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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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Bottle - cold filtered. Seasonal - Winter. Cold fermented and lagered.
"Winter Warmer". "Bottle Conditioned Ale".


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9356) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 16, 2007
500ml bottle (Poseidon, Helsinki) Dark, almost black, tiny head.Salty liquorice aroma. Rich burnt taste, not too overpowering. Also good coffee and liquorice components. Full body, long burnt malty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10184) - 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.

3.5
   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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of Thomas_E. Clear, dark, reddish brown with a beige head. Burned, chocolatey, malty nose. Medium body with burned and distinctly smoked, dark malt accents with an underlying chocolatey sweetness. Ends malty bitter. A good one. 191207

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10156) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2008
Very dark ruby red with a small, creamy head. The aroma has a light sweetness, notes of malt and smoke. The flavour has a light sweetness, notes of roasted malt, smoke, fruit, syrup, light citrus and the finish is dry with a light bitterness and a rather pronounced smoky note. This nice brew has a rather full body!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10235) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2008
Bottle condtioned, 500ml from Sainsbury’s, Banbury. Black with ruby hue, brown head. Full bodied Porter, heavy, roasty malty body, pleasantly dry, burnt notes, quite charry coffee notes. A little powdery on the palate leading to a bitter, long finsh. Went really well with Steak & Onions. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1407) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUL 1, 2008
Appearance: Dark earthy brown. Very little head. Aroma: Dark fruit. Malt and smoke. Taste: Roasted, coffee, smoky. Also malt and dark fruit. Info: 500ml bottle, 15/12-2007

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The Etruscan (528) - Tuscany, ITALY - DEC 22, 2008
Creamy beige full lasting head. Dark brown colour. Aroma is malty, roasty with dark chocolate and slightly fruity notes. Flavor is malty with chocolate and dark fruity tones, ending in a moderately roasty finish. Light bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
peter48er (180) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2009
500cl bottle. Bought in a Sainsburys in the West Midlands by my son. Poured a very dark brown with a white creamy head but a bit light for a porter. Taste was quite bitter but balanced by a background sweetness with both coffee and chocolate notes. A very pleasant winter beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6100) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2009
Bottle from Chelsea Pub, Parma. Full malty beer, but much more sophisticated than most winter warmers. A stout? Perhaps. Fine hoppiness, a hint of smoke. Very yleasant, but the cork was leaky, so this is not suitable for suitcases!


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