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RATINGS: 747   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Harpoon Winter Warmer is a full-bodied rich ale that uses a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg to achieve its spirited flavor. Perfect for the holidays!
Ingredients: Water, Malted Barley, Hops, Yeast, Flavoring (cinnamon and nutmeg).


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2345) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 16, 2012
12 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts and spices. Taste is the malts, grain and spice.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (644) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Underrated beer and one of my favorite winter beers. Pours a clear amber with light brown head. Has a strong aroma of spices and malts. Taste is strong with a mix of cinnamon, nutmeg, hops, roasted malts, and caramel. A lingering taste of winter spices.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (1056) - The Colony, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2014
I enjoyed this. Nice spicy aroma of malt and cinnamon. Pretty copper color with nice clarity. Medium weight and carbonation. Flavor was mildly sweet with a decent hop balance and nice spices. Cinnamon and nutmeg. Good holiday beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2433) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 30, 2014
0,5l on tap @ Sullivan’s Taps. Pours clear chestnut with a medium head. Aroma is full bready malts and cinnamon. Flavor is malts, nuts, cinnamon, some rum and some hops. Pretty decent.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
damzz (278) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Pours a clear red gold with an off white head with spotty lacing. Nose is spicy. Body is light. Taste is dominated by spice with some malt. 112 oz bottle in the variety pack

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
UrbanCaveman (74) - Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2014
12 oz bottle, poured into a shaker pint at room temperature. A: Pours into the glass a clear red-amber, not unlike the hue of a good Vienna lager, and forms a two finger head of pale tan froth which dies slowly down to a relatively thick cap. Lacing is briefly impressive, then falls right back down to the cap. S: Caramel and toffee malt, with heady notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice over the top. T: Exactly what the nose promises. The initial flavor is a somewhat bland caramel-toffee malt, which has a rush of cinnamon and nutmeg stampeding over it to become the whole of the flavor profile in the middle, before the spice recedes at the finish. There’s some carbonation sharpness in the middle as well, which seems to cut the malt, and a very faint, very flat wooden-leafy note. M: Watery and overcarbonated to the point of sharpness. O: While I’m generally a malt fan, I am a fan of well-executed malt. This beer seems either simple but poorly integrated, or an attempt at being complex that did not quite gel. It’s not terrible, but it is right around average.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sinfull (895) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Deep chestnut color , medium beige head. A lot of spices in malty aroma , light hoppy notes. Malty , caramel taste with cinnamon and other winter spices. Decent seasonal beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 16, 2014
"An ok chestnut colored spiced ale. I appreciate what they’re going for. The beers smells ans tastes of winter spices, but i found myself wanting a beer that was a little more hearty and robust."

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CelticBrew (852) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Poured from bottle, dark amber hue with a cragely off-white head and little lace. Aroma had a big spicy nose of cinnamon and allspice with additional cereal, roasted malt, floral hops, leather, plum, and apple notes. An OK seasonal beer, to be in the mood for.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 16, 2014
eautifully clear and brillant chestnut beer. The foam head was bbelow averah=ge at maybe 1/4 inch.A wispy foam ring with a foamy veil inside was present through out the drinking sesssion. Good carbo’s. Each sip or swirl brought on a release of foaminess that left a nice lacing down the glass. Sweet smelling malts were paired nicely with apple pie spices. Candied sugar. A nice sweet caramel malt taste with apple pie or pumpkin pie spices balancing the malts out nicely. A medium body with a dry finish that lingers well into the after taste. A very good beer for the upcoming Christmas season.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1512) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Pours a darker ruby amber color with off-white head. Cinnamon and nutmeg are strong on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with some roasted malt character.


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