, vanilla, maybe ginger. Finishes with a bit of chocolate, with some light sweet-citrus hops in the background. Kind of like drinking a Christmas dessert, but unlike most such attempts, this one avoids being cloyingly sweet or artificial, and is quite drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 16, 2007
2006. Light brown color with white head. Malty chocolate nose. Flavor is malts with spicy, sprucy flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TURDFERGUSON (3912) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - JAN 9, 2007
Tap at Tyler’s in the Boro. flat coke appearance with sweet fruitcake and roasted malt nose. Flavor is mocha milkshake, nutmeg, and weird christmas cookies. I am not a huge fan. Creamy and smooth palate, but just not my thing.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2352) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 6, 2007
2006 Bomber. Reminds me of a flat cola drink. Slightly sweet with a roasted malt character. Finish is a little bitter. Aromas are overwhelmingly roasted malt. Dry, medium bodied, and long on the finish. Best slightly chilled but not frozen.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
molassesfan (202) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JAN 6, 2007
2006 bomber. Pine aroma with coriander, nutmeg, and ginger. Tastes like bitter gingerbread and mouthfeel is rather thick. Dry spice finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jason (1675) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2007
Bottle, thanks to hopdog for sharing this one. Aroma is very piney with other spices, light nutmeg and ginger. Taste had too much bite at first but waited for it to warm on my tongue and got smoother. Intresting brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SSSteve (3666) - - DEC 31, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2009 fruity aroma of plums, and ginger bread. clear burgundy with a small tan head. spicy flavor of ginger bread, raisin bread and cinnamon. light-medium bodied. flavors and aroma are a little bit subtle...but nice.----re-rate 2009---flavor has more vanilla than anything this year.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 30, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2007 Pours dark reddish amber with a well maintained wispy off-white head. Aroma of delicious spice: ginger, cinnamon, toffee. Taste is toffee, caramel, gingerbread, cinnamon, coriander. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Quite nice, not overspiced, malty yet still retains a refreshing quality.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (3914) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2006 Choco-cherry vanilla maltiness in the aroma and flavor -- like a dessert brown ale. Graham crackers. The flavor came off rather artificial and the vanilla notes held on longer than necessary. I didn’t get a whole lot of the spice. Medium-heavy body. Red-brown, clear with a clingy seafoam head. Tannic. I was a little disappointed with this one, will give it another try while I’m up here on vacation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
theshocker (329) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 26, 2006
Dark red, small tan head. Peppery, earthy, cinammon aroma. Lots of flavors. Plum, spruce, rosemary, and thyme. I have no idea how to describe this beer but its spicey and pleasant, the dominant flavor is cinnamon.


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