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RATINGS: 425   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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This rich dark gingerbread stout entices with the aromas of the holidays. The flavor of gingerbread comes alive, beginning with the smooth sweetness and heartiness of dark roasted malts and a touch of wheat. But it’s the intensity and spices of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, & ginger that add a wicked kick for a jolly playful brew full of merry mischief.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
northropfrye (2082) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 6, 2013
I thought this was great. One of the best Christmas spice products I’ve tried. Liked it a lot.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silphium (3160) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Draft at Crunchy’s, East Lansing. Deep opaque brown body, medium clumping tan head. Nose spicy; ginger and nutmeg dominant, also some licorice and cocoa. Spicy body with the same spices noted in the nose; creamy with chocolate, burnt sugars, and alcohol. Pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3387) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JAN 6, 2013
On tap at Kickbacks. Dark beer with a foamy light brown head. Spicy nose with lots of ginger and brown sugar. Sort of light bodied. Flavors of ginger, molasses, brown sugar and warming alcohol in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (1963) - Manama, BAHRAIN - JAN 6, 2013
Black with a dark, firm head. Aroma is roasted malts, gingerbread, spice, vanilla, biscuits. Medium full body. Spicy ginger, biscuit malts, roasted malts, light chocolate, light cloves. Really enjoyable beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (5200) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Bottle at clockwork’s dec 8th 2012 tasting. Pours a dark body with no head. Aroma is spicy with notes of cinnamon and malts. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of cinnamon, sweet malts, light crust and faint booze.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
seth_lfod (323) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Poured from a bomber into a goblet. Opaque black with a surprisingly generous mocha colored head which dissipates quickly. Gingerbread smell is there... but not as much as I expected. Also has a funk scent to it... bubblegum and alcohol. Taste is definitely gingerbread, little bit of cinnamon, and coffee. Overall a nice holiday themed stout that is very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6726) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle. Blackish beer with a brown head. Ginger and light mollasses aroma with rich malt. Toffee and ginger flavor with light spice. Medium bodied. Toffee and ginger lingers with light spice and malt.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (1604) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 4, 2013
Pours black with cocoa head. Enjoyed at JL Beers in Fargo. Lots of interesting things going on here. Aromas are indeed of ginger bread. I also get some nice vanilla, bubblegum and roasted malt flavours. Good stuff!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (5576) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Bottle. Black, of course. Gingerbread cookie aroma wafts at least a foot away from the glass. If you get closer, you get more of an alcohol tease. It drinks quite nicely ... not as much gingerbread as I feared. Instead, a mellow cinnamon, holiday beer essence. Enjoyable holiday stout. (#4886, 1/3/2013)

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JMerritt (1767) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Black with a frothy, uneven light-brown head. The aroma is strikingly reminiscent of gingerbread cookies - the ginger root spiciness is there, but greatly tempered with sweet vanilla malts, cinnamon and clove - just like in actual gingerbread cookies and cakes. Mildly sweet, lightly bitter flavor with mild coffee notes under spicy ginger, toffee candies, light alcohol. A bit thin bodied, but this is a really festive holiday beer. Boston Beer Co. really needs to put this into their winter pack alongside Old Fezziwig.


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