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RATINGS: 525   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Toffee brown, medium-bodied, with a creamy head and an aroma of raisins and freshly baked dark bread. Mild Winter’s 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
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slipstream (2076) - USA - JAN 15, 2013
Yeasty aroma, and a dark pour with a layer of light suds on top. The taste is pretty good - amber-like astringency balanced by some sweetness, with a little coffee and molasses. Surprisingly complex, and a little like a brown ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nike (967) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2013
12oz bottle brown pour, tan head. Good name (mild winter), as this is a mild tasting beer. Slight roasty hop taste, lacks bite. light body, thin feel. Overall it is a decent brew, not great though.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
raradel (342) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Had a glass at Island Girl in Atlantic Beach... Good flavor, light bodied for what it looks like. Mild winter is a great name, not a heavy winter beer but great balance.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (6434) - Hastings, Minnesota, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark brownish pour with white head, aroma has notes of caramel, toffee, hints of slight nuts, hints of spice, earth, slight chocolate powder. Taste is a nice mix of slight cardboard, chocolate, hints of vanilla, toffee, hints of rye, finishing fairly bitter, rye in there, slightly dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 9, 2013
It seems to me that maybe they were trying to switch things up by making a lighter-than-usual winter beer with this one? It’s not bad. Lots of aromas on the nose, hints of toffee with roasted malts. The flavor isn’t as robust as typical holiday brews and to me that kinda bums me out a little bit. I like big robust beers when it gets cold outside. Nevertheless, this is a decent brew and I’d say maybe even a good winter session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 8, 2013
Draught at Mckay’s Taphouse, Bellingham
Dark mahogany color with creamy head. Light roasted malt aroma, roasted nuts. Some flavor of roasted malts, caramel, earth; correct bitterness.
Nice but expected.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dlbeer (842) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Tap. Brown pour with tan head. Smells of roasted malts and toffee. Tastes of toffee and caramel. Slight bitterness on the finish. Not bad but not one of my favorite dark beers.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BritAlesRule (214) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Dark pour with a decent mouthfeel. Very mild aroma of chocolate malt, and heavy cereal. Taste adds heavier chocolate character and even more grain. Pleasant, but not inviting. Not terrible.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerandbeyond (707) - ISRAEL - JAN 1, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Slightly hazy brown with some red hues and a medium off white head. Dark caramel aroma, chocolate covered raisins, grassy hops. Flavor is rich with sweet malt, port-like fruitiness, medium bitterness and pleasant roast. Medium body, nicely balanced, long finish, satisfying. Nice.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4258) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2012
The aroma is grainy with light toffee, chcolate, paper, and resin hops. The appearance is brown with a foamy head. The taste is like the aroma with the addition of earth and spice. The palate is smooth from carbonation. Overall this beer tastes cheap and doesn’t work very well for me but is drinkable.


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