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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This delicately balanced Strong Ale starts with dark copper color mixed with slight reddish hues and a light tan head. Big malty aroma with a Munich character give way to a slight caramel & toffee mixed with spicy noble hop aroma, all wrapped together with a medium-bodied mouth feel. German malt flavor profile with slight roasty notes give Pray for Snow a subtle toffee sweetness balanced with spicy hop bitterness and slight alcohol warming. Served appropriately in a classic snifter.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kidmartinek (3742) - austin, Texas, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Dark brown with a good dirty head. Smooth bitter malty aroma. Smooth malty bitter palate. Perfectly smooth. Medium body. Awesome beer sitting around the 19 barrel firepit. I wanna get snow!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
warhawk91 (302) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JAN 23, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pour is a nice deep brownish amber, clear, a nice 1 1/2 fingers of khaki head that sticks. Smell is very promising. Malty with big caramel and dark fruit notes, with a touch of citrus. Also some spicy hop character. Taste is just as good. Malty and complex with a good hop finish that doesn't overwhelm the malt. This reminds of a barley wine but much more sessionable. Good brew! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - NOV 28, 2010
Draught. Poured dark brown with thick white head. Much lacing. Malty aroma, with something else, like the aroma of a fine unlit Havana cigar. Full bodied flavour, malt, cocoa, and ’n bietjie molasses. Malty finish. I loved this and hope they’ll bottle it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1346) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Christmas/winter ales are some of my favorites, and this is a solid one. Nice malt base. The requisite spices are present, but I wouldn't mind them being more forward. Rather, this is a heavier version, with a solid caramel flavor. B/B+ ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
19Ei8hty (1167) - Washington, USA - NOV 30, 2009
Deep brown body. Hearty malt backbone highlighted by a bevy of lightly toasted and somewhat roasted cereal malt complex. Sweet molasses accents. Very rich grain character.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shink (177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Out of the bottle from Fred Meyer. Pours extremely dar with a reddish hue. It has a full white head that is slightly creamy. Smells sweet and malty. Taste is very sweet without being overdone. Slightly nutty and roasted taste that I can’t quite place. Very unique and excellent winter beer. I am excited to add 10 Barrel to the list of great winter seasonals in Oregon!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Deep amber with a white fluffy head and good lacing. Malty nose with hints of toffee. Very balanced and drinkable beer with a nice hop bitterness at then end. A well crafted beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (7234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 11, 2013
12 oz. bottle, pours a murky dark mahogany with a small beige head. Aroma is certainly wintery, with notes of toffee, caramel, slight spicy hops, and vanilla. Flavour brings out wonderful toffee sweetness, with just enough spiciness to balance, along with a touch of vanilla. A big malty winter warmer here with everything in perfect balance, maintaining extremely high drinkability. Really well-executed here - excellent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BryanOBryan (6) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 2, 2014 does not count
Ultimately this beer was a lot more mild than I expected, tasty but mild. This ale has a rich, sweet aroma. The flavors of chocolate, toffee and nuts really combine well in this beer. It wasn’t nearly as hoppy as I expected. Great taste overall.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oregon_butcher (60) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Dark red, almost maroon in color. Not a ton of smell. Tastes of prunes, light sweetness from malt. Good winter beer. Easy to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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