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RATINGS: 483   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   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 itís the intensity and spices of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, & ginger that add a wicked kick for a jolly playful brew full of merry mischief.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCaptMatey (169) - Ohio, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Pours a brown to black colour with a toffee head. Aroma is of ginger, nutty malts, and brown sugar/ maple. Flavor is . Medium bodied with medium carbonated brew with a smooth mouth feel leading to a sweet finish. Good holiday brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1444) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 24, 2014
My boys picked this to let out for Santa this year. Nice choice, itís a good holiday stout. The gingerbread flavors truly come through. Deep brownish black in color with creamy cocoa colored head. Drink up Santa!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (3957) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 23, 2014
On tap at Yard House 221214. Ginger and spice in both the aroma and flavour. Poured a deep black. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjohnny (408) - - DEC 22, 2014
Spice, yeast, dough. Pours black with a thick dark tan head. Smooth. Spice. Clean finish. Not as boozy as I would have thought but just a nice warmth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbuskirk (543) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 20, 2014
I greatly admire the execution of this beer, but it isnít for me. While all the spices make for a magnificent aroma, the gingerbread flavor didnít quite work with the roasted malt taste. Not for me, anyway. I suspect a lot of people might like the combination of rich malt and holiday flavors. Appearance was quite good, and the balance works nicely. The 9% ABV is well-hidden beneath the body. And did I mention the smell is fantastic? It really is like a holiday potpourri.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drinkingdan (375) - East Norriton, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Very dark in color with a definite aroma of gingerbread and other "holiday spices". Great gingerbread roasted malt taste. Very much enjoyed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dliberto (216) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Poured from the bottle into a glass. Aroma consists of ginger, brown sugar, nuts, and yeast. The taste focuses too much on the ginger, it ends up becoming a ginger bomb. Medium body with a moderate amount of carbonation and a sticky mouth feel. Meh

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
liquidhedonism (284) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - DEC 19, 2014
On tap at Yard House in Portland, OR. Aroma: malty, boozy, and roasty, with hints of gingerbread, fall spices, coffee, licorice, and ash. Taste/Palate: sweet, astringent, and creamy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
julesjis (247) - Oregon, USA - DEC 19, 2014
On tap at the Yard House in Portland. Aroma is boozy and bready. Flavor is definitely a sweet gingerbread flavor. Has a bit of a stale licorice taste to it. Feels a bit chalky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (791) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Bomber from Wilburís. Appearance: finger dark brown to copper head, dark brown, opaque, Aroma: ginger, chocolate, spicey hops, malt. Palate: full body, average carbonation, creamy texture, light lingering ginger taste. Taste: sweet malt and chocolate, into a gingersnap cookie sweetness, with just enough of a hop backbone to balance it out, finish is ginger spice. Overall, very nice balance, lovely seasonal, ginger is amazing in this beer.

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