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The Livery Telewhacker Winter Ale

The Livery Telewhacker Winter Ale
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
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Every January, 300 hardy Telemark skiers converge on the Porcupine Mountains ski area for three days of backcountry touring, lift served high-speed runs, chili cook offs, and dancing to Finnish Reggae music. You gotta have a good beer, Eh? Steve has brewed this American brown ale for the last 9 years in honor of his good friends from all over the Midwest and Canada who attend. Rich, malty, and dry hopped to perfection!


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 24, 2013
tap at 2012 michigan winter beer festival. hoppy brown ale, slightly nutty as well. pretty good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gorditoabd (624) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Sample at the Livery. Pours the color of black tea. Very faint aromas of honey and malt. Taste is sharp of bitter and zesty hops, a HUGE surprise and nothing I picked up in the nose. Full- to medium-body and a great finish. Nice beer!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2507) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Sampler at the Livery. Body is a dingy light brown with a decent head and aromas of citrus, herbal and resiny hops with a little toffee. Flavor is light and refreshing, especially for a brown ale and the hops are heavier than normal for the style, making this almost an IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikem409 (1601) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Draft at union. Pours light brown with frothy head. Some nut andearth aroma. Taste freshhops and slight roasted almond

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6974) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 11, 2012
On tap at Sugar Maple. Pours a clear deep amber with a caramel hue and a creamy white head that lasts throughout the beer and laces thickly. Aroma has a good amount of citrus hops with backing grapefruit, bread and caramel. Flavor is surprisingly hoppy as well with grapefruit and citrus that mellow into a grain and caramel finish. Odd for a brown ale, but I don’t mind!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SrSilliGose (3269) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 10, 2011
tap at brewery. pours a murky brown. notes of caramel, toast, grassy herbal bitter hops. dry. low carbonation. nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2010
On tap @ the Livery. Pour brown with a tan head. Aroma of some chocolate malt, but the citrus hops win out in the aroma. Good flavor, reminded me of a hoppier Surly Furious. Well done.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 5, 2009
Tap, bar, Kalamazoo. Clear brown colour, off-white head. Aroma of caramel malts. some fruits. Flavour is malty and fruity. Ok beer.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
milewide (1579) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2008
Clear, light brown color. Medium head. Aroma and taste mostly roasted malt, carmel. Some hop bitterness in finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2008
Very attractive ruby/brown pour with big off-white head. Very hoppy nose...grapefruit and pine. The hops are very prominent upfront in flavor, too. Then comes the roasted caramel and sweet malts. Nicely brewed.


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