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Iron Hill Winston’s Wee Heavy

Iron Hill Winston’s Wee Heavy
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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
Full-bodied Scotch-style ale with a distinct malty-sweet and fruity aroma and flavor. A light smokiness lurks in the background from the use of peat smoked malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (6007) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2013
Dark brown with a small, light tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel, smoke, roast, toast, and tobacco. Taste was caramel, nuts, roast, smoke, tobacco, and a sweeter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorwart (2507) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 11, 2012
Draught. Decent sized off-white head of varying sized bubbles. Some peak and chocolate malts along with some roasted grains in the aroma. Color is a deep mahagony brown. Flavor is more roasted grains, a bit of smoked peat and somevegetal flavors. Also very dry and a bit chalky. Driest scotch ale I have ever had. Needs more malts to up the sweetness a bit. An ok brew but would probably not get again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (9400) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Tap at Iron Hill North Wales, PA. Slightly hazy burnt amber pour with a small cream head. Nose is peat, smoke, and malt. Taste is the same with some caramel sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (11196) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2012
On tap at the North Wales location. Poured a brown color with a smaller sized off white head. Smoke, peaty, meaty, caramel, some chocolate, and dark fruity. I really dug the smokey-meatiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3457) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2012
Pours a cloudy brown color with no head. Aroma of caramel, dark fruit, and hint of smoke. Dark fruit caramel flavor with hints of peat and smoke. Really great beer!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
QMeister (6) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2012 does not count
This beer is an exceptional Wee Heavy. A nice brown beer with a frothy tan head. Lacing has staying power. One of the best tasting Wee Heavy’s I’ve had the opportunity to enjoy. Well done

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