Pours a rich russet amber color with a tan head. Moderate aromas of spice, baked pumpkin slices, warm apple cider and fresh ground nutmeg. The mouth, medium-weight and robust, is loaded with strong spice; cardamom dominates the palate while clove and cinnamon prevail on the finish. Medium carbonation with a subtle hop presence despite the Imperial designation. A very clean finish considering all of the spiced notes, and very drinkable.
12 oz/4 pack
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, previously responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).