Deschutes Brewery – Jubelale

Deschutes Brewery - Jubelale

Deschutes BreweryJubelale

Winter Ale
ABV: 6.7%
IBU: 60
Best By Date: 5/3/15
Tasting on: 12/10/14
Glass: Craft Pint

Aroma: Overtones of mild, occasionally piney, hops and apricot. Undertones of yeast and malt sweetness with hints of maple syrup and brown sugar. 8/10

Appearance: Deep copper with brown highlights. Light tan head. Good clarity.  9/10

Flavor: A quiet beginning of minor hop bitterness and malt sweetness followed by the malt sweetness increasing in the middle, along with some molasses and brown sugar notes. Light, earthy hops along with some mint in the end. Aftertaste of fading malt with slight mint and fresh cilantro. 16/20

Mouthfeel: Creamy, with a medium body. Moderate carbonation. Minor alcohol. 9/10

Overall Impression: A simple, balanced holiday beer with some interesting background flavors. 42/50

Final Score: 84%

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