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Barrel Aged Frosted Frog Christmas Ale | Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
3.86/5
Very Good
154 Ratings
Barrel Aged Frosted Frog Christmas AleBarrel Aged Frosted Frog Christmas Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Ohio, United States
hoppinfrog.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Spiced Ale aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels.

Added by jampics2 on 12-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,811
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
154
pDev:
13.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
44
Trade:
7
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3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into a snifter.

A ruby colored pour, a little cloudy, with no head and hardly any lacing. Smells of malt, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, light vanilla, maybe some less discernible spices. Taste is malt, cinnamon, some ginger, cloves, less vanilla than the nose, some bourbon, a hint of oak. Slight alcohol. Smooth, good level of carbonation, good body.

Got this as a gift, had it three days later, and was really surprised how much I liked it. For Hoppin' Frog, the influence of the bourbon barrels is almost nil, but this is definitely worth a try. Might have to get another one and let it sit a while.

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4.02/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.2/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This one really isn't that far off from the base, but is a little boozier and thinner--so, kind of like a rum-heavy fruit cake, that's quite a bit more scratchy and fun, but...is it necessary? Nah...

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
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look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.92/5  rDev +1.6%

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Barrel Aged Frosted Frog Christmas Ale from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 154 ratings
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