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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
A rich, hearty ale perfect for the holiday season with a malty sweetness and spicy hop character. The generous use of five different malts is responsible for the full flavor and high alcohol level of this beer Saint Arnold Christmas Ale is best consumed at 45° Fahrenheit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 8, 2004
Red Brown Coloring With No Head. Christmas Spice Aroma... Hops and Spice Flavor.. Surprisingly Well Balanced and Easy to Enjoy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4682) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 7, 2004
Copper color with no head. Spicy aroma with the usual nutmeg and cinnamon found in our holiday beers. More to follow in the taste, but with an unexpected hop blast. It is not overly done so as to spoil the quiet spice. Very well done!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bleeng (1595) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2004
I had this on hand pump at the Addison Flying Saucer. frothy, lasting head, brownish/red color, spicy, hoppy smell overflowing, very malty but hops come through. Yikes, give me more and more of this wonderful beer. By far the best St. A I’ve had since they opened for business.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2004
Poured clear red with thin, barely existing tan head...smell is malty with some nice spiciness going on...nutmeg and cherry...mainly sweet malts in the mouth, almost like a Red...mild spiciness in the mouth...decent brew...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SDalkoholic (2274) - Linda Vista, California, USA - NOV 17, 2004
The rating given proves i love winter and all the english strong ales available. Sweet malty aroma with a colonial red hue. To bad the head doesnt stay longer but the flavor makes up for that with its rich blend of spices and malt background of butterscotch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6535) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2004
Picked up at Whole Foods in Austin, Tx. Pours a dark amber color - not unlike strong iced tea. Tight white head. Slight candy-fruity aroma, a bit of confectioners sugar as well. Flavor has a slight hint of Christmas spice, some brandy, and dates. Mouthfeel is just a tad too sticky and artificial. Alcohol is hidden well though. A pretty decent winter warmer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kevin (2159) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 25, 2004
04 bottle, pours amber with a volumous creamy head. dusty sweet plum aroma. taste is rich dark fruits and a sweet finish. leaves a wonderful creamy mouthfeel. other flavors emerge from this a s i drink, oaky spices vanilla, and some other muted malted flavors. some might say it needs more hop balance, but they are damn liars and don’t know what they are talking about. i am amazed this is 7% the alcohol is perfectly hidden. this might be my favorite Texas brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TChrome (1448) - Bedford, Texas, USA - OCT 23, 2004
Cooper colored ale with a creamy off white head that is minimally retained. Aroma is sweetly malty with some spice. Flavor is more substantial than the aroma with very nice malt sweetness and significant spiciness. Pretty similar to Anchor OSA, though not quite that good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IndianaRed (3123) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 21, 2004
Bottle Pours a clear redish copper witha nice thick light tan head that last quite a while leaving blocky lacing. Having accidentally snorted this beer just nowm, the aromas escape me temproarily... Flavors are very woody, tree bark, fairly sweet and yes the hops are a bit spicy, but only in the background. The 7% is not very ni\oticeable, carbonation is moderate, feel is not very heavy and the finish is a nice dark semi sweet malt flavor. Pretty good. Thanks again to Kaggie97

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2004
Bottle. Nice clean orange/amber body with a thin dense off white head. Good bitter flavor on the back end with a big ol’ wallop of malt. Notes of bitter hops, caramel, and chewy malts come out. Not bad. It reminds me of a marzen.

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