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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: n/a
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 n/a

Photo of wampahoofus
4.38/5  rDev n/a
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!

Photo of midaszero
3.38/5  rDev n/a
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.

Photo of JDV
3.35/5  rDev n/a
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.

Photo of MUSHROOMCLOUD
3.75/5  rDev n/a
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.

Christmas Ale from North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.