FunkyBrewster (1517) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 21, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a light hazy golden. Aroma is wheaty and cinnamon nutmeg forward, some light citrus and yeast. Flavor is hmmmm well overly spiced for the style. So much cinnamon and nutmeg and even clove notes that the subtlety of the style is gone. Medium body and a crisp carbonation.
badgerben (4354) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark orange color with a large, quickly falling head. Strong ginger aroma with a solid nutmeg backing. Strong wheat flavor, lots of nutmeg. Light cinnamon. Heavy carbonation.
gripweed57 (492) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 ounce bottle. Coudy yellow gold color. Small creamy white head. yeasty wheat malt nose with hints of citrus and nutmeg. Mild wheat flavor wih a touchof orange and spices. Very refreshing and light bodied. Overall, a tasty brew. Unique as winter seasonals go.
nick76 (4140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 20, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
The aroma is unimpressive with adjunct malt, dish water, and a hint of spice and yeast. The appearance is hazy gold with an average head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is smooth. Overall not bad and certainly drinkable but feels like just another macro.
redpooba (396) - New York, USA - DEC 20, 2012
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
An unfiltered golden ale with a white head. It's an 'normal' white ale until the spices give it a solid boost. A warmer on a cool afternoon.
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Oscbert (964) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 20, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
~Wheaty aroma with cinnamon, nutmeg and some citrusy notes. Some white pepper like spice in there as well and some banana.
~Pours a very hazy orange color with white creamy head that disappears.
~Bready citrusy spicy nutmeg flavor. Light citrus. A bit o the picy end with the nutmeg.
~light medium bodied, with med high CO2, lingering spice finish.
~ Enjoyable brew. I could drink a few of these. I like what the brewer was trying to do with Xmas spices, but think that the spice can be toned down a bit so we get some of the wonderful yeasty flavors.
Brewbie (448) - New York, USA - DEC 19, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle. cloudy gold, white head. aroma of nutmeg, spice. lot of nutmeg in the taste, smooth, light cinnamon finish. i enjoyed this
TURDFERGUSON (3878) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - DEC 19, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from SAMs. Cloudy yellow orange with foamy webby white head and lace. Nose is fairly dry and lightly spicy, some orange peel, light lemon. Flavor shows some cereal like malty flavors upfront, with light spice and a citrusy slick finish. Solid from Sammy.
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matty (146) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours a cloudy straw color with a white head. No lacing. Slight sour aroma with some yeast. Thin body, smooth flavor of some wheat and spices, clean finish. Nothing to get excited about, but itís not bad.
Boutip (4442) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle: Poured a cloudy orangey color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light ginger notes with some coriander notes also perceptible. Taste is a mix between some light notes of wheat with some coriander and ginger notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Not bad but really nothing to write home about either.