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Brewed by Meantime
Style: Schwarzbier
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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle - cold filtered. Seasonal - Winter. Cold fermented and lagered.
"Winter Warmer". "Bottle Conditioned Ale".


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (7978) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2007
Small greige head, fed by well-carbonated black beer with a mauve shine. Very little aroma at first - wet cardboard. Then some roasted/burnt malts appear, as well as dried berries and old coffee powder. Very expressed (-o?) coffee taste, even aftertaste of stale coffee-and-cream. Quite bitter edge, faintly hoppy, and a bit smokey. Liquid brown sugar solution. Medium bodied at best, bit slick. Rather light porter, not very assertive.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2007
Bottle from Sainsburys. Dry powdery chocolate and coffee flavours with pleasant earthy hops. Flavours combine well. Tasty but feels slightly light to be a Winter Warmer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2007
Bottle. A dark red brown beer with a beige head. The aroma is of caramel malt, smoke and some spices. The taste is light sweet, roasted malt, caramel and smoke. Medium body with a light smoked finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2007
Clear dark amber colour with a little white head. Aroma of malt, little smoke and caramel. Flavour of malt, roastedness, caramel and some dried fruit. Very smooth and tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29486) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2007
Bottled. A deep red beer with a thin brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of berries and alcohol. The flavor is sweet mlaty with notes of over ripe fruit, leading to a dry slightly roasted and slightly smoked finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2007
Roasted niose, distinct coffe. Pours a huge foaming head - quite uncontrolled. Bottle conditioned nose and pours a smooth black beer. Distinct hoppy notes and some spices also detected. Taste is predominantly raosted coffee, giving way to malt, some sweetness, spice and hops. Nicely balanced although the medium aftertaste is a touch ordinary. A quite enjoyable porter that leans more to a stout.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10309) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2007
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Light brown head. Sweetness, light smoke and fruits in the aroma. Some roastyness. Is a bit weak. Flavour of light roast, light herbs and light smoke. Caramel notable. Medium bodied. SWeetish and smoky end.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21091) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2007
Bottle. Clear orange red coloured with an off white head. Sweet and light roasted aroma of malts and caramel with notes of smoke. Roasted flavour of smoke, caramel and hops. Hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grovlam (4156) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2007
Bottle. [Another great tasting session @ Papsoe] Small fizzy beige head that mostly diminished. Mahogany color. Spare lacework. Lovely roasted malt and smoke notes. Light grain and caramel with light fruity notes. Over the palate moderated roasted malt and smoke. Medium bodied with an average carbonation and light dry texture. Mix of light to moderated bitter and sweet flavor in balance. Smokey lingering finish. Quit nice. 6 / 3 / 7 / 3 / 14

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - DEC 18, 2007
50 cl. bottle. Pours a deep dark brown colour with a nice beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruits, some smoke and slight coffee. Good mouthfeel. the flavour has a good roasted maltineness with smoke, roasted caramel, dark fruits, bitter hops and liquorice. Roasty bitter finish.


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