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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.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skyview (5310) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Picked up a single 12-oz bottle at Coffee Grounds in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Pours a clear golden copper amber colored brew with a thick and rocky off-white head that really sticks around with excellent lacing. Aroma of almond marzipan, a hint of cinnamon, allspice and caramel malt. Taste is full bodied, soft carbonation with more holiday spice flavors such as cinnamon, yeast, a touch of bread dough and toffee. Finish is semi-sweet, quite smooth and a mild lingering yeast and spice aftertaste.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (651) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Smells like cinnamon and other festive spices. Tastes like holiday spices like a pumpkin ale. Cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2520) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Clear copper pour with a big off white head ..... Aroma of ginger, oak, cinnamon, caramel malts and toffee ..... Taste is of dry oak, spicy ginger, allspice, cinnamon and a nice earthy feel .... Caramel malts and toffee are evident ..... Has a lingering dry wood melded with a spicy bite on the tongue ... Very enjoyable

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4181) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2015
Reddish or dark orange pour from 12oz bottle at home. White sticky head. Smells like spicy apple cider. Spicy fruit, tart, berry, and tasty.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonshawn (676) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle from rosskyle. Light copper with thick bubbly white head. Really nice spice aroma that features dark spice. Soft resin and light hop with well balanced spice throughout. Finishes fast and clean for a spice beer. A little bit of funk as well. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosskyle (187) - - MAR 14, 2015
Cloudy bronze color. Smells like an mix of a Belgian ale with a hint of Apple. Not very spicy. Reminds me of a Trappist. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JK (5028) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Brown color, lacing head that mostly fades quickly. Aroma has a fair amount of clove and cinnamon. Flavor is kind of a mess; boozy, sweet brown sugar and light spice, but the hops are in there too. It reminds me of a barleywine. I wasn’t crazy about this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (861) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 9, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2015 12oz bottle, poured into a belgian tulip glass. Toffee is the initial aroma picked up, followed by a quickly rising then fading roasted note. Aromas of citrus, faint cake batter, and cinnamon and allspice come through in a second wave with a note of ginger that?s hidden in there. It?s aroma is mostly caramel by the end, with hints of wood. It?s a murky, yet effervescent orange-copper with a big, foamy, off-white head that reduces to foamy, soapy, and thick ring with large creamy island hoovering around the fuzzy surface, and a good, dense sheet lace along the glass. The taste is a balanced medium bitter and medium sweet. It?s creamy with a prickly carbonation, and a full body with notes of caramel, cinnamon, oranges, allspice, and ginger as it warms. There?s a warm alcohol note and juicy, sweet zest at the finish which quickly turns spicy and oaky with alcohol warmth. It?s crisp and leaves an aftertaste that?s a little dry, slightly astringent, and lingers with spiced apples, bread crust, and oak.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lukaduke (2724) - Gray, Maine, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle thanks to adnielsen ! Pours a rich amber color with two fingers of eggshell foam. Nose is warm spiced fruitcake, hint of banana, and some soft toasted malt and caramel. Palate is bready and soft. Nice layers of spice mingle with some toasted sweet malt, composted fruit and a tight little bitterness on the backend.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dragonfly1 (498) - Colorado, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Pours a clear caramel brown. Sweet rich aroma of cinnamon dried cherries and spice cake. Layered complex taste, hot at the finish. Caramel, almond, just sweet enough without being cloying. Pine needle at the finish. Bitter aftertaste. Body is perfect combination of sweet richness and just enough carbonation for balance. this is just terrific, perfect Winter Ale. Great work

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (5816) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle @ Three Notch’d Tasting. Amber pour with a small head. Pretty spicy. Some ginger and nutmeg. Stewed apple and pear. Taste is a nice balance of spicy and sweet. Some bready malt and toffee. More apple. Medium body, soft carb. Forgettable.


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