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Brewed with a special blend of domestic and Belgian malts for a delicate nut-like character, you'll love this lager's rich taste and signature hop aroma. The exceptional full-bodied taste reflects our brewery's extraordinary commitment to brewing beers of the highest standard of quality. We hope you'll enjoy it. Happy Holidays!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bricks (675) - Delaware, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Sweet nutty aroma. Dry palate. Thin and a bit fizzy. Not a bad sessionable beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvilJason (7) - USA - DEC 31, 2011 does not count
A nutty, bready lager that isnt so much complex as itis muddled. The flavors don’t really come thru like they should. This may be due to the effect of lagering. The flavor profile would have possibly been better had this beer been an ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Suttree (5355) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 16, 2011
Clear brown, spongy beige head. Very faint aroma - maybe some caramel and toast, I guess. Sweet and nutty flavor, plus some lightly tart fruit notes. Dry-ish finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MayorofMayfair (6) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2011 does not count
12/24/2010 case of bottles from bells beverage. Enjoyed this through the new year holiday. pours dark brown with minimal head smells and tastes nutty and malty. One of the finest holiday beers I have had. I will be looking for this again next year.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (2828) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2011
Bottle. Pours amber brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of malts, caramel and nuts. Watery flavor of burnt malts, slight caramel and a hint of nuttiness. meh

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jimhilt (2445) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 24, 2011
Pours a one-finger light khaki head that fades quickly leaving a good lace. Nice clear amber color. Good carbonation and medium bodied. Nose is not discernible , flavor is nutty, some hops with hints of caramel, finishes with a slight bitter aftertaste.. $1.75 for a 12oz bottle from Julio’s Liquors Westborough, Ma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 10, 2011
A - Pours a fairly clear amber-red color with a nice finger of slightly creamy off-white head. The retention is okay, and it reduces to layer with some lacing. S - Aroma is overall sweetly with a malty backbone. Also a little bit or nuttiness and earthiness mixed in. T - Starts off with a building sweet carmel malt flavor. Through the middle, a mild nut flavor and a slight hop flavor mix in. At the end the sweet malt flavor comes back and lingers for a while. Overall, fairly balanced. M - Medium-light bodied with a medium-low amount of carbonation. There are some elements of creaminess at times but also a watery feeling at times. D - Pretty drinkable. Nothing to blow you away here, but the taste is fairly balanced and smooth. Overall, the beer is very smooth and fairly refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmulv (336) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 27, 2011
This is a really solid beer for the colder months. Taste includes malts, nuts, coffee, fruity sweetness. Very low bitterness, medium thickness. Really tasty winter beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ROGUE (2145) - Newark, Delaware, USA - FEB 24, 2011
12oz bottle. Pours a deep copper color with a fluffy, light-tan head. Aroma is earthy, mild roasted malts with floral hops and a touch of brown sugar. The flavor is smooth with the taste coming from the roasted nuts and malts and a bit of hops that kicks in through the finish. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (9992) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear brown. Nose of malt, caramel and nuts. Taste is very watery, some nuts and light malt.

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