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RATINGS: 375   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Powder Hound is our Winter Ale, and since it is our own creation we call it a Northern Rockies Strong Ale. Powder Hound satisfies, with the fine hand selected British hops fully complimenting the smooth malt notes. After a day on the ice or in the snow, enjoy a Powder Hound Winter Ale. Available November through March. ABV varies from 6.0% to 7.5%


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brucebruce81 (258) - Wyoming, USA - JAN 23, 2013
This beer was really smooth it was not as heavy as I pictured a winter beer to be but it was still smooth

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stevesie (329) - - DEC 31, 2012
Pours golden amber; good, lingering head; nice lacing. Surprisingly pleasant mouthfeel despite the overall dominant maltiness. Subtle hint of weed, dirty finish. Solid ABV helps make this a solid winter beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DMLINAZ (301) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Nice hoppy aroma. Flavor starts with hops but instead of a hoppy punch finishes with a certain maltiness, breadiness. Enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gururyan (616) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Another good brew from Big Sky, surprised it was a winter seasonal. Good ABV too. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerFunGuy (715) - California, USA - DEC 27, 2012
This ale screams winter time. It has vanilla notes and a bit of bite to war you up on a cold day. This beer quickly jumped big on my list of winter favorites. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
dwyerpg (4637) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 24, 2012
I thought this was pretty terrible. The aroma is of that of a soured IPA. The flavor is just not tasty. Crisp yet sour and icky.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Sweet, spicy and floral nose. Tases about the same, a bit grainy and sweet up front, but the weird spicy/floral hops do a good job of balancing the overall impression.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
boozedude (1940) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Pours clear red.. White head..malty aroma..some grape.. Taste is very strange..but not bad..wood raisen.. Bitter metallic finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (1773) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Woody hop aroma and flavor is somehow more lumber than forest. More grapefruit and caramel sweetness comes through as it warms up.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (2020) - Richmond, Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Clear copper with a sudsy beige head. Spotty lacing. Aroma of grass, bread, resin, and citrus. Taste is bitter and bready. Medium bodied. Nice. I like the above average hop aspect of this warmer.


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