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Brewed By: Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Number of Ratings: 4305

Style: Winter Warmer

Brewed In: 30 Germania St, Boston, MA 02130, USA

ABV: 5.9%

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Old Fezziwig Ale

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Tasting Notes

Please sign in to post comments about this beer and see your Beer Buddies' comments. profile - December 11, 2012
Pleasantly surprised. Thought the caramel and chocolate malt had a perfect blend, neither one overpowers the other. The mouth feel is nice and smooth.
jon79rot profile picturejon79rot - December 8, 2012
For a winter brew and the different tastes it is surprisingly smooth.
whtsox profile picturewhtsox - December 1, 2012
Terrible! Couldn't finish the whole glass, it tastes like plums or raisins profile - November 30, 2012
Too hoppy
cscamp07 profile picturecscamp07 - November 28, 2012
Definitely tastes old... In a good way! The specialty malts are right on in creating a nice, wholesome but not to heavy, and pleasantly chocolatey body. The spices follow quietly behind. Very nice beer for the holidays.
wordnerdguy profile picturewordnerdguy - November 25, 2012
First taste is really bright for such a dark ale. Lots of carbonation. A champagne bubble head that fizzes away instantly. Brownish-red color, smooth malt finish with a hint of hops. I only know there are spices like ginger, cinnamon and a touch or orange because the bottle told me. There might be a slight citrus on the nose and up front, but the finish is completely devoid of spice. All-in-all, however, this is a decent ale that I'd drink again.
Daboo profile pictureDaboo - November 24, 2012
Hint of spice great session beer
planemech profile pictureplanemech - November 22, 2012
Strong tasting ale. Another Samuel Adams distinctly bold full flavored beer. profile - November 17, 2012
The old fezziwig that I'm drinking is actually 5.9% ABV not 5.6
whitrock profile picturewhitrock - November 14, 2012
Thoroughly enjoyed!
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