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RATINGS: 522   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Toffee brown, medium-bodied, with a creamy head and an aroma of raisins and freshly baked dark bread. Mild Winterís rich caramel malt and spicy rye flavors are sure to take the bite out of whatever Old Man Winter brews up for you this year.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7798) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2009
Bottle. Mahogany coloured with an off-white foam. Aromas are rye bread with weetabix. Lightly nutty with grain. Flavours are grain with burnt toffee and cola. Bitter hops with a warming finish. Simple yet decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (10779) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2009
Amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel and toasted toffee. Sweet and malty flavour with a strong toffee character. Slightly roast drying finish. Pretty boring

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
awiseman01 (469) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - DEC 9, 2009
Bottle thanks to Brother Eric. Pours transparent dark copper/brown with thin foamy white head. Nose is rich cedar and roasted rye malt. Flavor is cheap mild hops and some light malts, lacking in the rye department for taste. Not the best íwinterí beer Iíve had.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 7, 2009
Bottle: Pours a transparent dark copper amber with a thin ring of spotty-lacing off-white head. Aroma of semi-sweet toasty grainy rye notes with some English hops and light grapefruity character. Starts with average fullness and a light malty sweetness with some toasted caramel and spicy rye notes before a grassy hoppy, lightly citric finish. Pretty smooth and drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jb (2057) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2009
On tap at McGregorís Gates. Unimpressed by this, reddish highlights, clear. Very malty, some doughy notes, along with caramel. not much going on here. So so.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Syd (920) - Waconia, Minnesota, USA - DEC 5, 2009
Bottle pours amber red with a decent head that reduces to a surface head of 1/8 th inch. Aroma of caramel, peach, and perhaps nutmeg. The flavor has some caramel and fruit, very mild spice. The palate holds up well. Overall, pretty nice.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadey (1849) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 5, 2009
An draft at MacGregorís in Henrietta. Dark amber. Sweet and a touch fruity. Very easy to drink and quite tasty. It is what it claims to be - a mild winter warmer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rudolf (2310) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 3, 2009
Bottle, Mr. Goodbar Beer Club. Copper, white head. Nose is malt, a little nutty, rye. Flavor is a bit of spiciness nicely balanced by caramel & toffee. Quite nice malty but bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (5679) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - NOV 27, 2009
Bottle. Amber with a thin off white head. Light spicy rye aroma with some light sweeter notes. The flavor is well balanced. Rye notes are up front, but donít dominate. A light caramel sweetness, with some nice spicy hop notes. A very solid sessionable winter seasonal.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (12660) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2009
Bottle from Utobeer. Clear deep brown with lasting beige head. Itís a mild. Whoohooo, America made a proper mild!!!!!! Itís not stupid big hop, oh but it is bitter on the finish. So itís a bitter then, so a premium bitter. With some Rye. Mild on the aroma, quite drinkable in the mouth, some cereal and then some moderate hop on finish. Decent premium bitter.


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