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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our holiday seasonal ale with cinnamon, honey, orange peel and fresh ginger has been tapped, so now the holiday season can officially begin! Cheers! From The BREW Kettle Family.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arn8897 (341) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Pours a deep amber with an off white head. Aromas of malt and some caramel and spice and some alcohol warmth in the finish. Medium mouth feel with no lacing in the glass. Nice warmth also.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7056) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2016
Sampled on draft this beer poured an orange-brown color with a large foamy tan head that left decent lacing. The aroma was sweet with cinnamon and nutmeg. The flavor was sweet with caramel, toffee, a bit of golden & dark fruits, cinnamon and nutmeg. Medium length finish. Moderately full bodied. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (7537) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2016
Youngstown, Oh - on tap at Rust Belt Brewing Tap Room. Medium copper pour, light off white head. Toffee, caramel, and Christmas spice in the aroma. Flavor has a similar spicy profile, Christmas spices are quite prominent and warming, throw in some pipe tobacco notes and you have an excellent winter warmer for a rainy cold Youngstown evening.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (4475) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2016
12oz bottle from Kenny Road Market: deep brown-amber pour with thin light tan head. aroma of spice, citrus, ginger. tastes are spice - ginger, cinnamon. dark bready, caramel, moderate sweet, orange.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (17603) - PCastle, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2016
Many thanks to Erzengel for sharing!
Pours slightly hazy orange brown colour with a small creamy beige head. Aroma of ginger, cinnamon, dark malt, pumpkins. Taste of intense spicy malts, cinnamon, ginger, orange, pumpkins.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Erzengel (8024) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 25, 2016
Many thanks to my "Santa 2015" jsquire for this bottle! The beer starts mild and smooth. Not too intense with a nice malty body. Smooth and a bit grainy, easy to drink. Round and fresh with a dry and slightly roasted malty aftertaste. Not much bitterness, dry with hints of caramel. Nice though.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Turboninja (569) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 15, 2016
[email protected], from Little Italy Wines, Cleveland, USA. Medium aroma with honey, cinnamon, cardamom, cherry and other Christmas flavors. Deep orange color with small light beige head and hazy liquid. Medium taste with smooth slightly sweet Christmas flavors like in Aroma. Medium taste spectrum and medium/short aftertaste with cinnamon and some sweet malts. Medium/Light palate with medium/light carbonation. Overall, quite mediocre with basic Christmas flavors in a bit watery style. Alcohol is masked quite well.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dal9000 (549) - Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2016
Pours dark copper with a thin tan head. Aroma of coriander and cinnamon. Initial taste of mild "Christmas cookie" spices. Soft and delicate on the tongue and NOT overpowering. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (2003) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2015
on tap at Melt Bar & Grilled Easton. The Brew Kettle Winter Warmer is a Darker copper red clear brew with a decent head of white bubbles. Nose is Nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger. The taste is a sweeter medium malt with a good amount of the afore mentioned spices. A pleasant amount of spice, which is a fine line to walk. Medium body. A decent winter beer, but not greatly different than a number of similar products.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
umich03jm (3513) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Bottle thanks to DrSilverworm. Dark amber pour with a thin ring of head. Aroma is heavily spiced with cinnamon and ginger but theres a really nice sweetness that comes off like apple cider, honey, and donuts. Taste is decent. Too much spice like most winter ales. And this one seems like its covering up something really nice too. Strong cinnamon and ginger, light honey and apples. Reminds me of cinnamon, apple cider from a mill but just too much spice here..


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