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12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

627 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 627
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 13.38%
Wants: 43
Gots: 121 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: imaguitargod on 11-18-2008

This beer's name sums up the idea of bringing the best together to celebrate. It is filled with seasonal flavors from generous amounts of toasted and caramel malts, mixed with equally generous amounts of honey, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. We feel it is the perfect libation, filled with flavors of the season.
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Photo of Kevin72
3.6/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Risenhower
4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Scapino
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aleckpa
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Saxboy10
3.53/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of javatime
4.23/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GOBLIN
3.74/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KnucklesMcFisty
4.74/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is everything a Christmas winter warmer should be...it's naughty (spicy) and nice (sweet) ...you can smell the spices but they really come alive in the taste...nutmeg, clove, cinnamon & gingerbread...she's got a bite! But the malt and honey sweetness balance it all out. This is my new all time fave winter warmer...better than GL Christmas Ale...yup, I said it

Photo of MaxPowers
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Eric_Leon
4.2/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AngusOg
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Thedrizzle
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of Brihon
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 09robejo
4.52/5  rDev +14.1%

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of IRNCAL
2.33/5  rDev -41.2%

Photo of Ezra-Poundit
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of LancetherealLeader
4.2/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Immortale25
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Duvel tulip. No readable freshness date.

A- Pours a light brown color with a 1/4 inch light tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a small side patch of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a broken ring behind.

S- Clove-y aroma that's slightly sweet. Maybe some ginger.

T- More clove and a solid alcohol presence. Somewhat toasty and a bit sweet.

M- Has a moderate sharpness with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the fuller side.

O- Was expecting more from this as it's pretty highly regarded in the Winter Warmer category. Has a little too much booze presence for my taste and the spices are kind of one-dimensional.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

Photo of Irwinnelson
4.28/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of OhioLimoncello
3.77/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of probert
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 627 ratings.