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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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4/5  rDev +0.8%

kayrex, Nov 20, 2012
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3.68/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This poured out as a clear looking orange red color with a nice looking white head on top. The retention and lacing were both very nice on this beer. The smell of the beer is slightly sweet with a subtle spicy note on the nose as well as a faint orange zest aroma too. The taste of the beer as a nice sweet honey flavor upfront that settles into a nice citrusy spicy warming flavor. The mouthfeel is on the heavier side and a little oily, a decent carbonation and it's sticky and finished dry. Overall I though it was a really good brew actually.

Knapp85, Nov 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

mamacita20, Nov 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Boilerfood, Nov 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Lee45102, Nov 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Bruv, Nov 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

mikepcarney, Nov 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Sturmthis, Nov 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

WoodburyMN, Nov 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

equincel, Nov 12, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

bier78, Nov 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Yusko, Nov 11, 2012
Photo of bluejacket74
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle. Served in a chalice, the beer pours a clear orange/amber color with a half inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both good. The brew smells like toasted malt, nutmeg, honey, and cinnamon. Luckily the spice comes out more in the flavor of this beer. It tastes like nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, honey, and toasted malt. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit creamy and slick with moderate carbonation. I think it's a good overall brew, $10.99 a 6-pack.

bluejacket74, Nov 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

chad2774, Nov 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Deanstreat, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of 2x10
2.2/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

smells like carrot juice with minimal spice on the nose.

Has a strong honey feel on the tongue. strange. aftertaste is thick and sweet with a hint of mixed spices, but none highlighted.

Not a favorite in our camp. didnt taste any spices, just hops and honey. Honey overpowers every spice and flavor. Tasted to us like a typical i.p.a. with ALOT of honey. disappointed

2x10, Nov 03, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Pillowburn, Nov 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Tmcfall, Nov 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

crawdadwilly74, Oct 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Eastside151, Oct 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

TerrapinX, Oct 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Johnny_Love, Oct 27, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

KabertoothTiger, Oct 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

CoryJHarber, Oct 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

twh7, Oct 06, 2012
12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 530 ratings.