Defiant Abominable Snowbeer
     click to upload


on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Brewed for the winter season this ale is a snowy golden color. Lighter than most winters but more drinkable. Look for a massive spicy nose and honey malt middle and a lasting spiced dry finish.

Tonkun's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Tap. Hazy yellow pour with minimal head. Grapefruit, lemon, honey and spice. Easy to drink. Nice beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (3516) - New York, USA - FEB 22, 2016
Tap at brewery. Cloudy orange gold pour. Nose is coriander honey and tropical fruit although tough to smell cuz of brewery aroma of beer making. Tate’s of coriander, honey, pineapple, mango, orange peel. Fine palate. Decent enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2566) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2015
some grapefruit with a tropical lemon candy near the finish. syrup at the start and dry at the finish. light suds and a hint of wheat for balance. aromatic with spice and a bit of hop. light golden ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (3225) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2014
2oz sample at International Great Beer Expo (Meadowlands). Pours clear golden color with a small off white head. Aroma of light spice, honey malt, and citrus. Taste is much the same. Light notes of older citrus, honey, spices, and sweet grain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hawksfan17 (890) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 23, 2011
Grapefruit aroma on this hazy yellow pour. Slightly bitter, notes of pineapple. Smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HighlanderOne (1237) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - JAN 12, 2011
Poured from growler purchased from Defiant. Aroma of lemon cake. Cloudy golden, hardly any head. Citrus and spice in flavor, a hint of honey and vanilla. Dry and crisp. Lager characteristics also in flavor. Not outstanding, but a very nice beer which I will purchase again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAR 4, 2010
Draft. Pours a black body with an off white head. Lactose, chewy, chalky vanilla notes with a light spicy yeast tones. Apples, citrus, banana and wheat, with a mild warming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18719) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2010
Tap at Blind Tiger. Not bad. Pours a cloudy goldy with a small, pure white head. Big citrus aroma, with lemon zest and yeast notes. Flavor was sweet, if light, with mild yeast funk. Pretty clean and refreshing. Low carbonation and light in body. Easy to drink but not very much going on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - JAN 3, 2008
on tap at Defiant. Hazy blonde in color. Aroma: yeasty with some phenolics, vanilla and citrus. Taste is citrus, bready and yeasty, with some phenolics. Medium bodied with some light malty sweetness. Finishes spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (6134) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2007
Poured a hazy golden color with a small, tight, white creamy head, that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of coriander, citrus fruits, vanilla, and light toast. Taste of coriander, cardamom, vanilla, light honey, citrus fruits, and light candy sugar in the finish.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50