12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale | Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale
BA SCORE
3.96/5
742 Ratings
12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
thirstydog.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer's name sums up the idea of bringing the best together to celebrate. It is filled with seasonal flavors from generous amounts of toasted and caramel malts, mixed with equally generous amounts of honey, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. We feel it is the perfect libation, filled with flavors of the season.

Added by imaguitargod on 11-18-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,771
Reviews:
192
Ratings:
742
pDev:
13.13%
Bros Score:
4.14
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
177
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 742 |  Reviews: 192
Photo of Thomas_Wikman
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I liked this winter warmer but it was not exceptional. The look was OK, brown-amber, a bit like a soda, not much head. The aroma was mild ginger and cinnamon but the taste came through more with ginger, cinnamon, and some spices. Overall pretty good.

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Photo of rangerred
3.7/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mpolewan
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tankg
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of salamiwagon
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of DucksFan16
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Consumed on 12/30/2015. On tap at The Porch, Key West.

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Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
3.81/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
4.09/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of udfan07
4.36/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.86/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gemini6
3.8/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Steven_B_
4.14/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Steve_Trick
3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oline73
3.85/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of creepinjeeper
4.2/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Even with some time on it, this beer delivers on holiday cheers. Honey amber in color. Not much of a head. No lacing either. The smell is honey caramel swee in the forefront on a background of ginger. The taste is the opposite. Ginger is the first thing to hit your taste buds, followed by a mix of honey and cinnamon. The feel is creamy at the finish clings to your tongue. One of the better Christmas / winter warmers out there.

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Photo of erk0607
4.57/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of M_chav
3.61/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sabtos
3.26/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of classixIII
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Great example of the species! deep red/amber color honey and spices are the first aromas to hit the nose. Wonderful complexity of flavors and just enough alcohol to give you that winter warmer feel.

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Photo of grahuba
3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoctorZombies
3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Amber Brown (18) pour with off white, almost beige head; little cap retention and lace; excellent clarity. Bready, caramel malt nose with a suggestion of cinnamon. Flavors of lite spice and slightly sweet caramel malt with a touch of honey. Moderate carbonation and medium lite mouthfeel. Overall well balanced between lite spice and malt linger.

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Photo of Cycle69
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.77/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MispeledStalion
4.44/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

12 Dogs Of Christmas Ale from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 742 ratings
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