Santa Baby | NoDa Brewing Company

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16 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
NoDa Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
nodabrewing.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Winter

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Added by dirtylou on 12-24-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
16
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
7.18%
 
 
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Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by SportsandJorts:
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3.19/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: brownish mahogany color. A small tan head that fades away to nothing. A bit on the hazy side

Smell: gingerbread cookies and cinnamon

Taste: the closest taste to gingerbread cookies I have tasted in a beer. Closes off with a strong kick of cinnamon. Lacks much malt flavor though

Mouthfeel: light and cold contrary to the style

Overall: a good tasting beer but it's cold outside! Ramp it up to 8% and let thse malts and warming alcohol shine

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More User Reviews:
Photo of dirtylou
3.97/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on-tap at the brewery

appearance: served in a branded shaker pint - caramel-mahogany body, light beige filmt

smell: gingerbread house, lots of spice - ginger, clove, corriander, orange peel

taste: nice holiday seasonal - was surprised to see it only clock in at 4.5% - if i had known, I would have shipped Ding a growler int the interest of holiday giving. Loads of spice - cinnamon, ginger, corriander, clove, gingerbread, orange peel, light caramel malt

mouthfeel: light, but rich

overall: nice seasonal, heavy handed on the spice

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Photo of qcbrewer
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of KevinGordon
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BNarc
3.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jorrx003
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of mcloud2
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of NickyDee21
3.76/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of AD17
3.19/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WCKDVBZ
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cylinsier
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tap at Noda

Pours a deep clear brown with a white lacing for a head.

Biscuit malt aroma with a light hint of hops.

Dry hops and biscuit malt flavors with a hint of cinnamon.

Full body with a stinging carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Decent warmer, good flavor, a little bland but easy enough to drink.

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Photo of BigGingDrinker
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of CampusCrew
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Tucquan
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this on 2015-01-04 at the brewery.

Holiday spice but very bitter.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of leftstagebrew
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Santa Baby from NoDa Brewing Company
3.62 out of 5 based on 16 ratings.
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