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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 250   ABV: 8.34%
Winter warmer beer with juniper, ginger and cinnamon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zarkam (538) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
330ml bottle at William K. Kaari. Hazy dark amber colour, small mostly lasting frothy off-white head, good lacing. Decent toasty malt aroma of biscuit and chocolate balanced by sprucey hops with a hint of lime and hints of bitter, dough, ginger, fruit and cinnamon. Slightly sweet and acidic taste initially turning to a long moderately bitter and spicy finish with an acetic feel, full body, oily texture and lively carbonation. Very enjoyable Winter ale with character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (12007) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 28, 2012
from Bier-Bienne - cloudy dark orange-amber beer with a solid creamy foam left; dusty and solidly hoppy; notes of cream, peaches and almonds; a solid malt backbone and very tasty; well-pronounced bitterness and with long aftertaste of exotic fruits and cream

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sissio (1299) - Orsenigo, ITALY - NOV 16, 2013
clear copper, cream head caramel, malts, hint of citrus and herbs, orange peel, spices sweet, bitter astringent ending winey, caramelized malts, riped fruit like a belgian beer but with a bitter aftertaste

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 13, 2012
Bottle 330 ml
Aroma sour tartness with spices accented behind. Interesting approach.
Appearance pours as hazed brown with large foamy cap. Some lace is shown.
Flavor and Palate : Cinnamon, sour cherry, mild spice. Mild carbonation. Sweet with mild tone. Gentle alcohol warmth behind. Polite and different than most.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9348) - Enghien, BELGIUM - NOV 17, 2013
Draft @ Fiera della Birra di Ferrara, Nov 2013 courtesy of the Bad Attitude crew. Cuivrée, col blanc cassé. Arôme est malté caramel, grillé bouquet mettant en avant les malts avec une fine pointe d’épices hivernales. Palais est malté et fruité rouge venant de cet ajout genévrier, caramel assez présent. Pointe de carapils, pâle? pour un profil de levure assez belge. On ressent ici un peu moins l’ajout festif des épices des bières US avec un petit clin d’œil à un côté winter warmer avec la présence de cannelle. Pas vraiment noté le profil spécifique du gingembre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marstonlad (768) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle at Kaisla, Helsinki. A color of reddish brown with a little white head. Aroma of sweet, caramel maltiness, syrup, raisin, ripe fruitiness and spiciness. Taste is very sweet and spicy, raisin and plum are prominent. Hoppiness is fairly light; this does not really resemble other strong Americans I have had. Palate is medium bodied, a bit sticky. Nice, sweet flavours - the body could maybe be a bit fuller.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mario_giri (255) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 18, 2015
Marrinibraun, klar. Kurzer, hellbeiger Schaum. Citrusfruchtige Hopfen und gleichzeitig Malz, etwas Hefe, kaum Gewürze. Cremig, malzig-süss und floralhopfig-bitter zu Beginn, breiter sich caramell aus, nur wenig Gewürze. Wenig Co2. Trinkt sich leicht für über 8%. Nicht so voll und schwer. Abgang bleibt caramell-malzig und die Wärme breitet sich aus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tabernae (178) - Latina, ITALY - DEC 14, 2011
Birra che di invernale ha gli ingredienti della speziatura e il grado alcolico. al colore però è ramata chiara, fresca al naso, morbida in bocca, la speziatura, zenzero, cannella e ginepro, non prevale, anzi si amalgama bene conuna luppolatura sorprendentemente generosa, bevuta sia alla spina che in bottiglia, e in entrambi i casi è una birra piacevole da bere.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22315) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2011
28th October 2011
Bottle in Genoa, purchased from a small curio shop in the Genoa old town. Hazy amber beer, big frothy cream coloured head. Frothy palate, slightly soft. Very sweet malt with caramel and toffee and lacto. Mild hops provide dried fruit flavours and mild bitterness. Dry finish with a minerally bitter aftertaste. Not bad at all.

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