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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 250   ABV: 8.34%
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Winter warmer beer with juniper, ginger and cinnamon.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
presario (4580) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2012
Dec 24 CBAC. Copper with light head. Smells like brown sugar or fudge. Tastes similar to the scent. Body is lighter than expected. Alcohol note, some ripe grapes and pears and the fudge note.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
CapFlu (4459) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 15, 2012
(33cl bottle) 2012 Advent Calendar. Quick dissipating white frothy head atop an orange ruby body. Nose of canned vegetable and alcoholic English hops. Somewhat gross. Hard to believe that a nearly 8.5%abv fell apart like this. Watercress, tomatoes and bitter hops. Sorry but this didn't work. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPod

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4038) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 28, 2012
330ml bottle pours a brownish orange color with a small white head that leaves a few spots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is caramel with some light citrus. Taste is a citrusy and earthy hop bitterness with an underlying caramel malty sweetness. Medium bodied with mild carbonation. A decent winter warmer style brew that is only lacking the usual winter spices.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2537) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2012
330ml brown bottle. Last bottle from the Craft Beer Advent Calendar 2012. Dark orangey pour, hazy, thin white head. Nose is a little lemony, caramel hints, mild fruity notes. Taste has grains, wheat, caramel, touch of cherry-like fruit. Slight tang at the end, citrusy, bit of grass. Lighter body than expected for a 8+ percent brew, carbonation is light. Doesn’t exactly scream American strong ale to me, but I ended up enjoying this.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dorqui (2081) - Brescia, ITALY - MAR 2, 2013
Bottled at "GolosItalia 2013" - Brescia.
Ruby reddish dark color, limpid and charged aspect, discreet foamy head of good resistance. Corn and hoppy notes, elevated alcoholic perception, fresh and flowery aroma with something warm cellar final notes. Good bitterness, little liqueur-like impression, roast caramel and good bitter final of medium persistance.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VertBaconStrips (2060) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 27, 2012
Poured out a reddish mahogany brew with plenty of sediment and a very compact light tan head. Wonderful lacing with silty movement. Roasted malty nose, steak spice, smooth caramel, Swedish berries candy, oats, wonderful aroma. That steak spice thing has really mellowed but its there. Man am I putting off working in the yard. It’s fucking cold! The taste is ok mainly due to the lack of tons of spices. There is an annoying unbalanced sharp bitterness that doesn’t fit. Creamy and smooth feel. Medium roast, backend lasting tang, molasses, zip zoom zap zenith zlimgl, zwug, ztnvdjt, bit of an alcohol bite minus the alcohol taste. Pretty much forgettable after thinking about how it tasted. Finished pretty good with a light mouth watering sweetness. Next up - propane laced campfires.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (1915) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
33cl bottle. It pours a hazy brown with a small beige head. Aroma is sweet and caramely with spices and juniper. Taste is sweet and bold with juniper, cinnamon, caramel and burnt sugar. Full bodied with good carbonation. A tad overly-sweet to my likes.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - MAR 19, 2011
Sorprendentemente beverina per il grado alcolico e per la caratura stagionale da "winter warmer"; anzi al naso è più fresca che altro.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kingstoni (1431) - FINLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle. Hazy amber color with a thin head. Aroma of caramel and juniper. Sweet taste with some bitterness and sourness. A bit sticky feel.

-- via beerbasher/winphone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1359) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Appearance: Chestnut brown. Clear and fizzy. Some light tan head. Aroma: Malt, spices, dark fruit. Taste: Dark malt, dark fruit. Sweetness, slight bitterness. Nice and warming. Info: 330ml bottle, 23/3-2014, BB: 31/12-2015


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