Travlr (16394) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 11, 2011
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the source. Hazy amber color, off white head, decent lacing. Aroma of Christmas, very balanced and relatively subtle spice. Taste is malty and the spices are in the background, with a very decent base beer. Nice.
italianjohn (2516) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
2011 Batch Firkin at the Hulmeville, Reddish cloudy brown pour light sticky lacing ..... aroma of berries, sprucey and nutmeg/ginger..... taste up front was a little medicinal with spices, nutmeg, berries, sweet spruce tips and ginger .... lots of flavor ... head brewer says this one changes every year and its 7% abv now .... decent stuff