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Schlafly Christmas Ale | The Schlafly Tap Room

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3.69/5
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549 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States
schlafly.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Christmas Ale is a warming winter ale that blends the spices of the season with sweet caramel malt. Orange peel, juniper berries, ginger root, cardamom and cloves are added for spiciness. We use honey in the fermentation process, which raises the ABV without producing too much heat from the alcohol content.

Many breweries produce richer, higher alcohol beers for the winter holiday season, bolder than their year-round offerings. The inspiration for this beer came from spiced holiday beverages such as wassail and mulled wines. Around the holidays, the sweet and spicy aromas, not to mention the booze, in such libations tend to smooth the rougher edges of enjoying each other’s company and spreading goodwill.

30 IBU

Added by hopsaplenty on 11-02-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,325
Reviews:
190
Ratings:
549
pDev:
12.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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24
Gots:
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Tasted draft at Emil's on December 21, 2014s

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I was expecting more spiced flavor from this beer since it is a Christmas beer. I like Bell's Christmas Ale better but, when this beer is really cold it tastes better. A nice head of foam when you pour and a beautiful color in the glass.

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Schlafly Christmas Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 549 ratings
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