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Festivus - Full Pint Brewing Company

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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Pint Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OWSLEY069 on 11-16-2010)
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nlincoln

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +37.4%

12-08-2011 20:53:08 | More by nlincoln
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Loaf31

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

12-22-2013 02:30:35 | More by Loaf31
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fryer98

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

12-19-2011 14:58:13 | More by fryer98
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

11-26-2012 00:32:05 | More by tmars13
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heddar33

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

09-09-2012 04:37:52 | More by heddar33
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Saxboy10

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

02-28-2014 03:51:41 | More by Saxboy10
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

07-16-2014 20:38:25 | More by pat_usher
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onestoploser

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

12-28-2012 23:25:39 | More by onestoploser
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

12-07-2013 15:25:22 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

11-17-2012 23:20:49 | More by hollywood_15063
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This poured out as a slightly hazy brown color with a fluffy white head on top. The smell of the beer gives off a really big amount of spice with some subtle sweet malts in the background. The taste of the beer is really impressive to me, it's loaded with wintery or autumnal spices that give the beer a nice warming flavor with the malts in there to balance it all out. The mouthfeel of the is smooth, it's drinkable and nicely carbonated. Overall I really enjoyed this beer actually. I would drink this one again.

Serving type: on-tap

12-02-2012 05:31:33 | More by Knapp85
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear copper perhaps a shade lighter than mahogany; an impressive head caps the liquid and leaves a nice pattern of lacing

Smell: Vanilla and caramel, with a hint of chocolate and pineapple as well as some spice undertones from the cinnamon and mace

Taste: The caramel and vanilla flavors co-mingle with the chocolate and Munich malt flavor, up front, with the honey, mace and cinnamon developing in the middle; earthy/pineapple hops arrive, after the swallow, to offset the sweetness; the spices linger in the finish, bringing a rather peppery quality

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; somewhat creamy

Overall: Been a while since I have had a winter warmer (how did that happen all winter long) but this is an interesting one brewed with some rather unusual ingredients

Thanks, kbuzz, for the opportunity

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2014 22:46:48 | More by brentk56
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I picked this up at Thirsty's in York, enjoyed chilled in a willybecker.

The color is deep brown with mild haze and thick light beige cap with tight bead pattern, the lace sticks in a stringy way. The smell is good with a nice toasted grain element and light spice with earthy nose and slight sweet tinges in the aroma with a gentle roasted biscuity accent. The feel is excellent -the balance is spot on practically with the spice, malt and hops working toghether with the yeast. There is a subtle toastiness and spice but the bitterness is moderate and carbonation adds levity to the overall feel with a semi-dry quality in the finish.

The taste is interesting with mild bready nutty notes with some cinnamon evident and the mace giving an earthy quality to accent the dark malt presence. The vanilla does more of a job giving the impression of sweetness and helps to balance the bitter elements. There is a mild hop quality which brings out the warmth of the spice in the back of the throat. The flavor has a mild caramel element with slight alcohol coming in as it finiished with light smokiness and subtle yeast flavor. The taste of pine returning in the last sip is pleasant.

Overall I felt this was a very decent brew for those who enjoy spice beers it lives up to the name. I like the balance and recomend this to those who like winter warmers- a very flavorful brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2012 15:08:04 | More by Slatetank
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soulfly1492

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma: Huge aroma. Vaguely reminiscent of a Stone strong ale. Dark malts, crisp hops overall. Mild spices, maybe some cinnamon. Lots of malt aromas, some darker, some lighter. Chocolate, very bready.

Appearance: Dark brown, but clear when held up to a bright light. Pours a medium off-white head. Lots of lacing!

Taste: Dark malts, worty. Caramel, honey, cinnamon. Odd, but it's got the pleasant portion of that fresh paint aroma. Probably just in the way the malts and hops combine.

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Oily overall, mild carbonation.

Overall: Nice change-up from the typical winter warmer. Heavier on the dark malts, lighter on the spice and extra crisp hops.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2012 01:20:31 | More by soulfly1492
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.9%

09-11-2013 02:53:16 | More by WVbeergeek
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-01-2011 16:09:19 | More by PaBeerLover
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Tibi81


4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-17-2012 12:08:19 | More by Tibi81
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jimmy82063

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +9.9%

02-01-2012 03:37:27 | More by jimmy82063
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daverdave

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

02-09-2012 00:50:40 | More by daverdave
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foureyedgeek

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-28-2011 01:15:37 | More by foureyedgeek
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jaidenjb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-25-2011 12:13:12 | More by jaidenjb
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pcsnyder

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

02-11-2014 14:01:20 | More by pcsnyder
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Starkk00

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Full Pint Festivus pours nice with a nice head and smells great. Originally from a bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - A nice brown/amber which you are able to see through.

S - Brown ale smell with cinnamon and vanilla notes.

T - Smooth brown ale again with slight notes of cinnamon and vanilla but nothing over powering.

M - Mouth is nice and finishes smooth.

O - A very drinkable brown ale for the Festivus season.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2011 00:43:36 | More by Starkk00
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Dray

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

11-28-2013 23:38:13 | More by Dray
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kelly7874

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-20-2011 00:28:41 | More by kelly7874
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Festivus from Full Pint Brewing Company
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