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East End Snow Melt
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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A rich malty, ruby-red, lightly spiced winter ale, best used for frost removal, holiday toasting, and guaranteed to clear the fog off your glasses. Look for a release right around the first day or Winter.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (808) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2013
Draught at East End. Poured dark brown with light tan head. Licorice aromas. Loads of winter spices in flavor, finishes well.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nike (889) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2013
dark pour from draft, definite spicy malt taste. Also flavors of nuts, roasty, cereal, thick feel. Some sweetness creaps in, but I think itís because of the higher abv. Good brew for the winter months.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tcane7 (1576) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2013
Sample at the brewery. Pours a deep murky brown with thick tan head. Nose of caramel, roasted malt, chocolate and piney hops. Sweet and roasty with some hop bitterness in the finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
coolpop (1367) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 20, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2013 Draft. Poured deep, thoroughly muddy brown with a smallish tan head. Aroma and flavor very roasty, lots of malt, a bit nutty, some light spice. Medium mouthfeel. Tasty and drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artmcd8 (1300) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2012
Malty and spicy goodness. Pours a cloudy brown. Very appealing. Slightly astringent taste with the high alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (4198) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 1, 2012
4oz pour at the Pittsburgh Public Market. Pours a fairly dark, deep brown with some thin, white head. Nice nose, nutty, lightly toasted bread, some lemon, a little hop pellet. Flavor was very nice as well, some hop bitterness, pine, lemon zest, crunchy cereal grains, toasted bread, very light coffee grounds. Extremely well balanced flavor. Full bodied, dry finish. A great take on a Winter beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kassner (1322) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2012
This beer is on tap at the Brillobox. dark reddish brown, really great drinking like a spicy sweet porter. some smoke and lots of malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
estover (49) - Valencia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2011
From a grower from a friend, (thanks Rob) Pours a nice 2 finger head. Really nice lacing. Nice and roasty toasty burnt malt bitter finish. Hops in the nose, not so much in the taste. Dark red in color. Easy to put down a growler in an hour or so as long as you donít have to drive anywhere! There is no alcohol in the taste or finish but it presents its self after the 4th glass.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2011
Brown-red, tan cover. Aroma is lots of coffee, cold steeped grounds, not too roasty, some caramel. Taste is the same, this one really surprised me with a mix of coffee, some dark fruitiness, candy, toffee.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttutony (607) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Dark brown in the glass. Coffee notes with a pleasant roasted malt character.


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