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12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

457 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 457
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 25
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: imaguitargod on 11-18-2008)
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drwatson32

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-29-2014 03:27:09 | More by drwatson32
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toppoop

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-21-2014 03:24:01 | More by toppoop
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jonaspb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-19-2014 01:42:28 | More by jonaspb
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gurumsd

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-17-2014 02:06:46 | More by gurumsd
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mdfb79

New York

3.39/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Got this a couple months ago. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a snifter.

a - Pours a murky, mahogany brown color with one to two inches of light tan head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of spices, honey, dark fruits, wheat, bready malts, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

t - Tastes of spices , pepper, coriander, bready malts, wheat, fruits, dough , gingerbread, and light cinnamon. Too much spice for me, a step down from the nose for me.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a decent nose but way too much spice going on in the taste for me. Not my favorite holiday beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 22:44:36 | More by mdfb79
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starshockey9

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-11-2014 01:58:29 | More by starshockey9
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wvbrewcrew

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-10-2014 22:35:02 | More by wvbrewcrew
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srb176

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

06-07-2014 07:59:16 | More by srb176
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-25-2014 21:25:49 | More by Latarnik
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Sean32

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

05-24-2014 21:19:18 | More by Sean32
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CAD22

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

05-23-2014 01:37:13 | More by CAD22
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Miles228

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

05-19-2014 22:05:35 | More by Miles228
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whitenads

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-05-2014 18:20:42 | More by whitenads
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Banana420Kush

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-18-2014 04:44:48 | More by Banana420Kush
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GrumpyGirl

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-17-2014 16:03:13 | More by GrumpyGirl
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Matthew1788

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-17-2014 12:55:16 | More by Matthew1788
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ttylicki

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-12-2014 03:18:54 | More by ttylicki
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Luweezy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-05-2014 16:29:07 | More by Luweezy
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-24-2014 01:18:43 | More by ToddGingerich
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KFrank729

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-16-2014 22:13:31 | More by KFrank729
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Gaddabble

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

03-09-2014 00:38:17 | More by Gaddabble
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wr3ck00n

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

03-08-2014 01:42:39 | More by wr3ck00n
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c_law

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

03-07-2014 22:31:15 | More by c_law
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bushbeer75

Michigan

4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz brown bottle - no dating noticed

Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas Ale filled my pint glass with a dark amber body producing a 1-1/2 finger bubbly off-white head with good retention. Off-white lacing clung to the pint glass as I consumed the ale. The nose was hit with a blend of spices with cinnamon and nutmeg the most recognizable. The taste was right from the holiday season. First up was toasted and caramel malts followed by and dominating were the nice spices of cinnamon and nutmeg. A light touch of honey and ginger played a secondary role. Mouth feel was almost creamy with laid back carbonation and a pleasant warming finish.

12 Dogs of Christmas is just what the holidays ordered or for that matter anytime. I will have another!

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2014 18:40:15 | More by bushbeer75
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angeepangie

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

02-28-2014 00:43:31 | More by angeepangie
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12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 457 ratings.