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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

757 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 757
Reviews: 467
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 28
Gots: 20 | 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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TLieu


4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

12-23-2012 03:37:46 | More by TLieu
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JedediahK

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

03-02-2012 03:56:31 | More by JedediahK
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sflefthander


4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

05-15-2012 18:18:31 | More by sflefthander
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hannaho

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

01-30-2012 16:50:24 | More by hannaho
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someoneintheroad

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

12-14-2013 05:54:42 | More by someoneintheroad
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hyuga

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

2002 release. Very nice looking brew. A dark, dark red body, almost brown, very much like the color of a barleywine. The head is light tan (also like barleywine) and retains exceptionally. Aroma is that of pine and Christmas tree-like hops, very nice touch, I was waiting for a Christmas beer that was hopped like this. Combined with that is a toasted malt, making a very unique aroma. Just a touch of fruitiness is in there as well. As for the flavors, wow, this is very unique as well. The hops are definitely American-style, while the malt is very English. Hops are more spicy here, with the Christmas tree/pine character being more of an undertone. A bit of citrus is noticeable as well. The malt is toasted, sweet, and bread-like. In addition to all of that, I'm getting some dried fig. Excellent beer, very drinkable. Definitely much more than I was expecting from it. I'll definitely have this again, and again, and again...

12-18-2002 00:16:01 | More by hyuga
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Telestic

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

12-25-2011 18:53:32 | More by Telestic
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throwerbri

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

10-26-2013 16:12:13 | More by throwerbri
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

01-28-2014 03:48:55 | More by Jbl3246
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

06-06-2012 01:47:15 | More by JoeLacy
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PGVG

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

04-18-2012 05:09:32 | More by PGVG
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PlinkerCraig

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

01-22-2012 21:21:15 | More by PlinkerCraig
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California

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

01-11-2012 05:35:56 | More by BerkeleyBeerMan
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

12-18-2013 01:48:14 | More by Michaeldmanley
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plickxt

California

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

12-23-2011 07:01:55 | More by plickxt
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RedBiddy

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

I love this beer. I had to hold it up to the window to peek through the beer. The view of my neighborhood seemed to be filtered by the sepia setting on my camera. Perfect lacing. I wish I could comment more on the smell but my nose is stuffed up. The taste was wonderful - Angels at a track meet stomping all over my tastebuds. My mind chased the bitter, smokey, sweet and malty tastes swirling in my mouth cave. Each swallow is like a curtain opening down my throat with exciting sensations. Damn, I love this beer.

12-02-2011 18:38:50 | More by RedBiddy
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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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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

12-04-2011 23:26:22 | More by kjkinsey
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rorjets

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

04-07-2014 20:12:27 | More by rorjets
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casualfan

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

02-04-2012 16:22:34 | More by casualfan
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TheLargeMoose

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

01-05-2012 22:05:03 | More by TheLargeMoose
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SweJon

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

04-20-2012 15:10:51 | More by SweJon
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ToddKehoe


4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

04-16-2014 02:12:57 | More by ToddKehoe
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dnichols

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

I poured a 12 ounce capped bottle into a 12 ounce commemorative mug from Brugge, Belgium.

A: It poured a deeply dark brown body that when back lit was brightly cherry. There was a moderate head that was inhibited by my gentile pour, however, the head supported a nice lacing that followed the brew down the side of the glass.

S: It had a distinct aroma of brown sugars and toasted malts accented by dark fruits (e.g., plums).

T: It begins with a subtle warm sweet taste of toasted malts and brown sugar followed by a hint of dark fruits and the tang of spices. None of the spices dominate making the flavors balanced across the palate. The alcohol is well hidden yet help the brew finish clean and providing a warm glow that welcomes the next swig.

M: Medium-bodied and well balanced. There is a nice hop spice bite that is well balanced with the sweet toasted malts, the ABV is sufficient to warm and clean the palate but not overpower the brew, and from beginning to end of each swig the flavors remain clean and balanced.

D: This is a fine winter warmer. It nailed the warmer element and presents a well crafted balance between sweets and spices that are reminicent of Wassail without loosing the essential "beerness" of the brew.

11-15-2007 05:01:47 | More by dnichols
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TouchOfEvil

California

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

01-29-2012 08:00:09 | More by TouchOfEvil
Full Sail Wassail from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
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