1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Lloyd's Christmas Ale - Swamp Head Brewery

Not Rated.
Lloyd's Christmas Ale
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

4 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 4
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 5.53%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Swamp Head Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with spruce tips.

(Beer added by: cjgator3 on 12-30-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 1 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by the Alström Bros:

  None found.

More User Reviews:
Photo of johnyb
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of cjgator3
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of BMMillsy
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
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.

Photo of Coldsnack
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Lloyd's Christmas Ale from Swamp Head Brewery
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.