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Christmas Ale - North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery

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Christmas Ale
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  ABV ?

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: MUSHROOMCLOUD on 12-13-2005)
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Photo of JeffSuttonTX
3/5  rDev -16%

JeffSuttonTX, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of wampahoofus
4.38/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Dark amber to brown color. Minimal head and a bit of lacing

Smell: Fruity and sweet with a suggestion of alcohol.

Taste: Well balaced and malty. Not as sweet or carbonated as many of this style. Nutty and smooth at the finish. A nice rounded flavor!

Mouthfeel: Smooth and rich to the palatte. The malt lingers on the tounge and in the nose long after the sip.

Drinkability: This is a well balanced barleywine. This is my favorite style, so I am sure my rating is a bit inflated. However, it is not as sweet and boozy as most. The malt is delicious and rich. My favorite NxNW brew yet!

wampahoofus, Feb 10, 2011
Photo of midaszero
3.38/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - Orange amber body with small off white head that leave little lacing

S - Sweet malt and boozy

T - Heavy malt presence with some spice. Kind of boozy. Strong toasted notes in the back.

M - Medium body with medium high carbonation

D - Enjoyable but kind of rough.

midaszero, Feb 28, 2009
Photo of JDV
3.35/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours murky, hazed orange with a nice offwhite head and some yeast. Smell is nicely rich, thick tart maltiness with alcohol well hidden. Taste is tart/sweet malt, and a hint of alcohol. Typical flavors of the style, but nicely made and much better to me than most of the style. Worth a try.

JDV, Mar 20, 2008
Photo of MUSHROOMCLOUD
3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Served in a tulip glass. Light brown, ice tea color. Off white cap. Nice lacing.

Smell - Malty. Spicy. Moderate hop aroma. Fruity. Mild, toffee undertone.

Taste - Sweet malt. Alcohol. Fruity. Slightest touch of caramel.

Mouthfeel - Full bodied. Low to medium carbonation. Slick.

Drinkability - Nice. Definitely a malty English barleywine. Good sipper.

MUSHROOMCLOUD, Dec 13, 2005
Christmas Ale from North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.