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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rubbishystuff (1872) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 21, 2012
The spice level was very appropriate. Boozy tasting for the strength. Hops did well with the spice and didn’t distract or compete. Serving: Bottle


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FestDecBeet (234) - - DEC 24, 2014
Look: pours a dark Amber. Off white head. Very clear. Smell: slight pine. Sweet caramel. Xmas potpourri. Hops. Taste: hops. Caramel. Slight pine. Feel: medium carbonation. Slight thick mouth feel. Overall: ok beer nice aroma. First drank: home 12/24/14

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (1800) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2014
honestly not really sure what they were going for with this one. seemed like just some kind of hoppy amber.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
tonypreto (127) - Akron, Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Draft. Marina was earthy, mostly piney with some spicy citrus notes. Poured a light orange gold with rapidly dissipating head. Up front I got some slight earthy hop/pine notes, wasn't getting the spice or orange and it finished very watery and metallic.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (684) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - DEC 16, 2014
This is a great tasting christmas brew. I really enjoyed the Orange peal and ginger blance as it helped really make taste. Enjoy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (355) - chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2014
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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fredis23 (515) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Slightly Hazy Dark Reddish Amber Color, Big Long Lasting Foamy Head, Lots Of Lacing. Nice Fruity and Floral Hop, Light Resin Aroma. Sweet Malty, Fruity Hop, Light Resin. Smooth and Pleasant. Easy To Enjoy, Hides ABV Real Well. Local Brewer. Went to Their Brew Pub a While Ago but since they had Long Wait, We did not stick around... Gonna have to make the trip again and plan ahead or be more patient. Nice and Tasty. Gonna Have To Have it Again Next Christmas. Nice Cans. Recommended....

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Keir (165) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Can. Deep amber/ruby with a tan head. Nose is pine, a hint of citrus, ginger, spice. Tastes of pine, ginger, malty, hint of citrus and spice. Really nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Can from Secret Santa 2014. Thanks! Pours hazy coppery ruby with frothy off-white head. Nose is caramel malt, resiny hops, orange. Tastes very piney, hoppy, with caramel malt, orange zest, and a citric, hoppy finish. Quite nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (2330) - Michigan, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Tap @ Revolution: Very slight ruby-tinted copper & brown body with a foamy, beige-gray head that leaves moderate webbed lacing along the glass. Aroma of mild toffee malt, semisweet candied ginger, orange zest, baked bread, faint toasted pecans, & a light drizzle of caramel. Ginger takes the reigns of the flavor... Heavy ginger notes, spicy & warming & zesty with a small, underlying malty sweetness. Faint caramel, brown sugar. Notes of toasted sugar cookie in the periphery with even more subtle notes of orange peel, earth, potpourri spice, & flower petals. Finishes strong with ginger & a small hint of caramel apple. Sharp, just on the edge of astringent. A little to ginger-heavy for me to completely jive with, but still a decent Christmas ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (2917) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2014
12oz can from Kroger in Grandview. Amber pour with a big frothy off-white head and strong retention. Aroma is grapefruit, pine, caramel, toasty. Tastes are ginger, earthy, pine, nutmeg, citrus peel. Ok, not to my tastes.


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