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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

146 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 5
Gots: 14 | 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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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Fat Head's Holly Jolly Christmas Ale. Served in a pint glass.

Very much cloudy (noticed some sludge at the bottom of the bottle after pouring). Caramel brown color. Beige head peaked at almost two fingers. Didn't sustain long.

I get cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, clove, and thyme. Pretty phenomenal that it's easy to pick these all out. Rugged maltiness offers toast, but the aroma is not complete without the interpretations of minty hops.

Cinnamon and spice, and everything nice. Cinnamon, clove, allspice, malty toast, spicy alcohol, brown sugar, and some hops in the finish. Sweeter than it is bitter. Tastes classically like a winter warmer, but has a nice buttery sweetness in the middle.

Very lively carbonation. It has a warm alcohol note, which is nice. The body isn't memorable, but it works.

Great nose and pleasant flavor. An accomplished winter warmer, or apparently, a spiced beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 04:33:52 | More by thecheapies
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Holly Jolly Christmas Ale from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
85 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.