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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Our holiday seasonal ale with cinnamon, honey, orange peel and fresh ginger has been tapped, so now the holiday season can officially begin! Cheers! From The BREW Kettle Family.

Nephilium's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nephilium (1701) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 6, 2013
This beer starts with a mild aroma of honey and spice. It pours a clear reddish-amber, with a full off white head. This has a slight sweetness to it, as well as the Christmas spices that find their way into most Cleveland Christmas beers. Slightly slick mouthfeel, with no alcohol noticeable. A nice drinkable spiced Christmas beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (4321) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2016
12oz bottle from Kenny Road Market: deep brown-amber pour with thin light tan head. aroma of spice, citrus, ginger. tastes are spice - ginger, cinnamon. dark bready, caramel, moderate sweet, orange.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (17272) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2016
Many thanks to Erzengel for sharing!
Pours slightly hazy orange brown colour with a small creamy beige head. Aroma of ginger, cinnamon, dark malt, pumpkins. Taste of intense spicy malts, cinnamon, ginger, orange, pumpkins.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Erzengel (7889) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 25, 2016
Many thanks to my "Santa 2015" jsquire for this bottle! The beer starts mild and smooth. Not too intense with a nice malty body. Smooth and a bit grainy, easy to drink. Round and fresh with a dry and slightly roasted malty aftertaste. Not much bitterness, dry with hints of caramel. Nice though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Turboninja (503) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle@home, from Little Italy Wines, Cleveland, USA. Medium aroma with honey, cinnamon, cardamom, cherry and other Christmas flavors. Deep orange color with small light beige head and hazy liquid. Medium taste with smooth slightly sweet Christmas flavors like in Aroma. Medium taste spectrum and medium/short aftertaste with cinnamon and some sweet malts. Medium/Light palate with medium/light carbonation. Overall, quite mediocre with basic Christmas flavors in a bit watery style. Alcohol is masked quite well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dal9000 (540) - Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2016
Pours dark copper with a thin tan head. Aroma of coriander and cinnamon. Initial taste of mild "Christmas cookie" spices. Soft and delicate on the tongue and NOT overpowering. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1962) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2015
on tap at Melt Bar & Grilled Easton. The Brew Kettle Winter Warmer is a Darker copper red clear brew with a decent head of white bubbles. Nose is Nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger. The taste is a sweeter medium malt with a good amount of the afore mentioned spices. A pleasant amount of spice, which is a fine line to walk. Medium body. A decent winter beer, but not greatly different than a number of similar products.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
umich03jm (3513) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Bottle thanks to DrSilverworm. Dark amber pour with a thin ring of head. Aroma is heavily spiced with cinnamon and ginger but there’s a really nice sweetness that comes off like apple cider, honey, and donuts. Taste is decent. Too much spice like most winter ales. And this one seems like it’s covering up something really nice too. Strong cinnamon and ginger, light honey and apples. Reminds me of cinnamon, apple cider from a mill but just too much spice here..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6663) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 2, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Good Foods. Amber color. Sweet and spiced honey caramel winter warmer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pottygok (548) - Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Aroma: Very sweet, with hints of honey and spices. Appearance: Dark amber with no head. Taste: Heavy sweetness with hints of sourness. Palate: Full bodied, slick oily texture, soft carbonation, long sweet finish. Overall: Very saccharine. I'm not thrilled about this one at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle from a recent trade. Poured into a snifter at home...hot as balls in South Florida...95 today. Good day for a Winter beer. Aroma is heavy breads, sweet malts, orange, cinnamon, candy dark sugars, and gingerbread. Taste is similar with the bread, gingerbread, orange, sweet candy, and dark caramel malts. Booze finish with spices. Medium to full body. Tasty.

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