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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Snow Ghost is brewed using fuggles and a small amount of chocolate malts, giving this beer low bitterness and a slightly sweet character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VertBaconStrips (2326) - Blerkablerka, NIUE - JUL 14, 2009
1st beer poured in my new Unibroue glass - so far so good.
1/3 of the glass is filled with a thick creamy brown cap that once settled leaves a massive amount of ropy lacing. Brew is very very dark brown with dark red hues near bright light. The aroma is pretty plain and lacking strength which isnít always bad but this is a bit too light. Mild chocolate & boiled vegetables and some mild form of hops - doesnít sound that good, does it? Itís ok. The taste is where this excels. Chocolate, nicely and very well proportioned roasted malts, non-sweet cherry or black berry candy (background), good bitterness that is very bitter but not in any dominating quantities (almost an after thought). Great balance or at the very least a good smooth transition of flavours in large steps down in power. Smooth, very nice carbonation, seems to have a bit more body than a standard porter would. The finish could be a bit better but it is still nice. Another surprisingly good beer out of the Montana mystery 6 pack from my fat ugly German bro.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 16, 2010
Draft at the brewery. I love coming here, the sandwiches are great, the beerís above average, and thereís an amazing (though unrelated) beer store literally directly behind the brewery. Anyway, this is a solid Winter Lager, big, full, nice spruce and clove notes, well balanced and surprisingly DRY! Dry! Joy! I hate how overly sweet so many winter beers are, but this just made a new friend in me. Well-balanced, rich, and nicely spiced. If it hadnít already been my 3rd beer with lunch (try the BLT!), Iíd have had another pint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (9593) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 17, 2008
Deep mahogany brown, dense light brown head with decent retention and heavy lacing of the glass. Very chocolatey and rich roasty aroma with a hint of spice. The same flavours play out nicely on the palate with a moderately heavy mouthfeel and a mildly bitter finish, along with a gently earthy/minerally character. This is the best offering by the brewery, by a country mile in my opinion. and incidentally, I’m not sure how this got classified as a pale lager, but it certainly is not that!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 18, 2012
Pint at the brewery to finish the afternoon. Dark beer. Nice body and good roastiness; chocolate, whole wheat toast and a bit of dark fruit. A good winter pick me up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2006 Pours a dark amber color. Aromas of hops, malt, and a hint of chocolate. Flavor is bitter roast with a touch of sweetness and a nice hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerona97 (2398) - Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2010
Sampled at the brewery. Dark brown ruby. Aroma of roast caramel and dark fruit. Taste is like toasty bread. Smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skoisirius (1908) - Earth, Washington, USA - JAN 5, 2008
12 oz bottle thanks to Cory and Sarah! This came back with my roomie from Whitefish, MT. Fairly roasty lager, slight hints of chocolate, a light bitter hop taste near the end. I wasn

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2011
12oz bottle. Has a light brown color, thin bubbly head, somewhat transparent. Aroma has hints of malts and coffee. Slight peanut flavor with hints of more coffee and malts. Very tasty to say the least.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - JAN 15, 2013
On tap. Deep red/brown with a tan top. Roasted malts and chocolate scent. Taste is the same with an earthy note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TimE (5085) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 30, 2012
kinda of an odd hoppy brown ale but it was a lager. Didnít really jive on it, but not horrible.

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