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RATINGS: 566   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 184   ABV: 6.13%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
As befits any Christmas present, each years offering is a unique product crafted with special care. Generally, this beer is a dark ale, however, the recipe changes each year. Available November thru December.

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2.5
bubblehouse (1531) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Below average. Weak aroma and a really plain taste. Wasn’t expecting much but still drinkable in a pinch.

3.1
tmongoose (2504) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 3, 2014
12oz bottle shared. Pours a clear dark amber to copper color smallish head. Aroma is of chocolate and hops. Flavor is mild spice, chocolate and hops. Really not sure what this is suppose to be.

2.6
strongpieman (1651) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Medium body, light brown, clear. Malt aroma, some spice, taste and finish are a little off.

2.1
fiveacestx (970) - Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle - Dark tea color with a bubbly head with retention. Has a rubbery hop taste. Some spices. Medium body. There are much better Christmas ales out there.

2.7
JHeath99 (1678) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Tap. Pours a transparent amber work a layer of off white head. Aroma and taste of malts and small amounts of spice.

3
Nejhleader (1561) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2014
A 2014 version. Has a grass aroma with a hint of chocolate and hops. Taste is a toasted cereal with a hint of hops.

2.8
slowrunner77 (12051) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2014
"a little spice, a little hops, and a little citrus on the finish & (for the season) thin body. sorry there’s not more detail, but i had this over the winter and lost the notes. not a future revisit."

3.3
TattooJack (518) - Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2014
I don’t think this beer was in season, the best before date was marked 3/14/12 (bought on 9/7/14) I didn’t see that until after I finished the 6-pack. Nice brown ale, hope I don’t die.

2.8
jerseyjohn71 (309) - Corsicana, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2014
caramel, bread, nuts, resin, grass, citrus, herbs, dough, red, brown, clear, tan foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, soft carbonation, long finish,

3.4
TheJestersBeer (2430) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2014
355ml bottle. Pours a medium amber, with a white head. Hoppy, resiny aroma, orange peel, caramel, toffee, spruce. Dry, medium bodied, mid to high bitterness, balanced CO2. Hoppy, caramelly taste, resin, orange peel, quite spicy, spruce, earth. Quite enjoyable, fairly light bodied, but drinkable nevertheless.


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