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RATINGS: 1138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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2.8
higgsbison (261) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2017
Seems to be a well thought of beer. I did not care for it. Can't exactly say why. It was a bit better than I normally like they also had an odd taste, Chichory perhaps ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
jkwood04 (5463) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 10, 2017
12oz bottle in a tulip. Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma of caramel and generic malts with hints of chocolate, some light spiciness, floral hops, and dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. No no no no no.

4
euniceradio (560) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - MAY 2, 2017
On tap @ Duffers in Worthington, MN. Pours cloudy deep brown, big sticky tan head. Aroma of earth, spices, baking choc, dark malts and booze. Taste of same with roasted grains, raisin, plums, little bit of cherry cough syrup, with a baking choc finish.

3.7
BeerInHeaven (467) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 24, 2017
pours a dark brown ruby with a thick tan head. malty aroma with some spice. rich malty flavor. A hint of spice and bitterness as well. bitter finish and linger. very good.

4.1
donandres (629) - Makati, PHILIPPINES - JAN 31, 2017
12 ounce bottle poured to wine glass very dark amber- reddish when held against the light in a wine glass very good aroma, malty taste, very good, bitter slightly overpowers bitterness creamy, long follow through, tart-bitter aftertaste Overall: very good beer drank: January 31, 2017 8:00 PM

3.8
StoutBeerReviews (226) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2017
VERY nice lasting finger tall head. opaque reddish brown color. a tad on the bitter side, but some nice lingering spices in the finish. rating this up there cus of that sexy lasting head tho. I dig it

3.7
SinH4 (6124) - Garching b. M?nchen, GERMANY - JAN 16, 2017
Nitro. Brown color with tan head. Aroma is malty, toffee, caramel and fudge, some figs and raisins as well. Taste is toffee, raisins and figs, earthy, quite bitter finish. Super-silky mouthfeel. Very nice English Strong Ale!

2.7
beer_queue (145) - California, USA - JAN 10, 2017
Roughly two-month-old bottle. Aromas of dark fruits and toffee. Arrives on the tongue with sweet dark fruits and toffee and finishes with a subtle spice. Bottle suggests a cocoa note, but I’m guessing it faded within two months. Finishes with an unpleasant astringent note. It’s been four years since the last time I had this, and now I remember why it’s not a winter seasonal worth seeking out.

2.8
SG111 (1974) - New York, USA - JAN 5, 2017
Bottled, pours a dark burgundy cocoa-color, tan head. Aroma is toffee, fig, dark cherries, plum, mostly a sort of sweet Belgian-y dark fruit beer without the Belgian esters. Not much cinnamon or cocoa in the nose. Flavor is fig, plum, cinnamon up front (dissipates very fast), raisin, finish is pretty sharp aspirin astringency that doesn’t work at all for this beer and in fact, ruins it. Wow, that’s just underwhelming. I thought this was a xmas-spiced beer, it’s mostly just a dark fruit beer. Not good, definitely won’t be revisiting this one. Poor.

3.9
Nephilium (1821) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - DEC 24, 2016
Caramel and spice aroma, pours a clear dark red, with a thin light tan head. Slick mouthfeel, with malt notes and a lot of earthy spice notes. There’s some sweetness in the finish, leaving you wanting more. A very nice winter beer.


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