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RATINGS: 470   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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As crisp as the first snowfall of the year, this unfiltered white ale is blended with holiday spices including cinnamon, nutmeg, & orange peel. The familiar citrus and wheat characters of the ale are complimented by the warmth of the spices for a festive brew thatís perfect for the season.
Calories = 190.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewIPA (83) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 18, 2013
12 oz bottle, pours amber with average head. Tastes if malt and citrus, Christmas spices in this beer remind me very much of Harpoon Winter Warmer, likely where this recipe was inspired. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
rjmc64 (18) - Deer Park, New York, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Pours a hazy light gold, with a fluffy white head that dissipates quickly. The nose is wheat and some citrus. Mouthfeel is medium to light. Nice wheat flavor followed by winter spices. Very drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
elgavilancillo (87) - Long Beach, California, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Possibly the best yet winter brew Iíve had so far very crisp and filling hope to have next year

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1848) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Another from the winter sampler. Wheat and yeast nose. Taste has strong sweet Orange peel, cinnamon, nutmeg. A fuller body than a typical wit, itís decent.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
keepersj12 (2758) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Sampled this with a bunch of Christmas beers which was probably unfair. Pours hazy yellow with a small head. Smells like a wit with not much to say christmas. Same as the flavor. Ok wit. Not much Christmas about it though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cousin_Larry (392) - - DEC 14, 2014
Had a bottle at a 2014 Christmas party. Orange, coriander, nutmeg, yeast. Pretty good seasonal.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
O11510 (16) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Lots of spice and it tastes nice. Better after a few. It does the trick. Nice on a cold night ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scoth (528) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Pours clear golden with a diminishing medium beige head, fine lacing. Aromas of biscuit, coriander, nutmeg, caramel, grass. Light body, smooth and creamy. Mildly sweet, a hint of citrus, mild bitter finish. The spice flavor is nicely subdued, but enough to keep it from being particularly quaffable. The normal witbier wheat and yeast notes are largely missing; it could pass for a golden ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ndfreak77 (116) - USA - DEC 7, 2014
Hazy orange. Sweet malty aroma. Malty flavor with notes of ginger, nutmeg and citrus. Sweet finish. Refreshing!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichieBoy (31) - Getzville, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2014
A holiday classic! Not quite as good as Southern Tier Xmas but still a very good brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bork (334) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Well-crafted and refreshing brew with citrusy and spicy character, albeit rather uninspired. Flavors are a bit subdued and palate is not as crisp and fresh as one would want.


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