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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (2679) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Very nice malty aroma with some Christmas spices. The flavor is malty sweet with the spices showing up. The finish is nice and warming. Good sipper.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2229) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - DEC 12, 2013
12/22/2012. 22 oz. bottle. Deep amber with a white head. Seasonal spicy aromas with malt, caramel and dark fruit. Spicy flavors with light hops and fruits. A bit of alcohol burn on the finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ads135 (2921) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - DEC 11, 2013
This is one of my least favorite Hoppin’ Frog beers but its pretty solid nonetheless. The beer is surprisingly dry, but there is a really nice assortment of spices.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redtechnj (203) - Williamstown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Appearance- Clear Dark reddish amber with almost no head Aroma- Sweet and spicy, Ginger, cinnamon, allspice,nutmeg Flavor- Big Xmas spices, nutmeg and allspice i think, Caramel malts,ginger

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abcfan (712) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Interesting brew. Pours red/brown with a tan head. Aroma is spice and malt. Taste is a mix of cinnamon, nutmeg, and notes of egg nog.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (1989) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Draft at rattle n hum NYC. Deep brown color. Taste is cinnamon and nutmeg with spices. Taste is very seasonal and very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hbchrist (64) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 3, 2013
heavy lacing, smelled like chai tea from Starbucks. Surprisingly light on the palate considering the overwhelming spice/cardamon/chai scent that bursts out of the glass. Still, a fun beer to drink. Best after dinner and limited to one or two. Definitely a holiday specialty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmikolich (1446) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Tap from a 1/6bbl, its a christmas ale, so I’m not very excited initially, coloring is very nice deep and warming taste is a spice lovers heaven with tons of holiday cheer packed in a glass, good malt backbone makes it a beer, and finish lingers with drying spices..

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (3999) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 15, 2013
22oz bomber from Spirits Brick. Poured a cloudy orange tea brrown body with slightly more orange outer edges and an average sized foamy off off white head. Aroma and flavor are basically an overly cinnamon spiced gingerbread cookie. Palate is average but a chalky feel with stronger carbonation and a dry slightly warm finish make this one a fireside sipper. Overall I liked it a bunch.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
barwenchfrannie (3) - Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2013 does not count
I’m not a Christmas ale fan, however this beer is fabulous. I love the cinnamon flavor and the fact that it goes down very smooth for a darker beer.


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