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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Our Christmas ale begins a new holiday tradition. Hopped with Chinook for pine aromas and spiced with Ginger and orange peel.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1316) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Pours a red orange with a beige head and aroma of citrus, ginger cinnamon spices and pine. Taste is lots of citrus with hops, cinnamon, ginger, spices,and fruity pine with a hoppy finish. Nice Christmas ale

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cancer4TheCure (14) - - JAN 7, 2014
Another strong entry from Revolution Brewing in Chicago. A nice toasty taste is prevalent throughout this one. Pours dark, with a weak but appealing head that sticks around a bit. Very aromatic, and smells like something that should be enjoyed next to a roaring fireplace. I enjoyed a 12 pack of cans bought in Chicagoland, and quickly went through them around Christmastime. One I’ll definitely keep my eye out for in the coming years.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (628) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 5, 2014
12oz can pours semi-clear reddish brown with medium head. Nose is malty citrus, orange. Taste is fruiry orange, pine, light spices. Finish is fruity medium bitterness, touch of earthy malt, ginger, pine. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Can at Blippsmas! Pours a clear amber with a hint of ruby to it, under a soft white head. Bright citrus hops with a bit of earthiness. Medium-bodied, sweet, a bit of spice, moving into some bright ginger heat. Spicy heat, bright earthy hops. Sweet and spicy on the finish. Rather nice.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (1970) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2013
12oz can gifted to me for Christmas from JohnGonk. Thanks John! Pours a hazy dark amber color with a small foamy tan head. Aroma of fresh cut christmas tree! Lots of fresh pine, spruce, and some sweet citrus fruits. Taste of pine, caramel, citrus, syrup, and light spices. Good stuff, but the nose is better then the taste to me on this one.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (3892) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2013
12oz can from Ed. Tonight Ed brought this over with a ball gag, horse whip, cattle prod, leathet chaps and fairy wings. Well everything was used BUT the beer, Ed likes outfits what can I say. After Ed left i noticed the aroma of pine sap and juniper witj lots of citrus and some wet toast. Medium body that is slightly syrupy but finishes thin. Flavor is similar to the aroms, notes of wet pine needles, bad weak citrus, sugar, msple syrup, dry tosst, grsins, old sugar. Meh the more time I spend on this the less I like it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9358) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Can at home. Pours clear garnet with a medium, foamy and frothy off-white to light beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is stone fruit, light caramel and toast malt with honey malt notes, pine hops, earthy spices, ginger, citrus notes. Flavor is lightly sweet honey and cracker malt, pineapple, orange, spicy ginger, light hops and medium bitterness with a dry finish. Medium-light body and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (5830) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Can. Pours amber with an off white head. Piney hops, light sweetness, and medium bitterness. Fresh and crushable. Giddy up.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7898) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Can on Fistmas Eve. Pours amber with white head. Nose and taste of ginger, orange peel, spice, pine, lemon and toasted grain. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2220) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Pours a reddish copper color with a small canvas colored head. Notes of ginger, orange citrus, celery, herbs, and brown sugar. Spicy finish.


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