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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (2012) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 17, 2014
22 oz bottle bought from "Roth’s Sunnyslope Market" in South Salem. $5.49 Pours a hazy darker amber colour with a nice sized cream coloured head. Very appetizing malty aromas (if that’s your thing) coffee,semi-sweet chocolate,figs,raisins come to mind..fruity hops. Taste similar to aroma a bit more sweet though! nice dark chocolate bitter aftertaste. Nice enough mouth feel medium to ow carbonation but its smooth enough over the tongue. Touch of alcohol warmth in the very end. I actually liked this one quite a bit..its a sipper though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (7456) - 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 (79) - 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 (3471) - 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 (2162) - 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 (4513) - 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 (1852) - 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 (166) - Springfield, Oregon, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Smells decent. Tastes chocolate and bitter. Sweet middle and dry finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 17, 2014
"Another solid burnside brew. Malty and hoppy in equal measure. Big, chewy and smooth. Strong, candied grapefruit, orange peel & caramel malts. Wish I could have had a bigger sample of this..."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11904) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Bomber from Malt &n Vine. Pours dark orange/copper with a beige head. Aroma of toasty malts. Med + body. Flavor is pretty dark malt, with chocolate notes, and a good deal of fruit. Definitely moves to toffee/molasses. Nice hop content, tho hop is second place. Good brew. It doesn’t finish dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3019) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 7, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Pour is clear orange with a small white head and good lacing. Grapefruit, orange peel, sweet caramel, sticky malt, brown sugar, and bready aroma. Taste is sweet orange marmalade, caramel, doughy, lemony, and white sugar with light alcohol on the backend. Slick mouthfeel with medium carbonation. This shit will get you buzzed quick.

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