Jubelale | Deschutes Brewery

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3.93 w/ 2,752 ratings

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Available: October to December
Alc. by Vol.: 6.7%
IBUs: 60

216 calories per 12 oz serving

Label artwork changes annually.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-07-2001

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Photo of CHADMC3
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a walnut brown body beneath the fair tan head which dissolves slowly to leave a sticky ring of lacing about the glass.

Generous sweet malt and winter spice aromas. There is a fair amount of sweet nutty aroma as well as a touch of toffee to accompany the cinnamon and nutmeg.

The flavor is similar with the nutty sweetness becoming even more pronounced. The winter spices are a touch more subdued than in the aroma.

Medium to fuller in body with generous carbonation and a nice winter spiced yet sweet finish.

Tis reminds me of a nut brown ale wi winter spices. Great combo mingling of the character in this beer.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.55/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Cola brown with red accents. light tan head with a firm grasp of the glass.

S- caramel, toffee and English style malts. Hints of chocolate with lots of mineral earthy notes.

T- Follows nose well. Lots of leafy, medicinal flavors that accompany the intense toffee malt. Some toasted bread finds its way onto the tongue. Herbal spice as well.

M- The feel is probably the best aspect of this one for me. Creamy, yet crisp. Mid body and light carbonation settles in really well.

O- A very solid winter warmer with so few blemishes. Nothing really unique about it that will leave me with much of an impression, but still very well done.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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1/5  rDev -74.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.28/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2013 batch, a 12-oz bottle poured into a tulip glass.

Aroma - strong fruit/spice aroma, a little bit of caramel and butterscotch (maybe diacetyl).

Appearance - head is frothy, tan. Beer has nice clarity, a deep reddish tint.

Flavor - warming spices and dried fruit, some hop bitterness at the end. A hint of sweetness and caramel notes. Very little roasty character (I could just be imagining it).

Mouthfeel - medium carbondation... This year it is drier and less cloying than I remember Jubelale being in the past. It makes it somewhat more refreshing and definitely makes the hop bitterness more noticeable.

Overall Impression - my go-to winter warmer since I was a baby beer geek, so I might be biased - BUT - I find this to consistently be one of the best winter craft beers I've ever had. The only flaw I detect this year is a hint of diacetyl in the aroma (not in the flavor, though). An excellent brew.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Jubelale from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 76% out of 100 with 2,752 ratings
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