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Full Sail Wassail - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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BA SCORE
86
very good

755 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 755
Reviews: 467
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 27
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
"A deep mahogany color, Wassail is brewed with four different malts and a blend of Pacific Northwest hops, giving it a malty full body and a pleasantly hoppy finish that appeals to both hop and malt lovers alike. In other words, a Christmas miracle."

ABV 7% IBU 56

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-25-2001)
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Freshness date extends well into July.

A: Dark ruby red in color. Great clarity. One finger of off-white head retains well. Lacing forms thin, delicate rings on the glass.

S: Strong hop aroma of resiny pine, citrus zest, and freshly cut grass. Cherry juice and berry. Dessert-like malt scents of bread pudding, fruitcake, and hermit cookies.

T: Bread crust with a slight burnt edge. Toasted malts. Fruitcake. Gingersnaps. Strong hop bite with formidable bitterness. Pine, spicy and oily. Even some ruby red grapefruit flavors clamp down on the tongue. Cherry juice. Brown cocoa. Strong spicy and bitter finish lingers for a long time.

M: Modestly thick. Creamy and chewy. Mild seltzery carbonation.

O: A ton of hop character on top of a stodgy malt body. It comes on a bit strong, but as a winter beer it works. Not for the faint of heart, but it'll warm your cockles on a cold winter day.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2013 14:42:25 | More by ryan1788a5
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Radiosox

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

08-02-2013 23:44:28 | More by Radiosox
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glib

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

08-02-2013 18:36:59 | More by glib
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ifnkovhg

California

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-20-2013 19:40:03 | More by ifnkovhg
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Smurf2055

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-15-2013 04:47:28 | More by Smurf2055
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -21.5%

07-09-2013 20:46:04 | More by TheMrFarnham
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-07-2013 20:45:11 | More by GABrew
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jettjon

Florida

4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a bottle into a pint glass, small head quickly fades leaving good lacing and a thin cap which persists. Very dark brown with ruby/chestnut notes when held to light. Nose: Sweet and toasted malt, chocolate notes, actually very nice. Tastes of sugary and burnt malt, hints of coffee and chocolate. Mouth is nicely chewy, viscous, quenching, and smooth, very complementary to flavor profile. Overall: A pleasant surprise. I’m not usually a fan of Winter Ales but this one is quite tasty. As a bonus, one of my “non-beer” friends really liked this one, probably because of the sweet, chocolate flavor profile. Would definitely seek out again.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 23:38:27 | More by jettjon
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sd123

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-02-2013 03:21:59 | More by sd123
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jmathis

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-30-2013 18:41:17 | More by jmathis
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canawler

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-27-2013 17:39:57 | More by canawler
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JamLand

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-25-2013 23:28:40 | More by JamLand
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FilumDee

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -28%

06-21-2013 03:27:25 | More by FilumDee
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Dark chestnut; medium, frothy beige head, medium lasting

Aroma: Malty; medium hoppy; dried fruits; molasses

Taste: Malty; peppery; well-balanced; starts off creamy and quickly goes to Belgium ale flavors of peppers, cloves, and dried fruit; finishes slightly bitter from roasted grains; excellent

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 13:21:59 | More by IchLiebeBier
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Polarslag

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-03-2013 01:57:19 | More by Polarslag
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Sarmartay

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-02-2013 04:41:47 | More by Sarmartay
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jakecattleco

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-31-2013 22:03:42 | More by jakecattleco
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MilkManX

Arizona

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-30-2013 19:33:29 | More by MilkManX
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CCutch

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-29-2013 17:15:56 | More by CCutch
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Kingcurio

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-27-2013 23:44:25 | More by Kingcurio
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DarrellK

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

05-24-2013 21:19:21 | More by DarrellK
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-21-2013 00:42:57 | More by kingmaker
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Haybeerman

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-28-2013 23:58:25 | More by Haybeerman
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dvanhandel

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.5%

04-28-2013 22:55:01 | More by dvanhandel
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DKHNOVA

District of Columbia

2.25/5  rDev -41.1%

04-22-2013 03:35:26 | More by DKHNOVA
Full Sail Wassail from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
86 out of 100 based on 755 ratings.