RATINGS: 432   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
The essence of Christmas is captured in this very bottle you are holding. Perfectly blended spices compliment Frosted Frog’s rich malt flavors, creating the ultimate Christmas experience. Celebrate the holidays as you savor this very special seasonal offering.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
edfitz (118) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2009
Aroma of bread, spruce, dough. Not particularly attractive nose. Deep amber color with lacy head. Tastes like bad candy/

mice (1102) - FINLAND - DEC 26, 2017
Hazy, beautiful red brown beer with small, but stable tight beige head. Aroma is very strong and very much Christmas. Clove, cinnamon, ginger, berries and sugar malts. Feels like gingerbread. Red berries reminds a bit of wine also. Also apple. Taste is not so strong, but it has also same ingredients, like spices, berries and malts. Medium body, low carbonation. Overall, if a beer must be "Christmas beer", this is totally it. Alcohol is hiding. A mix of gingerbread and mulled wine aka "glögi" works well on the Christmas evening.

Quick3Beers (1513) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 21, 2017
Pours a muddled hazy brown from a bottle. Big big big cinnamon and nutmeg aroma and flavor too. Whoo boy. Pretty overwhelming stuff. Meh. I feel like I'm burping a scented candle afterward.

Scrumpy369 (986) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 28, 2017
Bottle shared at csakajo. Hazy brown colour small white lacing. Nose is spicey. Cinnamon, plum. Taste is low bitterness. Spices, low plum. Ehh.

TEJA (3348) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2017 bottle from monks cafe sveavägen. short and tiny off white head. huge aroma from soft ginger cake. sweet malty with a big spicy cinnemon dried ginger taste. a firm bitterness both from the spices and hops.

dorain (714) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 4, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2017 Vom Fass im Muted Horn Berlin 2017-04 getrunken. Pflaume, Zimt und etwas Nelken dominieren diese frische Version vom Fass. Die Flaschenversion ist ja schon Weihnachten pur im Glas aber diese Zimtpflaume - MEGA Geil!

dunklermessias (386) - GERMANY - APR 17, 2017
On tap at Muted Horn Berlin. Cones with a dark brown color and a tiny muddy head. The nose is gingerbread, cinnamon, spicy herbs,malts. Taste of sweet gingerbread cookies, speculoos, honey and cinammon. Its like Xmast.

SeniorZozo (1576) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 17, 2017
@ Budapest.

Ruby/amber, clear, no bubbles. nose is a gingerbread cookie. Thin/med body and moderately fizzy. lots of ginger, a nutty and burnt chocolate malt is a bit too burnt. nutty finish. decent. aroma is better than flavor.

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markoijelena (3214) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - MAR 15, 2017
Draft 0.25l at BeerTemple Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 02.02.2017. Taste with kermis. Pour it brown color with small brown head. Aroma ginger bread cookies. Taste like ginger bread cookies, speculoos, sweet honey, little bit of clove, some more spices on the back, cereal, medium to heavy cloying sweetness, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, interesting.

DwarfeD (3539) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - FEB 17, 2017
660 ml bottle shared at home. Dark brown with a small off-white head. Medium to full body with low to moderate carbonation. Spicy bitterness with subtle sweet tones. Caramel, spices, herbs, ripe dark fruits and hops. Nice winter brew.

tricksta_p (5351) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - FEB 4, 2017
From tap at BeerTemple, Amsterdam. Aroma is an explosion of spices, huge unpleasant cinnamon, nutmeg, christmas cake, sugar, sweet malt and caramel. Flavour is quite annoyingly sweet and cloying. Body is medium. Way too heavy on the cinnamon for my taste, almost sickening. I still love Hoppin’ Frog, but this beer...

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