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Holly Jolly Christmas Ale - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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BA SCORE
85
very good

149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 8
Gots: 17 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BB1313 on 12-07-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

zestar, Aug 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

DrBier, Jul 26, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle pours a mostly clear brownish-crimson color with a fluffy head of tan head. Fades pretty fast and does not leave much lace.

Aroma is ginger galore with the sweet cinnamon-honey coming a close second. Smells very much like a gingerbread cookie.

Taste mixes malt flavors with the spices better than the nose would indicate, still quite cookie-esque though. The honey comes forth in this beer more so than any other beer I have had, maybe even as much as DFH Midas Touch. The ginger seems to help that perception, as does the rich malt. Mouthfeel is great - full and silky. I like this one quite a bit but I could see it being too rich for more than one or two in a sitting.

twiggamortis420, Jul 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

somalley26, Jul 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

MattSharpless, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

_morandi_, Jul 14, 2014
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Woppy5, Jul 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.9%

dpw95, Jul 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.9%

Mkocmit, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

thetimhortonsman, Jun 07, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

FatHeads HollyJ olly pours a amber reddish orange, with just a bit of Haze~ Light and radiant lacing~a Aroma is nice and spicy, citrus ginger and honey, smells wonderful~ Palate is kicking with some dazzling citrus and spice, dry but sweet, light to med body~ Taste is Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Allspice, Orange Peel, Honey, Coriander, Clove, Hops, Bread malts and Caramel~ A very good winter warmer~ Smooth and spicy not very complex, yet easy to drink~ A bit of bitterness lingers on the tongue~ Overall: 7.9

BrewUSA, May 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Hacksaw99, May 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

ttylicki, Apr 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

hmmmbeer10, Apr 08, 2014
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GOBLIN, Mar 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

MaximumYuks, Mar 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

masterofsparks, Mar 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

wellsnb, Mar 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Brew33, Mar 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

KFrank729, Mar 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.9%

muraco3, Mar 08, 2014
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dannyfayy, Mar 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Zonian1, Mar 02, 2014
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Holly Jolly Christmas Ale from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
85 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.