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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   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.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RaginCajun (320) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2011
Not totally impressed with this beer. The malt profile seems jagged and not very well blended. The hoppy finish does not work well either, and is somewhat bland. Overall, this is a relatively bland and unexciting beer, but worth trying if you are in the mood for something a bit lighter than most.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatDane1632 (1116) - Alabama, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 16 Sep 2012 -- Good brew, notes reflected great enjoyment. Also, apparently was entertaining me while watching the Jags. Go Jags!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkSanta410 (655) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle at home, pours dark copper with thin off white head. Aroma is malty, syrup and caramel and a bit of fruit. Taste is malty, semi sweet caramel, a bit of fruit and balanced with a hoppy bitterness. Slightly oily body, medium carbonation. Good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ethanTHEtrill (48) - - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle from a friend. Poured into a British pint glass. Small white head, dark copper almost brown color. Aroma is nutty and sweet. Nice mouthfeel, bit dry finish; notes of several hop varieties, slight sweetness, and little malty bite. Solid beer thank you real ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mendezmatthew (7) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2015 does not count
Nutty, caramel, nice firm bitterness, medium-length finish, citrus, not much sweetness

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mysticbrew (83) - - NOV 21, 2014
This crisp ESB has always been a staple in the frig. It pours a creamy amber with an off-white/tan head that lingers on the glass. The bite is clean with a subtle floralness that floats through the nasal cavity. A nice light malt with a bit of body makes the Phoenixx a very refreshing alternative. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (16422) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Draft. Hazy amber color. Aroma of boozy rye bread dough. Taste is mixed spice and bitter caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2578) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Has a dark ruby/brown color with a medium tan head. Sticky lacing on the glass. The aroma is a strong malt. The taste is a sweet malt with a smooth finsh, easy to drink, a great english strong ale from Real Ale

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1967) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Pours a nice darker amber color with white head. Caramel malt, and some citrus and floral hops notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with some sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Haslinger (876) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2014
12 ounce bottle, cool bottle, love the phoenix, sweet nutty aroma, some caramelly malt in the taste, a bit of wet hops in the finish. really good beer would buy again way to go TX

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (8102) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 9, 2014
Bottle - Bread, caramel and some light hops. Cloudy copper with a very rich beige head. Caramel, bread and a punchy hop bitterness that fades surprisingly quickly. Nicely done.


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