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Heavy Seas Yule Tide (2013) - Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
86
very good

119 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 14.14%
Wants: 2
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-14-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Aged for 6 weeks in Jamaican Rum barrels, this Imperial Red offers a full malt body dominated by toast, chocolate, and caramel notes. Rum barrel aging imparts a rich buttery rum character along with oaken vanilla notes. Ginger offsets the overall sweetness by adding its own drying zing.

28 IBU
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.41/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

appearance: Mostly clear chestnut. a full tan head and messy lacing that recedes quickly. A handsome Yule Tide brew.
smell: Wow, damned if this doesn't smell like eggnog. That Jamaican Rum oak barrel thing is really happening. Rich and buttery indeed.
taste: Lives up to the nose. Not as sweet as expected from the nose though. Guess the ginger does indeed offset the sweetness.
overall: After a few years of just amazing beers it's not so easy to be wowed. This one pulled it off. Very pleasant surprise.

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Heavy Seas Yule Tide (2013) from Heavy Seas Beer
86 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.