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Krampus - Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 2
Avg: 4.2
pDev: n/a
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Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery
Texas, United States | website

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer | 10.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Lawl3ss on 12-21-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 2
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4.25/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

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On tap at the co-op, 12 oz snifter. Description: "Krampus is Triple Dee cask-conditioned with holiday spices mulled in orange blossom honey and whole leaf East Kent Golding hops."

Look- Honey amber with orange-ruby highlights. Served with a half finger of creamy head. Excellent lacing despite the ABV.

Smell- Fir, cinnamon, tons of spice, warm, woody, potpourri. Very unique.

Taste- Cream soda, butterscotch, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, candied orange. Spicy, gingerbread, graham cracker molasses, savory. Fades to a lighter cinnamon/nougat with herbal bittering. The EK Goldings advertised are distinct. Christmas cookies, fireball candy. Reminiscent of sweet things, but not overly sweet in itself. Very nice.

Mouthfeel- Medium-full. Low carb, cinnamon actually lightens it a bit, moderate warming as well as heat from the spice. Not too boozy. 12 oz. was enough, but I relished it.

Overall- Bold, spicy, rich, christmas-y, and appropriately named. You'll never see this one anywhere else.

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Krampus from Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery
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