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RATINGS: 1156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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A dark, malty celebration ale with layered flavors and beautifully balanced hopping. Jubelale pours deep garnet in color, medium bodied, with notes of chicory, earth, spice and fruit. To beer lovers, it’s like Yule fire and family.

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2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Big malt and caramel up front. Spices and thick and syrupy texture. Middle is moderately high lively carbonation. Brown sugar is there..bitterness kind of balances it out in the middle & finish. Not a big fan of this brew, but it’s a nice bold flavored sweet and spicy winter brew so I have to give it credit.


3.7
eruizgarcia (367) - - JAN 10, 2018
Poured into standard pub pint glass. Pretty average amber color with standard duty head. Nutty and sweet, good winter beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
piraat83 (37) - Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA - DEC 24, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 24, 2017 Mahogany in color with a foamy white head. Raisin and molasses taste with a bit of mulled spices added in. Lots of flavor, but still smooth and drinkable especially for a Christmas ale.

4
HourGlass13 (1097) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 23, 2017
Poured up a dark mahogany color, with a thick tan head. Aroma is complex and includes bread pudding, spices, prunes, with toffee. Taste follows suit, with dark fruits and lots of malts. Nice balance between hops and toasted malts. Mild spice finish. Medium body. A classic winter sipper, one of my new favorites.

4.2
freekyp (2466) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 23, 2017
Deschutes lays down a mother of a winter beer here, with a malty nose featuring dark fruit and leathery notes alongside a piney hop presence. Multi-layered and complex, Jubelale uses winter spices in a rather subtle way, melding them artfully with the base beer. Fullbodied with a mild warming presence as it fades. Thus is the taste if holiday bliss.

3.7
Brettsky06 (536) - Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 17, 2017
Pours a dark red/amber color. Herbal aromas. Earthy and caramel taste. Really lingers on the palate

3.4
BlackHaddock (7956) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2017
Draft 16 oz pour in the Stadium Brewery, Aliso Viejo. Dark bodied, brown with a red hue, beige head. Semi-sweet with plenty of malty goodness throughout. Both fruity and earthy below the malty molasses.

2.5
IncomT73 (12) - - DEC 12, 2017
Seasonal. Powerful malt flavor. Not my style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
SFtaster (72) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 12, 2017
12 oz bottle poured into chilled pint glass. Ring in the holidays with this seasonal offering from the great Deschutes Brewery in Bend, OR. I always look forward to buying a six-pack from Trader Joe's or 12-pack from Safeway at this time of year. Not your every day beer, but packed with ample malt, carmel, and spice flavors that are well-balanced with top-quality hops. A classic winter warmer from a legendary American craft brewery.

3.3
jsmerig (1719) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2017
Pours a deep brown with a tan head. aroma of fig and hardwood. Taste is woody and nutty. Earthy bitterness keeps it from going overly sweet. Pleasant. Thicker mouthfeel.

4
Benzai (16918) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2017
Draught @ Zeezicht. Opaque murky red brown color, medium sized beige head that lasts for a decent while. Aroma is malts, light hints of red fruit, sweet red currant, brown malts and caramel malts. Taste malts, caramel, dark malts, dark fruits, sweet raisins and blue grapes with a strong malt bitter finish. Decent to medium body and carbonation. Quite nice.


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