on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 316   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Share this beer with friends!
Available each winter from the first of November until it runs out, Isolation ale is amber in color, malty and strong. We consider it a traditional winter warmer, without the addition of fruits or spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
talon1117 (1152) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 6, 2006
Pours a deep amber with clarity; head is off-white, pillowy, and decent-sized with some longevity and some nice lacing. Nose is not like a winter warmer, but fine with citrus and light pine and caramel. Flavor is heavy with citrus, maybe orange peel, light caramel, light breadiness, and herbal; bitterness is low. Ends herbal and short. Palate is medium-thin, lively, and watery. Wow, not a great offereing from a decent brewery, and from a winter warmer, which I love. Donít expect the typical winter warmer, just a weird, somewhat dark, citrusy concoction...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kevin (2089) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 19, 2006
bottle. light clear brown with a lasting head that leaves a pleasant looking lacing pattern down my glass. roast and chocolate nose. a bit of woody trebark in the finish, but other than that slightly unpleasant taste this is a malt centered brew. chocolate, dry roasty hints, a bit smokey, but not really pleasing. this is one of those beers that i donít find bad, but is just not for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9221) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2006
Bottle... GABF RB Tasting í06... Cloudy orange ale with tons of small, black floaties and a mid-sized, wispy, off-white head. The nose is of caramel, milk chocolate, vanilla and light diacetyl/butterscotch. Some butterscotch in the sweet flavor as well, along with caramel and toasted nuts. Medium-bodied and watery with moderate carbonation. Sweet, then astringent finish. Kudos to DenverLogan for sharing the bottle!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MIBRomeo (2561) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 2, 2006
copper color small white head, rich heavily malted aroma carmels and brown sugars, pretty 1 dimensional, palate is pretty thin, flavor is bland carmelly and grainy. Not good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
1FastSTi (3338) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 2, 2006
GABF 2006 post-party via DenverLogan. 2003-2003 vintage. The beer pours to a chestnut colored body with a nice white head. The aroma is lightly oxidized barley. Some interesting citrus. The flavor is nicely citrusy and barley. Very aged. Decent malty palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (3223) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2006
Pours a dark amber. Aromas of malts/toffee/spice. Flavors of malts, caramel, spice, and a lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilikestuff (224) - Irving, Texas, USA - JUL 16, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2008 Bottled 11-30-04: Pours deep mohoghany with a diminishing white head. Aroma is slightly musty with grape, plum, and candy with a bready hint, very complex with caramel and nuts coming through as it warms. Flavor is very bready and sweet, extremelly mellow, definate english yeast character coming through, slightly tart apple/plum flavor in background. Much better than I remember it from January 2005, they should always age it 4 years.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 11, 2006
12oz bottle. Clear, golden ruby hue. Spotty off-white head. Floral, fruity aromas, with a cinnamon, caramel malt nose. Medium and initially sticky sweet with a strong caramel toffee malt flavor. Slight coffee note, with a bitter piney dry hop finish. Warming and fruity. Great balance; sweet and bitter/malt and hops. After all these months, this is still quality!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NVBeer232 (467) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAR 27, 2006
bottled 11/30/04 Copper colored ale with nice sitcky lacing. Malty aromas with nice traces of cookies, carmel, spice, and pine needles. Chewy malty body with some apricot and tea-like spice on the finish. Solid winter ale. I wish I would have drank this beer a little sooner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
swanmann (605) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 24, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2006 This was probably my first declared "favorite" beer. Darker amber. Maybe a bit over carbonated. They have a cask conditioned on tap sometimes. The lower carbonation really opens up the flavors. Wood and smoke, sap even (?) I really like it. Pork or pizza.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 24 25 26  27  28 29 30 » 32

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50