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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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Burnside Permafrost is Burnside Brewing Co.’s first winter elixir. It’s a big strong ale brewed with 7 different malts and copious amounts of Columbia and Amarillo hops pillowed in the middle to give this warming brew a chewy complex malt body and a unique fruity juicy hoppiness throughout. You won’t want to sip this dangerously strong and tasty beer like you should but pound it.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
after4ever (6563) - Brier, Washington, USA - DEC 27, 2013
22. Pours a murky dark brown with a loose sudsy tan ring. Light sudsy lace. Big malty iced tea nose, blended with roasty brown bread notes and a little bit of faint citric floral complement. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Toasty dark brown bread mid palate with a little bit of floral counterpoint. Long brown bread iced tea finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (1890) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2015
shared bomber bottle, poured a cloudy dark amber to copper colour leavin a small off head. notes of sweet malts, caramel, figs, grapefruit, some cacao, cookie dough, bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (5360) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a hazy orange with medium off white head that lasts. The aroma is bready malt and caramel. Medium mouth, nice hop bite, light bitterness, caramel, good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (7022) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 16, 2015
Draft - Lots of caramel with a touch of hops. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Sweet caramel notes, light hips, some orange and a touch of heat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (8175) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/24/15] Draught at Burnside Brewing in Portland. Hazy orange-amber. Aroma of malt, caramelly and a bit candy-ish, and some piney and fruity hops. Sweet malty flavor with caramel, a bit of candy, some fruitiness, and a bitter hops finish with a light alcoholic note. Medium-bodied, a bit oily.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
canuck_j (80) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 24, 2015
Pours coppery brown with a thin white head and somewhat cloudy body. Has big caramel and toffee notes in the nose with no apparent hops. Tasting notes are big carmelly grapefruit with a hint of chocolate and big sweet finish. Carbonation medium and a full bodied mouthfeel. Overall a nice example of the style with emphasis on the fruity end . Big and somewhat cloying, not a session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3515) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 3, 2015
Hazy mahogany,small beige head.Nose of sweet malt,vague hops,light alcohol.Sweet fore,strong alcohol bite, big malt in back with a big long hop end

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerbeer (2269) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 19, 2015
650 ml bottle. Pours a hazy amber with light head. Aromas of candied oranges, toffee, and a boatload of toasted doughy malts. Flavors are similar. Fruity and chewy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4614) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
650ml bomber pours a pale amber color with a finger and a half of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is citrus and caramel with some spicy notes. Taste is a citrus hop bitterness with a caramel malty sweetness. Medium bodied with good carbonation that satisfies the palate. More like an IPA than a winter warmer. Still an enjoyable brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (1963) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2014
Pours out a dark golden amber with a thin off white head. The aroma is well hopped with resin and light grapefruit notes. Light toffee and caramelized notes with toasted malt notes. A bit sweet with mild hops and tons of citrus. WEll balanced but a bit boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lizardking3 (183) - Springfield, Oregon, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Smells decent. Tastes chocolate and bitter. Sweet middle and dry finish. Not bad.

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