Holly Jolly Christmas Ale | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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365 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States
fatheadscleveland.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BB1313 on 12-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
365
Reviews:
46
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
11.55%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
113
For Trade:
3
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1/5  rDev -73.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.5%

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2.04/5  rDev -46.5%

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2.24/5  rDev -41.2%

Photo of osickeym
2.63/5  rDev -31%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Gauss
2.69/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 2.75

This Cleveland beer just didn't live up to my expectations. Honestly it's all in the smell. I can't get the slight vomit odor out of my nose. It's very smooth and has a decent honey flavor but it just doesn't do it for me.

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Photo of jnowak
2.92/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Okay beer. One is all I need.

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Photo of OWSLEY069
2.96/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a lightly hazy orange-ish to amber color with an off white head. In the aroma, a light spice and quite faint. In the taste, spices, especially all spice, but mellow in the end. A spice bite and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry spice in the aftertaste. Nice spice but mellow and faint.

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of tigg924
3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on tap. Pours clear, orange-brown in color with 1/2 inch head. Taste is holiday spices: cinnamon, clove, orange peel, and toasted malt. Medium bodied, sweet, with moderate carbonation. Fairly standard winter warmer type of beer. Not a bad beer by any stretch, but kinda what I would expect from a brewery's holiday ale. Solid, but I would not rush to get this.

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3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of BeerLoverCRM
3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Great label good Xmas spirit

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.22/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of dcbobcat
3.22/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Holly Jolly Christmas Ale from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
3.81 out of 5 based on 365 ratings.
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