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RATINGS: 348   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 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (2550) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
On tap at Thirsty Monk in Asheville. Pours a golden color with white head. Spicy, vanilla, malty, cream soda flavors. Tasty!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thewade (340) - USA - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle. Amber color. Slightly sweet finish. Roasted Marshmellows. Nice winter, session beer. Easy to drink. nice brew

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10037) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Tap without Beau. Hazy dark orange appearance with a tan head. Some spicy hops. Light pine. Big vanilla cream soda flavor. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enwiebe (198) - - JAN 26, 2014
1/26/14. Bomber bottled 11/13. Poured dark copper with a one finger head that disapated in about 15. Mild spicy nose with hints of malt and hop. Thin mouth with a nice spicy mix. A different spice profile than most winter ales. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerdedDave (801) - - JAN 20, 2014
on tap; red color; sweet malt, caramel, and cinnamon aroma; medium-bodied; caramel malt with spice notes of cinnamon and nutmeg; very smooth and easy drinking

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (1540) - Georgia, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Clear amber. Malt, clove, nutmeg, fruit on the nose. Sweetness and hops add to the overall winter spices and malt. Medium bodied and nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (6151) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Draft at Trappeze Pub with Linh, Scarlett and Dad. Pours a light amber body with light lacing. Aroma is full of spice and sweet malt, and nothing else really. Mouthfeel is medium to light, somewhat dull with not a lot of flavor jumping out. Some muted hop character in the back, covered by lots of spice, malt, bread and toast

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (4304) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2013
In draft at Trio in Kill Devil Hills NC. Pours a clear amber with an ecru head. Malty nose with a touch of fruity hop notes. Flavors of cocoa and cloves. Medium bodied. Moderate carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrinkinWell (366) - - DEC 26, 2013
Even though I prefer the 2011 batch of CMWA, I still love this beer. Pours dark, translucent amber with light head and minimal lacing. Aromas of cinnamon, subtle nutmeg and honey. Slight hoppiness balanced by sweet notes of chocolate and vanilla. A great winter ale!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Dark brown with nice lacing head. Nutmeg, allspice, orange peel aroma. Medium body, quite tasty.


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