From Kern River – Holiday Ale is a Rye IPA brewed with Magnum and Coloumbus hops. ABV is 7%
Kern River Brewing – Kern River Holiday Ale 2010 – 22 oz. bottle poured into a goblet. 7% abv. Purchased at Whole Foods Market Pasadena, CA
Appearance: Pours a deep dark amber with a froth white cap.
Aroma: Big citrus hop nose, earthy chocolaty malt.
Taste: Earthy savory malt, citrusy and piny hops.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, average carbonation.
Overall: Really tasty. It didn’t make me do backflips, and didn’t seem very holiday-ish, but it was above average with great hopping.