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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
The Beer that Saved Christmas is an old ale aged in oak barrels with a mixture of wild bacteria. Notes of chocolate, cherry, vanilla and carmel can be found in this holiday beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hombrepalo (1963) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy copper with small off white head. The aroma is strong raisin, caramel, booze. Medium mouth, strong dark fruit, caramel, vanilla, funk and boozy finish, good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle... Pours murky and dark brown with a small, creamy, mushroom-colored head. Good retention. The aroma is an assortment of white oak, white wine, rich malts and toasted coconut. Medium-bodied with lively carbonation. The delicious malty goodness here takes a back seat to equally delicious oaken, fruity tartness. Fruity, tangy, toasty finish. Bottle generously provided by biggsbowler!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (7585) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 28, 2015
500 ml bottle. Massive gusher, dangerous one. Pours a cloudy brown color with a medium white head after it relaxes. A big sweet fruity nose. Maybe slightly sour, toffee, oak, rich cocoa. Interesting. Deep cherry and chocolates. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (5199) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2015
Bottle at Side Project tasting night; hazy dark brown pour with a creamy tan head, spicy aroma, taste has spice dark fruits, not much carbs, some cinnamon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6286) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Bolttlede, dark brown pour with some tight foam, aroma is oak and dark fruit, flavor is dark fruit, molasses, malty, good finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (3534) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Une bouteille chez El Bait Shop: Des épices, des tannins, des petits fruits pales provenant des malts et de la fermentation. Belle chaleur d’alcool, belle complexité des sucres mais un peu difficile à terminer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
craftycarl21 (2306) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 13, 2015
500 mL bottle, huge thanks to Brett for sharing! Lightly thin plum colored pour, small fizzy off-white head. Nose and flavor are quite pleasant and definitively old ale, with leather, tobacco, plum, hints of warming spice, and molasses. Light tartness, medium body. A solid US interpretation; good, and true.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (7432) - Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2015
500 ml bottle from the Party Source at home. Pours a dark cola brown color with a small, fizzy, disappearing beige head. The aroma has oak, some sweetness, and a hint of tart fruit, caramel and some spices. The flavor has caramel, tootsie rolls, spices, figs and dates, some chocolate,and a big oak character, doesn’t do the best job hiding the abv, in fact it is a little boozy, still I think it is an interesting enough beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (4931) - Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Poured a dark amber brown color with aromas of oak, malt, light dark fruit, and some light roast. Flavors are the same with malt, earth, light cardboard, oak, vanilla and dark fruit solid and enjoyable.

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