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Our heady Spiced Ale summons escape from the ordinary. Lavish English and Wisconsin Malts slow brewed caramel goodness into this beefy bronze Strong Ale registering 20 degrees Plato O.G. Aged on Oak in the Open Top Cellar so that Cassia Cinnamon, Ginger and Allspice could be carefully hand stirred into the velvety Toffee notes of this aromatic Spiced Ale. 100% Naturally Bottle fermented to warm the chill from your soul.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10710) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle poured a clear orange amber with a lasting creamy ivory head. Aromas of caramel, spice and a hint of fruitiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of caramel, spice and a hint of fruitiness with a smooth lingering spiced finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10100) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Clear brown, off white head. This reminds me of a pumpkin beer minus the pumpkin. Spices, toffee, caramel. Tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 21, 2014
12 ounce bottle courtesy of AWISLguy and shared at a tasting, 10/6/14. Pours a clear amber with a large foamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of heavy spice, including cardamom, ginger, clove and some banana notes. The taste is banana bread, ginger, clove. Medium bodied, mild lingering spice.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
adnielsen (9901) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle @ Steve’s Super Bowl party. Thanks Armin! Pours a hazy deep orange appearance with a fizzy off white head. A lot of ginger in the spicy noise. Some caramel apple as well. Tangy and tart flavor. Slight celery / veggie note that may just be coming from the ginger. Cinnamon and vanilla too. Light bitterness. My last favorite NG beer in ages.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (9177) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 12, 2014
> Spiced carrot cake, heavy cinnamon malty amber ale

[ Bottle ][ 12oz ][ TheEpeeist ][ Bonus ][ Tired Hands Stemware ][ 7.12.14 ]
>> Pours clear red amber, medium off-white head. Spotty lace. Awesome nose of carrot cake, cinnamon frosting, rum soaked biscotti, nutmeg. Taste is spiced cake, dusty, malty, sweet tea. A tad tannic and too dusty for me. Not bad.

>!< dusty, tea

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9118) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy dark amber color with a medium thin off-white head that evaporates steadily to a film. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt, spices and oak. Medium-bodied with flavors of gingerbread, caramel malt and oak. The finish is sweet with a cinnamon and ginger aftertaste. Above average overall.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (8680) - Illinois, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Seems based on the old winter warmer but miles better. Vanilla and spices elevate this brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8582) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle. Nutmeg, cinnamon ginger and toffee malt aroma - nutmeg is most dominate spice. Amber with large off-white head. Strong spicy toffee malt flavor - no one spice dominates in the flavor though. Not bad - just like the typical pumpkin beer without the pumpkin.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, clear amber pour with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, red fruit, oak, vanilla, tannic notes into a bit of earth, lots of cinnamon, ginger, slight cherry notes as well in there. Taste is a mix of sweet caramel, toffee, cherry, nice cinnamon and ginger in there, hints of red fruit, finishing fairly sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (7622) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle thanks to Adam! Pours a hazy amber with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has strong spice with a bit of a pine must and a sweet grain backbone. Flavor has sweet bread with Christmas spice with a bit of caramel.


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