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RATINGS: 871   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A rich, hearty ale brewed for a clean, dry, roasty palate.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Eberndt (196) - - DEC 6, 2013
Dark brown with a very strong roast flavor. Just bitter enough and pretty enjoyable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DavidWoodruff (395) - Windsor, California, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Dark brown with a light brown head. Roast grain aroma with just a touch of evergreen. Flavor is similar to aroma. Dry, thin and nothing particularly festive about it. Seems to be more of an American brown ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
matty (217) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Draft. Dark ruby red with a thick off-white head that settles to a film with significant lacing. Aroma is strong with malt and a touch of hops. Sweet taste from the malt. Basically an average beer. Not amazing but not awful either. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
elamericano (32) - Moscow, USA - OCT 12, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2013 Pours pretty dark, nice frothy head that lasts forever. Slightly fruity, slightly spicy. Dry. Nothing fantastic, nothing terrible.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Copper pour with light frothy head. Aroma of roasted malt and a bit of hops. Flavor is sweet with a nice bitter finish. Decent ale for fending off the winter winds.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foyle (254) - Wyoming, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Appearance: 2" cream colored head recedes rather slowly leaving significant lacing. Color is a deep copper and mostly clear with moderate carbonation bubbles visible. Aroma: earthy, floral, and pine hops blended with a rich bread dough and caramel aroma Mouthfeel: between light and medium bodied, just slightly sticky with a mostly dry finish. Flavor: nice variety of flavors. There is a peppery spice combined with the sweet caramel and toasted bread flavor. The finish has the bitterness of the hops with just a tiny bit of alcohol warming with the swallow. Overall: another solid and very drinkable brew from Redhook.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
benpickens (414) - Camarillo, California, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Pours a burgundy with a massive Ricky head; aromatic notes of fruit cake and all spice; nice hoppy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ads135 (3078) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Pretty mediocre winter beer. There are some subtle spices, esp. nutmeg, but all-in-all underwhelming.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiwianer (3390) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 2, 2013
The head is ok, the body is dark red-brown. It smells hoppy, intensive, nice aromatic. The taste is sweet, fruity, aromatic, hoppy, a bit creamy-alcoholic. Overall nice hoppy taste, delicious. 13/13/12/13/12

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 23, 2013
A - Pours a clear chestnut body with red highlights. 2 fingers of off-white head. S - Yeasty, candied grain, caramel malt, brown sugar, candied orange. T - Toasty grain, brown sugar, spicy pale malt, brown bread crust, a light dusting of cocoa powder, caramel malts, nutty yeast, cascade-like hop creating a citrus edge against the malt. Finishes crisp and semi-dry. M - Light side of medium, medium carbonation, slick but drys out on the finish. Light and mellow winter warmer. This is a good all around holiday beer. The hops and cocoa seem to give it a holiday spice without being forced. Good stuff for $7.99. Serving type: bottle 11-26-2011


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