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Sweetwater Festive Ale With Peppermint - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater Festive Ale With Peppermint
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 5
Avg: 4.16
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: sommersb on 12-11-2011

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 5
Reviews by 08Deltadawn8:
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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Photo of Kavon
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of kjkinsey
3.6/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sommersb
4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 12-10-2011
Freshness: Unknown
Packaging: Cask
Glassware: Snifter
Purchased: On tap at the 12th South Winter Warmer

Color is a dark brown or black, with a tan head. Nice lacing sticks to the glass.

Aromas are malt-forward and spicy, with a noticeable dose of peppermints. Nice!

The taste starts as the regular version of Festive Ale, and then you get the peppermint flavors in the back of your mouth. Very tasty and balanced; I could see this being over the top minty, but they had just the right amount added. The sweetness is a big component, but its not cloying.

The finish is malty sweet and spicy, with a good amount of the mint lingering. Body is medium and carbonation is low.

Overall I really liked this beer - it took a very good beer in the Festive Ale and made it better with the peppermint.

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Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sweetwater Festive Ale With Peppermint from SweetWater Brewing Company
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