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RATINGS: 387   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oakbluff (414) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 24, 2013
pours clear chestnut, min. head- nose is quite pungent from the spices. Definitely not a subtlely spiced beer with the nutmeg especially strong. taste- sweet molasses cookies, gingerbread and of course the nutmeg. Tasty enough but very cloying and best in small doses. Soft on the finish with carbonation on the low side. Not boozy at all but the sweetness still distracts.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Slightly hazed mahogany with a thin tan head. Aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg and caramel. Taste is spicy and malted with cinnamon, dark fruits, caramel and mild warming.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HULK777 (407) - - DEC 23, 2013
Intense cinnamon bun dough aroma. Taste of toast bread, apples, cinnamon, orange peel, ginger, and toffee. Bittersweet yeast, ginger, cinnamon, and dough aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teddybeer (2285) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 21, 2013
Dark coppery colour with a light beige head with medium duration. Aroma has notes of caramel, spices and toasted malts. Flavor is light yeasty, notes of caramel, toffee, dark fruits, some nuts and spices. Light bittery final with medium duration.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (2743) - 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 (2437) - 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 (3071) - 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 (218) - 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 (736) - 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 (2090) - 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


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