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Christmas Ale - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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Christmas Ale
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87
very good

33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 07-20-2009)
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

KJ2013, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Hacksaw99, Sep 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Lelampp, Jul 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Zonian1, Jul 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

thehappybelgian, Jun 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

barflybastard, May 13, 2013
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5/5  rDev +28.2%

Browns149, Jan 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

PittBeerGirl, Dec 27, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Eastside151, Dec 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

tankg, Dec 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

4DAloveofSTOUT, Nov 23, 2012
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3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark golden red body below a one inch tall white head. Head retention is the tits, sticky lacing too. A good lookin beer!

Cinnamon, "allspice", some sort of spiced flower.

Subdied but present spices. Has a certain breadiness about it. Drinks lower than the stated 6.7%abv

Smooth, low carbonation. Medium to medium-thin mouthfeel.

Very easy drinking spice Christmas ale here, gets a bump for drinkability. The appearance and aroma are top-tier for the style in my opinion. Glad I got to try it, thanks MaxSpang!

Duff27, Nov 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

vrbulldog22, Nov 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

boot11222, Nov 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

ejimhof, Aug 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Stinger80OH, Jul 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

drewloc, May 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

sitarist, Mar 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Tyrawlings, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of nrbw23
3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a light copperish red color with a thin off white head. Head becomes a ring of bubbles around the edge and leaves a bit of spotty lacing.

S- Picking up the typical winter warmer/Christmas ale spices, but nothing over the top. Maybe even a bit lighter than most, but still good.

T- Follows the nose really well. Again maybe a tad lighter in the spices than most others for the style.

M- Medium in both body and carbonation.

O- Very solid and good beer. If your not a huge fan of the spices of the style you might want to try this one as the spice is there but nothing over the top.

nrbw23, Jan 02, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

ALifeWellWasted, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of ckollias
4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this on tap at Fat’s head.

A: Pours a dark amber hue with a thin, 1-finger, white head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace.

S: Spicy malty aroma with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg.

T: Smooth spicy malt flavor with hints of cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg.

M: Medium body and minimal carbonation.

O: Delicious winter warmer – one of the best Christmas’s ales I’ve had.

ckollias, Dec 27, 2011
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4.43/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a crystal clear reddish amber color with a thin half finger slightly off white head which gives to skim. No lace is left on the glass. The aroma is of cinnomon and nutmeg with a hint of piney hops. It smells almost like a pine tree at the end. The taste starts out with some sweet malt and gives way to a big cinnomon taste with a nice nutmeg flavor. The end has a touch of vanilla with a pine tree hop bite. The mouthfeel is moderately carbonated. Overall a very good beer nice big aroma and a nice big flavor to follow the nose a must try.

goblue3509, Dec 03, 2011
Photo of Tucquan
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on 2011-11-25 in Pittsburgh, PA

A - Amber-brown with a 1-finger tan head and mild lacing.

S - Mild light-medium roasted malt and "Christmas" spices. Pretty mild aroma.

T - Ginger, caramel, cinnamon, orange peel, light sourdough. Reminds me of a midly-rum-flavored fruit cake.

M - Light-medium body and medium carbonation. Bubbly.

O - A tasty (but not epic) seasonal.

Tucquan, Nov 27, 2011
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Christmas Ale from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
87 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.