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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Dark Double Alt - A delicious Northwest seasonal brewed with Winter in mind. A dark double alt, malty, nourishing and delicious, it’s sure to keep the cold weather at bay. Let Sleigh’r rock your winter!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5458) - Indiana, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle to snifter (shared by beerpig317). Looks good for the style; a translucent dark amberish brown with thin light beige lacing. Smells of smooth dark malt and light dark fruit. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (5425) - Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2014
12 oz bottle shared by beerpig317. Pours a clear dark amber/copper color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have big malty, bread, caramel with mild earthy notes. Decent enough. Pretty one dimensional.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (6176) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Pour on tap, dark reddish brown pour with slightly off white head, aroma brought notes of dark fruits, spice, lots of yeasty notes going into caramel, toffee, molasses notes, hints of grain, dark cherry, dark fruits as well. Taste is a mix of dark berry, cherry, hints of molasses, slight nuts into caramel, toffee, spice, finishing fairly sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
corpsuckle (101) - Washington, USA - FEB 12, 2014
This is a pretty good winter warmer. Dark roasted malts, little sweetness, signature Ninkasi hop bite at the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mt_glass (6) - Montana, USA - FEB 7, 2014 does not count
Sweet caramel malt aroma with hints of dried dark fruits. Pours a clear dark brown that just barely lets light though with a finger of off white head. Tasty crisp beer with minimal sweetness and heavy roast malt and finishes with a lingering hop bitternesss. Medium body and lively on the tongue. Overall, a good beer that’s perfect for cold nights. I seem to recall really liking the Fall ’13 version of this beer. This years batch (F’13) seems a bit different.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (2997) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours a darker amber color with a beige head of foam. The aroma has some woody notes, oats, spice, toffee, and some dark molasses type characteristics. Taste is on the spicy sweet side. Medium body and a somewhat drying finish. Medium to lower carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (635) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Pours a very deep, dark red with a fine, foamy white head that stays a while; sticky lacing. Nose is malty with notes of roasted grain. Taste is moderately bitter. Full body, lively carbonation. Good brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nakedwhendrunk (2135) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Reviewed from notes. Consumed 11/16/13. The appearance is a fairly dark copper/brown colored body with a somewhat thin less than a finger’s worth of head that dies practically within thirty seconds and leaves a decent amount of sticky lacing that eventually slides into the body. The smell has a somewhat rich dark malty nuttiness, there seems to be some spice that I can’t really tell what it is, just a sort of spiciness The taste is a mostly malty sweet, the spice from the aroma comes back to balance it a bit, an "altbier-like" malty aftertaste, somewhat dry finish. The palate is about a medium, somewhat sessionable, carbonation is good for the style and for me as its just not harsh or smooth, just right on. Overall, good altbier for the most part, that I think I would come back to, unsure if I’d actually buy it again, but just overall good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3215) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Pour is a dark red with a large tan head. Aroma is a nice dark malt with some toffee and a strong cherry. Flavor is sugary and dark malts with some nuttiness. Finish has more brown sugar with a bit of dark fruit. I don’t really get much in the way of hops but from this brewer I’m sure their in there. This is a decent beer for winter warming. Plenty malty and chewy.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3250) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 17, 2014
12 oz. bottle. It pours a very ruddy dark brown/orange color with a small head. The aroma is rather sweet with cherry and plum with a touch of all sorts. The flavor is pretty nice with some dark fruity notes and intense menthol/earthy bitterness that reminds me of Northern Brewer hops. Pretty sweet too with a touch of burnt sugar. The body is medium and carbonation is spot on. This is kind of the perfect winter seasonal. Very satisfying.


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