RATINGS: 683   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Brewed for the holiday season, Wassail is a delight with its warm flavors and festive holiday packaging. Its a lush, garnet colored winter ale that has a malty full-body and a pleasant hoppy finish. Sure to warm the hearts of malt and hop lovers alike, Wassail is brewed with a 4 types of malts and is hopped with a special blend of imported hops.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scooterbub (1031) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - NOV 10, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a dark and unclear brown with a two inch tan head that lasts. Taste is of fruit, hops, caramel, pine, grapefruit and citrus. Similar aroma. Has a mostly full and wet body. The finish is mostly clean and a tad warming. A decent beer to kick of the winter months.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alcaponejunior (438) - Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Ruby colored and clear, nice head, good lacing. Theres an awesome malty base to the nose and flavor, along with some sweet fruitiness, a nice little bit of subtle chocolate, and a crisp, clean, deliciously strong bitterness. Really for a winter warmer, I havent ever tasted one so bitter, and I love it! Its amazing, this is perhaps my favorite beer in the style ever. Drinkability is off the charts high, and Im going to have to make the trip (somewhat across town) to the big liquor store where I found it, to make sure I get some more before it runs out. Full sail, hats off to you. Im a fan of your beers, but this one is really outstanding, the best youve made yet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ronaldtheriot (1820) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Full Sail Wassail has a medium, cream-colored head, a dark, brown-red appearance, lots of bubble streams, and pretty heavy lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of rich, sweet, malty, chocolaty, and vegetative smell, and the flavor is of all that, with dark bread crust, chocolate powder, fruit, and lots of strong residual bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and a bit slick, and Full Sail Wassail finishes semi-dry, rich, delicious, and easy drinking. Overall, this is a most excellent Winter warmer. RJT

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rollinsr (575) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - NOV 4, 2013
Pours deep brown with a slight rosy hue. Aroma is sweet and sticky with some dark raisin and prune fruits. There is also a bit of a musty tartness that is not wholly off-putting. Flavor is incredibly nutty. The fruit is still there but become much more of an after thought if can still find it after the smokey nut flavor is finished with your palate. The tartness is still there that provides a dry finish. My only major gripe is that this beer is surprisingly light-bodied and tastes slightly watered-down. I guess the sticky-sweet aroma just had me fooled into believing that this beer would pack a little more flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Huge caramel raisin aroma and flavor, strong mineral depth with a bright malty finish. A really nice representation of an english strong ale!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nealblind (1684) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Dark red brown pour with steady 1/2 finger head. Aroma of roasts, raisins, honey, pepper, tart. Tastes clover honey, soy sauce, raisins, rum, nutty. Dry finish with some bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - OCT 2, 2013
A nice brown body with a thick bone color head? That had good retention and some lace. Aroma had a strong nutty profile upfront and some nice mildly roasted malts. Flavor had nice balance between roasted malts and a pecan like flavor. A mild sweetness and slight dry in the finish. Nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (2280) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - SEP 27, 2013
Draught. This is a fun and spicy brew that is as good in July as it is in December.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (1427) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 24, 2013
12 oz bottle served in a pint glass. Pours dark reddish amber with thin lacy off white head. Aroma is roasty sweet caramel malt. Taste is clean sweet toasty malt with a mild amount of earthy hops on the back. Finishes bitter. Easily noticeable abv, just enough to balance all the malt, which dominates here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (5322) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 23, 2013
12oz bottle in a snifter. Pours dark brown with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of dark malts with caramel, chocolate, and light roasted notes plus some light spices and some floral hops. Flavor the same with a nice blend of everything. Average texture. Not a bad beer.

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