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Frankenmuth Christmas Town Ale - Frankenmuth Brewery

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Frankenmuth Christmas Town Ale
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BA SCORE
82
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35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Frankenmuth Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Drk93TT on 11-12-2013)
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Reviews by andrewjraab:
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andrewjraab

Michigan

3.71/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - pours an opaque cinnamon reddish brown. Nice fluffy milky white head. Good retention and nice lacing.

S - Malt forward in the nose, caramel, dough. Not a huge aroma.

T - Follows the nose - malts up front, big bread and biscuity chewy mouth feel. A touch of nutmeg / spices in the back end.

O -This drinks more like a winter warmer than an american red ale to me. Solid and worth a second look.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2013 02:32:53 | More by andrewjraab
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3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 10/18/2013. Pours moderately hazy reddish copper color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings down the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, toast, raisin, plum, apple, brown sugar, bread, light cinnamon, herbal, and toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of malt, spice, and yeast ester notes; with decent strength. Taste of caramel, toast, brown bread, raisin, plum, apple, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, herbal, and toasted earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, toast, brown bread, raisin, plum, apple, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, herbal, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance and robustness of malt, spice, and fruity ester flavors; with no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a moderately creamy and bready mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice winter warmer style. Good balance and robustness of malt, spice, and fruity ester flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Poured from 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Hazy copper in color, with a nice cap of light tan foam.
Aroma-Toasted malt, faint spices
Taste-Sweet toasted malt, cinnamon, spices, subtle citrus notes. Decent flavor and balance, not overdone. Worth a try.

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Frankenmuth Christmas Town Ale from Frankenmuth Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.