Asheville Warren Haynes Christmas Jam White Ale

Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
Brewed straight from the heart, from us to you. A White Christmas is our gift to our loyal fans - old and new - this holiday season, and it’s going to be the happiest sine Bing Crosby tap danced with Danny freakin’ Kaye. A crisp wheat beer brewed in the Begian tradition and spiced with coriander and orange peel, White Christmas will put the "win" in you winter and warm you uo wiuth apleasent reminder of summer. And in the spirit of giving, White Christmas is honored to be the officially licensed beer of the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam, with proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity. Jam on.

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blipp (9590) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 13, 2012
Draft. Pours clear gold with a white head and served with an orange slice. Fruity citric aroma with light sweetness. The flavor has citrus, wheat, coriander, and orangey fruity sweetness. Nice.

DiarmaidBHK (5668) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Draft at Asheville brewing. Pours slightly orange with a thin white head. Slight hint of orange on the nose and on the tongue. Finish had a slightly astringent quality. Odd choice for a Christmas ale.

beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - JAN 1, 2011
Pours a light orange. Very light floral aroma. First hit is bread. Followed by a medium strong dose of apricot. A little hop bitterness sneaks in there as well.

tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - DEC 22, 2010
Bottle, courtesy my GF. Pours slightly hazy white/yellow with a decent white head. Flavor is lightly sweet with a typical wheat malt bill and some spices in there. Not much of a Christmas theme going. Big butter/diacetyl/biscuit action going on as well.

GT (10002) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 21, 2010
651mL courtesy of MsBillingslea. Pour is a hazy bright straw with speckled white bubbles. No head formation. Actually looks like melted butter. Aroma at first is a tad clovey and rich like an Abbey Tripel, but quickly moves to melted butter in the aroma! Taste has a massive diacetyl element, watery, buttery all over the palate, buttered biscuit taste. 100% diacetyl bomb. Very faint straw and biscuit freshness tries to save this beer from imminent self-destruction.

bubbleflubber (2235) - Swannanoa, North Carolina, USA - DEC 18, 2010
On draught at the brewery, it pours a hazy Sourwood Honey into the glass, with a thin fuzzy head that leaves ring lace. The nose is of some yeast and wheat, not too complex. Some pepper, wheat and paper notes, and a hint of zest and citrus. The finish is peppery paper and contains a light body with a seltzery mouthfeel, little substance to the body. The pepper is the only thing I could possibly associate with a spice for the holidays. Otherwise, a below-average American Wheat.

dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - DEC 12, 2010
I expected there to be some type of Christmas spice in this one, but I couldn’t find anything. Clear color, very much like a light beer. Not a lot of flavor and nothing really to note. Very bland.

jcwattsrugger (12517) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 10, 2010
@RichmondX Gathering Thanks -22oz bottle-pours a white head and yellow color. Aroma is coriander, herbal, pepper. Taste is coriander, herbal, pepper, light malt. Dry finish.

decaturstevo (6343) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 10, 2010
Yellow pour with light white head and lace. Aroma of coriander, paper. Coriander, paper, pepper, and a light bitter. Thin and fizzy.

kp (10881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 20, 2010

Name: Christmas Jam
Date: January 03, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Ticker
Appearance: hazy dark yellow, fine white head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet spicy aroma, orange citrus, lots of spicyness
Flavor: dry malt flavor, lots of spicyness keeps it dry, touch of bitter orange peel
Overall: the spices are a bit over the top making it too dry, or is it too dry allowing the spices to come through too strong
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

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