Jubelale | Deschutes Brewery

very good
2,749 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 KYGunner
4/5  rDev +1.5%

The presents itself like the consummate Holiday beer with a rich maple color and a frothy thick head.

The nose is malty, with a fruit cake, spice, chocolate malt, molasses and and toffee scent.

Great flavor and easy yet thick drinkability. I get chocolate malt, dry maltiness, slight hop bitterness, raisin, fruit cake, anise, fennel, nutmeg and brown sugar.

Deschutes nailed this one!

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3.48/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.71/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.6/5  rDev -8.6%

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Photo of blackcompg
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - pours 2 fingers of a rich tan foam with a hint of lite orange, body is a gorgeous ruby amber with a slight haze, accompanied by a steady stream of bubbles rising within the center. Lovely foamy rings left behind each quaff. Truly a beautiful beer which visually announces Holidays, although I prefer Christmas ;)

Smell - Dark fruits, fruitcake, notes of cherry, almond and plum, cooked brown sugar and darkened toffee.

Taste - Very unexpected and so pleasant - much like the nose, but not nearly as sweet as the nose belies. My initial thought is unsweetened well done fruitcake - very nice dark fruits, defined by plum, cherry, and a nuttiness of almond, a wonderful light roast of well done breadcrusts, and longer into the finish i'm getting some herbal flavors, some light basil and even a hint of mint, and a barely perceptible shake of white pepper. There is also a lingering woodiness very long into the finish that lingers between quaffs, a light oakiness.. No alcohol presence whatsoever.

Mouthfeel - Nearly medium, not because of the "weight" so much as the complexity of flavors that fill the mouth. Carb is about medium and smooth, allowing the myriad of flavors to appear w/out being scrubbed, some nice tingling edges prickle along the sides and back of the tongue.

Overall - I've been impressed by every Deschutes product I've ever tried, and what an impressive winter warmer they've brewed. So many nice flavors here, and they are all complimentary forming the perfect holiday brew. Flavors and sweetness are perfect, and at 6.7% you may be able to enjoy a few without being the guy wearing the lamp shade in the corner - highly recommend.

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Jubelale from Deschutes Brewery
3.94 out of 5 based on 2,749 ratings.
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