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RATINGS: 394   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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”double spiced ale brewed in the tradition of Swedish Glögg”


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swigswthwolves (74) - Michigan City, Indiana, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Aroma is of bread, dough and quite spicy. Pours a dark cloudy amber with little head. Tastes like Christmas. This is the perfect beer to bring to a holiday dinner and surprise your family. The finish is cloying and slightly sweet. As this melody of delicious flavors leaves your memory, you will certainly be left thinking of Christmas. Southern tier hit the nail on three head with this beer.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hershiser2 (1315) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear brown with a small orangey-tan head. Smells of fig, ginger, orange, cinnamon, and other spice. Wow. Taste is cinnamon, ginger, figs, orange, tea... effing delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (536) - New York, USA - APR 4, 2015
bottle poured into a tumbler..amber/brown with a fluffy off-white head..aroma of nutmeg,ginger,cinnamon and other spices...spicy,earthy with some hops..different.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiveacestx (709) - Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle - rusty red with a medium head and either sediment or some sustained bubbles throughout the glass. Has a nice ginger aroma and taste up front and then a biscuit malt flavor after that. Medium thick body. Good sipping beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JFGrind (1892) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Good looking deep red medium bodied beer with strong head and lacing throughout the sample. Spiced winter ale never had a Swedish Glogg but liked this offering from Southern Tier.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1759) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Mahogany pour w/ a light brown head. Aroma is spices, dark fruit, Christmas time. Taste is yum. Christmas spices, little dark fruit, just tasty. Flavor rises as it warms up.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Geoffordshire (4) - - JAN 27, 2015 does not count
Aroma is highly spiced reminding me of a holiday spiced candle on my grandma mantle in 1993. The appearance is beautiful dark ruby red like a pointcedia next to the candle on the mantle with small head minimal lacing. Average mouthfeel. Overall a good representation of a spiced beer but not my favorite with overwhelming spices.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chandler0201 (648) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Dark brown with a decent head and a lot of lacing on the pour. Aroma of a lot of malts and spices, mostly nutmeg and just general nuttiness. Flavor was more nutmeg, allspice, and some slight citrus hops though very muted. Slightly spicy and watery finish. Video review here: https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (684) - - JAN 21, 2015
deep red color; spicy aroma - citrus, dark fruit, cinnamon, and an underlying caramel malt; lots of spice notes in the flavor - figs, citrus, cinnamon, nutmeg, mollases; fairly bitter; caramel malt background

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Slipstream (2155) - USA - JAN 18, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2015 A well balanced and very enjoyable Christmas season ale. Plenty flavorful, with clove, cinnamon, allspice, and figs. Sweet and spicy at first, but the flavor dries out some on the palate. This one hits the goldilocks zone for me! Other people must have thought so too because it quickly sold out everywhere I saw it. Excellent brew - another fine ST release.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arcadia (61) - DeLand, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle from ABC. Pours a dark muddy brown with a thin off-white head with some fantastic lacing. Aromas are light roasted malts and some citrus hops - mostly orange, which comes through very nicely on the taste. Really sweet throughout with a nice long finish; pretty full bodied and oily. Quite good. Acquire.


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