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Holly Jolly Christmas Ale - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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BA SCORE
86
very good

191 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 12
Gots: 31 | 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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Caringly dispensed into a mug from a 12 oz bottle

Appears a sedatious reddish-brown color with a solid finger of fluffy foamy goodness

Smells like Christmas: cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, fuitcake, honey and a little caramel.

Also tastes like Christmas: a smooth wave of the aforementioned spices and more stemming from a rigid malty spine.

A nicely carbonated, medium bodied beer

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Served from a 12oz bottle into a 22oz snifter. No bottled on date present.

A - Pours a semi transparent hue of red/orange/brown with a finger thick white cap. Most of the lacing falls leaving some soapy bubbles on the side of the snifter.

S - The smell really packs a punch... Christmas in a bottle. Fresh ginger and cinnamon up front followed by sweet blast of honey, cherry and alcohol.

T - Ginger, cinnamon and festive spices up front are sharp on the tongue. Hints of fresh fruit and sweet malt come through in the middle followed by pungent honey. Alcohol and carbonation come through at the to gently cleanse the palate leaving a semi sweet mixture of honey and ginger.

M - Medium carbonation, thick body.

O - Fantastic! Probably in my top three christmas ales! Will definitely be purchasing more.

Spadoof, Nov 18, 2014
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Holly Jolly Christmas Ale from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
86 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.