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Wassail Ale - Woodstock Inn Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
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82 Ratings
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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Woodstock Inn Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Deep ruby hue, A hearty full bodies holiday ale . Very malty with assertive hoppiness combining with alcohol warmth.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-06-2005)
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albertjr21

New York

3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed in a snifter on 6-18-12.

A: Reddish brown color under a light tan head.

S: Toasted rich malty aroma with notes of gingerbread cookie, raisin, cherry, peppermint.

M/T: Malt body dominates with a naturally sweet and dark bready flavor complemented by a fruity and peppermint like cool taste.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2012 02:27:08 | More by albertjr21
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Wassail Ale from Woodstock Inn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.