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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A rich and malty, slightly sweet Winter Ale. Skillful use of brown sugar, honey, and six malts contribute to complex, warming character of this brew. Available October through March.

Bitterness Units: 32
ABV: 6.0%
Date of Introduction: Winter of 1995
Malts: 2-Row, Wheat, Crystal, Chocolate, Caramel and Black
Hops: Nugget and Mt. Hood

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
two7offsuit (449) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Pours Amber with a thin tan head. Aroma of molasses and flavor of brown sugar. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - JAN 13, 2014
2/1/2010. From bottle. Dark amber color with a tan head. Malty caramel aromas with spices. Sweet flavors with caramel mostly.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Salamiwami (50) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Amber colored beer with a fluffy tan head. Strong caramel and malty flavors with a molasses finish. Probably could have used more of a spiced note. OK beer but nothing I’d recommend.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (2690) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle->snifter. Murky brown with small offwhite head. Sweet malt, with caramel and chocolate. Mild and plain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
trapped (2249) - New York, TURKEY - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Slightly hazy dark amber color with small beige foamy head that dissipates quickly, caramel like aroma, fizzy, slightly sweet taste with a hint of roasted malt, abrupt finish. A bit flat and weak at the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsmerig (1491) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Pours a hazy caramel brown with a light head. Aroma of cocoa with a floral note. Taste is lightly sweet caramel to start followed by a stiff bitterness that outlasts the mild sweetness to cleanse the palate. All that remains is a smoky cocoa and a mild tartness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (4003) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Pour is a murky brown with a average tan head. Aroma is sweet malt, brown sugar and molasses. Flavor is a nice brown sugar and sweet molasses heavy malts. Finish has and almost cola like flavor. This could have used a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg to really bring this home. Still this is a malt heavy winter warmer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GJF (1518) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Muddy brown pour, thin white head. Malty aroma. Flavor is also a bit muddy, dark malt flavors, a bit of hop at the finish with some sourness. So-so.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Imaena (2202) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 21, 2013
Bar in Waltham with Smiths. Basic brew pub style ale. Not what I would consider a Scottish Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerscout (298) - New Windsor, New York, USA - APR 4, 2013
Bottle. Deep amber brown color with barely any head. Aroma was very malty, with toasted wheat. Sugary malts and caramel in flavor, slight smokey finish with bitterness. Not much else, but overall drinkable.

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