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RATINGS: 434   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 262   ABV: 8.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A spiced Winter Warmer brewed with nutmeg, clove, allspice and other holiday flavors.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smoothsippin (49) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2013
A nice winter warmer. Spicy on the nose and into the mouth. Has a pleasant bite on the swallow and finish.


3.7
rumore (878) - Rimini, ITALY - JAN 10, 2018
From the tap at FOB, Rimini, Italy. Pours dark brown, almost black, with cream colored foam, fine. Aroma is caramel and malty. Body is fairly dense with medium carbonation, tongue-touching. Taste is pretty sweet, with a moderate bitterness. Finish is long and sweet.

2.5
mjs (7778) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 6, 2018
(Keg at Sori Taproom, 20180106) The beer poured deep reddish brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and nearly white. Aroma had malts, caramel and berries. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, berries, caramel, tartness and bitterness. Aftertaste had berries, tartness and bitterness. A bit messy brew. I failed to understand why this was brewed.

4.2
piraat83 (40) - Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA - DEC 25, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2017 Pours a reddish black with a muddy white head. Malty with a heavy nutmeg/cinnamon spice flavor. Like biting into a boozy gingerbread house. What else would you want from a Christmas Ale?

3.5
jookos (7160) - FINLAND - DEC 16, 2017
[email protected] Black. Bit rubbery roasty nose. Some petrol, ashyness. Mwd full bodied, sweetness, sweet soy, darkness roasty. Pretty ok. Flavourful, long finish.

3.6
Hermod (8517) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 16, 2017
Draught @ Sori Taproom. Poured near black with a thin off white head. Cinnamon, mulled wine spicyness, chocolate in aroma. Flavor has mulled wine spices, cinnamon, perfume and chocolate as well as some light roast and aniseed. Interesting, goid drinkability. Xmasy.

3.7
hitemwitthehein (45) - - DEC 15, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2017 .ABV - 8.75 IBU - 36. .Appearance: Very dark brown, white head. .Aroma: In your face spice - clove, cinnamon, nutmeg. Subtle notes of chocolate, raisins. Festive. .Taste: Similar to the aroma - clove and nutmeg stand out. Notes of sweet apple and dark fruit. Subtle bitterness. .Mouthfeel: Lighter side of medium in terms of body, medium carbonation as well. Easy drinking. Warming alcohol presence on the way down. .Overall: B- .Bottom Line: Very pleasant seasonal. Spicy.

3.8
77ships (11482) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 8, 2017
[Copenhagen 2017] Sampled draft @ Taphouse. Dark brown amber. Nose is herbal liquorice, syrup, liquorice. Taste is thick pleasant BE spices, plastic, thick liquorice, thick bodied. Way more BE & spiced than expected but a nice one for sure within the style.

3.7
Holmen1 (6666) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2017
Fra fat (planke) på Taphouse København nov-17: mørkerød mahogny med fint skum som varer. Julestemningen kommer allerede i aromaen, her er rikelig med muskat, nellik og kongerøkelse. Likeså i den saftige smaken. Fin bitterhet og solid maltkropp. Kanskje den også kan serveres varm?

3.6
GregMooreNH (267) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 28, 2017
Pours a dark chestnut color with a 2 finger head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is candied fruit and nutmeg. Taste is initially cinnamon with fruit and hoppy finish. A solid winter warmer that would fit in nicely at any Christmas party.

3
mvp (271) - Harper Woods, Michigan, USA - OCT 11, 2017
Dark brown color with a light brown head that disappears quickly. Slight aroma of spice. Minty taste with a watery palate.


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