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Sweetwater Festive Ale - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

589 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 589
Reviews: 268
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 14
Gots: 53 | 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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Ratings: 589 | Reviews: 268 | Display Reviews Only:
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sleepyteacher

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

01-19-2014 03:08:37 | More by sleepyteacher
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cyrushire

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-18-2014 05:48:51 | More by cyrushire
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SoCaliC8

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-17-2014 04:12:50 | More by SoCaliC8
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rjknyy

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-16-2014 17:07:36 | More by rjknyy
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Tone2467

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-09-2014 23:31:34 | More by Tone2467
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crowbar540

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-06-2014 04:47:48 | More by crowbar540
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-06-2014 02:18:21 | More by thatoneguymike
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npendres

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.2%

01-06-2014 01:23:51 | More by npendres
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TKEbeerman

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-05-2014 20:32:31 | More by TKEbeerman
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ejohnson654

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-04-2014 23:05:12 | More by ejohnson654
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Tom-Peters

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-03-2014 16:11:08 | More by Tom-Peters
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seavercm

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

01-02-2014 16:40:27 | More by seavercm
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LouDogg114

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

01-02-2014 00:28:34 | More by LouDogg114
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

01-01-2014 18:56:27 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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Beers9beers

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.9%

01-01-2014 15:46:54 | More by Beers9beers
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warnerry

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

12-31-2013 16:06:13 | More by warnerry
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

12-30-2013 13:51:56 | More by GratefulEdd
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gritz147

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

12-29-2013 01:00:09 | More by gritz147
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IrishFrenchman

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-28-2013 22:51:44 | More by IrishFrenchman
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P1ay3rO

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

12-28-2013 15:52:11 | More by P1ay3rO
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Greenster

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

12-28-2013 05:26:11 | More by Greenster
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Pens1967

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

12-26-2013 20:54:48 | More by Pens1967
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Dperry33

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

12-26-2013 16:27:51 | More by Dperry33
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sweetwater Festive Ale has a thin, creamy, cream-colored head, a very dark brown appearance with ruby highlights and visible, tight bubble streams, and a good amount of splotchy lacing left around the glass. The aroma is of spiced bread, bread crust, and sweetness. Taste is of those elements, with subdued bitterness and syrup of some sort. Mouthfeel is somewhat watery, and Sweetwater Festive Ale finishes refreshing, sweet, easily drinkable, mostly dry, and not the least bit alcohilic. Overall, this is one of the better spice ales I’ve tried.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2013 15:22:31 | More by RonaldTheriot
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

12-24-2013 18:02:27 | More by BlueMoon10
Sweetwater Festive Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 589 ratings.