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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
The essence of Christmas is captured in this very bottle you are holding. Perfectly blended spices compliment Frosted Frog’s rich malt flavors, creating the ultimate Christmas experience. Celebrate the holidays as you savor this very special seasonal offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1360) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2015 Draft at the Hoppin Frog tasting room in Akron, OH. 5oz pour. Golden-amber in color with a thin white head. No real lacing. Aroma was powerful with spices like cinnamon, allspice, cloves and booze. The taste was very sweet (more than I really like). Spices come through especially the cinnamon. Full body for the style and oily. The booziness is prevalent and the overall flavor is washed away in the sweetness. Not my favorite from HF.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (5913) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2013
Bottle. Amber with a small head. Aroma and taste of apples, cinnamon, spices, toffee, nutmeg and some fruit. Not too sweet. A real "Christmas Beer".

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thornecb (4872) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Pours deep mahogany into a trappist glass. Tan head quickly recedes to nothing. Nutmeg and cinnamon aromas. Thin with pumpkin, nutmeg and cinnamon turning warming in the lasting finish. Slight bourbon afterburn is nothing special, but brings the base brew up a couple of notches.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SirLimpsalot (2778) - SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2013
@Gyllenbock: stor doft av ingefära och pepparkakor. Smaken är lika så. Mycket jul och juökryddor. Ganska tvålig men ändå klockren. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2607) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Aroma: Apple Cider, Cinnamon, Mild Sweet Bread Appearance: Orange/Amber Hue, Passes Mild Light, Thin White Head Ring, Minimal Lacing Taste: Mildly Boozy Apple Cider, Cinnamon Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chalicemaster (111) - Ohio, USA - NOV 13, 2013
The flavor profile here is a surprisingly balanced malt and spice combo, almost comes across as a very serviceable take on a Belgian dark ale. The bourbon element is enjoyable, but in sweet, oily way - there’s very little in the way of genuine oak flavor here, or at the very least, it doesn’t come out that way in the mix. Well worth a try, however, and certainly in the upper tier of christmas beers that saturate the market this time of year.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TrappistenOli (320) - Bern, SWITZERLAND - OCT 26, 2013
Braun, opaltrüb, kein schaum, würzig und nach relativ stark nach zimt im aroma, süsslich im geschmack, zimt, gutes weihnachtsbier ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (3307) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2013
Bottled. Pours amber with a medium sized, off-whie to beige head. Aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and notes of caramel. Sweet flavour that ends up more dry. Medium bodied, oily text. and soft carb. As the original version a little overspiced but an OK christmas brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (6093) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle from bierkompass.de. <b/> dark chestnut red brown color with medium beige head. Aroma of dark malt, cinnamon, caramel, star anise. Taste, dark malt, cinnamon, star anise, vanilla, cloves, gingerbread. Tasty, beer made me Christmas in August.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Karol (719) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 23, 2013
Bottled. Cinnamon aroma, taste and finish. Overall awesome! Spicy, alcohol warming, cinnamon finish. Reminds me of Belgian ales. Fantastic for winter nights!

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