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

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759 Ratings

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Ratings: 759
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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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

kingmaker, May 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Haybeerman, Apr 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

dvanhandel, Apr 28, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -41.1%

DKHNOVA, Apr 22, 2013
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3.39/5  rDev -11.3%

Bottle opened on 4.9.13

A - Pours a medium brown with a large tan head after a vigorus pour.

S - Christmas spice and very malty.

T - Raisins and dark fruit with a touch of spice.

D - Good carbonation with a fairly light body.

O - Christmas-winter ale. A good standard, but still solid.

HuskyinPDX, Apr 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

kylehay2004, Apr 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Bromine, Apr 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

artoolemomo, Apr 01, 2013
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3.73/5  rDev -2.4%

Strangely enough, it's still wintery in Florida, and this has four more days until it's best by date. Wassail pours a murky brown color with a large head that laces wonderfully. The aroma is muddled, providing a nondescript maltiness and spiciness. The taste fares better though, offering a much more rich malt experience along with a touch of nuttiness that goes very well with the spices. Malty bitterness lingers through the finish. The mouthfeel is pretty standard, it goes down easily without highlight, and the drinkability is pretty solid. Overall, it's a good winter warmer that's cheap.

shand, Mar 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

jrfehon33, Mar 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

tubeyes, Mar 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Huffs, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of DrBrewDay
4.53/5  rDev +18.6%

Served in a bottle at ~45F

Appearance- Deep brown/red. Transluscent with ruby highlights. Thick Ivory persistent head

Aroma- Floral, earthiness, roast like bittersweet chocolate, slight alcohol

Flavor- Malt and roastiness at the begging, feeling very full. The bitterness then comes in and evens out the malt flavors. The hop flavors, for me, come in at the end..lots of floral notes. Finish is dry but full with the floral hop flavor mixed with the roast

Mouthfeel- Medium. Carbonation appears good. Slight pleasant alcohol warmth at the end.

Overall- One of my favorite winter seasonals.

DrBrewDay, Feb 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

tsco7, Feb 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

AnitaBrewski, Feb 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

MrJolly, Feb 01, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev -0.5%

a very enjoyable wintery brew, lacking in spice and sweet, which makes me happy. pours really dark brown with a faint orangey glow, inch of fading khaki head on top. the aroma is really malt forward, dark and well toasted, maybe some unmalted barley in here too, its got that roasty bitter aromatic. flavor is more balanced than the nose, less bitter than expected, and the malts take on more of a breakfast cake character, molassas without the sweetness, gentle and distinct, easily on of the better full sail beers ive had. the feel works too, really lazy carbonation contributes to a heavier vibe, but the body is fairly light despite its color, slides right down no problem. sessionable id day, but the well hidden abv might sneak up on you after a few. either way i really enjoyed this as a slow sipper, letting it come up to room temperature to let the full malt complexity unfold. well done, i know its hard to resist spicing the bejeezus out of these winter seasonals.

StonedTrippin, Jan 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

powdersoldier, Jan 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

GFD400, Jan 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

zenithberwyn, Jan 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Dapperticus, Jan 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

fivetime, Jan 22, 2013
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3.96/5  rDev +3.7%

Poured into a 16oz goblet. A nice 2 finger dirty white foamy head on pour, settled down to 1 finger, with a fair amount of cling. Color was a very dark rich brownish red with a bit of transparency. Aroma was a bit sweet up front, then shifted to a bit of a spicy finish. Hints of pepper and a few other similar aromas. Flavor was initially subtle, then finished with a bit of bite. Started off creamy and smooth, then picked up some pepper, before leaving a bitter hops flavor in the mouth. Felt a bit off in the mouth, coated well, but not in the front of the mouth area, but more towards the back of the mouth. Overall a nice winter warmer. Not as overpoweringly spicy as some, but with enough flavor and kick to stand up to the cold.

mountdew1, Jan 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

JHendu, Jan 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

TheKitten, Jan 16, 2013
Full Sail Wassail from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
86 out of 100 based on 759 ratings.