RATINGS: 663   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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St. Nicholas, aka Santa Claus, is a magical figure, the bringer of gifts and an icon of holiday spirit. Forgotten by most is his evil side kick and enforcer of ‘the list’. European tradition says while St. Nick is busy delivering presents to good little boys and girls, Krampus hands out punishments to the bad. A fanged, goat-horned bully, the Christmas Devil uses sticks and chains to beat the naughty children. Dark malts and aromatic hops create the diabolical spirit of this brew. It is finished with lager yeast and aged cold for no less than 30 days. This Imperial Helles Lager will warm even the darkest hearts. This season, replace the cookies with a bottle of Krampus. If he happens to pay a visit, toast to him with this devilish brew. Merry Kramp-mas to all, and to all a good pint!

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3.4
zoucrew102 (2104) - - NOV 24, 2016
Bomber. Bready malt aroma with notes of citrus and pine hops as well as a bit of caramel malt. Pours clear pale copper colored with a thin white head that has poor retention and some lacing. Starts with bread and caramel malt flavors with a light body and a very lager-esque mouthfeel. Finishes very dry and bitter with citrus hops showing themselves briefly before the pine resin hop bitterness snuffs them out. Pretty interesting, but very, very bitter on the finish.

1.7
fluffy (2461) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 6, 2016
God I how I hate southern tier. Why do I keep trying their stuff? I have no idea. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
Tobyrando (41) - New York, USA - MAR 23, 2016
Hop forward beer, mild hop aroma. Deep amber color, slightly cloudy. Was expecting something sweet and spiced, nice surprise.

3.2
blutt59 (6579) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2016
On tap, deep golden color, has a slight fruity nose, flavor is sweet , nmalty, breads , fruit, these are hard for me to like with the sweet lager over the top palate

4.6
tsd08460 (1241) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JAN 21, 2016
Aroma: caramel, citrus, pine Appearance: amber with a beige head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, Delicious

3.9
BeerdedDave (1875) - Beckley, USA - JAN 4, 2016
amber color; floral hop aroma; piney hops on a medium bodied, bready malt base; bitter finish; pretty easy drinking for such a high gravity beer; well balanced; a lot hoppier than a helles would normally be

3
weihenweizen (4111) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2015
On tap at P&P Charleston. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malty, medium body, low carbonation, and a little lacing. Taste is malty, herbal hop balance, and some alcohol.

3
Panzuriel (2371) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2015
22 oz bottle from Anderson’s Sawmill Rd, Columbus Ohio. Southern Tier Krampus is a darker copper clear brew with a firm head of off white bubbles. Nose is strong, crisp and bitters. Taste is very akin to an English bitter, crisp clean medium malt cereal with back of the sip dry bitters. None of the expected Christmas spice at all, not that it was mentioned anywhere, but I expect it in winter seasonals. Body is a bit lively. A very interesting beer. perhaps my first imperial pils.

3.1
johnnymusky (1004) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Decent flavor...alcohol not present...bottle from dusty...love the graphics.

3.4
hershiser2 (3666) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Bomber bottle. Clear golden with a nice head. Citrus and pine in the nose. Very nice bitter lager with pine, light floral, and grasses. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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