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Winter Mischief | Lagerheads Smokehouse & Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Lagerheads Smokehouse & Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DrDemento456 on 11-27-2012

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 34
Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.85/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Fantastic take on a Christmas reward
L like Christmas .
T like Christmas .
S like Christmas .
F like Christmas
O must be Christmas this is fabulous I got in a pick six will be getting much more

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Photo of schoolboy
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

So this is another review I need to do over because of a technical fubar. I blame it mostly on the site and I am pissed.

This is a brown ale, not amber, and it is like many other holiday brews, nothing special, just good and well made.

It's deep reddish brown with a very thin head. The aroma is of spiced brown ale.

The taste similarly is all cinnamon and other spices, Nothing new or exciting but still nice,

I recommend this beer if you are offered some, but don't go out of your way to get some.

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Photo of jasonpeckins32
3.67/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Rating this one based on notes I long forgot about...

Pours a cloudy auburn brown color with not much head retention. The aroma is sweet, almost syrupy, with some sort of christmas spices present, although I'm not quite able to particularly make them out. Nose is also a bit boozy.

The flavor shows signs of cinnamon and nutmeg, and gotta be something else also that I just cant figure out... Orange zest maybe?

If you like christmas ales, this is worthy of a try.

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Photo of djchrismac
4.21/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Haven't really been impressed with most of the beers from Lager Heads. This beer though is spectacular.

If you like Christmas beers or winter warmers, give this a try.

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Photo of DrDemento456
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Snagged a bottle of this at the Vintage Estate for 2 bucks. Haven't heard much about these guys but love Christmas beers.

A - A deep dark amber red almost black with a 1/4 inch of off white head. Tons of carbonation bubbles and decent lacing.

S - Well I am getting a lot of cinnamon also nutmeg. It's pretty spice forward but smells like it could have a sweet honey/caramel malt thing going on.

T - So much cinnamon it reminds me of Great Lakes Christmas ale. I really enjoy how quickly the spices fade each sip with the balance of honey and caramel malts. Not bad.

M - Drinks with a medium fizzy body. Hides the ABV well.

Overall a very nicely crafted imperial red with tons of spices and honey. As advertised.

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Winter Mischief from Lagerheads Smokehouse & Brewing Co.
4 out of 5 based on 34 ratings.
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