1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Our Special Ale 2012 (Anchor Christmas Ale) - Anchor Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Our Special Ale 2012 (Anchor Christmas Ale)Our Special Ale 2012 (Anchor Christmas Ale)

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
82
good

669 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 669
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 13
Gots: 44 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 10-22-2012)
View: Beers (25) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 669 | Reviews: 192 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Boone757
Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-30-2013 01:06:28 | More by Boone757
Photo of paulgarrison
paulgarrison

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

12-24-2013 04:02:35 | More by paulgarrison
Photo of einman
einman

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-24-2013 02:20:34 | More by einman
Photo of lordberon
lordberon

Spain

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-23-2013 18:52:15 | More by lordberon
Photo of JaimeLondon
JaimeLondon

Brazil

5/5  rDev +37.4%

12-23-2013 16:15:04 | More by JaimeLondon
Photo of cburns48
cburns48

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-23-2013 01:42:11 | More by cburns48
Photo of StubFaceJoe
StubFaceJoe

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

12-22-2013 05:07:48 | More by StubFaceJoe
Photo of clemson14
clemson14

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

12-21-2013 15:17:20 | More by clemson14
Photo of jmccraney
jmccraney

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

12-20-2013 04:27:04 | More by jmccraney
Photo of Guitars_and_beer
Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

12-18-2013 13:05:55 | More by Guitars_and_beer
Photo of Alex5
Alex5

South Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -58.8%

12-10-2013 21:47:08 | More by Alex5
Photo of Beer4Baltimore
Beer4Baltimore

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-05-2013 06:35:44 | More by Beer4Baltimore
Photo of RochefortChris
RochefortChris

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

12-04-2013 05:49:33 | More by RochefortChris
Photo of khargro2
khargro2

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

12-03-2013 01:30:19 | More by khargro2
Photo of CCInCharge
CCInCharge

California

4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-02-2013 02:19:24 | More by CCInCharge
Photo of cozmo
cozmo

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

12-01-2013 20:32:39 | More by cozmo
Photo of chinchill
chinchill

South Carolina

3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Huge bottle served repeatedly in a .2L Peroni glass.
Pours clear dark brown with a towering, dense tan head. Excellent patterns of sticky lacing are left on the glass.
"Holiday spicing" favors nutmeg, with some cinnamon, with the latter being more obviou in the taste than th nose. Solid malt backbone but not as rich as I would like. As is, the spicing is a tad high. Still, a very drinkable and enjoyable winter holiday ale.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2013 22:35:45 | More by chinchill
Photo of WanderingFool
WanderingFool

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

11-30-2013 00:49:19 | More by WanderingFool
Photo of Ironbuddha
Ironbuddha

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.6%

11-27-2013 20:08:39 | More by Ironbuddha
Photo of DustinSWB
DustinSWB

Florida

5/5  rDev +37.4%

11-25-2013 00:59:22 | More by DustinSWB
Photo of MichaelBigbone
MichaelBigbone

California

3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-23-2013 05:58:57 | More by MichaelBigbone
Photo of shawnohall
shawnohall

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-22-2013 07:17:31 | More by shawnohall
Photo of klimoja
klimoja

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

11-17-2013 16:24:47 | More by klimoja
Photo of Zach122
Zach122

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-17-2013 03:47:17 | More by Zach122
Photo of Doomcifer
Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

11-15-2013 03:43:11 | More by Doomcifer
Our Special Ale 2012 (Anchor Christmas Ale) from Anchor Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 669 ratings.