bhensonb (14762) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 16, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from joshuahfl. Pours slightly ruddy copper with a large foamy off-white head. Ginger aroma. Medium body with foamy carbonation. Flavor is ginger and cinnamon stick. Quite tasty.
Ratman197 (14234) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 24, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, yeast, spice and light fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of caramel, spice and light fruitiness with a smooth dry lingering spiced finish.
Tmoney99 (14107) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2005
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark amber color with roky medium head. Complex aroma with spicy sweet tone. Flavor was complex spicy holiday brew with full body. Finish was long and spicy.
argo0 (13891) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear amber with minimal beige head. Aroma is sweet, ginger, some nutmeg. Taste is strong ginger, some fruity (slightly artificial blueberry), minimal bitterness. Light-medium body.
djd07 (13517) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours cloudy amber with small beige head. Aroma is nutmeg and clove. Thin mouthfeel with strong spices and cinnamon and light bitterness. Good.
Lubiere (13428) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
An amber ale with a thin light moka head. A lightly cloying aroma of buttery malt, vinous notes, light spices, not bad. In mouth, a nice sweet biscuitty malt with smooth hops, juniper, warming alcohol, nicer than expected, nicely aged. 09 vintage on tap at MacGregors, July 31 2010.
Drake (13259) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 25, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
About freaking time I get to try this. Bottle shared at the Richmond Industry Gathering. Pours a clear copper color with a thin creamy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of brown sugar, toffee, nuts, toasted malts and a spicy finish. The taste is brown sugar, toffee, nuts, toast, and a mild lingering hoppiness. Medium bodied. Nice beer.
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of hops, cinnamon, and other spices. Flavor of sweet malt, cinnamon, ginger, and pumpkin spice.
BeerandBlues2 (12762) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 2, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12-oz. bottle thanks to OhioDad. Pours clean coppery red with tiny fast rising bubbles and a small off-white head that dissipates to a film with some lined lacing. Yeast (sour leather) and fruity floral hop aroma with medium malt (meal) notes and some spice (cinnamon) hints. Bitter hop lightly acidic flavor with a medium caramel malt body and a hoppy rind, floral aftertaste. Medium bodied and fizzy, dry palate.
Dogbrick (12480) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 29, 2002
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Great Lakes never fails to please! While not as appealing as some of their other offerings, this is still a decent beer. Dark orange-red color with a thin beige head. Spiced aroma. Flavor consisting of spices (cinnamon and ginger) with a pinch of hops at the end. Overall not a bad seasonal.