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YuleSmith (Winter) - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

710 Ratings
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Ratings: 710
Reviews: 300
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 83
Gots: 56 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-01-2009)
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On tap at Spokeasy Public House

A: Pours deep ruby brown amber with a creamy white head that laces well.

S: Pine and citrus hops up front, some floral notes, all backed with roasted malt sweetness.

T: Big pine and citrus hop hit with grapefruit and tangerine sticking out, some caramel sweetness, a little dankness with some herbal notes buried in there, and a light coffee like bitterness.

M: Medium to heavy body, creamy with moderate carbonation.

O: After so many dark and spiced seasonal beers this is a much appreciated change of pace. Just what I would expect for Xmas in San Diego. Love it!

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Aroma of pine, molasses and orange marmalade.
Sweet flavor with big malty base of caramels and biscuit. Notes of spices, lemon zest, liquid pine resin and apricot.
Dry and bitter aftertaste. Alcohol of 8.5% abv is felt but harmonic.
Full body with mild carbonation. Sticky feeling.
If you like malty and alcoholic brews it is a good choice for you.

YuleSmith (Winter) from AleSmith Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 710 ratings.