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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5384) - ITALY - APR 3, 2013
Ambrato rubino buona schiuma discreta persistenza nota maltata lieve caramello un tocco fruttato buon corpo amaro presente ma contenuto a bilanciare il malto lievi note riscaldanti

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Pours crimson brown with a small off white head. Nose is honey, light spice, licorice, plums and grass. The flavor is medium sweet and low bitter. No frills. The mouthfeel is soft and creamy, the body is medium and so is the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
IlBevitorediLA (452) - ITALY - FEB 23, 2013
Aroma fruttato e maltato, con un leggero apporto di luppolo si distingue anche una leggera nota di sughero e quando si riscalda mi ha fatto ricordare il gattò di patatè (!!!). Risulta ambrata con pochissima schiuma. Al palato ingresso dolce, di nuovo apporti fruttati equilibrati da una leggera luppolatura che la rendono molto fresca e beverina. In qualche modo riesce anche a scaldarti. Ahimè quando si riscalda inizia ad affacciarsi al palato un leggero pizzicore di amaro chimico. Si fa bere, senza dubbio, ma non fa impazzire.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berrya785 (441) - Kansas, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Pours a clear amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is grain, toasted malts, and caramel. Taste is sweet with toasted malts and caramel with some hoppy flavors mixed in.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Huhzubendah (2522) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 25, 2013
The beer is copper hued with a half inch of off white head. Teeming with effervescence. The aroma offers malt, grain, a hint of fruit, subtle sweetness and spice. Rather mild scent overall. The flavor is bready and sweet. Odd finish. A bit harsh and getting worse with every drink. Ut oh. Not really what comes to mind when I think of a winter warmer. Bland, unexciting, and forgetful. C’mon man.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MasonBa (10) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Lacking mid pallet. Slight malt and chocolate. Weird finish. Not a huge fan. Tingle on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rjdomino (11) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Nice seasonal beer. Overall I like the feel across your pallet and it's not too dark. Football, snow, and wood fire pairs well. Assumed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2013
14th June 2011
Hazy dark amber beer. Tiny off white head. Semi dry and semi crisp palate. Usual Odell fine balance. Light malt - a touch creamy. Mild orange hop. Nice carbonated sting in the tail. It’s decent, well brewed and well balanced. And a shade dull.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nuffield (3671) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Lovely aroma, with elegant citrus, particularly orange, and obvious sweetness suggesting a warm marmelade dessert. The flavors are more mixed, with breadiness and some grassiness in the malts, though the sweetness helps out. Moderate palate. (on tap, Amsterdam Hall, St. Paul)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (2181) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JAN 1, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2013 A solid winter beer, reddish amber in color. Smells earthy, malty. Well-balanced flavor of sweeter malts and bitter, slightly spicy hops. Nice finish.

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