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Christmas Ale - Catamount Brewing Company

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Christmas Ale
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3 Ratings

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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 4.83%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Catamount Brewing Company
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  ABV ?

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-05-1999)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 1 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Cattafin:
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Cattafin, Mar 25, 2012
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4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: 12oz long neck with Christmas tree decor on the label. No freshness date.

Appearance: Hazy copper with an off-white creamy, bubbly head.

Smell: Loads of clean mild hop citrus, fruity ester and caramel aromas in the nose.

Taste: This is a very bitter brew! Up-front it's citrusy, sharp, earthy and salty (hop), followed by a hefty dose of malt flavours and ending with a a nutty, bready, dryness with a lingering residual bitterness.

Notes: A hefty traditional New England brew. If this were a bit higher in gravity this would be akin to a strong ale/barley wine, but, this brew stands on its own as one of the best brews we've ever had. Extremely well balanced and throughly enjoyable.

BeerAdvocate, Jan 05, 1999
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 27, 2011
Christmas Ale from Catamount Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.