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RATINGS: 323   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A rich, hearty ale perfect for the holiday season with a malty sweetness and spicy hop character. The generous use of five different malts is responsible for the full flavor and high alcohol level of this beer Saint Arnold Christmas Ale is best consumed at 45° Fahrenheit.

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2.6
bkurtz (1094) - Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle - Pours a clear amber with a smallish head. Aromas of caramel, malts and a=something astringent. Taste is malt forward with some orange and light spice notes and then some bitterness. Not really a Christmas beer in my book, and so good overall.

3.6
haddon90 (1634) - Newport Beach, California, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Draft at the United Club at IAH. Pours a clear, copper color with a very thin, white head. Sweet aroma with some spice. Hoppiness in the background. Smooth taste. Some spice bite. Little bit of hops mixed with malt Pretty decent beer. Especially for the United Club.

3.7
Voodoo (666) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Pours a copper color with a thin white head......aroma of dates, bubble gum, raisins......taste is raisins, malt sweetness with a good chewiness with a bit of woodiness in the finish. Quite enjoyable

3.5
rumproasts (5356) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 27, 2014
bottle. deep amber with small head. malty with some caramel and toffee. light holiday spice. very smooth with a bit of a dry finish. this is another beer that’s better than the sum of it’s parts. flavors meld very well.

4
Rmorris007 (50) - - SEP 30, 2014
Ah, what to say about this beer... Went well with my Christmas dinner (not just because I had an open mind either). Thinking of brewing up a clone for the holiday season myself

4.9
KamGoPro (220) - Texas, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Favorite go to lighter winter beer every season. Perfect balance of leafy hops and flavor!

2.8
steve1966 (131) - Florida, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Dark amber color head dissapears fast. Aroma malts fresh and earthy. Faint spices of some kind. Nice hop taste on the tounge bitter finish. Has some balls to it. Chewy mouth feel kind of a cross between anchor steam and bass ale...fairly interesting

3.1
Beaver (1798) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 4, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours clear red amber with a small creamy white head that goes to a thin film that leaves some lacing.

The aroma is sweet figgy malts with a little spice.

The flavor is sweet biscuity malts with some dark fruit and light spice. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with prickly carbonation.

Overall, an OK kind of bland Christmas beer.

3
DialSquare (5028) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2014
12oz bottle from ABC on Apalachee. Copper pour with thin tan head. Aroma is caramel, spice, bread. Tastes are caramel malt sweetness with faint spices. Little bland.

3.4
DocJitsu (1974) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Pours a clear golden-amber with a very short light tan head. Soft, wet mouthfeel that becomes scrubby and mildly astringent. Cinnamon, peach and apricot nose. Well blended, soft toffee, spicy peach and apricot.


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