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Lloyd's Christmas Ale | Swamp Head Brewery

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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
20.83%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Swamp Head Brewery
Florida, United States | website

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with spruce tips.

Added by cjgator3 on 12-30-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 7
Photo of cambabeer
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

They brewed this again this year. I really like it. Tastes like a christmas tree, very piney. Nice hop balance, with a dry finish. I'd get this again!

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Photo of BMMillsy
3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Swamp Head Rate #37. Puts me at the top of the Swamp Head raters. Boom! Had this on tap at the brewery and it was unique. Added as an Amber Ale, as I wasn’t quite sure how to characterize. Perhaps spice beer is better? Anyway, pours dark red with a small white head on top. Aroma of pine trees, pine trees, and more pine trees. I don’t get much else here, but I guess that is the point. Flavor follows with big bitter pine, very different from what you get with hops...this is unmistakeably pine needles. Some hops in there maybe, and a bit of bready malt in the background. Palate is medium and dry with big bitter as expected. This was a neat experiment and worth trying. Probably not drinkable in large quantities, but I enjoyed the experience.

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Lloyd's Christmas Ale from Swamp Head Brewery
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