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RATINGS: 1139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The combination of Cherries, Honey, and Chocolate Malts delivers gentle fruits and subtle spices. Fermented and aged with a unique yeast , this ruby red beer has significant warming strength that underlies the character of this Ale.


2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
beersammich (76) - Morgantown, West Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Pours a nice dark amber color, with small head, carbonation seems fairly low. Smell is a very nice cherry and honey smell. Taste is sweet, in my opinion a little too sweet. Small hints of cherry and I found a warming alcohol finish. Not a bad beer, just not really my style. I had from a bottle.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joecon (31) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2015
A delicious beer. Amazing taste. Would not know that it was 11% alcohol. My wife and I actually detected a taste of bourbon. Good stuff! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfinney23 (2576) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Attractive garnet red pour. Sweet and fruity, would benefit from a touch of bitter/sour/funk for balance.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
jaggley (1) - - JAN 8, 2015 does not count
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5242) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 5, 2015
4 oz pour on draft in a wine glass at B Side. Clear reddish amber with off-white head. Aromas of cherries, medicinal cough syrup, caramel, dark fruit. Tastes of cherries, dark fruit, booze, medicinal cough syrup. Medium body with a dry and syrupy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2840) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Aroma: Medicinal Cherry, Dark Fruit, Mild Honey Appearance: Ruby Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head Ring, Minimal Lacing Taste: Medicinal Cherry, Dark Fruit, Honey, Mildly Bitter Dark Chocolate Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Mildly Boozy

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (1184) - - DEC 29, 2014
dark amber color; fruity aroma; a great, deceptively smooth (11%) ale brewed with honey and cherries; medium bodied, semi sweet malt with notes of cherries; a great winter ale

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Joel (114) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 29, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2015 Reddish color. Mild aroma. Sweet with subtle fruit and spice. Finishes boozy and warming. High alcohol is deceptively hidden.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1648) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Pour reddish amber with a one finger off white head with pretty nice lacing. Aroma is of cherries, plums, chocolate, spices, honey, caramel, toffee, sweet malts, and some light booze. Taste is about the same as the aroma with the addition of some light medicinal notes. Has a medium-full body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a very sweet, slightly boozy, medium-long finish. Overall, a decent holiday ale that is a little too sweet for my tastes.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fakdaddy (35) - - DEC 27, 2014
....................... No comment. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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