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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This winter glider is a concept reserved for the haul, the long push, the times when the day extends into the night. Roast punch and hop slice make this black ale your solution to winter sessions.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2422) - Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2014
[Growler] Pours a dark shade of brown with a sizeable light tan head. Toasty malts and nuts in the aroma. Taste is roasted and slightly burnt. Light coffee, toffee and charred wood. Thin mouthfeel and dry finish. Crisp hopping throughout. Tasting notes from 2/2014.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (1936) - Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Tap; Dark brown color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, floral hops, & some chocolate; Flavor of roasted malt, pine hops, caramel, and citrus; Finish is fairly bitter; Nicely balanced; Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
holdenn (2078) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Alpenglo. On tap at the Half Acre taproom. Brown amber with a white head. Citrus bright hop aroma with dark fruits. Bitter roast with nuts and red fruit that?s juicy. Earthy juicy bitter. Kind of odd with the strongly roast but it works well enough. 7/3/8/4/15

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christpuncher (977) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2013
This is a surprisingly good dark ale. Very hoppy and easy to drink. Pours a dark brown color ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 15, 2013
on tap, dark brown with tall tan foam, chalky hop aroma, flavor is hoppy malt and bitter , dirt, chocolate, roasted finish

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2013
A hell of a winter ale- my girlfriend said it had a portery flavor, but it was a bit thin for that. Despite, it was delicious and full bodied, with lots of caramel, malt, and roasted notes. A nice black ale with a solid backbone. I can’t wait to have this again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (2530) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Dark brown pour tap at HA. Thick white head. Mild coffee, nutty notes. Pretty good mild ale. Chocolate taste and smooth

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmm635 (846) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2012
On tap on the brewery tour. Pours clear and light brown with a foamy head. Aromas of roasted malt and slight coffee. Like a sessionable light porter. Extremely flavorful for a 3.5% beer.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dinkle50 (943) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Dark pout with a big head. Mouth is a little thick, but pleasant. Nice roast in this one. Almost a little smokey. Clean palate. Very easy drinking.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ReggieDunlap (3020) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Pours a nice dark brown/black color with a thick tan head. Aroma is malty...light roastiness a mild cocoa...slightly nutty. Flavor follows suit...nice citrusy hop noted to balance out the roasty malt. Mouthfeel is light and silky with a mild coffee finish. Very awesome low abv beer!


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