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RATINGS: 500   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   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 that’s perfect for the season.
Calories = 190.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwalking05 (4185) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Aroma is of cinnamon, nutmeg, citrus and wheat. Taste is the same. Nice carbonation.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamT (245) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2015
12oz bottle from Holiday Pack. Golden hue, murky clarity with mostly diminishing white fizzy head. No lacing. Aroma of all spice, honey and nutmeg. Floral and citrus taste up front with more of a lemon and spice finish. Dry texture.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
chandler0201 (649) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Tan head on the pour that mostly diminishes, pale yellow body, fizzy, lots of carbonation and glass lacing. Aroma of wheat, citrus, oranges, hint of spices. Flavor is similar to the aroma, just a bit spicier. Thin and watery on the finish. Video review here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngdggJTkN_4

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LetsGoState (668) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2015
Appearance is medium white head and pretty clear yellow. Aroma is mainly wheat. Taste is an even mix of wheat, fruit, and spice. Overall decent, but not enough to it.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (2933) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a short white head. Aroma of coriander, cinnamon, orange peel, and nutmeg. Flavor of cinnamon, citrus, wheat, orange peel, nutmeg and coriander.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JDBaker11058 (1518) - Maryland, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Appearance: cloudy orangey gold with one finger of bright white head shrinking to a creamy cap, with generous lace curtains. Aroma: typical witbier aroma, but with the clear addition of cinnamon, nutmeg, and candied fruit. Taste: candied citrus and pineapple, toasted coriander, vanilla custard, cinnamon, hint of mulled wine. Finish: lingering creamy sweetness, big winter spices. Notes: Ugh. Wanted to like this, because I think their Cold Snap wit with plums is actually good. The "winter" spices and flavors were just too strong, and they warred unpleasantly with the witbier base, which could no longer be refreshing. Bottle from Village Beer & Fine Wine, Rockville.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hotstuff (4397) - Indiana, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Rated on 10-31-2013 (Bottle from Kroger’s Marketplace-Fort Wayne, IN) This beer pours a huge smooth off-white head that mostly diminishes, hazy pale yellow body, fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and a good amount of lacing adorns my glass. The aroma is wheat, malt, orange peel, citrus, sweet, and a suggestion of spice. The flavor is sweet, wheat, malt, orange peel, and lightly spicy. The mouthfeel is watery and thin and this beer is light-medium bodied. This is a very watery and thin tasting beer. It has very little character and is bland tasting.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3304) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle at home. Pour is clear orange with a big white head and great lacing. Orange peels, some nutmeg, Belgian yeasty, some doughy, and grassy aroma. Taste is yeasty, some clove, nutmeg, lightly fruity, some citrus, and bread notes, though not particularly flavorful. Thin mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Could use a little more punch but not bad.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkgrenwel (602) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Clear orangish pour. Strange for a witbier. Nose is orange and nutmeg. Same flavor. Body is overly full. A little tart. Kind of exactly what you’d expect. Witbier with nutmeg. Weird and unnecessary, but tolerable.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pacv27 (53) - - JAN 31, 2015
Tastes like a spiced chrismas cookie with hints of citrus and malts. A good holiday ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandon1989 (435) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 28, 2015
This beer pours an extremely hazy golden color with a lot of floating sediment. It was heavily carbonated with a thick white head. The aroma is citrus, orange, and also some cinnamon. The taste is citrus, orange, somewhat bitter, slight cinnamon and spices, and very dry.


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