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Holly Jolly Christmas Ale - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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Holly Jolly Christmas AleHolly Jolly Christmas Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

148 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 6
Gots: 16 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BB1313 on 12-07-2012)
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Archimetez

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-12-2013 01:39:47 | More by Archimetez
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-26-2014 22:31:46 | More by DrBier
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twiggamortis420

Texas

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 01:47:07 | More by twiggamortis420
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somalley26

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

07-18-2014 22:32:21 | More by somalley26
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MattSharpless

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-17-2014 19:25:35 | More by MattSharpless
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_morandi_

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-14-2014 20:07:27 | More by _morandi_
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Woppy5

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

07-13-2014 19:59:42 | More by Woppy5
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dpw95

Ohio

5/5  rDev +31.9%

07-06-2014 16:43:02 | More by dpw95
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Mkocmit


5/5  rDev +31.9%

06-13-2014 18:27:55 | More by Mkocmit
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thetimhortonsman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-07-2014 15:58:21 | More by thetimhortonsman
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BrewUSA

Ohio

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

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 03:06:16 | More by BrewUSA
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Hacksaw99

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-22-2014 19:39:30 | More by Hacksaw99
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ttylicki

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

04-20-2014 16:07:52 | More by ttylicki
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Rikdikulous

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

04-13-2014 11:02:43 | More by Rikdikulous
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hmmmbeer10

Florida

3/5  rDev -20.8%

04-07-2014 23:10:17 | More by hmmmbeer10
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Filabee

Michigan

2/5  rDev -47.2%

04-05-2014 17:11:43 | More by Filabee
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GOBLIN

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

03-29-2014 02:25:19 | More by GOBLIN
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MaximumYuks

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.8%

03-27-2014 01:02:04 | More by MaximumYuks
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masterofsparks

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.8%

03-24-2014 15:57:21 | More by masterofsparks
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wellsnb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-24-2014 01:16:34 | More by wellsnb
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Brew33

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.8%

03-18-2014 14:40:26 | More by Brew33
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KFrank729

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

03-16-2014 16:30:01 | More by KFrank729
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muraco3

Ohio

5/5  rDev +31.9%

03-08-2014 00:38:01 | More by muraco3
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dannyfayy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-03-2014 15:57:59 | More by dannyfayy
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Zonian1

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

03-02-2014 22:43:46 | More by Zonian1
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Holly Jolly Christmas Ale from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
85 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.