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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This hearty American pale ale contains a rich blend of spices that warms the soul on a cold winter’s night. Chill the mug, stoke the fire, and savor this quality seasonal brew. Available only during the Winter season, thusly, our featured beer.


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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BLuke01 (32) - Frederick, Maryland, USA - DEC 5, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2012 Pours a light amber almost orange with a small off white head. The head settles quick to a ring that leaves a light lace. The aroma is very spiceful and you can tell they brew with a very similar spice blend as their pumpkin seasonal. The tast is a punch of pumpkin spice up front including mostly nutmeg with some cinnamon and clove in the background. The spice fades to a slight malty taste with a little caramel, but this falls fast...the beer leaves you wanting more on the back end, which is somewhat disappointing. Decent overall, good on those cold nights


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
katrinaez (1251) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2016
It’s a nice winter ale. Very yeasty scent and flavor. Nice spice, but has a little plastic taste to it. Good palate feel and nice color.Bottle

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beertholomeus (1686) - California, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Pours a hazy golden orange color with a small white head. Fruit, honey, spice and biscuit aroma. Honey, coriander and other spices, biscuit and floral flavors. Medium light body and medium carbonation. Spice and floral finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (5944) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle: Hazy amber with a small, off-white head. Caramel and nutmeg scent. Taste is caramel malt, nutmeg, cinnamon, grain malt. Basic holiday spicing......but nicely restrained... Not bad....I’d have another.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (10524) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Bottle. Nutmeg, cinnamon, and biscuit malt aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Sweet nutmeg, cinnamon, biscuit malt and mildly bitter herbal hay flavor. Decent body. Good spice flavor without overwhelming the flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kingaugusta (224) - Georgia, USA - DEC 30, 2015
Pours clear gold with little white head. Nose is earthy with a little ginger root and sap. flavor is similar with a bit of pumpkin additiion on the backside.finish is short and dry and heavily favors vegetables. Mediocre

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Dark and tasty. Wonderful when its cold out. smells like a lot of malts and has that classic taste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (2004) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours brownish amber, no head. Smells of honey and spice. Taste is honey/ginger.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UNCCTF (518) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - FEB 16, 2015
On tap. I swear to God, this beer smelled like ketchup. I thought I was crazy until my wife, who was also sampling it, said "Does this smell like ketchup to you?" Fortunately, things got better after that - some decent spice in the flavor. A fairly standard winter ale, but certainly nothing to write home about.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
climberbob (419) - Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Sweet aroma. First taste is of candy and spice. No head to speak of. Average beer. Not something I will go back to. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (4532) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Draft at Jojo’s. Pours clear amber/copper with a creamy off white head and lots of lacing. Tastes like herbs, spices, Brady malt, lemony citrus. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like herbs, citrus, bready.


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