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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


DANEgerous' rating

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DANEgerous (92) - Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2011
Aroma: Fantastically fragrant nice notes of toasty wheat, floral hops, slight under tones of spice, choclate and a sweet soda like flavor. Appearance: Deep rich amber with a descent pale tan foam Taste: Deep rich full all with balance of hops and sweet malt notes, it is broken up from being overly heavy with notes sweet caramel. Overall: Fantastic and with rather local distribution and a seasonal availability I say grab a sixer spark up a nice fire and grab a friend get toasty while getting toasted on a cold day.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thooper41 (549) - BELGIUM - JAN 31, 2015
12 oz bottle: Appearance is golden brown with off white head. Aroma of malt and some hops and spices. Taste is a slight complexity of hops malt and spices.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandon1989 (395) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pours a clear copper with a small off-white head that dissipates very quickly leaving nearly no lacing. The aroma is mostly consisting of malts and some spices but not overpowering and some hints of floral hops. The taste is sweeter malts up front with some hop presence in the middle. You also pick up a slight amount of alcohol. Good beer worth a try but nothing too special about this beer in my opinion.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nick76 (4298) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2014
The aroma is spice, malt, and fruity yeast. The appearance is deep gold/ light amber with a smallish head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is smooth. Overall a great seasonal beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TizzleJizzle (669) - Garland, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2014
12 oz bottle. Poured a clear Amber with a thin beige head. Taste of caramel malts, mildly spicy with a subtle hop finish. Medium carbonation, medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (3022) - Brandon, Florida, USA - DEC 17, 2014
There are no faults be n this beer, but there is nothing outstanding that makes truly one of a kind. Instead you get a great beer with a perfect balance of malt and spice that perfect for the holidays season ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ericwill99 (76) - Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Aroma, flavor, malt, sweet, alcohol, ummm. I prefer hoppy beers, but this malty Christmas beer is very tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1701) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Pours a clear darker copper color with off-white head. Some spice, cereal and bread, and citrus on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more malt character.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bkurtz (920) - PERU - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle - Pours a clear amber with a smallish head. Aromas of caramel, malts and a=something astringent. Taste is malt forward with some orange and light spice notes and then some bitterness. Not really a Christmas beer in my book, and so good overall.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1533) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Draft at the United Club at IAH. Pours a clear, copper color with a very thin, white head. Sweet aroma with some spice. Hoppiness in the background. Smooth taste. Some spice bite. Little bit of hops mixed with malt Pretty decent beer. Especially for the United Club.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Voodoo (400) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Pours a copper color with a thin white head......aroma of dates, bubble gum, raisins......taste is raisins, malt sweetness with a good chewiness with a bit of woodiness in the finish. Quite enjoyable


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