dfinney23 (2116) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Despite the honey (and little pictures of gingerbread men on the can) this isn’t sweet enough to entice thoughts of cookies. Not that lack of sweetness is a problem. Ginger bite in the finish is reminiscent of bitter hops’ effect without tasting at all similar.
sturmthis (824) - Ohio, USA - FEB 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft - 2013. Dark brown with off white one finger head. Cinnamon and other spices on the aroma. Taste is similar, not as strong as expected.
degbert (1301) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can.Pours a dark brown with ruby highlights and a high, solid, mixed-grain, tan head. Nose is ginger, dark fruit, tawny port, orange, and rose. Rich and boozy on the tongue, with sticky toffee and caramel predominant; the ginger really kicks in on the back of the mouth and the finish. Not overly sweet despite the toffee and caramel notes. Finish is really warm and long, with spicy notes. Great mouthfeel -- syrupy rich. Enjoyable.
queenholly (3092) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - JAN 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can courtesy of mikedR. Toasty/bready caramel malt, light molasses, and faint giner aroma. Deep mahogany with a large tan head. Toasty/roasty malt, dry herbal ginger flavor with a subtle bitter finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.
devman171 (1171) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - DEC 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can pours dark Amber with tan head. Aroma is toasted sweet malt, ginger, and floral. Taste is toasted malt and sweet ginger spices, dry finish, well done.
MarinEvelyn (642) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Interesting. Fairly sweet. Very very herbal, probably too much for my liking. Different, but fairly good.
beerbaaron (1552) - Arizona, USA - JAN 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear, dark brown. Small tan head, minimally lasting. Interesting. Fairly sweet. Very very herbal, probably too much for my liking. Ok.
maley1 (871) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 27, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear dark amber pour with small beige head. Aroma of ginger, malts caramel and spices. Taste of ginger, malts, cinnamon, nutmeg, faint hops and spices. Thin mouthfeel, medium carbonation, alcohol well hidden.
BelgianBeerGal (3322) - Panama City, Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft sample. Nice winter warmer with spiciness and a good ginger bite. Good malt backbone it from being one dimensional. Well made.
DesertDevil (620) - Arizona, USA - DEC 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewery. Ginger-heavy nose with some clove, cinnamon, and the faintest hint of tobacco. Pours über-dark brown with a big, foamy tan head and medium lacing. Spice-forward flavor of ginger and orange blossom with a tiny earthy hop bite and a moderate-to-heavy caramel malty sweetness to finish. One of SanTan’s better offerings.