rajendra82 (946) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - NOV 16, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
deep copper colored body was clear, but had some floaty bits in it. The smell was very herbal and spruce like, and really made it obvious that this was a winter ale. The taste on the other hand was quite a bit drier and more delicate than other winter warmers. It was as if the winter spices and herbs had been thrown into an Oktoberfest beer. There were notes of honey, raisin, brown sugar, and caramel in the taste, followed by a herbal bitterness, and a cinnamon finish. The body was light and creamy, rather than sticky and dense. This was an nice winter treat.
cheap (3942) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2014
1.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Not a fan of spiced holiday beers. Sweet alarming aroma. Orangish. Starts off better thn expected than it morphs into a volatile warm throat sensation. On finish it settles down a tad. Little co2 and somewhat mouth coating. Did not appreciate the high alky content.
TXBadger (1222) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a deep reddish color with off-white head. Lots of spice on the nose on this one, a little malt too; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more spice. Good winter seasonal.
tnkw01 (1021) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 5, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Poured a deep amber-copper color with a small head. Aroma had tons of holiday spice. Taste was sweet up font, alot of holiday spice in the middle and a slight hoppy-bitter after-taste.
Bif (1384) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 9, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2014 Pours a mahogany color with a head that fades to bits of lacing. Aroma of citrus bit of malt swetness and spices. Taste of citrus, malt sweetness and plenty of spice. Mild bitterness and a bit of a sticky finish. Medium body, smooth and plenty of spice for the holiday season. Good seasonal beer, but not so much a warm sping day.
Christpuncher (948) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2014
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A super hoppy seasonal beer from southern tier. Had a hoppy and citeus taste. Pours a golden orange in color. Had at home I a bottle
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BillWyce (698) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured clear copper color with a 1-finger bone-colored head. Aroma of candied citrus mixed with spices, maybe nutmeg and mace. Body is medium, with a light thickness to it. Flavor has a mild bitterness of citrus peel up front, giving way to a spice note that lingers pleasantly in the finish.
egreener (11) - Petersburg, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
I wish I could have enjoyed this during the christmas season. 6 pack was on sale for $8 in March. Pours a deep red with a quickly fading tan head. Smells of holiday spices like cinnamon and orange. Very creamy, festive taste to it. Love it.
kevinator (847) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very tasty. Strong fig and spice aroma. It smelled like mulling spices or some holiday treat. Pretty deep amber color with a foamy white head. Average weight palate with good carbonation. Good blend of flavors without being overbearing. Strong spice with cinnamon and fig and maybe a little pumpkin. Good festive drink.
gringo332 (529) - Richardson, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
This one poured a dark red color with a beige head. Aroma was spices, metalic, light booze and caramel. Flavor was cinniman and nutmeg, caramel, and toast.
stevoj (1972) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of pine forest, color is ruby with thin beige head. Somewhat soapy taste, piney notes, but above not readily apparent. Interesting take on a holiday beer.