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Manayunk Festivus (2012)
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Every year we brew a single batch of this holiday warmer using an original recipe thus making each year unique. The rich plum & raisin flavor in this batch is certainly a feat of strength while the complex spice profile shouldn’t be included in anyone’s airing of grievances. Happy holidays from the entire brewing staff.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Larry_Duffman (313) - - DEC 13, 2015
I poured it from the can into a pint glass. It pours a reddish brown color with a nice head and some lacing. The aroma is spice and fruit. The taste is fruit, spice, bread, and alcohol. It tastes like Christmas. It’s not too sweet. I thought this was pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SteveOrz85 (200) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
2015 edition. Small head, some lacing.Aroma is malty with some spice. Taste is lightly sweet with some general notes of spice as well as brown sugar. Medium bodied beer with average carbonation. Overall nice holiday ale. Enjoyed it. May not stay fresh long as can seems rather chinsy, like it is scotch taped together.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
raymow (1344) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2015
on tap at the brewpub - 2015 version - aroma and flavor of clove and cinnamon. A very good winter warmer/Christmas beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5615) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 14, 2015
2014 version. 12oz can. Filtered amber body. Foamy beige head. Fruitcake cinnamon-ginger-allspice aroma. Big fruit, spice...but I kind of dig it in this one. The malt complements it well enough. Spiced Winter Warmer with some Wee Heavy undertones. Well made, enjoyable for what it is.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (6057) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Draft. 2014 version. Brown pour with tan head. Spice, fruit, other festive aromas. Flavors are spice forward, drinks warm but not overbearing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
60minuteman (1255) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Can. Christmas spice, pine, hop, plum and raisin aroma. Smooth beer for 7%. Surprising at that. Very carbonated, medium-light bodied, hops add a little bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (3001) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2014
Sampled at AC Beerfest (2014). (Assuming this was the 2013 vintage) Poured a clear amber color with a small foamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, and holiday spices. Taste mimics the nose with lots more cinnamon coming through.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillWyce (946) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Canned version for 2013 holiday season. Poured copper color, with a light haze and a 1-finger off-white head. Aroma of spices mixed with stone fruit. Medium body with a light dryness to the finish. Flavor is nutty with spices and a fruity note at the back. The spices linger in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Draft at craft ale house. Pours clear reddish copper with a medium sized tan head. The aroma has cinnamon and nutmeg. Spicy taste that is big on the cinnamon. Okay.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5483) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Crisp amber coloured body with a thin fast-dying tan head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, raisins, figs, plums and some toasted malt. Medium-bodied; Assertive nutty and earthy flavour with a lot of pit fruits and some good toffee notes. Aftertaste shows hints of light spices like cloves, nutmeg and canella and only a touch of sweetness - the rest is earthy malt notes. Overall, a nicely spiced beer with perhaps too strong of a malt and earthy flavour. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Liqour Outlet in Boonton, New Jersey on 30-November-2013 for US$1.79 sampled at home in Washington on 04-January-2013.


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