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Big River Grille Winters Nip Winter Bock
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Winter   ABV: -
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An Einbock-style bock beer, deep red in color, Winter’s Nip possesses a rich malt flavor balanced by subtle hop bitterness.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erikh04 (120) - - DEC 28, 2013
Sample at big river in Chattanooga with Brian. Blah. Not bad but nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rougeau13 (1992) - Richmond, Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Dark brown with a soapy beige head. Aroma of toffee, caramel, and grass. Taste is toasty and sweet. Light medium bodied. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcox90 (1538) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 10, 2012
From a growler shared by jcwattsrugger. Pours a deep garnet with a beige head. Sweet malty nose. Caramel notes. Flavor is all caramel malt with some brown sugar. Maybe some honey roasted peanuts. Full bodied in the mouth & quite warming. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8241) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Growler shared by Jcwattsrugger. Pours dark amber brown. Off white head. Nose/taste of licorice, malt and dark breads. Medium body. Slight hop bitterness in finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (3677) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Pint on tap. Deep amber-light chestnut color with a disc of foam. Nose is caramel and cherry cola, with hints of toasted nut and milk chocolate. Tastes of caramel, cocoa, toast, and hints of cherry, citrus and dry grass. Near-medium body is balanced pretty well and has light-medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5131) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 1, 2011
Bottle from Greenlife in Chattanooga. Clear brown, huge white head. Malty, toasty and fresh bread aroma. Flavor is lightly toasty, some spicy notes. A little nutty, as well. Maybe it benefited from lowered expectations, but I enjoyed this more than I expected.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Draught at the Hamilton Place location. Pours bold brownish red with off-white head. The aroma is malty sweet with maraschino cherry, almond, fruity sweetness, and just a touch of alcohol, and yogurt-covered raisins. The flavor is harshly toasty with some caramel sweetness and a fairly strong yeast bite. Desembodied herbal bitterness. Meh.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SpringsLicker (3127) - Tennessee, USA - JAN 10, 2011
Clear medium brown with a small soapy head of white. Some malt in the aroma. Some sourness that shouldn’t be there as well. Not much flavor for a style that should present lots of malty goodness. Very disappointing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2010
@Disney World-on tap-pours brown/dark copper with a red tint and a tan head that laces. Aroma of light malt-caramel. Taste is medium malt-caramel/nutty/brown sugar, 2nd spice hop bitter. Medium bodied with good carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHIG (3568) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 26, 2010
Draft: Poured a dark brown with a reddish outline, also had a light beige head. Aroma was roasted malt. Taste was a sweet malt, nice warming to the taste buds as well.


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