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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Black dogs's Winter Cheer ia a very hearty ale made from five different malts and three hop varieties. It has a deep copper color and its flavor balances the sweet malt with siginicant hop spiciness. The perfect beer to cheer up a winter's evening.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vulgarparasite (10) - catasauqua, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2007
Got the case for free. Free beer generally tastes better. What a bargain. Delicious. First one I slugged down straight from the bottle. No problem. Delicious. Poured the next one into my favorite vessel. Even better. I will have no problem polishing off this case. Great hop taste for a winter beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2178) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 21, 2007
Chocolate, raspberry nose. Very handsome looking dark with reddish highlights and a thick well-laced head. Chocolaty palate that is a bit hoppy too, but nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5472) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 21, 2007
Tallahassee, Fl. - Publix Supermarket - Centerville Rd. - 12 oz bottle. Dark copper-amber pour with a slight but long lasting thin off-white head. Spicy aroma, hints of spruce and citrus. Full-bodied flavor with some bitter citrus notes, a bit of nuttiness and some Christmasy spiciness and just a wisp of chocolate. Slightly chewy mouthfeel with some bitterness in the aftertaste. Decent winter warmer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
greenleaf (90) - Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2007
Nice dark reddish brown poor. Small Light brown head. Malty aroma with hopped background. Does finish rather flat with an earthy tone.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (7829) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2007
Bottle from Capone’s. Deep ruby pour with 2-finger khaki head. Aroma of roasty dark malt, burnt brown sugar, spices. Tastes a bit rauchy, with roasty malt, some x-mas spices, and mild nut flavors. Not a repeater for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beastiefan2k (2409) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - NOV 13, 2007
Hey another decent Spanish Peaks beer, kodos to... Flying Dog? Pours a very dark reddish brown with a tiny head that quickly disappears into nothing. Hop centered beer with a clean malt center. Nothing too over the top here lightly sweet hops and kind of a generic maltiness, faintly earthy. Nothing off-putting, which is a big step up for Spanish Peaks. Light bitterness at the end and a shapr finish to the flavor. Probably a good example of a standard micro.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (2980) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - NOV 12, 2007
From a bottle poured very dark with lots of head. Very good flavor lot of malty flavor, with a good finish,

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (3194) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 6, 2007
Pour is a dark brown with a large tan head. Aroma is a sweet malt with an underlying hop. Flavor is toasted malts with some breadyness and a small touch of wood smoke. Finish is kinda watery and uneventful. Typical amber ale and nothing really special.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (5725) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 4, 2007
bottle sample @ Ellicottville Beer Festival. Pours a amber copper color. Light to medium body. Some holiday spices. not bad


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