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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Our classic Olde Ale redefines the term "bull-bodied" with its deliverance of complex and firm malt flavor. A fine blend of British and American hops provides an even bitterness as this beer finishes with a warming alcohol flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
foustburgh (1) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2014 does not count
Taste great, love the idea that my money goes to helping a cool sanctuary. Keep up the great work.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
katrinaez (117) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Great winter warmer. Subtle spices deep flavors of malts and some barley. Sweetness is light and finished warm like promised. Plus benefits the local wolf preserve. You can’t go wrong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (882) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Pours dark brown with an amber tint and a tan head. Roasted malt and dark dried fruit aroma. Dark Malty start with molasses and dark chocolate. followed by dark dried fruit and dried cherries. Finishes roasted malt and some yeastiness. Nice dark malty brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (807) - Dover, Delaware, USA - DEC 1, 2014
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Pours clear, dark brown, nice tan head and decent lancing on the glass. Aroma of malts, caramel and some dark fruits. Taste is consistent and bit of roasted malts, some fruit, sweet caramel. Definitely a warmer... Enjoyable and quite interesting. (#800thrating, #hellyeah)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
60minuteman (852) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle from Wegmans. Aroma is spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, malt, pine and hop. Taste is the same. A touch of yeast and alcohol. Some Belgian qualities to it. More hoppy than I would have thought. Good character. Definitely a warming winter brew. Similar to Brrr from Widmer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeyplush (648) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Thanks to my nephew Sean for this beer . Excellent spice and dark malt aftertaste - very piney taste and palate. Reminds me of anchor christmas beer and yards poor Richards. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2470) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2014
10/30/2014. On tap at the brewery. dark brown with a tan head. Malty caramel aromas, hints of booze, dark fruit with a sweet malty finish. Very good, but not something I could drink a lot of.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Darkmagus82 (1812) - - AUG 17, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 12-13-12- Served on tap in a 10 oz chalice glass Appearance – Served a deep ruby color with a one finger off white head. The head faded over a moderate amount of time to leave a decent lacing. Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a mix of dark fruit aromas and some caramel with the dark fruit being mainly of a raisin and prune in nature. A light nutty, Christmas spice and boozy aroma round out the sweet aroma and create e nice smell overall. Taste – The taste begins with a malty and doughy flavor mixed with a strong raisin and prune flavor. Spice flavors come to the tongue quickly with some of the sweet transitioning from the dark fruit to a more caramel nature. Flavors of spice and some alcohol then start coming to the tongue more toward the middle and the end. A light bitter hoppy flavor also comes to the end and leave a nice warming flavor to be left on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the medium to full side with a carbonation level that is average . This feel is very nice for the lightly boozy, malty, spicy and bitter flavors of the brew, letting all to be detected, but yet keeping any from overwhelming the flavors of the brew. Overall – A quite delicious and nice warming winter ale. Quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
njager246 (355) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
Aroma is malt with hints of banana, similar taste. Not a bad beer just nothing that sticks out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
callmemickey (3005) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Dark brown body, medium to thin light tan head, spotty lacing. Caramel, light roast, toast, and earth. Traces of dark fruits. Medium bodied, moderate sweetness, appropriate carbonation. Pleasant but lacking complexity and depth.

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