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Bad Weather Ominous Midwest Warmer

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Clouds grow dark, the wind picks up, a chill sets in -- the weather is not looking good. Thankfully, our winter seasonal OMINOUS is the perfect beer for this situation. Warming from the inside out, itís a good reason to stay indoors. At 7.5% abv, this Midwest Warmer has layers to stand up to the most frigid of winter nights or rain-soaked spring days. American, English and Belgian malts come together to satisfy the soul with a rich, nutty, roasted flavors. Dark candi sugar brings out hints of dates, raisins, plum and chocolate. OMINOUS is a dark storm of a beer - big, intense and something to keep your eye on.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Trev (1965) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Dark cola brown with a thick tan head. Aroma is plummy, chocolate malt. Brown bread. Flavour is chocolate, thick bready malt, light raisin, light bitter chocolate finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2457) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 13, 2015
12 oz bottle pours brown with a off white head. Aroma of bread, malts and nutty. Taste is roasted malts, dried fruit and some bread.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
commonmac (447) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Tap at the brand new New Bohemia in Golden Valley. Bumped pint glass. Dark brown, essentially black in color. Aroma is slightly roasted malt with a little molasses. Taste carries the roasted qualities forward without throwing it out of balance. Definitely a porter but on the more mild, approachable end of the spectrum. Better than expected. Nice bite at the end. Worth a try if you can look past the signs.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonshawn (477) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Tap at new bohemia. Dark brown red. Small head. Smell is porter like. Malty winter warmer flavors. A bit of roasted feel which was more than expected. Slightly sweet finish. Pretty good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3685) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear chestnut, medium tan head, great lacing. Aroma is nutty, roasty, dark breads. Flavor is light plus sweet, notes of molasses, smoke, dates, raisins, dark breads, toasted nuts. Very light bitterness, low acidity. Fullish body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
badgerben (4510) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Very dark brown color with a large head. A molasses and rummy aroma. Plenty of candi sugar and dates or figs. Full bodied. Heavy malt flavor. Some vanilla sweetness, but surprisingly dry. Dark fruit character and light rum sticking around. Really quite delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5272) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - APR 25, 2014
Picked up a single 12-oz bottle at Heritage Liquors in Maplewood, MN, Pours a dark opaque brown colored brew with an average sized off-white head that slowly dissipates and leaves behind a thick creamy ring and film top. Aroma of toasted dark malts, a hint of chocolate, marzipan, a touch of dark pitted fruits and some floral hops. Taste is full bodied, multi dark grain malts, a hint of plums and chocolate. Finish is quite smooth, with a plum and chocolate malt aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sthlm (1235) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 22, 2014
[Bottle] This is a really solid beer from a brewery I had never even heard of before last week. Aroma is fairly complex and enjoyable, with nuttiness (almond?) most prominent, along with a lot of sweetness--toffee and notes of plum. Taste is similar, but more fruitiness, particularly up front. The finish transitions to more barley and subtle chocolate. Fairly thick mouthfeel and smooth. Finish length is above average. Overall, this is a very nice beer, and I look forward to trying more from this brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arondee (586) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Pours a dark brown color with a nice tan head. Aroma is Belgian yeast, caramel, and chocolate malts, a little Smokey. The taste is dark chocolate, brown sugar, raisins. Thin mouthfeel. Itís good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
islay (1276) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 12, 2014
12 oz. bottle, consumed on 1-11-14. Scents of chocolate, carob, muffin, freshly baked bread, toffee, licorice, and molasses. Nice and appealing smell. Pours dark brown, perhaps dark maroon, even purple-ish with a bronze hue and a moderate amount of golden taupe head. Cool look. Thin and short-lasting lacing. Tastes of chocolate and brown sugar. Dry flavor from the hops with a touch of booziness. Simple flavors. Medium body. Lively and a bit frothy in the palate. Bad Weather Ominous is a straightforward, solid brew.


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