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Nollaig (Christmas Spruce Beer) - Williams Brothers Brewing Company

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Nollaig (Christmas Spruce Beer)Nollaig (Christmas Spruce Beer)

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5 Ratings
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Williams Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: thepeter on 01-01-2012)
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dcmchew

Romania

4.13/5  rDev +12.8%

Pours ruby/copper, mine had just a bit of foam lacing though. Almost flat, also.
Clear smell of hops, citrus, spruce, vanilla, flowers and biscuits.
A big "green" beer. Hops are strong, providing lots of citrus and green notes (big grapefruit, some exotic fruit and peach). The pine notes are definitely enhanced by the spruce. Malts are just sweet enough, and there's a nice spicy feel throughout, with some clear vanilla and pepper. Finish is mainly hoppy, with a more than mild bitterness.
Mouthfeel is a bit buttery, low carbonation. Alcohol warm. Finish pretty dry. Hoppy aftertaste, as expected.
Somehow the hops seem to cover up much of the added spruce, going a bit too close to an IPA/APA. Maybe some less aromatic ones would have helped. Still, it's there and it's a nice "festive flavour".

12-24-2013 11:29:07 | More by dcmchew
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev +9.3%

12-24-2013 21:06:56 | More by Ciocanelu
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thepeter

United Kingdom (England)

3.93/5  rDev +7.4%

"A festive Beer Brewed with Christmas Trees"
Pours dark hazy copper with a decent but thin head. Smells of spruce, hops and hint of spice adn malt sweetness. The taste is just as it smells with even more Christmas tree and a bit overly bitter on the back end. Palate is medium with good carbonation. Overall a good beer that delivers on flavor and Christmas

01-01-2012 17:56:08 | More by thepeter
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

04-28-2012 15:18:17 | More by ygtbsm94
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -18%

06-23-2013 13:48:30 | More by Kirk
Nollaig (Christmas Spruce Beer) from Williams Brothers Brewing Company
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