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RATINGS: 1469   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Spicy and bold, a big Christmas cookie of a beer. Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale is bursting with spices of the season. With a remarkably full body and flavor it helps those long winter nights pass more quickly. The rich taste hits the palate with a depth of malt character ranging from sweet toffee and caramel notes to dark, roasty chocolate notes. Then the spices come in full force. Cinnamon, ginger and orange peel dance on the tongue bringing with them the celebratory spirit of the season.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tippie4 (97) - Auburn, Maine, USA - NOV 28, 2003
This beer caught me off guard a bit, i was not expecting to much. After reading the bottle i though how can they take all the flavors in one beer but the did and it was goood.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PSUJason99 (96) - Montclair, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2002
Good winter lager...interesting spices...would drink it only it’s season however

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jedimasternick (96) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 8, 2002
Nice dark apperance with an excellent flavor and nice aftertaste. Excellent overall.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Choke (96) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 20, 2002
I AM A SAM MAN AND THIS STUFF IS THE BEST THEY MAKE,,,,,NICE BROWN, SMOOTH HEAD, AND BEST OF AL IT TASTES GREAT

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pnesbit (96) - Marietta, South Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle pours a deep red brown with a disappearing tan head. Aroma of toasted chocolate malt with hits o caramel an the faint aroma of a ginger snap. Taste of smooth chocolate malt that leads into a faint orange then ginger snap spice that does not linger long. Light body with low carbonation. Overall very smooth mostly balanced beer with a touch of seasonal spirit that does not over do it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CptGreencoat (95) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - OCT 10, 2008
Bottle in winter variety pack. Pours to a deep red with a beige head that never fully dissipates and laces the glass. The scent is light. You can smell hints of malt and some spices. The beer is the epitome of ’medium bodied,’ with present malts, spices, and fruits. Maybe a bit watery, though the spices will stick with you well after the beer is finished. All in all, it’s a very drinkable - and enjoyable holiday offering.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
45thstbrewer (94) - Conowingo, Maryland, USA - FEB 4, 2008
Samuel Adam’s Old Fezziwig Ale is different. It was okay but not something I would want to drink everyday

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuinnessGal (93) - Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2008
The label is festive for the winter holiday! Dark auburn color and with dark chocolate taste! I will drink more simply to benefit my cardiovascular health from the dark chocolate!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
clifford0163 (93) - Maryland, USA - SEP 19, 2005
not a bad seasonal beer. it had a chirstmas flavor that just wnet with what it thought was a chistmas beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dancatts (91) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2007
This one poured a dark brown with a with a spicy aroma. Had a lot of spice with a gingerbread like flavor and mildly bitter aftertaste. Great brew for a cold winter night.


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