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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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A winter seasonal made with all English Pale & Crystal malts. Hopped with Phoenix, Kent Golding, Challenger, and Target hops in the boil and dry hopped.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jerseyjohn71 (140) - corsicana, Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2013
clear- redish color, tan foam head, good lacing rings with every gulp, lightly bitter, thin feel, light body,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1436) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Pours deep amber with a dense off-white head. Aroma of caramel, spice and a touch of citrus. Taste is nicely bittersweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3023) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Central Market bottle. Really tasty and well balanced with a strong malt backbone and a strong hoppiness. Just a little kick from the alcohol. Not a big style for me but I enjoyed this bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (7253) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Sample at Hay Merchant in Houston. This brew pours a reddish-copper color with a medium off-white head that recedes slowly. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of malt, toffee and fruit. Medium-bodied with flavors of roasted malt, sweet toffee and ripe fruit. The finish is sweet and malty up front and leaves an herbal hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alcaponejunior (438) - Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Brown in color with a bit of a haze. Perhaps a one finger head that dissipates into a nice ring with a touch of sheen. Lacing is good. Has the smell of a good caramel malt, with some grainy overtones, and just a touch of sweet fruitiness. Tastes lightly bitter caramel malty, with well balanced hoppiness and a touch of bitter citrus. It’s got a good amount of carbonation for the style. Mid-bitter aftertaste with lingering maltiness. Drinks fairly well for the style, which is not my favorite. Still a pleasant offering tho.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JakeSparks (124) - Alvin, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
slick golden bitter beer. nice maltiness. had once on tap and happy to see it in bottles

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ration (1900) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2012
021112. Tap at the ging man, houston tx. Pours clear copp with a nice head. Aroma caramel, toffee. Sweet ripe fruity taste. Almost like a barley wine. Not Bad.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2012
Draught at the Alamo Drafthouse - Village, Austin, Oct. 19. Pours a deep amber with an average size long-lasting foamy off-white head. Lots of lacing on the glass. Aroma has a good amount of fruity and spicy hops along with some fruit, caramel malt and a hint of spice. Flavour is fruity, hoppy and quite spicy and has a good bitter finish. Medium bodied. Not sure what style this is supposed to be but it’s pretty darn good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Robbievegas (230) - Las vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Tried this on tap at The Flying Saucer in Addison, TX. Sweet malty aroma. Notes of caramel and toffee in the flavor profile, good beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3346) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Amber color out of the bottle with a small off white head. Nose with toffee, alcohol, and some citrus hops. Rich toffee and burnt caramel sweetness with a strong grapefruit rind hoppiness. This feels bigger than 6.6% ABV.


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