RATINGS: 364   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Our ever-changing spiced winter seasonal. A tasty brew that complements all your holiday festivities. It is typically malty in body, lightly hopped, and rounded out with spices that we vary from year to year.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beeryum (652) - Norcross, Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2006
Bottle. Dark rudy brown pour. Smelled like cola - sweet malty and some prunish fruits and spices. Sweeter malty flavors, medium fruits, and a fair bit of spice for flavors. A touch of clove too.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (6121) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 26, 2006
Thanks to tannertavernboys for sharing. Pours a dark garnet with a minor amount of head. The aroma is spicy with cinnamon and maybe something else. There is also a rich carny sugar aspect that is present, but not overbearing. The beer is medium bodied with light carbonation - could be due to a bit of aging. Interesting taste to the beer, very unique. There are elements of cherry pie filling, but quite dry - bits of caramel - spiciness (cinnamon, ginger, others?). The finish has some hops to it, they have an dusty / earthy taste to them. An interesting beer Id like to try again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Terminus (3632) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 1, 2006
22oz bomber-thanks to Aracauna for sending me this months ago. ruby red hue with a soaphy off-white head. sweet, lightly floral hop note with nice spices-cinnamon and nutmeg come to mind. some berry notes come out as well as earthy hops, caramel and toasted malt. lots of spice on the flavors along with some toasted malt notes. some resembelence of a ginger bread cookie! body verges on flimsy, but does a good job distributing the flavors around. Finish is heavily spicy and tingles the toungue. not a bad and unique beer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (5990) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 3, 2006
Brown colored liquid with a bubbly light taupe color. As a group there were many descriptors thrown about when it came to the aroma. Rubber ducks, baby powder, fresh diapers, vanilla pudding, just to name a few and I dont think any were discounted. There does seem to reside a touch of caramel, but one does seem to have to search for it. Flavors of some anise and spice cookies. Blue moon ice cream as well. An interesting holiday ale. I didnt mind it, but there are some odd nose and taste things going on.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (18751) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle @ Papsoe tasting.Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity and spicy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish. 150313

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (42113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small off white head. Aroma is smooth fruity, toasted malty and caramelish. Light vanilla and caramelish, light toasted. Bitter and vanilla caramelish finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (12570) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Bottle @ home. Pours clear mahogany with a large, fizzy light tan head, medium-short retention with good lacing. Aroma is vanilla, nutmeg, caramel and cookie malt with dates and figs. Flavor is malt and spice balanced with faint hops and bitterness, dark fruits and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (4936) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle thanks to Guyute_Pig: Poured a copper brown with a orange red hue, head is frothy lacing off white. Aroma is strong spice and caramel malt. Taste is caramel malt, leafy/tree bark, and some spice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (2506) - Georgia, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Clear amber. Malt, clove, nutmeg, fruit on the nose. Sweetness and hops add to the overall winter spices and malt. Medium bodied and nice.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enwiebe (313) - - JAN 26, 2014
1/26/14. Bomber bottled 11/13. Poured dark copper with a one finger head that disapated in about 15. Mild spicy nose with hints of malt and hop. Thin mouth with a nice spicy mix. A different spice profile than most winter ales. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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