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RATINGS: 1438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ericmoss3799 (73) - Warwick, Rhode Island, USA - OCT 11, 2001
After hearing the name I had to try this beer. I was not disapointed because the beer had a rich robust taste with an intresting flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robobeerbelly (73) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 19, 2015
very different beer than im used to. Id have to say i pick up a taste of ginger in it. good flavor overall but just...different. Its a good one to try but i dont know that id buy it again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IDogg (72) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2004 Dark Brown Color with medium head. Aroma is sweet and full of different smells. Flavor is malty and sweet. Full of different tastes. Amazingly complicated taste compared to normal beers, yet does have weak and too sweat of an aftertaste. Still a good pick up, though i have only seen it in Holiday Winter Variety packs.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
LDawg (72) - Rockport, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2007
Ole Fezzi. . . dark pour reddish with thin head. little alcohol taste if any. Earth tones and good mouth feel. Kind of bland.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
haugeberg (71) - - FEB 11, 2012
Not too sure about this one. Seems to have a decent flavor up front, but the aftertaste kinda sucks. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
efecher (70) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2012
My favorite from the holiday box. Spicy, but in a normal way and somewhat complex. Hints of orange peel and cinnamon are evident here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alenightlong99 (70) - Lockport, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2002
This beer came in a combo pack and suprised me. Dark and smooth. If you can find it, pick up some.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OutHouseDilemma (70) - Crowley, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2003
Got this in the winter special 12 pack. Nice hoppy smell. Decent head. Amber color. Flavor was awesome with a slight bitter hop bite at the end of the bottle. Great stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fourplayed (69) - Lakewood, California, USA - OCT 23, 2010
From Holiday 12pk. Thin head lite tan, nice lacing, Clear dark amber with nice red hi-lites. Smells are very mild, chocolate and spices. Tastes of very mild chocolate, cinnamon, nutmeg, malt & citrusy hops. Nice zesty carbonation, some malt creaminess, some dry hops on the tongue, a little sticky in the back of throat with some alcohol warmth. Overall a pretty nice drinker with decent chocolate notes, spice & hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madnorwegian (69) - FRANCE - DEC 30, 2014
Ok, but too malty and not balanced enough with hops for my taste. A touch too sweet...


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