Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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Reviews by thegodfather1076:
4.33/5 rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Presentation: Great festive label with really nice artwork. Label gives a small amount of info on the brewery as well as the ABV info and a short description of the beer. Neck label gives a more detailed background and description of the beer.
Appearance: I poured this 12oz bottle into a 16oz English Pint. Fezziwig pours out a deep amber brownish color with a 1 ½ finger tan foam head of a light density. Retention was 2min 26sec before fading to a thin foam coating and ring. Produced a medium amount of lacing.
Smell/Aroma: Smells of ginger and chocolate malts with slight hints of cinnamon and sweet citrus. Very inviting!
Flavor/Taste: Roast chocolate malts and hints of smoke along with hints of cinnamon and raisin can be tasted on the front end, blending into a nice hop bitterness that finally gives way to a malty roasty finish. Very nice.
MouthFeel/Drinkability: Medium bodied and very smooth with medium carbonation. Very drinkable.
Overall/Comments: Fezziwig is an excellent Winter Warmer and my favorite seasonal from Sam Adams. A truly excellently balanced beer. I only wish this were available in 6-packs and not just in the Winter Classics sampler. Classified as a Winter Warmer at 5.9% ABV. Consumed 1/10/2013.
Serving type: bottle
01-17-2013 10:53:42 | More by thegodfather1076
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