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Four Peaks Winter Wobbler 2006: Thee Double-Date Root Stout

Four Peaks Winter Wobbler 2006: Thee Double-Date Root Stout
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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Our Winter Wobbler is a very special offering that is released each year around mid-December. Although the Winter Wobbler name stays the same, the style of beer changes every year which is chosen by a different brewer each year. 2003s offering was a Dunkleweizen offered by Jim Roper. 2004s version (Andy Ingram) was something a little different, in the realm of Herb and Spice beers, heather and sage to be exact. 2005s version was a traditional German Bock "Top Bock" recipe (Craig Koontz) with a rich orangey fragrance and spice that came from the rye malt, allspice, orange peel, and coriander. Winter Wobbler 2006 (Andy Ingram) will be a Foreign-style Stout appropriately named Thee Double-Date Root Stout. Normally, these beers are pitch black with a smooth roastiness and warmth from the alcohol. Andy added our famous date syrup (Blind Date Ale) and for some extra oddity, a little licorice root. Yes, the actual ground root of the licorice tree. It tastes nothing like the black licorice candies you are thinking of which is actually anise flavored. Licorice has a spicy, woody, sweet flavor that really goes well with stout; in fact, it was a traditional ingredient in many types of stout at the turn of the century, even Guinness. It will weigh in at a whopping 8% alcohol by volume, but remains very smooth and drinkable. Cheers...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UofFkid (108) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2007
On Tap in Tempe. Poured dark. I must preface that I enjoy Holiday offerings. This one did not dissapoint. Smooth taste, with hints of clove, chocolate, spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bockyhorsey (2628) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - DEC 27, 2006
Tap @ Tempe. My sniffer was little off and asked the wife for aroma. Came up with a mild dry coco mix. Black body with tan head and good lacing. Medium sweetness along with some chocolate. Mild biterness and smooth drinkable winter brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - DEC 21, 2006
On tap Tempe
Black with thick, creamy brown head. Aroma is roasty malt and chocolate. Medium heavy body with a nice roasty malt, chocolate, creamy flavor. Nice, smooth easy drinking beer. So good I had to order another. But 5 bucks a glass!...WTF!

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