p0rkch0p (138) - Missouri, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Dark, crisp, and dry. Nice little spice at the end. Was suprisingly mild and easy drinking. Great changeup to have in the lineup. Hope sam adams other selections in the winter sampler are just as good.
Arve_Christian (5234) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2015
On bottle from Systembolaget Strømstad.
Amber color, good foam. Medium/low aroma intensity; malty, dried fruits, christmas spices- some fruitiness. Medium body & complexity. A little on the sweet side. Pretty good beer Larry_Duffman (632) - - DEC 20, 2015
I had it on tap. It pours a reddish amber color with very little head and lacing. The aroma was sweet caramel and spice. The taste is caramel, spice, and a little orange peel. It’s smooth with soft carbonation. It’s pretty sessionable. Augdraught1981 (267) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - DEC 19, 2015
Beautiful, deep amber-red pour with off white head and slightly sweet, malty & spicy aromas. Crisp lager with some spices and bread. Overall a good spiced lager and great spiced beer period. bbbeer (916) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 16, 2015
Red brown with medium tan head. Aroma is either subtle or bland depending on how you look at it, some malt. Light body, medium carbonation. Flavor is reasonable, off dry, mildly sweet malt, faint spice. Not a big fan of winter beers but this is drinkable, not too sweet with restrained spice.
SvanteL (651) - SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2015
Vackert bärnstensfärgad med medelstort gräddfärgat skum. Kryddig doft med kanel, ingefära, pomerans och mörk limpa. Smaken är maltsöt och kryddig – ingefära, kanel – med pomerans och torkad frukt och en fin beska som balanserar sötman. En skön och kryddig julöl. SteveOrz85 (258) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2015
From winter classic variety pack. 6 oz (half bottle) served in tulip glass. Beer is amber in color. One finger head dissipates quickly leaving some reasonable lacing. Aroma is weak but mostly light malts and ginger. Taste is lightly sweet with light maltiness acompanied by notes of orange and some cinnamon. Medium carbonation and light to medium bodied beer. Overall not a bad easy drinking winter beer. Would not buy a solid case, but worth trying. fkoolen (1427) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2015
Can during United flight from Chicago to Amsterdam. Nice amber colour, offwhite creamy head. Caramel malty, spicy and herbal, couch syrupy, liquorice, cinnamon; can’t really get the ginger and orange peel. Not too balanced. Medium body and carbonation. joejames (510) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2015
On draft, Guadalajara, York, PA. Pours clear deep brown, quick white head. No lacing or retention. Aroma of ginger and nutmeg. Taste is sweet with slight sour notes. Light bodied, moderate carbonation, watery mouth feel. Finishes astringent. Tasting notes are all spice. I don’t like this at all. climberbob (497) - Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Can on flight. Dark Amber w decent head. Aroma of malt, grass, hay, pine. Taste of biscuit, toffee. Hints of orange and cinnamon but not very noticeable. Decent.
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