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RATINGS: 528   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 27, 2009
On tap at Johnathanís Bistro in Appleton, WI. Pours a dark, clear copper with a thin off-white head that left decent lacing as it lingered as a ring. The aroma is very tame with some sweet malts and maybe a hint of rye spiciness and hops, but not a lot standing out in the nose. The taste is slightly bigger than the aroma and has a some earthy hop bitterness up front before giving way to the mild caramel malts. The rye comes around in the finish and leaves a slight spiciness that lingers for a while. The mouthfeel is smooth but very prickly with the hops and rye spices. This is a decent beer that doesnít really offer anything too original and the rye is really subdued.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2009

Name: Mild Winter
Date: August 20, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Roadtrip
Appearance: clear dark amber, fine grey head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet caramel malt aroma, light spicyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, light earthyness creates a dry caramel character, touch of spicyness, light bitter finish
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jb (2636) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4322) - 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 doesnít work very well for me but is drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5768) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2013
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured an orange-brown color with a huge creamy tan head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was wood, nut and was fairly dry. The flavor was dry, woody, a bit roasty and nutty with a hint of smoke. Medium length dry wood, nut and smoke finish. Medium body. Eh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thegreenrooster (3640) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 20, 2009
Pour is a murky looking brown with a average tan head. Aroma is some rye and grain but nothing really stands out. Flavor is again some rye and spice but overall kinda watery and bland. I didnít get a lot of what others got off this beer. A watery brown ale more or less.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2009
On tap at Maple Tree Inn, Blue Island. Though sampled on tap, this winter seasonal was enjoyed in the last week of July, so certainly not at itís freshest...Attractive deep coppery pour with light tan head that quickly disappeared. Very minimal aroma: cereal and light malt. The flavor was light spicy rye grain, toffee, and touches of very, very light noble hops. Mouthfeel was pretty thin, just this side of insubstantial.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Blom (836) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2009
Brown with a low, but firm head. Nutty aroma - a bit of wood too, not much though. Very sweet to begin with, but the flavours are not very prominent. Roasted malts and caramel, not much else.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jodah52 (210) - Michigan, USA - DEC 18, 2009
Deep caramel color, off-white head. Aromas of roasted barley, malt, and prominent weedy hops. Warms without being too heavy. Pretty good, simple, well-balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (23671) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 22, 2011
Bottled@O Haras, Tampere. Deep amber colour, small beige head. Aroma is mild earth, some fruits, grass and some strange dusty notes. Flavour is quite similar. Not that interesting.

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