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Sweetwater Festive Ale - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

633 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 633
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.05%
Wants: 18
Gots: 75 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: purplehops on 11-14-2002)
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3.13/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a dense, dark, brown with a 2.5-inch, creamy, tan, head that is persistent, but eventually settles. Deep, rich, warm, spicy nose with hints of burnt sugar and coffee. Medium-full body with ABV warmth on the palate. Spicy (mace, cinnamon, and nutmeg) and malty with dark roasted-smokey notes. Raisin bread overtones. Dried fruit. Figs? Molasses? Nice lace. Slight sourness in the lingering.

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Sweetwater Festive Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 633 ratings.