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12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

530 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 530
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 37
Gots: 75 | 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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2/5  rDev -49.6%

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3.7/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4.12/5  rDev +3.8%

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4.14/5  rDev +4.3%

12oz. bottle poured into a snifter. A reddish-brown color with a slight bubble to it. Minimum head. The smell is that of gingerbread, cinnamon and pinecones. The taste is quite sweet, so if you like your christmas beer on the hoppy side, this one may not be for you. The overwhelming taste, just like the smell, is the gingerbread, a touch of honey, & lots of spices present. My palate not being the most defined in the world tastes cinnamon with a mixture of other tastes that i can't quite pinpoint. No matter your palate though you can't get much closer to a taste that reminds you of Christmas. at 8.3% it's an easy drink and in my opinion is the most versatile "winter warmer" around, drink it Christmas morning as your family opens presents, enjoy it as a dessert beer after a holiday meal, or simply drink a couple to yourself as you watch a great sports game/movie/tv series etc on a cold winters day. Cheers

Pourharddrinkslow, Sunday at 09:14 PM
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4.16/5  rDev +4.8%

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4.52/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.92/5  rDev -1.3%

Tgunz247, Nov 21, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale brewed by Thirsty Dog Brewing Company, with an ABV of 8.30% This brew pours out a light brown color with an off white head. The smell is rich with spices and sweetness. 12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale put you in the mind set of Christmas cookies. You also pick up a hit of grains and malts in the smell of this brew. The taste is rich with flavor, you pick up on the spices in this brew. There is cinnamon and a hit of pumpkin spice. This brew has a nice balance to it, there is nothing overpowering in it. The mouthfeel is nice and clean. 12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale is a great drinking brew. Thirsty Dog Brewing Company did a nice job with this one. I would buy this brew again. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4.25 out 5.

nicholas2121, Nov 21, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -9.3%

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12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 530 ratings.