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Maritime Pacific Jolly Roger Christmas Ale - Maritime Pacific Brewing Company

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Maritime Pacific Jolly Roger Christmas AleMaritime Pacific Jolly Roger Christmas Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

141 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 9
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Maritime Pacific Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-25-2002)
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Thishops4u

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

08-25-2013 00:57:03 | More by Thishops4u
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JHasson8

Connecticut

3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Can't get this in CT. My uncle sent to to me from Seattle.

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a tulip.

A: Deep nut brown, with one finger of head this quickly dissipates.

S: Very sweet with a caramel and nutty aroma.

T: Boozy upfront, which was a shock from the smell. But it balances out with a nice warm fruit flavor. Nice caramel and malt flavor, with an almost chocolate finish.

O: Pumped I got to try it. An excellent seasonal beer. But, I have a feeling that if I have a few of these I won't be doing much else that day.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 17:44:53 | More by JHasson8
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Smurf2055

Washington

3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From 12 oz bottle into tulip.

Pours clear dark amber with a couple finger head.

Smell is spicy and fruity.

Tastes medium, spicy, bitter, hoppy, very powerful. It’s a winter warmer for sure.

Revisit: on tap at Bottleworks Christmas in July, so some age on it.

Pours ruby red with a small off white head.

Smell sweet, subtle fruity notes.

Taste fruit and malt, spices.

Coats the mouth. Good.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 03:02:16 | More by Smurf2055
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Laklimell

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

05-03-2013 19:10:20 | More by Laklimell
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle of the 2011 vintage (courtesy of Libbey) pours a caramel color with a pretty nice beige head. Lacing is awesome.

Nose is oxidized caramel with some hazel-nuttiness and maybe some brown sugar. Light touch of plum pudding adds a nice fruity touch.

The velvety smoothness comes to mind first, very impressive. It manages to be sweet but not sticky with some toast and toffee to go along with a mild floral hop bitterness. It has some sherry notes usually found in a nice, aged barleywine. I like how it straddles the line between sweet and toasty, never really leaning one way or the other. Fun beer, Id put at least a few of these away each year come wintertime. This would be a great beer to quaff after a long day on the slopes.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2013 01:56:22 | More by twiggamortis420
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mdaschaf

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

03-02-2013 19:04:33 | More by mdaschaf
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

02-24-2013 19:21:03 | More by Texasfan549
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twistedweather

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

02-09-2013 23:52:54 | More by twistedweather
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mchen

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-19-2013 01:16:16 | More by mchen
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scootpolute

Texas

4.91/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

P: 12 oz bottle poured into a cone pint glass.

A: Deep brownish garnet color with a good clarity, light tan lace adorns the top ... a product of densely frothed head.

S: Sweet and earthy with a big hand of caramel, candied fruit and mineral. Hops are soft in the aroma with a leafy character.

M: Nice flush full body, smooth and crisp in the mouth. Malt character is very broad with a bitter-sweet start and a chocolaty finish with hints of lightly roasted coffee. Alcohol warms quite well. Fruity of the dark ripened variety, fig or prune in the mix? Hop bitterness cuts through the malt and leaves a trail of flavor that gets lost before the after taste. A triple fold of alcohol spiciness, heavy leftover hops and the mild chocolaty finish rush for the finish line. Pleasant and complex after taste.

O: Always a winter beer fav....Bottom line, drink this one with care...This has been only beer where after a mere 6 pk, I found myself the next morning face down, next to the fridge and late for work...so take caution, this one can get you in the 'woo-woo!!'

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 00:44:32 | More by scootpolute
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iKrystin

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-13-2013 21:06:05 | More by iKrystin
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-13-2013 01:37:32 | More by bumchilly25
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hannaho

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

01-07-2013 03:53:05 | More by hannaho
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caseyscarb


4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

01-05-2013 07:32:05 | More by caseyscarb
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-24-2012 04:34:08 | More by NickThePyro
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muchloveforhops3

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-23-2012 20:47:13 | More by muchloveforhops3
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Braz

Washington

3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle chilled.
Pours a deep bronze color with one finger of frothy white head that slowly subsides to edge of glass. Fairly clear.
Pronounced smells of alcohol with a subtle fruitiness. Orange perhaps.
Heavy flavor of malty sweetness with medium bitterness. Toffee and an orange liqueor flavor with spiced hops. Has an almost wine flavor to it, some grapefruit too.
Medium bodied with a nice texture and lively carbonation. Has a long lingering bitter finish. Strong alcohol warming effect.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2012 15:13:21 | More by Braz
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MacStinson

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

11-28-2012 04:09:25 | More by MacStinson
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-24-2012 04:38:08 | More by mothman
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strongaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-18-2012 18:53:49 | More by strongaf
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sukwonee

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

11-12-2012 04:49:02 | More by sukwonee
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Review from 11/2010 notes. Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a rich red amber with a very thin head and slight lacing. Malt, dark fruit and hop aroma. Very malty with spice, some caramel. Finishes dry and oaky with some hop bite. Has the dry malt flavor that reminds me of Mad River's barley wine. Unusual. The finish bitterness is not well balanced, but otherwise interesting and fun to drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2012 03:27:41 | More by LiquidAmber
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Adamostella

Washington

3/5  rDev -21.3%

07-02-2012 00:08:39 | More by Adamostella
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Romulux

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-20-2012 21:02:20 | More by Romulux
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thewimperoo

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-08-2012 16:20:00 | More by thewimperoo
Maritime Pacific Jolly Roger Christmas Ale from Maritime Pacific Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.